Stark: What would happen if baseball killed the shift? Support for the idea is building inside the game December 5th, 2018, SIS Featured Written by JAYSON STARK What if baseball banned The Shift? We don’t ask that question because we’re looking for clicks. We don’t even ask it because we’re trying to get invited to the potentially epic End of the Shift party at Matt Carpenter’s house. We ask because it feels, all of a sudden, as though that could be a real possibility. We know, first off, that this is going to be a big winter in baseball’s never-ending quest for more action and better pace. We also know that support for that Kill the Shift idea starts at the top. Click here to read the rest of the article on TheAthletic.com.