Collisions at home plate not catcher’s biggest risk

Over at the Huffington Post, Jacqueline Howard discusses a new study done which identifies the biggest injury risk to catchers. For the study, the researchers analyzed the rate, type and severity of injuries suffered by MLB catchers during the 2001-2010 seasons. The injuries were recorded in the MLB Electronic Baseball Information System and confirmed by public records…… Continue reading Collisions at home plate not catcher’s biggest risk

BREAKING NEWS – Baseball’s Handsomest Manager on the Outs?

Historio might want to sit down for this one. Sources in the Tigers’ front office say that Brad Ausmus, arguably baseball’s dreamiest manager, will be fired at the end of the 2015 season. Ausmus has been the Tigers’ manager since 2013, during which time the Tigers have gone from powerhouse to doghouse. According to Detroit Local…… Continue reading BREAKING NEWS – Baseball’s Handsomest Manager on the Outs?

Should MLB adopt a NBA type system in seeding playoffs?

I’ve long been a proponent of seeding playoffs by overall record, and not by division winners.  In fact, I wouldn’t mind moving to a balanced schedule and getting rid of divisions entirely, but I suppose divisions have more to do with travel logistics and artificial rivalries than anything else these days. This brings us to…… Continue reading Should MLB adopt a NBA type system in seeding playoffs?

Live Game Blog – 09/09/15 – Giants @ Diamondbacks

Each day, mlb.tv broadcasts one game on the schedule for free.  If you follow the link below and scroll down a bit, you’ll find it fairly easily. http://mlb.mlb.com/mediacenter/index.jsp?c_id=mlb The idea is that everyone who happens to be around can turn on the same ball game and shoot the breeze about whatever happens to be going…… Continue reading Live Game Blog – 09/09/15 – Giants @ Diamondbacks