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The Pablo Sandoval Saga

Like most Giants fans, I really got tired of the situation with Pablo Sandoval.  One day, he was going to do this. The next day, it was that.   573 more words

HardballTalk: Diamondbacks “among teams pushing hardest” for Cuban outfielder Yasmany Tomas

From NBC Sports Talk for Android:

Diamondbacks “among teams pushing hardest” for Cuban outfielder Yasmany Tomas
http://hardballtalk.nbcsports.com/2014/11/25/diamondbacks-among-teams-pushing-hardest-for-cuban-outfielder-yasmany-tomas/

Although it is risky to give a such a high amount of money to an unproven player that has only managed to play professionally in Cuba. 13 more words

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Boston Red Sox

There has been a lot in the world going on in the last 24 hours. I will be sticking to my agenda here and speak about things that, to be honest, are quite unimportant in the world. 555 more words

Baseball

Campy-The Two Lives of Roy Campanella

Sometimes in the media world they follow their own set of rules.  I have always heard that when the legend is more interesting that the truth……..you print the legend.   474 more words

History

Shoulda seen that one coming.

No, I’m not talking about Pablo Sandoval signing with Boston. I’m referring instead to Jose Canseco punking us by announcing his intent to sell both his severed finger and the gun he shot it off with on eBay. 356 more words

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Column: Trade Travis d'Arnaud and promote Kevin Plawecki

Kevin Plawecki is knocking on the Citi Field door, and the Mets can’t keep the door locked for too much longer. Plawecki tore up AA/AAA in 2014, hitting 11 homeruns and 64 runs batted in. 157 more words

How Twitter has changed baseball coverage. Which is part of the story, anyway.

Chad Finn of the Boston Globe has a good story up about how baseball coverage has changed in the age of Twitter. He talks to Bob Nightengale, Peter Gammons, Adam Kilgore, Buster Olney, Ken Rosenthal and Tyler Kepner all of whom accurately and often quite illuminatingly describe how the job of the baseball writer has been transformed in the past decade and a half or so. 583 more words

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