Monthly Archives: August 2016

Cool Hand Lucroy and Miller Time in Cleveland

There was a cup of coffee early Sunday morning where Cleveland baseball fans thought club GM Chris Antonetti had traded for both Milwaukee All-Star catcher Jonathan Lucroy and Yankee relief stud Andrew Miller. The Land wondered if they weren’t still drunk from the Cavs’ NBA Championship parade. Cleveland had literally sold the farm (system) for two All-Stars. What was this

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Expansion Teams – Win Now, Win Later, or Win Never?

Since 1961, we’ve been in the “Expansion Era” (among many), since that was the year that baseball moved past the ‘traditional’ 16 franchises to the 30 we have now. While some decry that ‘watering down’ of talent in the majors, they mostly can just yell at clouds and complain about the sex talk on Golden Girls. Baseball needed to expand.

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