On this date in 2005, during the All Star game Town Hall discussion, commissioner Bud Selig stated that the designated hitter rule would remain in use for the foreseeable future, as Leo Panetta of NationalPastime.com writes. However, Selig said we would never see the rule applied to the National League. Ten years later, it sounds like the DH could very well happen in the NL. Here’s this week’s look around the baseball blogosphere..
- Yankees Unscripted spoke with Hall of Famer Goose Gossage.
- Inside The ’Zona says pitching down isn’t working for the D’Backs.
- Blue Jay Hunter is concerned about Aaron Sanchez.
- Camden Depot is encouraged by the Orioles’ success against bad teams.
- From Duke 2 Joc discussed Clayton Kershaw’s All-Star snub.
- Reviewing The Brew wonders if Jonathan Lucroy wants out of Milwaukee.
- Baseball Hot Corner marvels at the wizard that is Francisco Lindor.
- Fantasy Pros looked at June by the numbers.
- Baseball Essential says the Orioles should consider trading Jimmy Paredes.
- The Point of Pittsburgh looked at the needs of playoff contenders in the NL.
- Marlin Maniac has some ideas for what Miami can do at the deadline.
- Rumbunter wonders if Jameson Taillon has trade value.
- SoDo Mojo tells us who’s hot and who’s not.
- Nolan Writin says the Rangers are struggling against bad clubs.
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