Monthly Archives: June 2011

Hype And Expectations and Red Sox and Phillies

Everyone’s World Series prediction, the Red Sox against the Phillies, comes to life this week when the teams meet for a three-game set. Naturally, that means every sports media outlet is required to ratchet up to hype factor, telling us … Continue reading

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All-Star Voting Pet Peeves

When I joined the Baseball Bloggers Alliance last week, I was most excited to vote on awards, including the All-Star teams. While I understand why MLB wants fans to vote on the All-Stars (the game is for the fans, after … Continue reading

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Midseason All-Star Picks

I couldn’t be much more excited to participate in my first Baseball Bloggers Alliance election. A lot has changed since I picked my my Quarter Season All-Stars. Russell Martin has faded into irrelevance, Andre Ethier stopped getting a hit every … Continue reading

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The Mariners’ Bumpy Ride

In 2007, the Seattle Mariners went 88-75 and finished second in the AL West, 6 1/2 games off the division and wild card paces. In 2008, they added Erik Bedard, and with Felix Hernandez now 22 and ready to pitch … Continue reading

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Revisiting Rotations

This is my first post as a member of the baseball bloggers alliance. If you like my work (or even if you don’t, I suppose), please swing by the alliance’s page and peruse some of my peers’ work. Back in … Continue reading

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If you don’t already frequent, you should. If you do, get on the User Created page and try some of these quizzes with mines. Here’s one of my favorites: Can you name the Top 50 HR Hitters of All … Continue reading

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Three Ace Night

The three best pitchers in the American League this year all took the mound on Tuesday night. If that’s not enough of a coincidence, all three faced division rivals in games featuring two teams occupying two of the top three … Continue reading

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