Going to WAR
The New Run Environment

Going to WAR

Over the past week we have examined several factors that may have led to a decline in Major League Baseball’s scoring environment. In today’s game, there is better scouting technology, faster fastballs, a larger strike zone, defensive shifts, PED testing, and more bullpen matchups than in earlier years. All of this has MLB feeling a little run … Continue reading

Minor league wages
Money stuff

Minor league wages

Last year, three minor league baseball players filed a suit in federal court alleging that Major League Baseball had violated the minimum wage and overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Since that time, the number of claimants has risen to 32, representing all 30 MLB clubs. These 30 claimants seek to proceed as … Continue reading