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Nugent ’21: 2018 World Series proves baseball’s salary system needs a change

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Nugent ’21: 2018 World Series proves baseball’s salary system needs a change

October 29, 2018 0 comments

It’s been nearly seven months since all 30 MLB teams broke camp with finalized rosters and plenty of lofty expectations.

Schapiro ’19: Keep your eye on the ball — literally

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Schapiro ’19: Keep your eye on the ball — literally

October 21, 2018 0 comments

As of late Saturday night, it’s that time of year again: the World Series is upon us. The Boston Red Sox, possessors of an MLB-best 108 regular-season wins, will take on the Los Angeles Dodgers, back-to-back National League champions with a star-studded lineup and a Hollywood shine.

Schapiro ’19: The Baseball Hall of Fame needs to look beyond the numbers

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Schapiro ’19: The Baseball Hall of Fame needs to look beyond the numbers

October 4, 2018 0 comments

I was in New York last weekend to see David Wright’s last game as an active player. Wright played third base for the New York Mets, and has done so since 2004; at the end of the 2018 season, he played his last game, brought down by a deadly combination of back and shoulder injuries.

Nugent ’21: Don’t sleep on the Dodgers

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Nugent ’21: Don’t sleep on the Dodgers

September 30, 2018 0 comments

It’s easy to write off this year’s National League on the road to the World Series. On Friday, the New York Yankees joined the Houston Astros and the Boston Red Sox, all American League clubs, at the 100-win mark.

Schapiro ’19: Shohei Ohtani for Rookie of the Year

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Schapiro ’19: Shohei Ohtani for Rookie of the Year

September 16, 2018 0 comments

Back in March, I called Shohei Ohtani “the most exciting baseball story of the year, or even the decade.”

Schapiro ’19: Use the right stats, not the common ones

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Schapiro ’19: Use the right stats, not the common ones

September 13, 2018 0 comments

For the most part, baseball writers watched and described baseball the same way from about 1860 to 2001, give or take a few years either way.

After negotiations made to keep the Pawtucket PawSox in Rhode Island for the next thirty years fell through, R.I. officials voiced their frustration and disappointment with State House leadership for changing legislation.

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PawSox to move to Worcester, MA

September 4, 2018 0 comments

The Pawtucket PawSox, Rhode Island’s only Triple-A affiliated Minor League Baseball team, signed a letter of intent to move to the Worcester, Massachusetts, Aug. 17, according to the Providence Journal.

Anderson ’18 selected by the New York Yankees in MLB Draft

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Anderson ’18 selected by the New York Yankees in MLB Draft

June 19, 2018 0 comments

Reid Anderson ’18 will be trading in his brown, red and white jersey for pinstripes next season, as the senior right-handed pitcher was selected by the New York Yankees in the 40th and final round of the MLB draft last Thursday.

Baseball halt seven game losing streak with win against Harvard

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Baseball halt seven game losing streak with win against Harvard

April 22, 2018 0 comments

The baseball team had lost seven consecutive games and 16 of its last 17 contests before Sunday afternoon and was in desperate need of a victory against Ivy rival Harvard.

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Klein ’20: Which MLB frontrunners are legit?

April 20, 2018 0 comments

The Major League Baseball season is underway, and now, after a couple of weeks, some teams look surprisingly unstoppable.