How the Mariners are using data, biomechanics and technique to build a better catcher – The Athletic

How the Mariners are using data, biomechanics and technique to build a better catcher – The Athletic How much of Omar Narváez’s inferior defense a product of player development? I guess we are going to find out. Source: http://www.baseballthinkfactory.org/newsstand/discussion/how_the_mariners_are_using_data_biomechanics_and_technique_to_build_a_bette

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MLBPA’s Tony Clark calls Rob Manfred’s comments on payroll ‘unconstructive and misleading at best’ – CBSSports.com

MLBPA’s Tony Clark calls Rob Manfred’s comments on payroll ‘unconstructive and misleading at best’ – CBSSports.com Of course, building through the farm is the right way. Free agent spending should be a last resort, especially at the top of the market. It’s a way to finish off your team. It’s not a great way to…

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Short Relief: Play On

Short Relief: Play On Reader, last week in this space, James Fegan, a fine man and colleague whose opinion is to be respected, wrote that Spring Training is “a false liferaft amid a sea of boredom and unwanted college football recruiting updates.” He calls it “lame,” “meaningless,” and “incredibly long.” He is, I’m sorry to…

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