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Argument: The Padres Are The Most Non-Descript Team In Baseball's History

Okay, I may be wrong here, and I’ll get to the point in a second, but far as I can tell, here’s what the “All-Time San Diego Padres” team would look like going by WAR, minimum five years with appearances on the team: 642 more words


Part Two - The Art of Scouting - Stewart

A must-read for baseball fans far and wide.  This book has stories upon stories from seven decades of scouting in MLB.  It’s hard to choose a place to start from as I begin reflecting on the book. 729 more words


A Genealogical Baseball Mystery

As a huge fan of the game of baseball, I was thrilled to come across this story. Thanks to Vita Brevis and Zachary Garceau for the information.  71 more words

Family History

Derek Jeter was not the best player I ever saw

Well, noted sportswriter and pundit Kevin Blackistone said something on NPR a couple days ago that I categorically disagree with. I was on my way to work, listening to “On Point” when Blackistone blurted out something I don’t think he fully meant on the show usually hosted by Tom Ashbrook. 541 more words


Rays announce 2015 coaching staff

By JOSH VITALE, SunCoast Sports

PORT CHARLOTTE — Kevin Cash’s first bench coach will be a familiar face.

The Tampa Bay Rays announced their 2015 coaching staff on Friday, promoting long-time third base coach Tom Foley to be the bench coach. 359 more words


Armchair Observations' Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

It’s a special Friday edition of Armchair Observations, as we get you in the Christmas spirit with another Armchair Christmas Carol.  We are six days away from… 154 more words


Last of the Holdovers

The remaining holdovers on the ballot are three players who don’t appear likely to get much traction in the voting based on where they are now, percentage-wise. 2,206 more words