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Turning Two – August 10th

At last, August. The month where teams surge into September with hopes of making the playoffs, or see their hopes wither away in the heat. Not much has changed in the ten days since the trade deadline – 17 teams … Continue reading

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Turning Two – July 27th

Four  days away from the non-waiver trade deadline, general managers get little rest from the constant ringing of their Blackberry. Whether they are buying, or selling, going all in this year, or building for the future, it makes no difference. … Continue reading

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Turning Two – At the Half

The second half of baseball has officially begun, and we are two and a half weeks away from the trade deadline. Soon the pennant races will be enter the home stretch and teams will be preparing for October. But, until … Continue reading

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Turning Two – June 15th

As it turns out, there was no Impending Zombie Apocalypse as projected by this blog two weeks ago. Whew! That means that there was two incredible weeks of baseball instead, highlighted by interleague play, a no-hitter, as discussed here, a … Continue reading

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Burnett Goes Three and Out

As it had been widely projected for the past 10 days, the Yankees have dealt veteran right-handed pitcher, A.J. Burnett to the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for a pair of minor league prospects. In addition, the Yankees also sent $20 … Continue reading

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Roaring into Contention

The signing of Prince Fielder by 2011 American League finalists, the Detroit Tigers, stunned most of the baseball world. Detroit, which already has the perennial MVP candidate Miguel Cabrera as their first basemen, was not expected to try and sign … Continue reading

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How to Fix The Wild Card

A couple of weeks ago, I argued that the Yankees-Red Sox series meant nothing. Not nothing as in, “Justin, you’re just saying that because you’re a bitter Yankee fan” sort of nothing, but the sort of nothing where, well, nothing … Continue reading

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