Today’s highly interesting read (04/02/21): Take Me Out to Fewer Ball Games

Brewers players celebrate with Orlando Arcia after Arcia's run-scoring fielder's choice wins the opener for the Brewers in the bottom of the 10th inning.
Milwaukee Brewers players celebrate with Orlando Arcia after Arcia’s run-scoring fielder’s choice wins the home opener for the Brewers in the bottom of the 10th inning against the Minnesota Twins Thursday, 6-5. Photo: Ebony Cox / Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Today’s read is from Michael Reagan. Here’s an excerpt:

Now we’re back to 162 three-hour games that won’t start to mean anything for the best teams until September, when the fight for the playoffs gets serious.

After last year’s shortened season, baseball probably needs a 162-game schedule this year to satisfy its hardcore fan base.

But except for the major market teams with deep pockets, most teams will be out of the pennant race by mid-May and for the rest of the year they’d be thrilled to see their ballparks even a third filled.

Read the entire column here.

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