Major League Baseball came back to life this week – and I’m not talking about spring training. I’m talking about Padres, who signed Manny Machado to the richest free trade deal in American sports history.
It was a welcome sight for evil, we have longed for something to happen to eyes.
While the move can be dissected from infinite angles, here are my biggest takeaways from Machado’s mega-deal:
The owners (presumably) do not hold together, but the sport still has a problem
I have sustained during quite a long time that the owners do not cooperate. In fact, I wrote in November that it was “impossible” for the owners to gather, that they had learned from the error in their way decades ago, that collaboration was a relic of the game’s past to never be seen or heard again. 1
9659002] Well, the past few months have tested my determination on that front and have made me reconsider some things …
I still don’t think owners are collecting. I …