A couple lockout updates.
Jesse Rogers answers questions about the labor situation: Are the two sides talking? Should fans be worried? https://t.co/EDbmM0moeo— Buster Olney (@Buster_ESPN) December 20, 2021
Our long national nightmare is over, as the Mets hire Buck Showalter.
Some exciting news from DRB contributor Andrea Arcadipane!
Have some exciting news!— Andrea (@scoutgirlreport) December 17, 2021
I'll be joining the @Yankees as a Baseball Operations Associate, starting in January! I couldn't be more excited to take this next step and to join such an incredible organization
One time Beyond the Box Score contributor Peter Bendix gets a promotion.
On business side, #Rays promote 5 from VP to chief officer titles:— Marc Topkin (@TBTimes_Rays) December 16, 2021
Rafaela A. Amador Fink, Public Affairs and Communications;
Juan Ramirez, Technology;
Jenn Tran, People and Cultural;
Bill Walsh, Business;
Bill Wiener Jr., People and Community
More here: https://t.co/EL6z2CM2uc
Oh my. Is anybody else thirsty?
The Brett/Randy bromance is strong.
Speaking of the Maverick, I’m not sure why Phillips would use his time machine to go back to the 70s, put on a fat suit, and pretend to be Terry Forster, but here we are.
The other guy in the Cruz trade should see some run next year.
The Rays expect Calvin Faucher to factor in the 2022 bullpen, so adding him to the 40-man roster just made sense. https://t.co/ZOVxZHZmEN— Baseball America (@BaseballAmerica) December 15, 2021
Rays legend Seth McClung with some good parenting advice.
Parents, your 8 year old doesn’t need video hitting Analysis or Track Man, Rapsodo. Know what they do need? Dad Go play catch with them, tell them to get their butt down to catch a ground ball, set their feet to throw, get them a Tee to hit off of, throw BP, & get ice cream after— Seth McClung (@Seth_3773) December 13, 2021
More ex-Rays on the move to the Beer Rays.
C Jakson Reetz, OF Garrett Whitley and RHP Moises Gomez have been signed to Minor League contracts with invitations to Major League camp.— Milwaukee Brewers (@Brewers) December 9, 2021
This is interesting.
What if every catcher had ONE universal target when receiving any kind of pitch?— Lance Brozdowski (@LanceBroz) December 13, 2021
The idea isn't crazy and teams like the #Rays are already doing it.
A video on why it works and how command tracking can help. Teaser below. Enjoy. ⚾️
Full video: https://t.co/s4uZRo0KZU pic.twitter.com/ic26s54FWU
The most irrelevant ding dong Johnson of 2021.
A STUPID INVESTIGATION— Céspedes Family BBQ (@CespedesBBQ) December 15, 2021
There were 5,944 home runs hit in the 2021 MLB regular season.
Some were important. Many were not.
But which was the single most irrelevant home run of the year???
JOIN ME ON A JOURNEY @MLBONFOXhttps://t.co/yoWPi0DFy6
Not baseball, but if you haven’t been following the most wholesome story of 2021, check out the saga of Jorts on Twitter.