NEW YORK (AP) — This year's Subway Series was a one-way ride.
Given the increasing velocities of pitchers, the electric late movement of so many contemporary hurlers, and the emphasis on catcher pitch-framing, you're seeing more and more people advocate for an automated strike zone. To cite one recent example, Cubs veteran Ben Zobrist recently stumped for letting
Jose Reyes was placed on the 10-day disabled list Thursday by the New York Mets with a sore left ribcage. Fellow infielder Wilmer Flores remained out of the lineup against the Yankees with a similar injury. Flores planned to work out before the game, and the team decided not to put him on the DL.