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The End of an Era?

When I was scrolling through the minor league transactions a couple days ago, I noticed that Chad Oberacker has been released by the Arizona Diamondbacks. While this may not be the end of an era, it certainly is the end of something, as Chad was the last Fauquier Gator in organized ball. 99 more words

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Pennant Race Fun

It has the makings of being a great pennant (division, actually) race involving the Maritimes’ two favorite teams.  Those are, of course, the Toronto Blue Jays and Boston Red Sox.   428 more words

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Major League Game in the Maritimes?

I have written about previous Major League exhibitions played in the Maritimes.  I have also written about my proposed Home Run Atlantic idea where two minor league teams play a series in the region (based off of the CFL’s Touchdown Atlantic series).   576 more words



It’s good to be back in the West. The short jaunt north from Colorado Springs to Denver, with the Rockies looming to the left reminded me that the flat Midwest and the modest (typographically speaking) East are, for the time being, in the past. 364 more words

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DEMOTED! Braves Send Down Wisler

Yeah, the headline is inappropriate and kind of stupid. That’s sort of what we’re going to do here – SELL THE CONTENT.

The putrid, last place Atlanta Braves sent Matt Wisler back to AAA, rather than suffer his ineptitude anymore.  56 more words

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The schedule just didn’t quite work.  A little too late a start from Milwaukee, a couple of wrong turns on secondary roads and not enough caffeine meant that I didn’t cover the too-many miles necessary to get to Omaha for an early Storm Chasers game.   261 more words

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Friend John Nebel and I got an early start from Detroit and drove across Michigan in a thundering downpour.  I knew it rained hard in the Midwest but I didn’t know it could last, with such intensity, for so long.   697 more words

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