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DH In National League May Lead to Other Changes

Posted on February 4, 2016 at 5:57pm 0 Comments

The designated hitter was instituted in the American League in 1973. The rule, that lets a position player hit in place of the pitcher, was the brainchild of notorious Chicago White Sox owner Bill Veeck.*

If the Designated Hitter comes to the National League in 2017, I predict position players will be allowed to re-enter games by 2020. If those things become reality, the active roster limit should remain at 25 players to keep some strategy in the game.

*Note: This blog post…


Pete Rose: His Un-American Actions are Costing Him a Second Chance

Posted on January 17, 2016 at 9:30pm 0 Comments

Pete Rose has been banned from Major League Baseball for more than 25 years now. I think there is one very simple reason why the all-time hits leader {4,256 for his career} hasn't been let back into the game. America is known as the "land of second chances," and, if Rose had come clean to Bart Giamatti – admitting that he committed the number one sports sin by betting on his sport – he would've ended up serving something like a 10 year ban.

So it turns out that something that we are…


Unfair Equity: Rockies Fans Deserve More From Ownership

Posted on December 27, 2015 at 12:00am 0 Comments

Rockies fans deserve more than what they've received from ownership for 22 seasons of loyal attendance in Denver. Colorado has had some magic baseball moments[1995 and 2007] in the last two decades, but, over the long haul, Rockies pitching has been substandard for MLB competition.

By now, it is well known that the Brothers Monfort and Jerry McMorris, were not the original ownership group that was going to lead the Rockies. The Rockies were going to be owned by a group led by…


Notes from the purple pessimist – one win does not a season make

Posted on April 6, 2015 at 7:43pm 0 Comments

The Rockies beat Milwaukee 10-0 today, and I could care less!

Tomorrow night, it'll probably be tied 1-1 in the ninth with Ryan Braun laying down a suicide squeeze bunt – Rockies will lose 2-1, LOL.

The Rockies don't have any depth in their pitching rotation to begin with, and certainly can't withstand a big injury adding to the ones that already exist in the pitching staff. The Rockies will win 70 games, and only 70, in 2015.

Rockies Business Model

Posted on August 20, 2010 at 10:48pm 0 Comments

I say the Rockies will be lucky to win big under their current model. They don't buy any big stars, so their bench and pitching will always be thin. Star power--even just a little--equals rings.

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At 5:58pm on November 25, 2008, Gary Landgren said…
But only for a year as is typical of the A's.
At 8:17pm on September 5, 2008, Craig (16) said…
Our boys better step up tomorrow against Purdue (Purdon't)!!!
At 9:18pm on June 30, 2008, Emily (3) said…
Oh is that starting tomorrow?!!! How great Louie! I bet you will be busy...
At 8:41pm on June 30, 2008, Emily (3) said…
HA!!! Yep slightly on the girly side :) How are you?
At 9:21pm on June 29, 2008, Emily (3) said…
Ha Ha! I know....I love green believe it or page is crazy! :)
At 4:41pm on June 29, 2008, barbara landgren (4) said…
louie, i hope this comment registers. i'm embarassed to say that i don't know my way around cb's website. i need to dedicate more time to it. i know you are all having a great time using it. i am proud to be the mom of the inventor!
At 2:02pm on March 24, 2008, Jayson Garcia said…
Oh Mr. Sears still kidding yourself that the A's will be a bad team shouldnt you have known by now :)
At 5:17pm on March 19, 2008, John said…
Yanks all the way. Close out the history at Yankee Stadium with a walk-off Derek Jeter homerun in 2008.
At 1:37pm on March 18, 2008, Craig (16) said…
Nice, I see that you got the Rockies widget! Check out my new Road Map!!
At 8:41pm on March 11, 2008, Emily (3) said…
It's one of many "perks" of having a wife! :) How are ya?!!


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