Grant's Rant: 10-29-20 Two viruses pollute Major League Baseball. Turner and Sabermetrics.
Oct 29, 2020
So, for all the world to see, a confirmed Coronavirus case named Justin Turner intentionally goes out on the field to celebrate a World Series victory hugging and kissing after being pulled from the game for a positive test. We all watched and nobody stopped it. Horrible look for MLB. Horrible look for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Nearly as bad are the moves by the Tampa Bay Rays for their apparent reliance on what appeared to be analytics vs common sense and solid coaching in decisions made that likely cost them the game. Oh boy am I fired up. This is a huge black eye on the sport for so many reasons. Let me explain...