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Rob Manfred is Botching Baseball

This has been a tumultuous offseason for Major League Baseball. The trend of the top players going unsigned until February is thankfully gone, but in its place comes something vastly more serious: sign stealing and the repercussions for it. Many players believe the Astros got off lightly with their scandal, and the sign stealing scandal …

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MLB Free Agency is Broken and it Should be Easy to Fix

Why the Red Sox traded Mookie Betts has been subject to some debate. Was it to save money? Was it because Betts didn’t want to re-sign in Boston? Was it because they didn’t want to pay Mookie Betts what it would cost to keep him? Regardless of what their reasoning was, it highlights one of baseball’s biggest …

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Red Sox Ownership May Be Killing Baseball In Boston

Before you dismiss this headline as an overreaction, it’s important to understand that the declining interest of fans when it comes to the Boston Red Sox is real. While this decline can’t be attributed solely to any one cause, there is one major factor that is helping slowly but surely drive the interest of the …

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Did the Red Sox Get Enough for Mookie Betts in the New Revised Deal?

After the Mookie Betts trade appeared to be falling apart at the seams, the Twins, Red Sox and Dodgers were able to come to an agreement Sunday evening to a revised deal that appeased all parties. In the new deal, the Red Sox will still be getting OF Alex Verdugo from the Dodgers. They will also receive Dodgers prospects …

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Poor Return for Mookie Betts Casts Negative Light on Red Sox Front Office

Well, the big news that we have all been dreading has finally broken. Mookie Betts and David Price have been traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Red Sox will be acquiring outfielder Alex Verdugo and pitcher Brusdar Graterol in a three-team deal that saw the Twins acquire Kenta Maeda.  This deal is a complete and total embarrassment for the Red …

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Why in the World Isn’t Curt Schilling in the MLB Hall of Fame?

This past week, Derek Jeter made all the headlines by being one vote shy of a unanimous induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Receiving 396 of a possible 397 votes, Jeter has the second-highest vote percentage of all time, behind teammate Mariano Rivera and his unanimous induction last year. Much has been made about the one voter who …

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The Current State of the MLB as Told By Tweets

Baseball has had quite the offseason so far, and last week things finally came to a head. The Houston Astros parted ways with general manager Jeff Lunhow and manager A.J. Hinch following the MLB’s sign-stealing investigation. Manager Alex Cora and the Boston Red Sox also had a fall out. And newly acquired New York Mets …

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