The Red Sox will start a two-game interleague series in Philadelphia Wednesday night. With that comes that darned National League rule — no designated hitter, which always creates such angst with American League managers and pitchers in particular.
For that reason we have reached the point of saying let’s just make this uniform. Take your pick — all DH or no DH.
This reporter prefers all DH.
The DH turned 40 years old this season and it’s been neat all these years that the NL and AL played slightly different baseball.
The NL had the pitcher hit. The AL had the DH. There have been no major moves to change that, though lately there’s been more banter about adopting uniformity.
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