Jim Henneman: New Setup For Annual MLB Draft Designed To Have Long-Range Effect

Making the MLB Draft part of the league’s All-Star festivities may have made it more of an event, but Jim Henneman says the implications of moving the draft to July are far more wide-ranging than that.

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Jim Henneman: MLB’s New ‘Tack’ For Old Rules — Using Umpires As ‘Inspection Police’

Jim Henneman weighs in on MLB’s decision to crack down on pitchers using a foreign substance to get a better grip on the ball, and he says baseball has a history of ignoring rules that already exist — and then making it a big deal when there is an emphasis on enforcing them.

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