Yesterday I linked an article that said MLB wants to play a 162 game season. Today I link an article that says that is not likely to happen. We’ve heard this song before. Next comes the grappling over pro-rated salaries and service time. 162 or Bust.
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The court sentenced Tony La Russa to a day of home detention, a fine, and community service after his guilty plea to misdemeanor reckless driving. Yu Darvish is the topic of some trade discussions but a source opines that the Cubs are probably looking for Babe Ruth in return. He’s on Brent Maguire’s wish list but we are not going to give up “Babe Ruth” for him. Here is “Pharma Bro” doing his part for the advancement of sports psychology. Howie Kendrick retired.
Oakland GM David Forst speaks highly of Tommy La Stella. Wilfredo Tovar landed a minor league gig with the Mets. Get a load of this spin rate. Michael Wacha is off the board. He goes to Tampa Bay for one year at $3 Million. Finally, this is some analysis of what happens the year after a velocity spike.
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