MLB Just Banned What Ken Caminiti Did to Greg Olson

There are other headlines one could write about this rule change, but that was the one that seemed appropriate. Here you go: 1. A runner attempting to score may not deviate from his direct pathway to the plate in order to initiate contact with the catcher (or other player covering home plate). If, in the … Continue reading “MLB Just Banned What Ken Caminiti Did to Greg Olson”

Mike Minor

You just can’t oversell Mike Minor. In addition to being an outstanding product of that fine private university up Nashville way; in addition to providing the Braves with a “true #1” anchor to their rotation; in addition to making all the young girls swoon; Minor also provides endless hours of Keith Law punching. “Roy Clark … Continue reading “Mike Minor”

Andrelton Simmons

Andrelton Simmons is the best defensive player in baseball. He’s the first Brave to win that title by acclamation since the heyday of Andruw Jones, and in related news, Braves pitchers allowed fewer runs per game — 3.38 — than any other team in baseball. In fact, that’s the third-lowest total in franchise history, behind only … Continue reading “Andrelton Simmons”