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Interview With Onelki Garcia: His Status, His Bicep & Oblique Injuries, And All Of His Pitches

I had the opportunity to speak with Onelki Garcia before his Nov. 8 Arizona Fall League game, a conversation that was translated by Rodney Linares, manager of the Mesa Solar Sox and a manager in the Houston Astros system. Edited for sanity, because nobody wants to read “uh” and “um” and laughs and transitions and crap. —– After all the ... Read More »

MLB Should Ban Home Plate Collisions … And Takeout Slides

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As I watched Houston Astros catcher Jason Castro get absolutely lit up in a home plate collision with Mat Gamel of the Milwaukee Brewers, I wondered to myself why this aspect of baseball was even necessary. I’m obviously not the first person to suggest this, and I’ve read all the criticism of writers who have previously suggested such rule changes, ... Read More »