Sarris: Across MLB, turnover rates are back again near their peak. Are sticky things here to stay?

Is the fight against spinning hopeless? Turnover rates around baseball are escalating again — almost back to where they were before baseball started enforcing foreign substance rules more actively in the middle of last season — perhaps due to the kind of evolution in sticky solutions that bowlers use to augment their stuff. Indeed, this … Read more

The Yankees are not ready to bring Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton into the squad

In a perfect world, Aaron Boone probably wouldn’t survive Put up Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton as number 1 and 2 hitters. But the Yankees aren’t quite as luxurious these days, which means a 1-2 slug could last during the club’s five-game road trip against the Red Sox and Brewers that begins Tuesday in Boston. … Read more

Deciding scenarios, arc and timeline

There are still weeks left to go in the MLB 2022 regular season, but quite a few teams – especially the Los Angeles Dodgers – are already looking towards October. The Dodgers snatched their first season-breaking berth on Sunday night. Now the Houston Astros, the New York Mets and the Atlanta Braves, to name a … Read more