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Instagram @mlbstorenyc | Major League Baseball (MLB) must prioritize the creation of womens jerseys in an attempt to expand the games audience.

HERMAN: Games on Saturdays are for the Girls, Too

By Eilat Herman, Hoya Sports Columnist April 12, 2024

The Miami Marlins hired General Manager Kim Ng after the 2020 season, and she became the first female general manager of a major men’s sports team in the United States. Three years later… Giancarlo...

@apnews | The new MLB uniforms have drawn criticism from players and fans, especially due to the see-through pants.

BLUMENFELD | MLB Hopes to Put More Balls in Play With New “Performance Wear” Uniforms

By Eli Blumenfeld, Hoya Sports Columnist March 22, 2024

Nike’s new “Vapor Select” uniforms, which players have donned for the first time this spring training, have recently drawn criticism on social media because of their increased price, their reliance...

Wikimedia Commons | Since New York Yankees legend Mariano Rivera retired, the team emphasis on having a dominant closer has diminished. Eilat Herman (CAS 26) calls on that to change.

HERMAN | Re-Enter Sandman

By Eilat Herman, Hoya Sports Columnist March 15, 2024

One of the colleges I applied to required me to list a fun fact with my application. I wrote that fewer people have scored an earned run in the playoffs against former New York Yankees closing pitcher...

Baseball Hall of Fame | The disgraced 2017 Houston Astros do not deserve to come anywhere close to the gilded halls of Cooperstown.

OUT OF LEFT FIELD: My Hall of Shame Ballot

By Eilat Herman, Hoya Sports Columnist February 23, 2024

The second the New York Yankees — embarrassingly — were mathematically eliminated from the 2023 playoffs, I circled March 28 on my calendar. That would be the next time I could forget about my to-do...

HERMAN | Do You Believe in Magic?

HERMAN | Do You Believe in Magic?

By Eilat Herman February 6, 2024

There is a certain magic that envelops the game of baseball.  My dad will read this — hi! — and tell me I’m too young to know that. He will claim that baseball has not been truly magical since...

HERMAN | Baseball Fans Just Wanna Have Fun

HERMAN | Baseball Fans Just Wanna Have Fun

By Eilat Herman January 24, 2024

My brain is wired for watching baseball. I can sit still for three hours, watch nine innings of play and not descend into boredom.  And I do mean “sit still.” If I freeze in a certain way, and...

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HERMAN | On the Oakland Apathetics

By Eilat Herman January 19, 2024

I was born in 2004, eight months before the Boston Red Sox did the unthinkable. After falling behind 3-0 in the best-of-seven American League Championship Series (ALCS) against my beloved New York Yankees,...

BLUMENFELD | Did The Braves Oversleep for Class?

By Eli Blumenfeld October 24, 2023

During game four of the highly contentious Braves-Phillies National League Division Series, I received a WhatsApp message from my dad (I make him use WhatsApp because he has a Google Pixel and I can’t...

BLUMENFELD | Keep it Simple, Streaming

BLUMENFELD | Keep it Simple, Streaming

By Eli Blumenfeld September 15, 2023

Welcome to the first edition of Rounding the Diamond’s third year! And let’s just say … big things are coming. With that being said, I’m happy to announce that the rest of this article will only...

BASEBALL | The Bloss-oming of the Hoyas’ Highest MLB Draft Pick

BASEBALL | The Bloss-oming of the Hoyas’ Highest MLB Draft Pick

By Oliver Ni August 31, 2023

After a stellar season as Georgetown University baseball’s ace pitcher, graduate student Jake Bloss rocketed through prospect rankings to eventually land in Space City.  Bloss became the Hoyas’...

BLUMENFELD | Baseball is So Back

BLUMENFELD | Baseball is So Back

By Eli Blumenfeld April 19, 2023

Dear soon-to-be-baseball addict, First off, thank you for picking up and reading this piece. You won’t be disappointed.  Second off, you’re welcome. You might be asking yourself, “For...

MANENS | Tick Tock, Here Comes the Pitch Clock

MANENS | Tick Tock, Here Comes the Pitch Clock

By Benjamin Manens March 31, 2023

Max Scherzer is called “Mad Max” for a reason. Now the starting pitcher for the New York Mets on MLB’s 2023 Opening Day, he’s known for his all-or-nothing approach to the game, requiring that...

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