MILB announces ‘Mayors’ Task Force to Save Minor League Baseball’

MILB announces ‘Mayors’ Task Force to Save Minor League Baseball’

© Erik Williams-USA TODAY Sports As MILB fans and organizations continue to fight against MLB’s proposal to eliminate 42 minor-league teams, several mayors are now taking their own action to preserve baseball in their communities. In an announcement released with MILB, the mayors of Chattanooga, Tenn., Dayton, Ohio and Columbia, S.C. announced the launch of […]

Flynt bringing old-school approach to Bismarck Larks | Baseball

Flynt bringing old-school approach to Bismarck Larks | Baseball

Will Flynt is the definition of old-school baseball and he’s bringing that to the Bismarck Larks.  The reigning Northwoods League Coach of the Year isn’t big on kids’ traveling teams, trading games for practice time, labels or attitude.  He’s not going to yank a pitcher in the middle of a tough situation for a fresh […]

First senior class graduates from Cleveland Indians Dominican Baseball Academy

First senior class graduates from Cleveland Indians Dominican Baseball Academy

Image from Cleveland Indians Image from Cleveland Indians CLEVELAND (WJW) — The Cleveland Indians first senior class graduated from the Cleveland Indians Dominican Baseball Academy on Saturday. According to a press release, all six players completed CENAPEC classes and the Dominic National Exams, which were required to get their diploma. “Many players from Latin America […]

The truth behind baseball sign stealing legend

Take sign stealing. The practice of trying to identify and decipher another team’s elaborate on-field sign language is almost as old as the game itself. The methods, however, have definitely gotten more sophisticated. Recently, the Houston Astros and the Boston Red Sox were both heavily punished for their alleged roles in a sign stealing operation […]

Analysis: Baseball has become a prisoner of technology

Analysis: Baseball has become a prisoner of technology

NEW YORK — Technology unleashed baseball’s Analytics Era, and now it’s holding the sport prisoner. AJ Hinch, Alex Cora and Carlos Beltrán are casualties, a triple play of hubris. At the cutting edge with the Houston Astros, now they have been cut. Their sign-stealing system exposed, all three managers were deposed within a whirlwind 72 […]

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