Category Archives: Baseball

Do we now know exactly how Donald Trump is going to try to get reelected?

Chris Cillizza of CNN – During Game 7 of the World Series on Wednesday night, President Donald Trump’s campaign launched a seven-figure national ad buy — a 30-second commercial touting his first-term accomplishments on terrorism, the economy and immigration. But … Continue reading

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The Complete History Of Major League Baseball

Jay Boice and Reuben Fischer-Baum of FiveThirtyEight – Every franchise’s relative strength after every game. More information than most fans knew existed. Continue…

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Batters Are Getting Plunked At Historic Rates. But Why?

Michael Salfino of FiveThirtyEight – It’s never been more dangerous to be a major league hitter. Considering that MLB pitchers are throwing harder than at any time in recorded history, it’s safe to assume that getting hit by a baseball … Continue reading

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Did The Cubs Miss Their Chance To Be A Dynasty?

By Neil Paine of FiveThirtyEight – In addition to being one of the great sports stories of the 21st century — breaking a 108-year championship drought in extra innings of World Series Game 7 — the 2016 Chicago Cubs were legitimately one of … Continue reading

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Cubs ownership faces backlash after patriarch’s racist, Islamophobic emails leaked

Aamer Madhani in USA TODAY – The family that owns the Chicago Cubs was doing damage control Tuesday after a web site published a series of emails from patriarch Joe Ricketts that revealed racist and anti-Muslim sentiments. Ricketts, the founder … Continue reading

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