Friday Focus – How Short is Too Short for an MLB Season Pirates Fans?

MLB and team executives are meeting regularly with the Players Union. If this were a normal season and we were heading closer to regular season play in 2020, I might follow that revelation with discussion of the new CBA and the challenges that lie ahead there.

Five Pirates Thoughts at Five

I wonder, how many games would MLB have to play for you to consider it a season? I’m cheating here a bit as this is a big subject in tomorrow’s Friday Focus but lets say its 82 games, enough for you? Everyone has been thinking of ways to stay entertained as we self isolate, howContinue reading “Five Pirates Thoughts at Five”

MLB Suspension of Play Has Shined A Light on a Long-Buried Issue – MiLB Pay

The average salary for most MiLB players sits around 12,500 dollars a year. The lowest level players will earn somewhere in the 300 dollars a week range.

Suspended Animation – What Does a World Without Sport Look Like?

Today the sports world completed a clean sweep as the NHL was the last domino to fall. Every major American sports entity has decided to postpone, delay or outright cancel all games. First of all, let me say this, I don’t plan to take a stand on whether this is an overreaction, appropriate, forward thinkingContinue reading “Suspended Animation – What Does a World Without Sport Look Like?”