Why Expanded Instant Replay is Bad for Baseball

by Steve Anderson • August 22, 2013

The news that Major League Baseball is thinking of expanding instant replay isn’t good news for a sport that is desperately trying to find some positives during a distracted 2013 season.  The proposal has received support from both managers and players and will require 75% approval among owners, and the umpires and players unions have […]

Handicapping the MLB Rookie of the Year Race

by Steve Anderson • August 17, 2013

The rookie crop of 2013, while perhaps not as exciting as in years past in terms of Twitter-ready star power (Bryce Harper, Mike Trout, etc.) has a bevy of talent that should not be overlooked. This year’s class features some great pitching (Jose Fernandez, Shelby Miller among others) as well as some .300 hitters (Wil […]

Biggest Winners & Losers at Baseball’s Trade Deadline

by Steve Anderson • August 9, 2013

Winners Boston Red Sox – The Red Sox (70-43) weren’t feeling the love in a recent series against the pesky Rays and jumped at the chance to add an arm, trading none of their big prospects and landing Jake Peavy in return. This was the most impactful move at the deadline. The Red Sox deserve […]