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Damned Yankees

With attendance and TV ratings down, a mediocre record on the field and the loss of several marquee players, the New York Yankees are suffering through a painful 2013 season. The Yankees are in fourth place in the American League East, six games behind the surprising Boston Red Sox, and are also trailing the Baltimore […]

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Is batting practice necessary?

It’s a cherished baseball tradition, but many players and coaches now say that batting practice is a waste of time and can actually do more harm than good by reinforcing bad habits. The pregame batting practice has been part of baseball since the 1880s, when players come to practice their swings before the game. It’s […]

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