Topic: MLB

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.

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.

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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.

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Schapiro ’19: The Angels will be a shocker playoff team

April 13, 2018 0 comments

In center field, they have the greatest player of this generation. At designated hitter, they have the greatest player of the last generation.

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Schapiro ’19: Rob Manfred crosses the Rubicon

April 1, 2018 0 comments

In consideration of all the harm he’s brought on my favorite sport, I’d say I’ve been pretty lenient with Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred.

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Schapiro ’19: The next Babe Ruth is in Tempe, Arizona

March 11, 2018 0 comments

Take a moment out of your day and follow me, if you will, on a trip to Tempe, Arizona, which is home to the Los Angeles Angels’ Spring Training facility. You’ll thank me for dragging you along when we get there: We’re going to observe one of the most exciting baseball phenomena of the millennium.

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Schapiro ’19: Holy cow — MLB didn’t blow it!

February 22, 2018 0 comments

If you know me, you know I’ve been no fan of many of Major League Baseball’s proposed pace-of-play initiatives over the years.

Schapiro ’19: The Hall snubs Bonds and Clemens again, thank goodness

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Schapiro ’19: The Hall snubs Bonds and Clemens again, thank goodness

January 26, 2018 0 comments

The calls went out just after 6 p.m. Wednesday night: Four new members were elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame. Minutes later, MLB Network announced the news. And as it did, I breathed a sigh of relief.

JD Martinez, who hit 45 home runs in his 2017 campaign, hits free agency this summer and already has a multitude of teams looking to sign him.

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Klein ’20: Where the MLB’s stars will go this offseason

November 16, 2017 0 comments

The Major League Baseball offseason has arrived, and that means another crop of free agents hitting the open market.