Put Up or Shut Up: Why I Love the One Game Wild Card Format

I know, I know.  The one game playoff is an abomination that isn't a True Measure of a Baseball Team, yadda yadda yadda.  There are a dozen [1] articles out there about how baseball should do away with this latest incarnation of the wild card race and change it to something else, but I like …

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Changing the Intentional Walk Rule is Dumb and Here’s Why

It's spring and that means with spring training comes the release of the new rules for the coming season.  I'm not a hoary old traditionalist(2), so some of the more recent rules I like (increased use of replay is a net positive, I think) and some I don't (the 30 seconds for coaching visits seems …

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