Originally posted on It's Always Sunny in Detroit  |  Last updated 4/29/12
Bigger, stronger players.  Better quality bats.  Tighter-wound baseballs.  Smaller parks.  Human Growth Hormone.  Steroids.  Each and every one of those reasons list could explain the increase in the amount of home runs that have been hit in recent times when compared to the past.  Tim McCarver, the color commentator for MLB on FOX, explained Saturday during the Brewers-Cardinals game that there is a different reason for increased power.  His speculation – climactic changes. In case you missed that brilliance: McCarver: “It has not been proven, but I think ultimately it will be proven that the air is thinner now, there has been climactic changes over the last 50 years in the world and I think that’s one of the reasons that balls are carrying much better now than I remember. You know, the ball that Ramirez hit out and the ball Freese hit out, I didn’t think either one was going to be a home run, yet they made it.” Buck: “So that’s your inconvenient truth?” McCarver: “Well I think they
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