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c) Managers can't make more than three trips to the mound per game. They always say the same thing anyway: "Throw strikes, for chrissakes!" Gee, thanks, Skip. The idea hadn't occurred to me.
d) One pitching change per half inning. If a pitcher can only get righthanded hitters out, he should be sent back to Pawtucket.
e) Only two pickoff throws per runner. Penalty: automatic balk. That spellbinding game of catch between pitcher and first baseman is officially dead.
No World Series game shall start after 7 p.m. Eastern time. A lot of kids have never seen one. The scary thing is, most of them don't care.
If a batter goes hitless in a game, he doesn't get his personalized "at bat music" in the next one. We'll pick it for you. For Bonds: One (Is the Loneliest Number). For Mo Vaughn: anything by Meat Loaf. For Ichiro...no, he always gets a hit.
David Clyde, the 1973 high school phenom who was rushed into the majors at 18 so that the Texas Rangers could sell more tickets and then blew his arm out, gets his pension. He needs about 25 days to reach the minimum service time. The screwing ends here.
Sushi is not a ballpark food. All entrees must touch either flame or heat, even if it's only from the armpit of the vendor.
There shall be a maximum three repeats of any insult shouted by a fan. If the player being insulted doesn't smile, glare or snap his bat like a toothpick, the fan must sit down and come up with something better.
Atlanta Braves pitching coach Lee Mazzone has got to stop rocking back and forth in the dugout.
Finally, Selig's idea to give the winner of the Ail-Star Game home field advantage in the World Series is genius. It's in.