MLB: ALDS-New York Yankees at Cleveland Indians

Taking stock of the AL Central

The offseason has been quiet thus far, both in terms of the overall scope of the league (with a few exceptions) and, more specifically, in the AL Central. But while the transactions those teams have made haven’t necessarily moved the needle yet, it’s worth taking stock of the state of those respective teams, moves they’ve […]


When the personal is public

Monday, when previously rumored news that major league baseball was banning hazing practices that compelled rookies to dress up as women became official–among other restrictions–there was unsurprisingly a scattered collection of irritation from players who had been through the ritual in their career. Kevin Youkilis expressed outrage and said he was proud of the Hooters costume […]