Because the MLB season is so long – it is unique in pro sports, The months and months of games leaves a lot of wiggle room for errors and shuffling of players. In the NFL you are dead as a manager or coach if you don’t realize your mistakes and errors – quickly. This difference between MLB and the NFL allows fan speculation to run wild and it is always fun to hear what people have to say. Check this video on MLB predictions for 2014. If you have an opinion on MLB – make sure you contact us. We are always looking for bloggers.
It’s good because plays that are missed by the umpires will get a second look. This will right some wrongs for sure. See Armando Galarraga and his experience with Jim Joyce and the “28-Out Perfect Game“. Joyce is a good umpire and admitted his mistake.
Fixing these things is good for baseball.
It’s bad because plays will be challenged for the wrong reasons at times. Managers will challenge a play just because a certain umpire is calling the game or because of a previous argument. Another I can foresee is a challenge that is solely dedicated to the purpose of getting a relief pitcher warm. Or to change the flow of a game and stem the tide of the other team’s momentum. Continue reading
NEW PORT RICHEY, FL. – CollegeBaseballCentral.com announced its 2014 College Baseball Central Preseason Top 25 on January 7, 2014.The rankings were complied by the staff of College Baseball Central and includes previews of each team in the list.
The 2014 College Baseball Central Preseason Top 25 features some surprises as well as some perennial powers in college baseball.
3 LSU - Preview
4 Oregon State
6 Oregon Continue reading