Sources: MLB shortens 2020 draft from 40 rounds to 5

Sources: MLB shortens 2020 draft from 40 rounds to 5 Major League Baseball will cut its 2020 draft to five rounds, as owners looking to save costs in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic pushed for fewer rounds over the objection of front-office officials, sources told ESPN. Source: https://www.baseballthinkfactory.org/newsstand/discussion/sources_mlb_shortens_2020_draft_from_40_rounds_to_5

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Lets Build the Ultimate MLB Career

Lets Build the Ultimate MLB Career They took the highest-WAR season at each age from among active players, and stitched them together, Frankenstein-like, into an MLB career.  And they still couldn’t match Ty Cobb. Source: https://www.baseballthinkfactory.org/newsstand/discussion/lets_build_the_ultimate_mlb_career

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NL East Notes: Phillies, Bonds, Braves

NL East Notes: Phillies, Bonds, Braves Some items from around the NL East… The Phillies have promised their full-time employees that “there will be no furloughs or layoffs due to the coronavirus crisis through the end of our fiscal year (October 31, 2020),” managing partner John Middleton wrote in a letter to staff.  (NBC Sports…

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