MLBbro.com’s Brandon Carr says MLB has nobody to blame but itself for the dismal batting averages early in the 2021 season. He talks Mookie Betts and dead baseballs.
Mark Gray goes Black in the Day with former MLB pitcher Marvin Freeman who is also very active in MLB’s diversity and youth development programs.
Freeman pitched in 221 MLB games and for four teams (Braves, Phillies, Rockies, White Sox) over a 10-year career.
Black starting pitchers are rare in baseball. Marv had 78 career starts, which has led to a wealth of major league knowledge.
Marv played with the Braves in the 90s when they had the Soul Patrol, Back when a Black face on the field and in the dugout and int he stands in the ATL was common.
Miami Marlins rookie Jazz Chisholm made a name for himself in 2021, hitting 18 homers, stealing 23 bases and flexing a flair for the dramatic. With another year of seasoning and less injury setbacks, expect Jazz to take another leap into All-Star status.
MLBbro.com was high on the intangibles that the Bahamian-born Chisholm would bring to the Marlins.