Thursday, August 27, 2020

Friday Morning Hot Links

The Astros didn't play. At least ten teams didn't play, but for reasons related to conditions within society, not conditions related to a hurricane. 

*Chandler Rome took a look at why Lance McCullers, Jr is having a such hard time getting Strike Three.

*Jake Kaplan: What's different about Framber Valdez?

*Our Boy Kevin Goldstein is joining a growing coalition of current and former players who are donating their game salaries on Jackie Robinson Weekend to a non-profit combating racial inequality.

*Never forget that Rob Manfred is a pitiful excuse for the leader of an entire sport. And Jeff Wilpon is a pitiful excuse for an MLB owner, which isn't a terribly high bar to clear.

*The Toyota Center will be a Vote Center for the November 3 elections. The more people that can vote, the better. 

*Inspired by the Milwaukee Bucks, the Brewers helped lead a charge in MLB to protest injustice.

*The Guardian: How to take the perfect breath - why learning to breathe properly could change your life.

*The Atlantic: What ancient philosophers can teach us about embracing the unknown.

*How one man walked his way into the England Football Team aged 63.

*A Musical Selection: