Tag Archives: Jon Daniels & Company

Extension Tension

Rangers Fan Fest was this weekend and a lot of interesting stuff came out of it. Quotes from Joe Nathan, Neftali Feliz, Alexi Ogando, Nolan Ryan, Josh Hamilton, and Ian Kinsler. A lot of interesting stuff that can be dissected … Continue reading

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The Lando Treatment

I’m just going to come right out and say it, Jon Daniels is Lando Calrissian, minus the black-guy coolness that comes with being played by Billy Dee Williams.

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Loco for Coco

The off-season is never as simple as it seems. Everyone goes into October (or November, if you’re a part of baseball’s elite eight) with a checklist of where they would like to make their team better.

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Yu Got What I Need

First things first, the title of this post is a Biz Markie reference. I apologize for nothing.

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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 He later rescinded his request and offered to move to 3B to make room for Elvis Andrus.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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The Best Laid Plans and All That

Here I was, all set to ease back into the week by sharing a short personal experience from a trip to The Ballpark back in September, when out of nowhere Jon Daniels makes one of those out of nowhere kinds … Continue reading

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The Rays Wanted More(land)

I decided to take a day off since I was getting a little writing fatigued and needed to recharge my batteries, but I’m back now. Let’s talk one more time [briefly] about the Matt Garza deal that didn’t go down.

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Get Your Wheaties Fix

These last two updates were originally going to be one long update, but last night turned into this morning and I was pushing 700 words already. So, here’s part 2 of my thoughts on the Jon Daniels Philosophy.

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Ya Reap What Ya Sow

Last night I was pretty hard on the Cubs, suggesting outright that their current iteration just doesn’t have the stuff of champions. Why don’t they have what it takes? Because they’re building their baseball team upside down.

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