Pirates Debut Bumblebee Throwbacks

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Mets Debut New 1986 Throwbacks

The Mets debuted their 1986 Sunday throwbacks yesterday. By happy coincidence, Matt Fratboy was pitching. He usually prefers to wear the blue softball tops, and the team usually obliges him, but the new Sunday throwback protocol took precedence over that. Memo Mets management: Can we please arrange for all of his subsequent home starts to take place on Sundays, just to cut down on the blue alts? Thanks.

A few notable things about the throwbacks: (Continue reading)

Blood Coming Out of Their Whatever

When the Diamondbacks revealed their new uniforms in December, my basic take was, “All signs point to disaster, but first let’s see how it looks on the field.”

With pitchers and catchers now reporting, the disaster forecast appears to have been accurate, at least in terms of the color gradation on the pant . . . → Read More: Blood Coming Out of Their Whatever

Jim Vilk: Would You (or anyone) Wear This?

Happy Groundhog Day! The MLB news just keeps-a-comin’. Okay, one thing at a time:

1. I mentioned last week that Majestic appeared to be adding a mesh panel on the rear shirttail of the new Flex Base jerseys. I hadn’t thought about how this might look on a pinstriped jersey, but now we know: (Continue reading)