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With the Reds on the verge of extinction from the NL West divisional race, 15½ games back of the front-running Dodgers, manager Sparky Anderson has decided to do what, according to a comment he made following Sunday’s 4-2 win over the Padres, “what I should’ve flippin’ done back in July, instead of panicking,” and restore the Reds lineup to its classic Big Red Machine starting eight of 1976 (with Dan Driessen at first base in place of Tony Perez, now with the Expos). 194 more words
I watched Jon Nunnaly play a lot of baseball in person, since we was in Omaha back in 2001-2002. I really liked him, though it was clear at that point in his career that he was probably not going to see too many more major league at bats. 260 more words
It (not quite) (is) the best of times. It (not quite) (is) the worst of times.
That measurement almost applies as “A Tale of Two Cities,” (areas in one case) in the sports realm, after the Toronto Blue Jays swept out the Texas Rangers, in their recently completed division series. 132 more words