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The Mets 7/28/14 win

There was a time not so long ago that the confines of Citi Field seemed too vast for the people that populated the Mets lineup. Soccer players scored more in their games than New York’s offense, it seemed and they also flopped on the field more times than those futbol stars. 322 more words


Baseball: Eagle ballplayer up for national award

A 2014 Atascocita High School graduate and varsity baseball player is a national finalist for the Game Changer Award presented by New Balance.
Hunter Stephenson is one of four U.S. 57 more words


Regressed WAR: An Introduction

In case you haven’t already heard, baseball is a game of numbers. Some curmudgeons like to say that baseball isn’t all about statistics, and to some extent, that’s true. 957 more words


A Consideration of Assholes and Astros

It is necessary to understand, reader, that due to a recent back injury, I am plagued at present by the following conditions a.) a cloud of pharma-manufactured stupidity hovers in the general vicinity of my presence at almost all times, and b.) typing for a prolonged length of time (read: more than 15 or so seconds) results in tingly or numb fingers. 101 more words


Krukow to the rescue!

On the occasion of the San Francisco Giants’ first Japanese American Day at Candlestick Park, both the Rokushige Fujima Dance Troupe and the San Francisco Taiko Dojo were asked to provide the pre-game entertainment. 

Short Stories

Back on the Diamond

I played my first baseball game since 1999. It was a lot of fun, especially since my wife and my son have never seen me play, even though I played until I was 24 or 25 (I cannot recall). 67 more words

Life Of Jude

Red Sox Notes Heading Into the Trade Deadline

Koji Uehara pictured above

• What to do with Jon Lester is probably the question that’s been keeping Red Sox GM Ben Cherington and President Larry Lucchino up late at night recently. 476 more words