Toronto Blue Jays general manager Ross Atkins inherited a championship contender from Alex Anthopoulos for the 2016 season. However, three years later the Blue Jays are in the midst of a total teardown in hope of rebuilding a new title contending franchise.
After the Royals’ 72-90 2012 season, general manager Dayton Moore was in fact already preparing for their 2015 World Series triumph
The New York Yankees franchise owns a reputation unrivalled in sports for bankrolling victories and championships. However, since the death of their long-time owner George Steinbrenner III that coincided with a 10-year championship drought, Brian Cashman has evolved into one of the savviest general managers in the business.
The phrase “the art of pitching” does not seem to belong in sports however, both fans and pitchers alike take great pride in the deliberate and strategic elements of a good pitching performance. If the upcoming London Series is your first exposure to baseball, appreciating the deliberate nature and purpose of each pitch will almost certainly improve your experience!