MLBPA Director Tony Clark Voices Opposition To Draft

MLBPA Director Tony Clark Voices Opposition To Draft Major League Baseball Players Association executive director Tony Clark voiced opposition to the draft Tuesday in an address to the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. Asked if he viewed the draft as “inherently anti-labor,” Clark responded “yes.” “Limiting and restricting the opportunities of entry, I’ll stand here—and…

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Mike Trout: The brilliant $426.5m MLB star most Americans don’t know

Mike Trout: The brilliant $426.5m MLB star most Americans don’t know A British take on Trout, including an interview with Jay Jaffe.  In which it is revealed that Trout’s favorite team as a child was the Yankees, proving that he isn’t perfect after all. Source: http://www.baseballthinkfactory.org/newsstand/discussion/mike_trout_the_brilliant_4265m_mlb_star_most_americans_dont_know

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Cold Takes: Let’s Catch

Cold Takes: Let’s Catch First, let’s set the scene. It’s the late 2000s. Nintendo, a brand once as synonymous with video games as Kleenex is with facial tissues, had released two consecutive disappointing consoles, and was considered a relic in the age of Mature Gaming via the Sony Playstation and Microsoft’s XBox. Their response, rather…

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Long Relief: Goodbye, Patrick

Long Relief: Goodbye, Patrick Patrick Dubuque has embodied a variety of roles during his time at Baseball Prospectus, including Manager of Short Relief, Director of Editorial Content, Co-Editor of the BP Annual, and an uncredited stint as our Philosopher in Residence. While there has been a tradition in place to roast an outgoing member of…

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