When you go through two seasons like this, and everyone and their mother has shifted their gaze on the minor leagues, of course things were going to shift to those players being in Pittsburgh.
I’ve been hesitant to put a real timeline together beyond saying 2022 would start to be more fun, so on and so forth.
I suppose I should be grateful they aren’t making rash decisions, that’s not good either, but progress doesn’t happen without change. Change doesn’t often happen in baseball without moving on.
Baseball has always been there, linking the generations through a common bond. The game, the players, and the cathedral like feel of where it’s played.
In the past few months so much has changed in our world it has become nearly impossible to keep track. Even the Pirate’s rotation has changed as Chris Archer found himself on the IL and the dominos fall from there.
That’s half the fun on draft day, imagining the future, trying to picture the puzzle pieces all coming together.
Here we are. Entering June and still no agreement to get back to the business of baseball. The two sides have effectively injured themselves, primarily with self-inflicted wounds as we’ve watched them step in it time and again. Sure, we aren’t playing baseball, but both sides are absolutely playing games. My personal favorite is Chicken.Continue reading “Friday Focus – Not All Games are Postponed in MLB”
From day one of the shutdown, one thing has dominated the conversation, leaks. Each side is doing it and each of them have one main reason for doing so, public opinion and public pressure.
Well, as some of you know, once a week or so I like to put out a piece called Five Thoughts at Five. These always get some fun conversations going with all of you, and this one was no different Wednesday night.
There are a ton of questions surrounding baseball coming back, the biggest of which clearly being will it happen. All the ins and outs of an eventual agreement will be hammered out over the coming days or that singular question will render the rest moot.