This Week In Baseball Writing September 17, 2015


Sons of Sam Horn works tirelessly to deliver quality baseball articles to our readers. But writers around the internet produce high-level baseball writing every day, some of which you may have missed.

This Week in Baseball Writing pulls together some of our favorite pieces and shares them with you to ensure our loyal readers have access to the great work being produced about the sport we love.

At 57, Julio Franco can’t quit playing baseball

Michael J. Mooney at ESPN explains that eight years after leaving Major League Baseball, Julio Franco just can’t quit playing baseball.

Nine of the most ridiculous blackout restrictions is a fantastic service, but as Ryan Fagan shows us the archaic blackout rules result in some weird viewing restrictions.

Baseball’s five dumbest unwritten rules, ranked by their stupidity

All sports have plenty of unwritten rules and Jason Foster has the five dumbest in baseball.

The David Ross Impact

Andrew Felper explains the positive effect that David Ross has had on his pitching staffs.

What should the Royals do about closing duties?

Max Rieper explains that the Royals, despite their excellent bullpen, might have a problem with their closer.

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Check out Brandon Magee’s PawSox season wrapup and Tom Wright’s articles about the elimination of the Cincinnati Reds and the Miami Marlins.