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MLB

MLB’S LEGAL PROCESS OF A-ROD SUSPENSION SMACKS OF ILLEGALITY

Posted March 30, 2014 by Diane M. Grassi

There are some rather egregious main issues post-arbitration for A-rod, that have yet to get much emphasis by those either in the mainstream press or in the legal sports media. And those issues have left many MLB fans still scratching their heads.

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MLB

MLB’s Haves and Have-Nots Not StubHub’s Fault

Posted October 9, 2012 by Diane M. Grassi

The StubHub operation and MLB’s goals in relationship to StubHub is worthy of some attention after their initial five pact comes to an end this fall.

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MLB

Curt Schilling’s Rhode Island Hoodwink Now Official Bust

Posted June 26, 2012 by Diane M. Grassi

This is but a cautionary tale, and not about laying blame, but about accountability, as Schilling himself was quoted, and for all parties involved.

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MLB General

MLB’s Desire for Cuban Players Overshadowed by Ozzie

Posted April 23, 2012 by Diane M. Grassi

MLB has an insatiable appetite for a young crop of uninformed and naïve Latino talent. And it will not be satisfied until it has thoroughly strip-mined every last iota of talent, as cheaply as it possibly can. And that includes Cuba.

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MLB

SEC Investigation Casts Cloud Over Sunny Miami Marlins

Posted March 20, 2012 by Diane M. Grassi

How Miami elected officials allowed for approval of a potential $645 million public project without public input, during the height of the Great Recession, where real estate and unemployment problems surged in Florida, is stunning.

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MLB

A Love Idea: Previewing the American League in 2012

Posted February 24, 2012 by mw2828

The beginning of spring training represents a fine time for ideas. In Seattle, manager Eric Wedge plans on batting Ichiro Suzuki third in the lineup, and Chone Figgins in the leadoff position. The rationalization for this maneuver is protecting against a void at the bottom of the order. In reality though, player performance almost always [...]

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MLB General

In-Debted MLB Owners Welcome Back Bud!

Posted January 19, 2012 by Diane M. Grassi

Although MLB’s owners overwhemingly just extended Bud Selig’s contract as commissioner, they will feel the pinch when it comes to a notable change in the new CBA and its revised Debt Service Rules.

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MLB’s New HGH Test More Smoke and Mirrors
MLB General

MLB’s New HGH Test More Smoke and Mirrors

Posted November 29, 2011 by Diane M. Grassi

Most shocking, perhaps, to those who have followed and have lived through the steroid era in MLB, has been the MLBPA’s seemingly caving in to HGH testing; especially with the speciousness of the current state of HGH testing capabilities. Its accuracy and protocol is still being challenged amongst the science community to date.

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