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Dodgers For the Most Part Doing it Right

I had some apprehension with spending $10 M on Dan Haren, but re-signing Brian Wilson, not giving up the organization’s future in a deal for David Price, and not trading (as least not yet; hopefully never) Matt Kemp are the … Continue reading

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Is It Do or Die For Mattingly?

While I’ve given him some measure of credit for the Dodgers’ second half surge to first place in the National League’s West Division and their first playoff spot since 2009, I’ve always been critical of the empty uniform non-manager, Don … Continue reading

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Part Three: It’s Over, Zoilo

As all good things must come to an end, sometimes bad things do as well, and the very thought that the scumstripe yankee thing would come up with its own Puig-mania or Troutiness, was hard to take. But in the … Continue reading

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The Now Continuing Saga of Chris Bootcheck

A hundred years ago – well actually only back in 2000 – a baseball organization then called the Anaheim Angels drafted one Christopher Brandon Bootcheck in the first round, and deemed it a good investment to give the Auburn U … 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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The Boston Red Sox Era is Over

When Major League Baseball and Commissioner Bud Selig put together the three-way franchise deal of 2002 under which Jeffrey Loria sold his Montreal Expos to MLB, took over ownership of the Florida Marlins, and in which Marlin owner John Henry … Continue reading

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Trades Solidify Division Leaders, Give Little Hope to Also-Rans

Chaos is the word to describe the flurry of trades coming seemingly every few minutes as the trade deadline approaches. As of now, division leaders in the AL West and East and in all three NL divisions seem to have … Continue reading

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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

The Good: The National League, as predicted here, tonight snapped their 14-year, 13-concluded All-Star game losing streak, stunning the arrogant American Leaguers, 3-1, in the House that Autry built. The dead steinbrenner insipidness was kept to an acceptable minimum, and … Continue reading

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Enough is Enough!

After putting up, seemingly for months, with World Crap (world cup) preemption of real sports all over TV and radio, now for several days, we have been faced with ny yankee scumstripe babble, again taking over the airwaves, first with … Continue reading

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