Spring is a time for lovers of baseball, when hope fills our hearts and anything is possible. Our team’s streaky slugger hasn’t yet stumbled into his inevitable slump, that promising young rookie hasn’t yet disappointed his way back to Triple-A, and even the baby-faced Marlins are contenders. As teams begin preparing for their six-month grind
They play in towns of various sizes, connected by a loose network of long roads that stretch across a large continent. We are all chasing dreams, whether we are conscious of this fact or not. Some of us arrive at our intended destination, others end up elsewhere. Either way, the journey is unique and unforgettable.
The old cliche says that records are made to be broken, but certain Major League Baseball records inspire an awful lot of pessimism among the most ravenous consumers of baseball statistics. No starting pitcher has achieved 300 career wins since Randy Johnson did so in 2009, and the prevailing wisdom seems to be that it won’t