Rays’ Ji-Man Choi becomes switch-hitter, crushes homer in second MLB at-bat as a righty

Rays’ Ji-Man Choi becomes switch-hitter, crushes homer in second MLB at-bat as a righty The Tampa Bay Rays have long been known for their creativity and being opportunistic. Most recently, they pioneered the “opener” pitching strategy that has since spread across the league. Tampa Bay’s latest trick is turning their players into switch-hitters. Sunday afternoon…

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Marlins’ game vs. Orioles canceled after 10 more coronavirus cases

Marlins’ game vs. Orioles canceled after 10 more coronavirus cases The Miami Marlins’ coronavirus crisis is now a full-blown outbreak. The Marlins’ home opener vs. the Orioles scheduled for Monday night has been canceled, according to multiple reports. ESPN reports eight more players and two coaches tested positive for coronavirus, bringing the Marlins’ total to…

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Eight Marlins Players, Two Coaches Test Positive For COVID-19; Tonight’s Game Canceled

Eight Marlins Players, Two Coaches Test Positive For COVID-19; Tonight’s Game Canceled The Marlins had four players test positive for COVID-19 over the weekend, and ESPN’s Jeff Passan reports this morning that an additional eight players and two coaches have since tested positive (Twitter link). Tonight’s scheduled home opener against the Orioles has been canceled,…

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Yoenis Céspedes Stops Time

Yoenis Céspedes Stops Time Once upon a time, on a Friday in the middle of July, Yoenis Céspedes hits a home run. *** It’s only been a few days since I’ve once again had the opportunity to spend my days sitting around watching MLB.TV. I’m already sick of the MLB Flashbacks that get shown during…

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Belgian Baseball without Fans

Belgian Baseball without Fans For the time being, Belgian baseball games will be played without fans in the stands. The Health Minister of Flanders, the Dutch-speaking part of Belgium, and the Belgian sporting sector have decided to ban all spectators from sports matches in an attempt to contain the new spread of the coronavirus. The…

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Activism is Art Over Action for MLB

Activism is Art Over Action for MLB This content is for Premium, Super-Premium, and Premium Monthly members only. Visit the site and log in/register to read. The post Activism is Art Over Action for MLB appeared first on Baseball Prospectus. Source: https://www.baseballprospectus.com/news/article/60397/black-lives-matter-protests-activism-mlb/

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Rookie Review: Brady Singer Walks the Line

Rookie Review: Brady Singer Walks the Line This content is for Premium, Super-Premium, and Premium Monthly members only. Visit the site and log in/register to read. The post Rookie Review: Brady Singer Walks the Line appeared first on Baseball Prospectus. Source: https://www.baseballprospectus.com/prospects/article/60351/rookie-review-brady-singer-walks-the-line/

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The Call-Up: William Contreras

The Call-Up: William Contreras This content is for Premium, Super-Premium, and Premium Monthly members only. Visit the site and log in/register to read. The post The Call-Up: William Contreras appeared first on Baseball Prospectus. Source: https://www.baseballprospectus.com/prospects/article/60349/the-call-up-william-contreras-debut-atlanta-braves/

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Box Score Banter: Machine Breakdown, Bard Returns to Stage

Box Score Banter: Machine Breakdown, Bard Returns to Stage This content is for Basic , Premium, Super-Premium, and Premium Monthly members only. Visit the site and log in/register to read. The post Box Score Banter: Machine Breakdown, Bard Returns to Stage appeared first on Baseball Prospectus. Source: https://www.baseballprospectus.com/news/article/60406/box-score-banter-pujols-choi-lewis-bard/

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The Call-Up: Leody Taveras

The Call-Up: Leody Taveras This content is for Premium, Super-Premium, and Premium Monthly members only. Visit the site and log in/register to read. The post The Call-Up: Leody Taveras appeared first on Baseball Prospectus. Source: https://www.baseballprospectus.com/news/article/60352/the-call-up-leody-taveras/

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