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Rob Neyer moves on…

If you are like me and consume baseball on the same level as oxygen and water then you’ll certainly have gotten wind of the news: Rob Neyer is leaving ESPN-dot com. Rather than the infancy of online news websites, my first exposure to him came via… Continue reading

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The new Red Scare in MLB

Baseball HOF voting (the BBWAA Hall, anyway) ends this week. And now we’ve gone from “Morris over Blyleven” to “Stop Bagwell The ‘Roider!” Really: Jeff Bagwell. It’s scary, really. And my man Craig Calcaterra nails it: it’s McCarthyism. A chickens… Continue reading

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2009 Japan-Korea WBC Final, revisited

Interesting piece in the NY Times about last year’s Japan-Korea championship game and the decision whether or not to give Ichiro a IBB in the top of the 10th. First, I have GOT to find this TV special. Second, Kim In-sik has got to be the dumbest … Continue reading

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KAMPAI BABY!

Ichiro drove in the go-ahead runs in the 10th inning against Korea on Monday and Japan went on to clinch the championship of the World Baseball Classic, 5-3. I love this game! Continue reading

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All-Star Game 2008

So I clocked out from work at 5:00 PM. It was the eighth inning of the baseball All-Star Game in The Bronx, New York. I was thinking of hanging out at one of the local bars in Waikiki to catch the end but figured I might spend a little too much du… Continue reading

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Monday morning baseball report

Good weekend for baseball, although all these series sweeps kinda deflate my enthusiasm. I don’t have a specific rooting interest in any one team so I want to see more baseball action, not less. I don’t do fantasy but the Fantasy 411 podcast on ML… Continue reading

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Yanks lose! Yanks lose!

My mom is a Yankee fan so I will not dwell too much on yet another early exit for the Bronx Bombers.Always let it be said: losing always hurts worse than winning feels good. Even for a cheating choker with a $252 million contract with an opt-out c… Continue reading

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