MLB Lockout Continues, No End in Sight

On December 2nd, Major League Baseball, again, began a lockout between the league’s owners and the Player’s Association. This means that there will not be any games played until issues are resolved between these two entities. Lockouts are not so uncommon in the world of sports, and this is certainly not a first-time occurrence for the game of baseball. In 1994, the players went on strike, which resulted in no postseason baseball and some players being picked up literally off the street just so the rest of that season could be played.

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Braves Upset Astros Snapping 25 Year Drought

The Atlanta Braves are officially the 2021 World Series Champions, defeating the Houston Astros in six games; just as former major leaguer Trevor Plouffe predicted on March 31st, earlier this year. Though the brow-beaten city of Atlanta can finally celebrate after years of despair and misery, the real celebration comes from the rest of the league, who have collectively and unanimously expressed, and likely will express for many future years, a deep disdain for the Astros organization following their well-publicized cheating scandal.

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It’s Up to You; New York, New York – What is Next for New York Baseball?

This offseason will likely prove consequential for both baseball franchises based in New York City. For one organization, they have gone 11 consecutive seasons without securing a World Series title, while continually running a payroll that challenges for tops in the sport, and set to lose a host of key components to free agency while having to make difficult roster decisions on others. For another, they are transitioning under new incoming ownership, longing to put to bed an era of super-frugality, mediocrity, and purgatorial standing, perpetually having talent that would put them as one of the better teams in the National League, yet somehow always succumbing to injuries or underperformance

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