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Baseball Note 6/1/15: Angels’ Pitching

In looking at the Angels pitching today with two months of the season completed, two things stand out to me: Though the overall performance of their bullpen has been a bit disappointing, it is the pen that the Dodgers wish … Continue reading

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Angels’ 2014 Fate Rest in the Hands of C.J. Wilson

Angels’ manager Mike Scioscia made a decision a couple of days ago to start Matt Shoemaker in game two at home in the Division Series against the Royals, and to hold off on using C.J. Wilson until game three in … Continue reading

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My Picks, as the Baseball Playoffs Begin

On the eve of the 2014 Major League Baseball Playoffs, this is what’s going to happen: One Game Wild-Card: AL Oakland over Kansas City One Game Wild-Card: NL San Francisco over Pittsburgh AL Division Series: Angels over Oakland and Detroit … Continue reading

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Angels Get Revenge Against Houston Despite Another Disappointing C.J. Wilson Start

The Angels last night won their 15th game of their last 17, exacting revenge against the Astros, the only team they have lost to in a streak that now covers 2-1/2 weeks. And, it’s not like they are scraping through … Continue reading

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The Dodgers Dodged a Bullet By Not Giving Away the Farm for David Price

On July 31, the Tampa Bay Rays traded 29-year-old David Price to the Detroit Tigers in a deal that saw the Tigers send their regular center fielder of the last five seasons, 27-year-old Austin Jackson, to Seattle, and 25-year-old lefty … Continue reading

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Stand-Pat Dodgers Did the Right Thing

With close races throughout the majors and that second wild card team in each league, MLB general managers had a trading frenzy leading up to today’s non-waiver trade deadline, with as many big names changing teams as I’ve seen in … Continue reading

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Amazing Similarity Between AL and NL Standings

As the baseball season races towards the half-way point, an amazing similarity in the standings between the National League and the American League exists: In each league, the three top teams are the division leaders in the Central, in the … Continue reading

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Give the Credit Where it is Due – to Bruce Bochy

Bruce Bochy deserves all the credit in the world after leading his San Francisco Giants to their second World Championship in the past three years. We wrote the Giants off twice this year, first in their run for the NL … Continue reading

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As We Predicted, Giants and Tigers in the World Series

We watched in glee as the Tigers rolled over the mighty Yankees, sweeping their ALDS, and marching towards a date in the World Series. We held our breath, however, as the Giants got off to a 1-3 start against the … Continue reading

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