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NL Cy Young Preview

September’s here. The usual suspects (and the Mets) are dominating the National League. Continuing my series of major award previews, here are the five players most likely to win the NL Cy Young Award, in ascending order of likelihood: 5. … Continue reading

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Ranking This Year’s AL MVP Candidates

Much like I did last night for the NL, it’s about time to take a first look at which AL players are the most likely (if not necessarily the most deserving) to win the 2015 Most Valuable Player Award. From … Continue reading

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Sizing Up the NL MVP Race

The dog days of August are about to give way to the pennant chases of September. As the playoff picture comes into focus, so do the postseason award races. Let’s take a look at the top contenders, starting with National … Continue reading

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Garciparra a Boston Legend, if Not a Hall of Famer

One more in the Forecaster series, this time about the guy who was Big Papi before Big Papi… kind of. ___________________________________________________ He steps into the batter’s box, rearranging the dirt with his feet. He steps out of the box and … Continue reading

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David Ortiz and the Quest for 500 Home Runs

Episode three in the Forecaster series. As of this reposting, this one’s almost four weeks and exactly for Big Papi dingers old. By the time you’re reading it, it’s probably older. So it goes. ______________________________________________ On June 27, 1977, Willie … Continue reading

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Predicting the Rest of the 2015 Season

Here’s episode two in my Forecaster series, predictions for the rest of the season. In the week since I first drafted this, I’ve lost a little faith in the Nationals and a lot of faith in the Mets’ ability to … Continue reading

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Frustrating Red Sox Well Positioned for the Future

Hey there, folks. It’s been a while since I wrapped at ya. That doesn’t mean I haven’t been writing about baseball. It means I’ve been doing so for newspapers and not for all you virtual people in your underwear in … Continue reading

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