Regularly Scheduled Rain Delay: The Myth of the Shredded Baseball Player
2017 Reds / Regularly Scheduled Rain Delay

Regularly Scheduled Rain Delay: The Myth of the Shredded Baseball Player

A few days ago, Michael Baumann wrote an article for the Ringer titled “Even in America, Eric Thames is God” that includes a number of perfect sentences but none more perfect than this one: “Thames is absolutely shredded. He’s got thighs for forearms and pecs the size of José Altuve’s head. He looks like the … Continue reading

Regularly Scheduled Rain Delay: Allow me to reintroduce myself, my name is Wes
2017 Reds / Regularly Scheduled Rain Delay

Regularly Scheduled Rain Delay: Allow me to reintroduce myself, my name is Wes

When I played high school ball (a phrase that seems to engender me with some degree of credibility as a baseball writer but really means absolutely nothing), the whole team would be sent to the batting cages during a rain delay, presumably to make ourselves better or something equally ridiculous. Instead, we would all congregate in … Continue reading