WISE Sports Radio MLB segment: Jan. 11, 2021

Legendary Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda passed away last Friday at the age of 93. Baseball misses having personalities like Lasorda in the dugout who can serve as the face of a franchise.

On Monday’s WISE Sports Radio baseball spot, Pat Ryan and I talked about Lasorda’s legacy and replayed his most famous postgame rant at a reporter. We also discuss slugger Kyle Schwarber signing with the Washington Nationals and why the Chicago Cubs let him go. And a lawsuit accuses several MLB pitchers of doctoring baseballs with foreign substances.

Am I looking the other way too much on pitchers using resin and pine tar for better grip (and tighter spin) on the baseball? Maybe, but I do think there are some safety considerations that need to be considered.

Thanks to Happy Hill Restaurant for sponsoring the MLB segment.

You can listen to The WISE Guys from 3 to 6 p.m. ET streaming on wisesportsradio.com (thanks to Mars Hill University) or the TuneIn app. Locally in the Asheville area, dial up 1310 or 970 AM and 102.9 FM.

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