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ESPN Rant…

I am sick and tired of ESPN’s lame-ass east coast bias. I’m sick and tired of ESPN leading with stories about how the Yankees are out of the playoffs and how the Mets are “choking” again or how the Red … Continue reading

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Breaking Down the Playoff Races (09/24/2008)

Tuesday night fans were treated to some very big, very important games with playoff implications galore and as a result saw many teams step it up with big-time performances. Here’s my take on some of the more impressive games. ———————————— … Continue reading

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Twins Looking to Match First-Half Success

The Minnesota Twins entered the season with low expectations, but will exit the All-Star break just a game and a half out of first place in the American League Central. With a legitimate shot at the post-season the Twins must … Continue reading

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Scouting for the Twins

Today is Major League Baseball’s draft, unfortunately the most unheralded of all the professional drafts. There are numerous reasons why this is the case, such as: -Due to the lack of televised games, college and high school baseball players are … Continue reading

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Why Barry Bonds Will Have a Job in 2008…

So here we are at the quarter mark of the 2008 season. The time of the season when General Managers take a step back to look at what they’ve assembled. It is now that teams begin to decide whether or … Continue reading

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Belated Pre-Season Rankings

Every year, I enjoy spending the weekend before baseball starts stowed away on my couch feverishly pounding away at my laptop to write up my omniscient pre-season picks. This year, however, with the season beginning mid-week half-a-world away and then … Continue reading

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So Long Santana

It’s a dark day in Minnesota, but a bright future is on the horizon. Tuesday’s trade of ace Johan Santana to the Mets for outfielder Carlos Gomez and pitchers Phil Humber, Kevin Mulvey and Deolis Guerra is being viewed as … Continue reading

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Long Overdue Rant…

Attention New York and Boston baseball fans…this may come as a rather large shock so please sit down. Are you sitting? Okay…here goes. Baseball does, in fact, exist outside of New York and Boston. I’ll give that just a minute … Continue reading

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Weighing in on the Clemens Saga

I want to believe Roger Clemens. I really do. In my eyes, Clemens is the greatest pitcher who’s ever lived. He’s got seven Cy Young awards, 354 career wins, eleven All-Star game appearances, two World Series rings and countless other … Continue reading

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The Balance of Power has Shifted…

Day two of the 2007 Winter Meetings were, for the most part, pretty quiet… Well-traveled outfielder Jose Guillen is a Royal for 3 years at $36 million. The Braves and Cubs swapped spare parts. The Yankees decreed they were pulling … Continue reading

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Winter Meetings–The Santana-less Edition

The 2007 Winter Meetings are here and believe it or not—and based on all my ranting, it may be hard to believe—there are people other than Johan Santana on the trade market. So I’m going to use this bloggity-blog to … Continue reading

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Play Ball…Well Figuratively Anyway

Here we are–December 3, 2007. Today the Major League Baseball Winter Meetings open up in Nashville, Tennessee. All eyes—at least initially—will be glued on the Twins. The Twins are dangling perennial Cy Young candidate, team ace and the man who … Continue reading

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Santana Swapping

I’ve read some very interesting blogs and theories regarding the Twins potential trade of Johan Santana and some completely ludicrous ones as well. Only five teams–the Red Sox, Yankees, Mets, Dodgers and Angels–can realistically afford to sign Santana long-term…which is … Continue reading

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Thanks for Everything Torii

I guess it’s appropriate that today is, in fact, Thanksgiving because I want to use this opportunity to send a shout-out to one of my favorite baseball players, Torii Hunter. It was reported early this morning that Torii has signed … Continue reading

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My Blueprint for the Twins

It’s that time of year folks. The air is crisp. The leaves are nearly all gone. The lights at your local baseball venue have long been dim. Oh yes, it’s that time of year. No…I’m not talking about Christmas and … Continue reading

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