Category Archives: MLB

Play At The Plate…Heeeeee’s…Under Further Review

I like seeking out opinions and viewpoints radically different from mine.  Consider it personal growth.  Reading and hearing them in some cases makes me feel my stance has been strengthened.  In some cases, I consider altering…or even changing my stance. … Continue reading

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The Frighteningly Flummoxed Philadelphia Phillies

I went all negative on the Phillies in the off-season, warning about the intelligence of spending all their free agent money to shore up the closer position when they had one of the best starting rotations in baseball…while also knowing … Continue reading

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Cole Hamels, Tough Guy

The United Negro College Fund has used the phrase for four decades now: “A mind is a terrible thing to waste.” When I first heard of Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Cole Hamels’ decision to deliberately throw at the Washington Nationals’ teen phenom … Continue reading

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My Belated Valentine To Bobby Valentine

I have spent the better part of a week commenting on other blogs about the opening days of the Bobby Valentine era as Manager of the Boston Red Sox. I figured I better take a few moments to offer thoughts on MY site. He was … Continue reading

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Ryan Braun And The Theory Of A Zero Defect Mentality

Don’t hate the man.  Hate the fact perfection…always pursued…isn’t always achieved. NL MVP Ryan Braun will not be suspended for failing to adhere to the drug testing rules of Major League Baseball. We don’t know if he was trying to … Continue reading

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