Topic: MLB

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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.

Taugner ’17, Henry ’17 selected in MLB draft

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Taugner ’17, Henry ’17 selected in MLB draft

June 19, 2017 0 comments

Right-handed pitcher Christian Taugner ’17 and outfielder Rob Henry ’17 were drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers Wednesday.

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Flax ’17: Fun with MLB’s small sample sizes

April 13, 2017 0 comments

As of Wednesday, most Major League Baseball teams have played nine games this

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Klein ’20: The right way to fix baseball

March 9, 2017 0 comments

Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred and Chief Baseball Officer Joe Torre are on a mission to make baseball more “fun.”

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Schapiro ’19: Hall of Marty Noble’s automatics

December 2, 2016 0 comments

Two weeks ago, the Baseball Writers’ Association of America — the BBWAA, or as I tend to refer to it, the BBWTF — released its Hall of Fame ballot.

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Schapiro ’19: Slam the door on conventional wisdom

October 28, 2016 0 comments

So far, MLB’s postseason has been rife with stories.