Labels don’t matter if he can play

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Even though this is a baseball centered blog, sometimes news from elsewhere drifts in to baseball and gets you thinking. Today, remarks from Tony Dungy made me think about a few things, and I wanted to get some thoughts off Continue reading

The Cubs should probably wait on David Price

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A few days ago Ken Rosenthal started a fire among fans of the Chicago Cubs when he started a rumor that they should trade for David Price. This self started rumor began to make Cub fans think and dream of Continue reading

Cardinals Directly Responsible For the National League’s Demise

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Minor news first, about Emilio Bonifacio:   Emilio Bonifacio’s rehab assignment transferred to Double-A Tennessee. — Mark Gonzales (@MDGonzales) July 16, 2014 Come back soon Emilio! In the meantime, I don’t know if you forgot, but the National League lost Continue reading

Checking the Standings At the All-Star Break

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I think I’ll check the individual player statistics when they update later on, but for now, with the Yankees-Orioles game having been rained out on Sunday night (seriously, why have a night game the Sunday before the All-Star break?), every Continue reading

All-Star Selection Sunday Results

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You can follow along the names as they are revealed here.  For the American League: Your browser does not support iframes. The fan-selected American League starting lineup is: C Matt Wieters (injured, so he’ll be replaced by Salvador Perez) 1B Continue reading

I’m rooting for Jeff Samardzija and the Oakland A’s, and so should you

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Jeff Samardzija was traded along with Jason Hammel to the Oakland A’s late Friday night.  I believe it was a good trade for both teams, a break-even at worst, and will hopefully give the A’s the boost they need to Continue reading

Checking the Standings

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The Cubs just finished their series against the Nationals on Saturday and are on their way to Boston.  Technically, their 81st game isn’t until Monday night at Fenway, but this is as good a time as any to talk about Continue reading

All About the Money

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Every now and then, we will tackle a subject that isn’t solely focused on the Chicago Cubs, and today is one of those times. Although, there is still a Cubs spin as this was also brought up with Jeff Samardzija Continue reading

World Series Dreaming Fantasy Baseball League Update

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First off, allow me to apologize to each and every one of you. Because this is the inaugural WSDFBL, you are all my guinea pigs for this “test run”. There will be kinks to work out to make the league better Continue reading

Derek Jeter to retire at the end of 2014, and my baseball childhood will retire with him

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I finally have some time to put this into words after a rather busy day.  If you don’t know, earlier this afternoon, long-time New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter announced that he will retire at the end of this season: Continue reading