#Hot Corner

Does Not Compute

As Deadspin's Dom Cosentino reports, home runs are way, way up this season in the wood-bat college summer leagues.

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Cosentino concludes that the Chinese-made baseball are juiced, which seems plenty possible. But is Major League Baseball really so stupid? MLB subsidizes these leagues, presumably because it's easier to scout players using wood bats. But what's the use paying for wood bats if the guys are hitting SuperBalls?

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Update: Here's a longer, more detailed piece that leads to same conclusion.

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