Tag: Billy Hamilton

Robot Umpires, Instant Replay, and the Desire for Perfection

Robot Umpires, Instant Replay, and the Desire for Perfection

“When something can determine the outcome of a game, you have to get it right.” So said Mets catcher Brian Schneider in 2008 when instant replay was first proposed for Major League baseball. This idea – “you have to get it right” – has been the...

Must See MLB

Must See MLB

The 2016 MLB Baseball season is upon us, and I thought I’d list my favorite players to watch. Note that these are not necessarily the best (although they have to be pretty good in order to be fun to watch), but instead those players who I...

The Baseball “Sammies”

The Baseball “Sammies”

The MLB baseball season is winding down, and even though the Commissioner seems to add new teams each year to the playoffs, there aren’t that many dramatic races going on, other than Astros-Rangers and the AL wild card (although even the...