Monthly Archives: July 2010

AAAA and the Big Boys

In a rec softball league this past Sunday, I hit a liner in the gap in the first inning and never made it out of the batter’s box. Somewhere between swinging and pivoting toward first base, I dislocated my right … Continue reading

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When You Don’t Have Anything Nice to Say…

George Steinbrenner is dead. That is all.

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All-Better-Than-Average Game

Omar Infante Evan Meek Jason Heyward Hong-Chih Kuo Michael Bourn Marlon Byrd Chris Young Ty Wigginton Matt Thornton Trevor Cahill John Buck This isn’t a “these guys are All-Stars and Kevin Youkilis and Felix Hernandez aren’t” post. I promise. If … Continue reading

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It Wasn’t So

I’m either the world’s worst blogger or a powerful jinxer. Cliff Lee is a Ranger and the baseball world (some of it, anyway) is happy.

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Say It Ain’t So, Cliff!

Five days into this blog, I’ve got my first chance at instant analysis of breaking news, and I feel a little sick to my stomach. Cliff Lee is close to a deal with the Yankees. I’d like to address this … Continue reading

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Wins on the Shelf

2009 Wins Above Replacement (according to fangraphs) for the 11 Red Sox currently on the disabled list: Josh Beckett 5.3 Dustin Pedroia 5.0 Victor Martinez 4.2 Jacoby Ellsbury 2.7 Clay Buchholz 1.2 Mike Lowell 1.1 Manny Delcarmen 0.8 Jeremy Hermida … Continue reading

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Joe Posnanski on the All-Star Game: “It tries to be everything to everyone… Nothing in the long history of mankind can be everything to everyone, except maybe The Simpsons.” If I waste a thousand hours of my life on this … Continue reading

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