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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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Have the Dodgers Regained the “Spark”?

Bringing in questionable players from losing teams, treating September as Spring Training 2.0 for the post season, and a lethargy prompted by just too big a lead over all those other inferior teams lead the Dodgers to a previously unthinkable … Continue reading

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And The Regular Season is Over – Playoffs Begin in Two Days

The most overrated pitcher in baseball, David Price, looked like the most underrated today, as he led the Tigers to a 3-0 victory over the Twins, giving Detroit the American League Central Division title, and making the Royals a wild … Continue reading

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The Last Day of the National League Regular Season

Looking at the National League standings, the first thing that strikes me is that of the 15 teams in the league, only six will finish the season at .500 or better. That is just plain pathetic. The division that began … Continue reading

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Kershaw To Disabled List is Only One of 29

The Dodgers made headlines late yesterday when they announced that Two-time Cy Young Award Winner and $215 M man Clayton Kershaw would not start tonight, would not start next Friday, as anticipated, and would in fact begin the season on … Continue reading

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Dodgers Begin 2013 Part II – Different Team, Same Manager

After a horrendous start to the season, increased offensive production from several regulars, the return to health of Hanley Ramirez, and the play and enthusiasm of Yasiel Puig have combined to propel the Dodgers into NL West contention, despite the … 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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NL Playoff Forcast

Last year, the Washington Nationals began to put together a team of great-looking young talent. Late last season, over the offseason, and early this season, they made some key acquisitions, such as Adam LaRoche, Gio Gonzalez, and Kurt Suzuki. Powered … Continue reading

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