Tanking vs. Rebuilding: What’s the Difference?

There seems to be a lot of talk lately about how teams are tanking. The phrase “tanking” is universally used to describe a team that is losing, basically on purpose, to earn high draft picks. When you ask the team’s leadership what’s going on, they’ll likely tell you that they are rebuilding, not tanking. Maybe…

Not the Yankees and Cardinals?

A Look at Some New Powerhouse Teams As a Phillies fan, I have very little to be excited about in this upcoming World Series. The very small level of satisfaction that I could get out of this is if (I’m almost sorry to say it) the Mets lose, badly. Even more, the majority of good…