Wild World Series Tactics: 2004-2006

Wild World Series Tactics: 2004-2006 When we last left this series, the Marlins were running the Yankees out of the stadium and Craig Counsell was bunting up a storm. Baseball tactics continued to creep inexorably forward: lineups looked more modern, pitchers threw fewer innings, and platoon advantages were seized left and right. It wasn’t all…

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Collin McHugh On Rehab Progress, Red Sox Role

Collin McHugh On Rehab Progress, Red Sox Role In an appearance on the podcast of Chris Cotillo of MassLive.com (audio link), veteran hurler Collin McHugh discussed his opportunity with the Red Sox and the potential return of baseball. It’s an interesting listen from a thoughtful ballplayer. McHugh joined the Boston organization on an incentive-laden, one-year MLB…

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On cropping and layers

On cropping and layers For most of baseball card history there have been two basic types of card designs. Either the photo is placed in a box* or the player is silhouetted onto a background.** Both of these designs are pretty straightforward with their image requirements in that designers only have to think about what…

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Latest On Potential 2020 MLB Re-Start

Latest On Potential 2020 MLB Re-Start A couple of recent big leaguers created quite a stir when they suggested that MLB could have some dates in mind for starting play in the 2020 season. Trevor Plouffe (Twitter link) and Phil Hughes (Twitter link) indicated that a June 10th resumption of Spring Training and July 1st Opening Day were…

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Former prospects getting started in KBO

Former prospects getting started in KBO The spring got a little more normal this week as the 10-team Korea Baseball Organization kicked off its 2020 campaign with rosters featuring a host of former top Minor League prospects. Source: https://www.milb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20200506&content_id=313388366&fext=.jsp&vkey=news_milb&sid=milb

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