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Remember all those times you played ball on a lush green field, groomed to perfection. The grass was the perfect green color, recently cut. The infield was raked, and the chalk lines were newly placed.
Now, how would you feel if we took away all the grass, including the outfield? Wouldn’t look as good, right? Same thing with the chalk lines, gone. Want a raked field? You don’t have a rake.
You might be saying, “Well, at least we can still play”. But now I want to take away even more. Imagine that you don’t even have a glove, a bat, a ball. Can you play ball now? Without that equipment, you can’t.
With only a few weeks left to vote for the 2016 Midsummer Classic, the GRT team has decided to share our picks and explain our reasoning as well. Without further ado, GRT’s 2016 All-Star Game ballot:
Yesterday, Ichiro Suzuki made history, recording his 4,257th hit in professional baseball, 1,278 of those coming in the years he spent in Japan. That hit total is one more than that of Pete Rose’s, MLB’s hit king. Even without including his Japan hit total, Ichiro is closing in on 3000 hits in the MLB, which is a great accomplishment. Continue reading
Ground Rule Triple Radio is back, with twice the stuff to talk about! This post is slightly outdated, but is still worth a listen.
In this episode, Lil’ Veezy and I tackle two topics: April highlights/lowlights, and the recent spike in PED suspensions.