SF Giants hire first woman MLB coach Alyssa Nakken

SF Giants hire first woman MLB coach Alyssa Nakken The San Francisco Giants made baseball history Thursday, hiring the first woman to an MLB coaching staff. Alyssa Nakken will help round out a 13-person staff as a “major league assistant coach” under first-year manager Gabe Kapler. Source: https://www.baseballthinkfactory.org/newsstand/discussion/sf_giants_hire_first_woman_mlb_coach_alyssa_nakken

Carlos Beltran’s “Alleged” Niece Is Now Going Off Saying Jose Altuve and Alex Bregman Wore Electronic Buzzers Under Their Jerseys – Barstool Sports

Carlos Beltran’s “Alleged” Niece Is Now Going Off Saying Jose Altuve and Alex Bregman Wore Electronic Buzzers Under Their Jerseys – Barstool Sports What a shitshow. Source: https://www.baseballthinkfactory.org/newsstand/discussion/carlos_beltrans_alleged_niece_is_now_going_off_saying_jose_altuve_and_alex

Carlos Beltran: Mets manager out after Astros’ cheating scandal

Carlos Beltran: Mets manager out after Astros’ cheating scandal Another casualty. At this point, if MLB is really serious about really getting to the bottom of this problem and fairness, they need to investigate *EVERY* team. Let’s get another 20 managers and GM suspended. Source: https://www.baseballthinkfactory.org/newsstand/discussion/carlos_beltran_mets_manager_out_after_astros_cheating_scandal

Primer Dugout (and link of the day) 1-16-2020

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Passan ESPN: Why anger is boiling behind the scenes about Houston Astros’ sign-stealing punishments

Passan ESPN: Why anger is boiling behind the scenes about Houston Astros’ sign-stealing punishments The kneecapping of the Houston Astros went off Monday in exquisite fashion. Big names were fired. Draft picks were revoked. A record fine was levied. Pounds of flesh were exacted from egregious cheaters. The optics worked. The Astros’ comeuppance was here,…