Monthly Archives: February 2010

Countdown to Spring Training: 4 Days

Since Spring Training awaits us all at the end of this long President’s Day weekend, I wanted to post some sort of thematic video involving the Washington Nationals. Unfortunately, the Nationals don’t exactly have a whole lot of “Major League … Continue reading

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Pat Neshek Gets the Worst Fan Mail

Minnesota Twins reliever Pat Neshek is best-known for his funky sidearm delivery and his blog. Fans haven’t seen much of his delivery of late as he hasn’t tossed a pitch since arm troubles and an eventual go’round with Tommy John … Continue reading

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Countdown to Spring Training: 5 Days

It’s officially “Truck Day” for most Major League Baseball teams. For those who don’t know what Truck Day is all about, it’s simply the day when teams load up their bats, balls, jockstraps and other supplies on trucks and ship … Continue reading

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It Hurts So Good: Slugger Frank Thomas Set To Retire

Frank Thomas is officially hanging up the cleats. Thomas, 41, has scheduled a Friday press conference in Chicago—where he spent 16 of his 19 big league seasons—to announce his retirement. Thomas, one of the most feared sluggers of the past … Continue reading

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Countdown to Spring Training: 6 Days

With less than a week until Spring Training kicks off, I’m getting pretty excited. I hit up StubHub and snagged some super cheap (read: $16.50) Red Sox/Twins tickets for this coming May at Fenway and I can tell that I’ve … Continue reading

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Countdown to Spring Training: 7 Days

For today’s entry on the countdown, I’ve decided to veer away from my hometown team and—for the most part—away from my era. Today’s Major League Moment is Kirk Gibson’s iconic pinch-hit home run off of Dennis Eckersley in the 1988 … Continue reading

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Countdown to Spring Training: 8 Days

Today the fine folks at Yahoo! Sports opened up their vastly-improved fantasy baseball game and that means only one thing, live baseball is right around the corner. Let’s get right back into the countdown with another Major League Moment. As … Continue reading

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