MLB ignores pitcher’s DUI
Yovani Gallardo will start for the Brewers against Matt Cain and the Giants this afternoon. On Monday, I picked that game as one of the best pitching matchups of the week, but in the wake of Gallardo’s arrest for drunk driving in the wee hours of Tuesday morning, I’m not sure that matchup should be happening at all.
There are two schools of thought on this issue, each recently expressed by colleagues I respect. Back on April 1, my Strike Zone partner Jay Jaffe included the following in his list of “20 ways to improve baseball right now:”