Machado shows baseball places value on all the wrong qualities – New York Post

Say, Johnny, what do you want to be when you grow up? “A big league baseball player!” Great! What position? “Pitcher, the one who pitches the seventh inning!” Diminished standards — intentionally diminished standards — continue to eviscerate The Game. And that destruction continues largely unchallenged. Could Aaron Boone, who made it in the majors […]

White Sox say they have something to offer – Chicago Sun-Times

Even if the White Sox have the hundreds of millions to spend on the highest-priced free agents on the market, it takes two to tango. Cash is king, but superstars like Bryce Harper and Manny Machado will likely want a little more than just dollars. What about the Sox would make them want to choose […]

Portland city commissioners question baseball stadium zoning – KATU

Portland Diamond Project rendering of the possible Major League Baseball stadium at the Port of Portland’s Terminal 2 site – Image courtesy Portland Diamond Project PORTLAND, Ore. —  The Portland Diamond Project has targeted Terminal 2 in Northwest Portland as the possible future site for a new Major League Baseball stadium. Now, two city commissioners […]

Bickley: A new brand of baseball may have saved a dying sport –

Bickley: A new brand of baseball may have saved a dying sport –

CLOSE The city of Houston held a celebration parade and rally for the newly-crowned World Series champion Houston Astros. Credit to: @KHOU11 USA TODAY Sports Nov 3, 2017; Houston, TX, USA; Fans cheer during the World Series championship parade and rally at Houston City Hall. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports(Photo: Troy Taormina, Troy Taormina-USA […]

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