It’s a sure sign of spring. No, not the first robin (or Oriole, or Cardinal, or Blue Jay). Not the flowers blooming or Spring Training coming to a close. It’s the release of Out of the Park Baseball. If you’re not familiar with OOTP, they’re a developer that creates sports management games for multiple sports. OOTP Baseball has been their longest running program, which lets you either manage or general manage a baseball team. A few days ago, the 2015 edition of the game came out, OOTP 16. I decided to give it a whirl and take my shot at being the GM of the Seattle Mariners. (Spoiler alert: it didn’t go well.) Continue reading
Here are the top stories from Spring Training today.
–Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Cliff Lee announced today that his career may end if he needs elbow surgery. The end of Lee’s career would mark the end for one of this century’s best pitchers. Lee has gone 143-91 over his career, posting a 3.52 ERA over 13 years.