Jump to content

2020-21 MLB Off-Season Thread


Recommended Posts

  • Replies 491
  • Created
  • Last Reply

Top Posters In This Topic

Top Posters In This Topic

Popular Posts

I'm all for chaining Mookie to the ground next time we play.

Marlins hire Kim Ng as GM. She's the first female GM of any pro men's sport. Ng has been in MLB for 30 years as a member of the White Sox, Dodgers and Yankees FO's. She does have 3 World Series rings

And now the Phillies have said they wouldn't trade Babe Ruth or Ted Williams for Wheeler. Technically, I agree with them. It's a bad move to sign dead players.

Posted Images

3 hours ago, brdu4 said:

I do like the expanded playoffs. But giving the #1 seed a bye I don’t like. Take the Dodgers, they could have a bye just about every year since they spend the most in the NL and play in the easiest division in the NL. 

It can be a blessing and a curse. They might be rested but it's usually the team that get hot and stays hot that wins it. A break like that can completely shut a team down.

Link to post
Share on other sites
1 hour ago, Unknøwn said:

Manfred said he may limit shifting in the future. Wants to create more action and eliminate some of that hard luck of a 100 mph rocket up the middle being caught. 

As much as I don’t like being on the wrong end of the shift, that’s uh.. strategy 

you gonna to start chaining players next? Or limiting the number of breaking balls allowed?

Link to post
Share on other sites
On 10/23/2020 at 4:26 PM, Unknøwn said:

Manfred said he may limit shifting in the future. Wants to create more action and eliminate some of that hard luck of a 100 mph rocket up the middle being caught. 

If there's one thing that baseball absolutely needs it's rules for illegal defense. 🙄

Link to post
Share on other sites
8 minutes ago, Unknøwn said:

Manfred announced the league built up $8.3B in debt this year with no fans and a short season. 

I don't believe it. Not with all the other revenue streams that MLB has. They act like fans is the only revenue stream when that's far from truth. This is just another negotiating plot for the upcoming CBA talks.

Link to post
Share on other sites
45 minutes ago, Unknøwn said:

The hiring of La Russa has reportedly caused issues in the FO. Ownership jumped in and made the decision, not the GM or the FO. So theres some unhappy folks in Chicago. Those people reportedly think he won't be able to connect with their young roster.

While I was having lunch I thought about how long he's been "out" of the game,  sho I'm wondering in this new age of analytics if the hiring is going to work. 

Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


×
×
  • Create New...