I still love the idea of using six-ish starting pitchers.
MLB News and Rumors
The technology is not quite there, and, even if it were, there’s still a debate to be had.
More public sparring on rules changes, the apparently incomplete CBA, and much more.
Squashed by the owners. Oops.
The home team might start taking batting practice second – aka, closer to game time.
According to Howard Bryant, the four-pitch intentional walk is, in fact, going away this year. Batters will simply take the base.
This sounds ominous. But limits on rules changes will probably make many happy.
Dexter Fowler offers more on his travel ban comments, and how he’ll proceed from here.
The Nationals improve slightly.
Betances lost his arbitration hearing today, and then the Yankees president decided to say some things.
It’s the first full-squad workout day for the Cubs in Arizona. Please don’t rain.
Manfred allays concerns that the terrible extra-innings-runner-starts-on-base rule will come to MLB soon, and defends his Cardinals hacking punishment.
Just what makes a “dynasty” anyway? Also, the most fascinating members of the Cubs’ organization, and throughout baseball.
Are the Cardinals going to act now out of desperation? Can the Rangers extend Darvish before he reaches free agency this offseason?