Monthly Archives: February 2011

Fixing the Unbroken

For those that missed the memo, the Rangers will no longer be featured on KRLD or 105.3 The Fan, KRLD’s FM sister station. The local ESPN affiliate has taken over broadcasting the games, but Eric Nadel is still at the … Continue reading

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Full-On Panic Mode!

Everybody completely freak out! The Rangers lost their first Spring Training game to the Royals. The Royals! This season is a full-blown disaster and it hasn’t even begun! Let’s just give up. Game over, man, game over!

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Who shot the editors?

This is a personal gripe about something that has been bothering and baffling me for quite some time. Why is the internet so riddled with typos and whose job is it to fix those typos?

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Gone Fishin’ (for News)

(Let me start by apologizing to whomever for my sudden week long hiatus. Having spent the weekend completely off of the internet and doing a job interview on Tuesday, I haven’t had much of an opportunity to write about baseball.) … Continue reading

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The Crimes of an Ancient Mariner*

Last week Andy MacPhail [president of the Baltimore Orioles] offered his opinion to the Baltimore Sun that Alex Rodriguez’s deal with Texas was the worst FA signing in baseball history. I tend to agree [and a few paragraphs down I … Continue reading

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Sports Not Make One Great

At the time of this writing, we are but a few short hours from the first baseball activity of the year. Pitchers and catchers report tomorrow and some have already started throwing. Since there still isn’t much of anything to … Continue reading

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…and another thing!

The Michael Young saga continues into the weekend, but at this point a trade seems unlikely. There are too many moving parts and the club seems adamant about striking a deal only if it makes sense on both ends, which … Continue reading

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Stuff (and Stuff)

I’ve been collecting links for the last few days, amassing information and analysis about the MY trade situation. Before I get to that, though, I want to share one other thought of my own on the subject.

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MY’s Howard Beale Moment

In regards to the Michael Young situation, I’ve been reading and digesting everything I could find for the last few days. Initially, I wasn’t sure exactly whose side I was on, but after giving it some thought I’ve decided that … Continue reading

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Circling the Drain

Before the start of the 2009 season, Michael Young wanted out of Texas. He later rescinded his request and offered to move to 3B to make room for Elvis Andrus. Now he wants out again and it doesn’t sound like … Continue reading

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