The big worry going into this game was how Dominic Smith would handle his first start in left field for the Mets … in Coors Field! Jay Bruce went on the DL earlier in the day with the classic…
by: Doug Glanville — NBC Sports Chicago 15h
Amid Alex Rodriguez's comments regarding Addison Russell potentially not being prepared on Sunday Night Baseball because of an off day, Doug Glanville offers his perspective from a former player.
Gammons: Getting the action back in baseball will require real changes in hitting and pitching development – The Athletic
by: Peter Gammons — The Athletic 15 Jun
It’s not just about time or pace of game, which baseball has tried to fast-forward. They’ve cut...
by: DEREK TOGERSON — NBC Sandiego 14 Jun
Kevin Brown found two men in his mailbox and took matters into his own hands
by: Paul Lukas — Uni Watch 14 Jun
Thanks to a lucky break, a Uni Watch reader ended up with a game-used rookie jersey from a player who turned out to be a Hall of Famer. Here’s how it happened.
Eliminate shifts? One retired player has a less intrusive idea for solving MLB’s batted-ball problem
by: J.P. Hoornstra — Orange Country Register 13 Jun
By condensing the strike zone, MLB gradually took away hitters’ incentive for driving the ball to the opposite field. Restoring the outside strike could provide an organic solution to the dim…
by: Bradford Doolittle — ESPN 12 Jun
After losing their way for a few years, the Braves went back to the formula that launched a dynasty -- and it's paying off in a big way.
by: FOX — Fox 5 Atlanta 11 Jun
PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. (AP) - Hall of Fame pitcher John Smoltz is making his mark in a new sport. Golf. The 51-year-old Smoltz qualified for the U.S. Senior Open on Thursday, emerging from a three-man playoff to take the final spot.
by: cooperstownersincanada — Cooperstowners in Canada 10 Jun
My weekly observations and notes about some Canadian baseball stories: · The most heartwarming moment of the 2018 MLB Draft for me came when the Seattle Mariners dedicated their final pick …