Umpires arguably hold the most power of any single person on the field during a baseball game. However, stats indicate that the longer umpires are tenured, the worse they perform. Is change via new technology possible? Will umpires accept changes that would diminish their role in the sport? Read on as we explore if baseball is ready for Robo-Umps
Cleveland have announced their intention to change their name after the 2021 season. The Cleveland organization’s decision offers an updated blueprint for how teams with historical ties to racist names, logos, or cheers can begin to make positive changes in the wake of their contribution to false and harmful ideas about Native peoples.
This week, we’re picking up where we left off with best-of-five Division Series play and best-of-seven League Championship Series from both the American and National Leagues. From here, we find out the winner of the Losers' World Series for 2020.
The L.A. Dodgers and Tampa Bay Rays wrapped up the 2020 World Series recently, with L.A. claiming their first World Series title since 1988. But how would a losers’ bracket stack up? Is there another team poised to make a run under different circumstances? Read on to see our simulation play out.
The Padres, who finished last in the NL West last season, are putting together a potential playoff run in a division full of contenders with a team that’s a little bit of patchwork and a little bit of raw talent. They shouldn’t be as good as they are, but as the 2020 season progresses it looks like San Diego has something to cheer about. Let’s talk about how they’re doing it.