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Greg Oliver: Astros’ punishment should be deterrent
February 14, 2020 – 12:23 am | Comments Off on Greg Oliver: Astros’ punishment should be deterrent
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Advancements in video technology have been a positive in the professional ranks, as players can examine their performance and improve any mistakes they see.

Greg Oliver: Remembering Munson 40 years later
August 2, 2019 – 12:22 am | Comments Off on Greg Oliver: Remembering Munson 40 years later
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New York Yankees catcher Thurman Munson was known for his gruff personality and no-nonsense attitude, but to his teammates, he was a beloved leader of the team.

Greg Oliver: Plan to split Tampa Bay venues dumb
July 19, 2019 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on Greg Oliver: Plan to split Tampa Bay venues dumb
Greg Oliver: Plan to split Tampa Bay venues dumb | Test

One of the biggest issues facing Major League Baseball involves finding suitable, long-term venues for both the Tampa Bay Rays and Oakland Athletics.

Greg Oliver: Bonilla contract another reminder why this is a great country
July 5, 2019 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on Greg Oliver: Bonilla contract another reminder why this is a great country
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By all accounts, Bobby Bonilla was a good baseball player, but not a great one.

Greg Oliver: Extensions show owners willing to pay
March 29, 2019 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on Greg Oliver: Extensions show owners willing to pay
Greg Oliver: Extensions show owners willing to pay | Test

Most of the talk about Major League Baseball during the winter months involved the lack of free-agent signings, which led the player’s association to whisper that owners were deliberately imposing their own salary cap to keep from shelling out major dollars and bloating payrolls.

Greg Oliver: Free agents can blame analytics for lack of mega-contracts
February 22, 2019 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on Greg Oliver: Free agents can blame analytics for lack of mega-contracts
Greg Oliver: Free agents can blame analytics for lack of mega-contracts | Test

The signing of free agent infielder Manny Machado dispelled the argument that Major League Baseball players have been uttering throughout the slow free-agency period.

Greg Oliver: MLB free-agency thaw understandable, concerning
February 8, 2019 – 12:32 am | Comments Off on Greg Oliver: MLB free-agency thaw understandable, concerning
Greg Oliver: MLB free-agency thaw understandable, concerning | Test

“The Big Chill” was a 1980s movie about a group of friends gathering for the funeral of another friend. However, the title could easily refer to the snail’s pace of free-agent signings in Major League Baseball.

Greg Oliver: Remembering Rose’s assault on DiMaggio’s record
August 17, 2018 – 12:20 am | No Comment
Greg Oliver: Remembering Rose’s assault on DiMaggio’s record | Test

It was 40 years ago when the last serious assault on one of Major League Baseball’s most revered records — the 56-game hitting streak by New York Yankees legend Joe DiMaggio — took place.