Monthly Archives: December 2010

On the 1st Day of Christmas My GM Gave to Me, A Pitcher Who Had Shoulder Surgery!

It is official and soon it will be officially official. Brandon Webb will be a Ranger in 2011, assuming that his arm doesn’t fall off sometime before his arrival in Surprise, AZ*. Advertisements

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The Big 3

Last night’s posts wound up being about 2000 words between them, which isn’t at all what I was shooting for. For my last real update before Christmas, I’ll try to maintain a more reasonable word count. Shorter and sweeter and … Continue reading

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Upstairs Hollywood Sports Writers School Alumni Association

Everyone has to have a nemesis, whether they’re a super-hero or not. Mine is Filip Bondy.

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BOOM! for Your Buck

Having spent the whole day in the car, I haven’t had a chance to update yet, even though there are about 20 different things that’ve been rattling around in my brain. Let’s see if I can knock out at least … Continue reading

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Once More, With Feeling

I was originally going to post about something a little more personal, but decided I’d rather take it easy tonight and not get real deep into anything. So, let’s talk briefly about what can, at most, be dubbed Plan C. … Continue reading

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Who wears the baseball pants?

Yesterday I heard an interview with Chuck Greenberg where all manner of issues were discussed and one thing in particular jumped out at me.

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Outlandish Predictions

Last week when the Cliff Lee news was all but official, everyone started calling out about what this means for the Phillies, the National League, and the balance of power in the game of baseball. That got me thinking and … Continue reading

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An Ob-Lee-gatory Post

Cliff Lee is gone, but not forgotten. A week ago he signed a 5-year deal with the Phillies and said goodbye to Texas forever. It will be an undertaking, but I can’t move on until this one is in the … Continue reading

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Some Like It Hot

There are probably a half-dozen things I’d like to discuss as I start to cobble this site together and I’ve been debating where exactly I want to launch from. For my first real post, I’ll indulge in the Hot Stove* … Continue reading

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Top of the 1st

Before this thing really starts rolling, I’d like to take some time to introduce myself.

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