Pace of Play: What’s Right and Wrong With It

By: William Robinson “Baseball is a slow, sluggish game, with frequent and often trivial interruptions, offering the spectator many opportunities to reflect at leisure upon the situation on the field: This is what a fan loves most about the game”. – Edward Abbey “Baseball is reassuring, it makes me feel as if the world isn’t…

April Surprises

By: Mike Carter Well, the first month of the 2017 major league baseball season wraps up today. What do we know? Not much, as the season is still very young and so much can change as the weather warms into the summer. As always, there are the annual April surprises. We can look back at…

Confessions of a San Diego Padres Fan

By: Wayne McBrayer With the beginning of the baseball season, hope bubbles up in the hearts of baseball fans all over America. Fans young and old go to the ballpark and cheer for the home team, praying to the baseball gods that their team will win that day and have a successful year. Sadly, I…

My 2017 Predictions

By Josh The season has officially started and already the Cubs are in last place. Doesn’t look good for them. Maybe I won’t pick them to win the NL Central. Okay I’m not going to go that far and honestly I don’t think I have much in the way of upsets or surprises but a…

‘Tis the Baseball Season

By: Kelly Byrnes Most year’s I spend the second half of March thinking about my predictions for the upcoming season, you know division winners, playoffs teams, award winners and so on. This year was a little different. The WBC was going on, which kept me glued to the TV. Almost every game was an instant…