It is a common misconception, Carsten, but when it's being used as a verb in the "to create an influence" way, it's actually affect and not effect.
American League falls 8-0 in the All Star Game
Now, because of everyone's favorite rule, the National League pennant winner will have home field advantage in the World Series. Remember when they used to just alternate who had the advantage every season? This method is no more arbitrary, but it's certainly caused more internet consternation. As the American League lost for the third year in a row, they will again protest the postseason by again sending in the Texas Rangers to be sacrificed.
Replay to Expand Somewhat
"We're going to expand instant replay when we have the technology to do it. Among all the people I talk to, nobody is anxious to increase instant replay. And I concur with that."
Bud Selig: Are you anxious to increase instant replay?
Bud Selig: ...Well?
Dog: This is dog.
If you aren't tired of the They Bood Robinson Cano! story, Joe Posnanski is always worth a read.
Rangers and Angels Rumored to be in on Greinke
Joining the Braves and Orioles as teams no longer eligible to be The Mystery Team.