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This Great Game Comebacker Archive: 2023

This Great Game ComebackerAn abundance of new rules, another upside-down postseason and the Oakland A’s being blessed with a move to Las Vegas are just a few of the baseball stories we commented on throughout 2023. 

January 2023

Scott Rolen is the sole electee in the Hall-of-Fame’s general vote; Trevor Bauer is available—anyone want him?; Family feud at Camden Yards.

February 2023

Bally Sports’ demise signals the possible end of an MLB cash cow; A bad winter for players in arbitration; Salary cap redux: Are we headed for another 1994?

March 2023

Baseball fans embrace the WBC—but will they regret it later in MLB’s regular season?; The Best and Worst from Spring Training; R.I.P. Joe Pepitone.

April 2023

Is it really “Vegas, Baby!” for the A’s? The Rays set a record for all the records they set to start the season; Why is everybody getting hurt?

May 2023

Kenley Jansen and Craig Kimbrel reach the 400-save plateau; So long, Vida Blue.

June 2023

It’s perfection bingo for Domingo German; Rookies rally the Reds into first place; Why is Rob Manfred being so cruel to Oakland and A’s fans?

July 2023

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. joins his father as Home Run Derby champions; The night everybody seemed to score runs; A farewell to TGG’s co-founder.

August 2023

The Angels make a run at the postseason—and it goes terribly wrong; Tim Anderson dukes it out with Jose Ramirez; Why did the Orioles suspend their broadcaster?

September 2023

A milestone a day with the Atlanta Braves; Three teams battle to the end for the AL West title; Rest in peace, Brooks Robinson.

October 2023

Up is down, down is up, as the wild cards run rampant over the heavily favored—and perhaps too rested—100-game winners in the postseason.

November 2023

The Texas Rangers finally win it all; The A’s get official approval to move to Las Vegas; No surprises as MLB announces its 2023 awards.

December 2023

Shohei Ohtani is Baseball’s first memeber of the $700 million club; Wander Franco goes AWOL; Jim Leyland becomes Cooperstown’s newest resident.

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