Blue Jays can't simply rely on young stars to carry them to success
As we look ahead at what we can expect in the coming years, the number of middling teams stocked with all-stars should be instructive on one hand, and concerning on the other. To be a truly competitive sometime soon, the Blue Jays can’t merely rely on their young premium players to carry them to success.
In a game of traditions, loss of expanded September rosters is worth mourning
For now, teams can have up to 40 players on their roster in the final month of the season. Next year, that number drops to 28. And for all of the moaning about the negative outcome of expanding September rosters, fans will eventually miss those overflowing dugouts filled with new faces and spring training jersey numbers.
It's time for baseball's changes to be embraced, not resisted
It is the sad state of current commentary that so much time and ink and bandwidth is dedicated to what is wrong with baseball today. The game is changing, and rather than spending untold energy looking backwards and resisting, we should be embracing this change.