Monthly Archives: February 2020

Dear Rob Manfred

So we may or may not have dug through Rob Manfred’s trash and we may or may not have found a letter of gratitude from a man who knows what it’s like to be the focus of intense scrutiny.

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Stealing Signs: The Moral Question Surrounding Well-Done Thievery And The Punishment That Should Follow

Insider trading is illegal as hell. The Astros system of relaying signs from the video replay booths to the dugout to field is exactly the same thing. If you’re gaining an advantage that another team doesn’t have because they’re following the rules and you’re not, then that’s cheating. And getting caught should have consequences.

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MLB’s Three Batter Rule

Give thanks, says Major League Baseball for a problem solved. The problem, it says, is the time it takes to play a game. This “problem“ though is their interpretation of the mindless nattering by people who don’t understand baseball or appreciate its finer points and a complete failure to even acknowledge that a good third of the “game” is actually

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