Does intent matter, or do results? This is a key question this early in the season because it can be the difference between identifying a real pattern emerging before anyone else does, or just a random stretch. If a batter starts hitting more flyballs, say, is it safe to assume that is his intention?
The first month of the season is nearly complete, and the MLB standings are taking shape now that the Indians and Cubs have joined the Astros and Nationals in first place. With wins Saturday, the defending World Series champion Chicago Cubs and the defending American League pennant winners, the Cleveland
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- You might see a wince, maybe a shaking of the hand or a stretch of the leg. But a few seconds after the baseball plunges into the dirt, having met its demise, Brandon Guyer has usually commenced his painful trot to first base. It's as routine of a sight as a Carlos Santana home