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NASN signs 5 year deal with MLB

MLB and the North American Sports Network (NASN) issued a joint press release on Monday (March 13th) announcing a five year deal that will give NASN “exclusive rights to televise more than 275 games each season, from Spring Training through the post season and World Series.” Two thoughts will run through the minds of most […]

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Soriano’s second (base) thoughts

A recent article at the Hardball Times website once again brought up one of the most bizarre issues from the off-season. The Washington Nationals traded for second baseman Alfonso Soriano in December, with the intention of moving him to the outfield. As they already have a good second baseman in Jose Vidro, this is understandable […]

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Following your team from afar

Now you have picked your team, how do you follow them? You could decide to quit your job, sell your house, pack your bags and go and live in your chosen city. This is ever so slightly impractical for most of us though! We have to make do with following from a far. However, this […]

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Nailing your colours to the mast

Okay, so you know I like baseball, but which team do I support? This brings me to the first aspect of looking at Baseball from a “British Perspective”. As a newcomer to the sport, you initially want to watch any game you possibly can (often the one, or two, shown every week on Five). The […]

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