With the shifting economic climate and teams valuing homegrown talent over high-priced free agents, draft picks are carrying more importance than ever.
When thinking about the Bush administration-sanctioned use of this brute force, I wondered how the torture guys decided on the 183 figure. Was it some kind of homage to Hank Greenberg driving in 183 runs in 1937?
It may be snowy outside with wind chills in the single digits, but it is time to play America's new favorite winter pastime -- the baseball salary arbitration game.
Instead of turning into another parking lot or an abandoned patch of dirt and grass, a group in Detroit is working to help the old Tiger Staidum remain a great baseball field for years to come.