The Angels Are the Devil

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So by now you know the saga of former Cub-for-about-five-minutes-before-he-was-traded Josh Hamilton, who fessed up to a drug relapse this offseason while also rehabbing an injury.  It remains to be seen whether he will get to rejoin the Los Angeles Angels, who are suffering from buyer’s remorse.  The Angels GM, Continue reading The Angels Are the Devil

False Narratives About Cubs, Rebuild Too Much to Handle

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Forgetting that the collective bargaining agreement instituted in 2011 changed the way teams are able to build a winning team and how quickly they are able to do it, the number of false narratives surrounding the Cubs and the way Theo Epstein is building the organization is a bit overwhelming.  Continue reading False Narratives About Cubs, Rebuild Too Much to Handle

I Went to Spring Training and All I Got Was….A Lifetime of Memories

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  “The strongest thing that baseball has going for it today are its yesterdays.”  -Lawrence Ritter   Yes, the late Lawrence Ritter, who wrote about economics, baseball, and often both, was absolutely correct.  Baseball is a game that builds its fortunes on the building blocks of its yesterdays.  It is Continue reading I Went to Spring Training and All I Got Was….A Lifetime of Memories