Tag Archives: Red-Sox

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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Game 4 Questions

Why does Los Angeles Dodgers’ manager Dave Roberts hate Rich Hill? Why does he love Ryan Madson despite Madson allowing the first five inherited runners to score so far in this series? Why does he keep pulling Hill when he’s really effective…like, say, just-struck-out-a-guy-and-has-a-one-hitter-and-a-four-run-lead-in-the-seventh-and-a-shutout-in-Game-4-of-the-World-Series effective? Why? Why? Why? Ansser: To bring in another left-handed reliever in Scott Alexander. Oh. Wait.

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