There are new rules in baseball this year that threaten to take some of the excitement out of the game. The expanded replay rules allow a manager to exit the dugout and walk to the umpire and ask for a replay if a disputed call occurs. It’s all very civilized.
Zach McAllister should break 200 if he stays healthy this year, which will be a boon to the back end of the Tribe’s rotation.
Former Phillies manager Terry Francona says that Phillies fans are angrier than Red Sox fans.
They will be talking about the year 2012 in professional sports for a long time to come. Why? Because it will be remembered as the year in which you often couldn’t find the difference between a football replacement official and a full-time major league baseball umpire.