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Barry Bonds: The Story of a Living Legend

Photo Credit: Eric Risberg, Associated Press

On September 5, 2007, Barry Bonds rounded the bases against Colorado Rockies ace Ubaldo Jimenez after hitting a home run in the top of the first inning. 3,327 more words

Baseball

Filing A Strategic Ballot: A Miller and Eric Conversation

Miller and I both agree: Having a BBWAA vote would be amazing! But as people with a deeply analytical slant to our thinking, we sometimes enjoy the complexity of the puzzle as much as its solution. 3,194 more words

Barry Bonds

Grading the BBWAA Ballots, #196-197

In one of the last few BBWAA posts, I came really close to calling myself a baseball “analyst”. In fact, I wrote the word and then chose wisely to delete it. 1,362 more words

Edgar Martinez

2017 Hall of Fame Ballot

I’ve spent the last while waxing wonderful (I do that, you know) about the Modern Era Veteran’s Committee’s upcoming vote, that I’ve basically set the BBWAA Hall of Fame ballot on the back burner. 653 more words

Baseball

Mets Daily Offseason Update 11/21/17

In news from the Braves, former GM John Coppolella has been permanently banned from MLB for illegally negotiating with international free agents. Among the sanctions the league gave out, the Braves will also lose 12 international prospects, including top prospect Kevin Maitan, who signed with the organization for $4.25 million in 2016. 82 more words

2017 Offseason

This crop of All-Stars was home-grown

On Tuesday, the 88th annual major league baseball All-Star game will be played at Marlins Park in Miami. It will feature most of the great lights of big league ball, with the notable exception of Mike Trout, the Angels’ superstar center fielder who is still recovering from a thumb injury. 661 more words

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