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Tuesday Rockpile: How will the Colorado Rockies’ “six-man platoon” work?

Photo by Dustin Bradford/ Colorado Rockies News and Notes for Tuesday, February 27, 2024 As you probably remember, the Rockies have too many outfielders and first basemen but not enough playing time for them. On one hand, this is a good problem. Lots of talent is good! On the other, it raises a number of practical issues. Back in December, Skyler Timmins laid out what we knew then about the Colorado Rockies “six-man platoon” based on comments from general manager Bill Schmidt and manager Bud Black at the Winter Meetings. Here’s a tidy explanation: Black...

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Today in White Sox History: February 16

On this day a century ago, Frank Chance tried to leave his White Sox managerial post due to poor health. | Chicago Tribune Illness shakes up the coaching staff 1924 Early on this day Frank Chance resigned as manager of the White Sox, having been stricken ill with pneumonia some time after accepting the helm during the 1924 Winter Meetings in Chicago the previous December. However, owner Charles Comiskey frantically refused the resignation: REMAIN ON THE JOB. TAKE AS LONG AS YOU NEED TO GET WELL, BUT BY ALL MEANS COME BACK. —wire from Charles Comiskey to Frank...

Baseball Infinity: The Story Behind the 33-Inning Game | Epic Extras

In 1981, the Pawtucket Red Sox played the Rochester Red Wings for 33 innings over 8 and a half hours that captivated the world. We tell the full story with Bank of America: http://mlb.com/MLBEpicExtras Bank of America's YouTube channel: https://www.youtu

Kelly, Dyson carry D-backs past Reds | Reds-D-backs Game Highlights 9/14/19

Condensed Game: Merrill Kelly tossed seven innings of three-hit baseball and Jarrod Dyson drove in the only run in the D-backs' win Don't forget to subscribe! https://www.youtube.com/mlb Follow us elsewhere too: Twitter: https://twitter.com/MLB Instagra