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Aaron Judge is the Biggest 2-Hole Hitter Ever

Aaron Judge 2-hole hitter

Aaron Judge is 6’7” and 282 pounds. He looks like an old-fashioned prototypical cleanup hitter. Let the guys in front of him get on base and let the big guy drive them in. He has the power numbers to go along with the eye test; Judge belted 52 homers … [Continue reading]

Netting in Major League Parks: To Extend or Not to Extend

Netting in Major League Parks

Netting is a hot topic in Major League Baseball and will be as long as fans continue to be injured by balls and bats. There are people who advocate for extended netting in all parks, both minor and major league, to either the end of dugouts or all … [Continue reading]

Rule 5 Draft: Baseball Terminology

Rule 5 Draft Baseball Terminology

The Rule 5 Draft in Major League Baseball is a way to prevent teams from stockpiling young talent and keeping them in the minor leagues. We’ll get into more details, but basically at the end of the Winter Meetings, a draft is held where eligible … [Continue reading]

Wild Card Game is Strictly for Television Ratings

Wild Card Game MLB Playoffs

The Wild Card Game in Major League Baseball might be dramatic with a Game 7 feeling, but it typically defeats the purpose of a 162 game season. Both the American and National League Wild Card Game feature matchups between teams that finished six … [Continue reading]

Around the Horn: Baseball Terminology

Around the Horn Baseball Terminology

Around the horn is one of the most common baseball terms out there. ESPN has even had a show by the same name since 2002; it consists of a host who asks various panel members to discuss current topics in sports. The idea comes from the aspect of the … [Continue reading]