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Stealing First

On July 13th, 2019 Tony Thomas made history. On that night he became the first-ever professional baseball player to “steal” first base. Taking advantage of a new Atlantic League rule Thomas, an outfielder for the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs, sprinted to first after Lancaster Barnstormers relief pitcher Alejandro Chacín fired a ball past his catcher. […]

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When Injuries Don’t Matter

Recently Major League Baseball’s Commissioner, Rob Manfred, appeared at a public event where he answered a number of questions from radio host and New York Yankees television commentator Michael Kay. Most of the question and answer session revolved around the usual topics of labor and pace of play. I have plenty of issues with the […]