Juiced-ball debate looms over MLB as GMs gather in Paradise Valley

The Arizona Republic
Juiced-ball debate looms over MLB as GMs gather in Paradise Valley
Juiced-ball debate looms over MLB as GMs gather in Paradise Valley

SportsPulse: The 2019 Washington Nationals should always be remembered for slaying Goliath and winning their first ever title. But as Trysta Krick puts it, maybe they were Goliath all along. Watching from afar, Diamondbacks lefty Robbie Ray noticed something different about the baseballs in play during the postseason last month. For six months, the majors experienced a home run explosion. In October, Ray noticed, the opposite was true. “They went back to the old baseballs,” Ray said. “It looked like it, anyways.” The numbers support what Ray thought he saw, and the difference between the way the balls flew during the regular season with how they behaved in the postseason makes for a confusing

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