Author Archives: Bob Moffitt

2020 MLB Preview: The New York Yankees

Coronavirus be damned. There will be baseball and we will know what we are talking about the next time we are able to have drinks with friends and go to a game. We’ll call that time, “September.”

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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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