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Three reasons seven-inning games will never happen

What if the scoreboard only went to seven innings? For years, commissioners and owners have been angling for ways to freshen the product for consumers everywhere, including in Australia, where no one gives two craps about being (no offense to the Arizona Diamondbacks and Los Angeles Dodgers). From sabermetrics to a super-fail All-Star Game to today’s More...

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By Shawn Paul Wood On Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

Harold Reynolds, Tom Verducci join Joe Buck in FOX booth

It takes two to replace Tim McCarver? Mmmmkay. For the past 18 years, two voices have become synonymous with playoff baseball — the ubiquitous Joe Buck and the often mesmerizing Tim McCarver. Much to the delight More...

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By Shawn Paul Wood On Tuesday, January 14th, 2014

The Hit List: Top 7 baseball scandals of all time (other than A-Rod)

It’s possible A-ROID stands by himself in this category now. After what has to be a Peabody award-winning interview by Texas’ own Scott Pelley of 60 Minutes and CBS News fame, the rouse Alex Rodriguez More...

By Tyler Maher On Thursday, December 12th, 2013

A.J. Pierzynski plugs Boston’s catcher hole

A.J. Pierzynski is coming off a solid year with the Texas Rangers. (full count.weei.com) The Boston Red Sox have their catcher for their 2014 title defense, and it is not¬†Jarrod Saltalamacchia, who found the three-year More...

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By Shawn Paul Wood On Monday, November 25th, 2013

Major League Baseball set to get frisky with metal detectors in 2014

It’s going to be more than just the playoffs for fans to feel the cool welcome of a metal detector at the ballpark. (David Butler II/USA TODAY Sports) Just in time for the holidays, Major League Baseball has More...

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By Shawn Paul Wood On Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

Major League Baseball tells America, “I want my MTV”

These guys want their MTV. As if David Ortiz and Andrew McCutchen didn’t have enough accolades and awards with the ridiculous 2013 seasons they had with the Boston Red Sox and Pittsburgh Pirates, respectively More...

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