Category Archives: Baseball

The Blue Jays Are…

With the Mets fading it’s time to take a look at what the really good teams in the AL East are doing. It’s time to check in on those Damn Yankees. It’s also about time I put a reverse jinx … Continue reading

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The Friar’s Club

Sanctimonious sports writers experience a bunching in their panties often, but nothing chafes the crotchal region quite like discussions regarding induction to Baseball’s Hall of Fame. Purists like Bob Costas get fanatical when certain ball players are mentioned as candidates. I must be … Continue reading

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Harpthrob’s Heroics

Get used to seeing scenes like this.

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One Year of Mike Stanton

For years, I’ve considered Ichiro Suzuki my favorite player. He embodies so many of the things about baseball that I find beautiful and poetic and whimsical. At the moment, however, I only have eyes for Mike Stanton. He’s new and … Continue reading

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Strike This Motherf**ker Out

At the beginning of the season, Gary Cohen posed the question to his broadcast partners, Keith Hernandez and Ron Darling, can Mike Pelfrey be an elite pitcher if he doesn’t raise his strikeout numbers? It was a proficient moment for … Continue reading

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The Chosen

Bryce is back to being The Chosen One. Harpthrob, clearly inspired by LeBron James’ heroics, has bounced back from a cold spell with Harpthrobesque numbers over his last 5 contests. Bryce is 6 for his last 11, and 7 for … Continue reading

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Today’s Prospect You’ve Never Heard Of

After a solid if unspectacular season in the Midwest League, Justin Bour has been eating his spinach this year in the Florida State League. With homers in his last two contests, Bour’s line of .335/.396/.631 is hard to comprehend. Who needs … Continue reading

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