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Closing Remarks: Week Two Bullpen Report

Closing Remarks: Week Two Bullpen Report

Welcome to the second week of “Closing Remarks,” where we examine the moving and shaking of bullpens around MLB. Even with only a three-game sample size, we have had some interesting things develop through one weekend of baseball.   NEWS and NOTES for the week of...

Closing Remarks: Week 1 Bullpen Report

Closing Remarks: Week 1 Bullpen Report

Do your kids ever get rubrics from their teachers in school, even in this era of COVID-19 learning situations? A rubric is a guide listing specific criteria for grading or scoring academic papers, projects, or tests ( ru·bric or /ˈro͞obrik). I am an English teacher by...

Stuck in the Middle with You

Stuck in the Middle with You

As we embark on what is certain to be an abbreviated season, fantasy players are left to determine the draft value of many players. How do we look at relievers? Some players will pay up for a top-of-the-line closer. Some fantasy owners “punt” the saves category or...