Justin Verlander responds after Astros block Free Press from media session

Justin Verlander responds after Astros block Free Press from media session The Houston Astros blocked a Detroit Free Press reporter from attending Justin Verlander’s postgame media session on Wednesday night, violating Baseball Writers’ Association of America protocol and possibly the MLB collective bargaining agreement. The Astros blocked Free Press writer Anthony Fenech at Verlander’s request,…

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Primer Dugout (and link of the day) 8-22-2019

Primer Dugout (and link of the day) 8-22-2019 New York Tribune, August 22, 1919:“Who has the hardest wallop,” queries a reader, “Babe Ruth or Jack Dempsey?” It depends on whether they are hitting a baseball or Jess Willard. Either way, the thing getting hit is knocked into next week. Source: http://www.baseballthinkfactory.org/newsstand/discussion/primer_dugout_and_link_of_the_day_8_22_2019

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MLB warns sexual enhancers may include PEDs

MLB warns sexual enhancers may include PEDs Major League Baseball in a memo warned about the “very real risk” of over-the-counter sexual-enhancement pills after at least two players this year were suspended for performance-enhancing drugs and claimed the banned substances found in their urine came from the unregulated products, sources familiar with the situation told…

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