Defenders of Minor Legers say Rob Manfred has manipulated numbers and engaged in ‘fear promotion’

Defenders of the League of Minor Leagues on Tuesday released a three-page statement accusing Commissioner Rob Manfred of manipulating the numbers and engaging in fear-mongering in a letter he sent last month to members of the US Senate Judiciary Committee. Manfred’s 17-page letter included arguments that excluding sports from antitrust benefited, rather than harmed, fans … Read more

Will the Rockies benefit from Denilson’s lament?

Denilson LametHis time in Milwaukee ended before it actually started, as the team cut it short last Wednesday. Between lost time with a forearm soreness and two tackles in the minors, Lamet has been ineffective for Padres this season, issuing nine walks and 13 runs in just 12 1/3 rounds spread across 13 relief appearances. … Read more

Hernandez: Dominance of the Dodgers only means one thing – they have to win the World Championship

Now, the years are beginning to blend together, and the decade-long renaissance has made one season indistinguishable from last. Baseball in October is now taken for granted in this city. Consistency should not be confused with lack of variety. some Dodgers The difference was better than others. One hundred and eight games into their season, … Read more

Philadelphia Phillies JT Realmoto is the best catcher in Major League Baseball again

When Velez signed JT Realmuto to a five-year, $115 million contract in 2021, it was with the assumption that the 30-year-old catcher would be as much strength on the plate as he would be behind him – but that’s a far cry from that. The case is at the start of the 2022 season. Realmuto, … Read more

When Josh Gibson and Buck Leonard went to the Hall of Fame

Comment on this story Suspension “Wake up, Dad,” said Josh Gibson Jr., “You just made it.” With those words in Cooperstown, New York half a century ago on Sunday, the younger Gibson accepted the plaque that welcomed his late father, Josh Gibson, into the National Baseball Hall of Fame, along with another Negro League star, … Read more

Miami Marlins roster moves: Peyton Burdick, Jesus Sanchez

Peyton Burdick of the Miami Marlins stands for the national anthem during his Major League debut in a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs on Friday, August 5, 2022, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast) Charles Rex Arbogast AP Chicago Another big prospect in the Miami Marlins made his MLB debut. The last to join … Read more

Getting Closer To Edwin Diaz Rewarding Buck Showalter For The Bold Call

Seven Braves Up and Six Braves Down, Courtesy of Edwin Diaz. Six teams approached the best players in the world one night when the Mets showed strength, poise and everything the team wanted to show at the start of a five-game streak with an unfair opponent. Diaz grew to the terrifying force of nature, Mo … Read more