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End of MLB PreSeason and Start of the Real Thing, and Awards

When I was growing up, there were 16 major league baseball teams, eight in each league, with no divisions. The eight in each league played for first place, as that team that finished first was the ONLY team that went … Continue reading

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Washington to Throw Dodgers a Bone Tonight

After the Whirling Darvish did well Wednesday night (see how long that lasts – remember who he pitched against in that game), the Dodgers go into Washington tonight with a two-game winning streak. Yea, both wins against the Giants. The … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Sluggers

Slugger No. 1 has been vilified as being too old and no longer productive, and that has resonated across baseball because, despite an unquestioned Hall-of-Fame career, he is in the middle of one of MLB’s biggest contracts ever, a deal … Continue reading

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The 2014 All-Star Game: LA Wins and Loses

Well, the 2014 All-Star game is history, and hopefully Los Angeles partisans won’t have to put up with too much more of the yankee love-fest for their retiring shortstop. The idea of millionaire stars parading around the county for a … Continue reading

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Did Robinson Cano Already Wear Out His Welcome?

On December 7, 2013, I queried “why in the world did Robinson Cano become the most overpaid human being in the history of the world?” My answer was: “…because he is a decent ballplayer who is the best of a … Continue reading

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Who is Robinson Cano and How is He Worth 1/4 Billion Dollars?

It doesn’t matter and he isn’t. Period. But first, a couple of good things to say about Cano: NBC has a report that one of the big influences on Cano moving on was that he did NOT want to play … Continue reading

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Sep 19, 2013 MLB Notes: Cole v kennedy, 2 Hamiltons, LAA 3B

It was a battle of Bruin v trojan brain surgeon this afternoon in Pittsburgh, as the Padres rolled out their recent pick-up, one-season-wonder and major league baseball’s number one headhunter, former brain surgeon ian kennedy, to face the Pirates’ fabulous … Continue reading

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Opening Day 2013 – A Few Thoughts

I watched part of the RedSox-yankees opener this morning and have had the Dodgers-Giants game on this after noon. A few random thoughts as the season starts: I think the Red Sox will be vastly improved and give the Rays … Continue reading

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