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What if Courtesy Runners Were Allowed in MLB?

Tweet Courtesy runners are used at many levels in baseball, from travel and high school ball to adult and senior leagues. The places where courtesy runners are not allowed are the collegiate and professional levels. Major League Baseball is the one place where courtesy runners would seem to make sense to help prolong the careers […]

Headhunting has no Place in Baseball

Tweet Protect your players, but don’t go headhunting The recent scuffle between the Tampa Bay Rays and Boston Red Sox came to a conclusion (for now) with the suspension of Boston pitcher Brandon Workman and fine for Tampa Bay pitcher David Price. Price avoided a suspension himself despite hitting both David Ortiz and Mike Carp. […]

5 Reasons the Cardinals and Red Sox Are a Bad World Series Match-Up

Tweet The 2013 Fall Classic is finally here, although baseball has extended its season so much that the World Series is almost played exclusively in November.  The Boston Red Sox defeated the Detroit Tigers despite Detroit’s formidable 1-2 punch of Max Scherzer and Justin Verlander and sluggers Prince Fielder and Miguel Cabrera.  In the National […]