There is a very cool article from Jayson Stark on The Athletic now. It’s very cool, very detailed, and talks about the coming major changes to MLB. We’re not talking small stuff like pitch clock or mound visits. But radical, larger changes like the implementation of the DH across all baseball, expansion to 32 teams, radical realignment, and the possible elimination of the AL & NL leagues into one single large league.
Now he just doesn’t throw out ideas without backup. That’s what social media & Facebook groups are for (haha). He has well thought out remarks on all of this. Unfortunately, it’s behind the paywall, so you can’t read all of it, but I do want to take a moment and say a subscription to the Athletic is spectacular. I got in there because I had signed up for Levi Weaver’s own local service, and when he started with the Athletic, my subscription carried over. If you use my link, you can get 25% off a subscription, and if you sign up, I get $10 from them, so go – check it out.
Anyway, I’m gonna touch base on all of what he said with my own thoughts on it. [Read more…]