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MLB Collusion Almost Certainly the Work of International Supervillain

by Fred Hofstetter on January 17, 2018

MLB owners and front office executives cannot be fully credited with the circumvention of crippling free agent contracts and costly draft pick compensation. Behind the curtain assuredly lies a superior foe worthy of our awe and mortal fear.

In Defense of Baseball's Pythagorean Theorem

by Fred Hofstetter on November 8, 2017

Don La Greca undressed Pythagorean Theorem supporters in a florid rant on ESPN radio - a theorem with modest potential for widespread application.

Proposing New Designated Player Roles - Excellent Ideas for MLB

by Fred Hofstetter on September 13, 2017

Pitchers can't run the bases. Fielders can't hit. Let's explore specializing every corner of Major League Baseball - from the shortstop to the bat boy.

Baseball Fans Everywhere Furious to Know Players are Cheating

by Fred Hofstetter on September 6, 2017

The Boston Red Sox were caught cheating. They've been using Apple watches to steal signs. MLB fans around the league are furious to know about it.

Introducing The Screwball Times - The Blog Defined by the Pitch

by Fred Hofstetter on September 3, 2017

The latest in baseball's goofiness, bat flips, brawls and hot takes. We marvel at random chance. Infinite possibilities yield hilarity. Leave the lofty takeaway at the door.

Analysis: Never Make the First Out at Any Base

by Fred Hofstetter on September 3, 2017

Making the first out puts baseball teams at a serious disadvantage. Players who do not make the first out are more valuable.

Celebrating 18 Years of Weavers

by Fred Hofstetter on September 3, 2017

The reign of Weavers is over, putting a close to the latest version of a weirdly understated phenomenon in modern professional sports.

Bartolo Colon is Still a Major League Baseball Pitcher

by Fred Hofstetter on September 3, 2017

Bartolo Colon continues pitching in Major League Baseball games. He represents everything a baseball fan wishes to be.

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