Minor Keys

Minor Keys

Well, the worst has come to pass. Opening Day is cancelled. Our spring training trip is cancelled. There is no end in sight to the lockout that has paralyzed major league baseball. There was one tiny hopeful rumor going around last night. Hearing from sources on both...
Let’s Talk Drafts

Let’s Talk Drafts

  Today was supposed to be the first day of spring training games. When you look on the MLB At Bat app, it skips right from November 2021 to March 8, 2022, ignoring games that were supposed to played from Feb. 28-March 7. The Score app, which is not controlled by...
A Breath of Hope?

A Breath of Hope?

OK, first the bad news. Pitchers and catchers were supposed to report this week. They did not. Spring training games were supposed to start on February 26. They will not. MLB announced yesterday that spring training games through March 4 are cancelled. They also...
Left Side Up

Left Side Up

I was hoping I wouldn’t have to write this “Part 2” column this week because there would be a new contract between MLB and the players’ union and maybe the Giants would have already signed Seiya Suzuki and traded for Luis Castillo. But, alas....