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Is It Baseball Yet?

Once the new year arrives, my thoughts begin to focus on the upcoming baseball season.  Can you believe that pitchers and catchers report to Spring Training in only 40 days???  1,131 more words

Marlins Miss Out

The Marlins need a closer. They were intent on signing one of the big 3, free agent closing pitchers this off-season. Aroldis Chapman, Kenley Jansen, and Mark Melancon. 136 more words

MLB

A young Giants fan wrote the most passionate note to beg GM to sign closer Mark Melancon

Is a young fan’s note to San Francisco Giants general manager Bobby Evans the reason the team signed closer Mark Melancon?

Probably not — the Giants were in desperate need of a ninth inning arm and Melancon has 168 saves in his eight-year career. 113 more words

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The Waiting Is the Hardest Part 

“The waiting is the hardest part
Every day you see one more card
You take it on faith, you take it to the heart
The waiting is the hardest part” 516 more words

Los Angeles Dodgers

Winter meetings and Domincan winter league Satisifying my baseball hunger

We go from the home ball park of the world champs to the Winter meeting in  Harbor MD

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where   the Giants signed a solid closer in Mark  Melancon  it  may not be the “sexiest” move but  I do’nt think it as risky as the Yankees   Resignining Chapman for 5 yr @85 Million  because one has to wonder if Chappy’s 100 mph plus cannon is wearing down after the  Cubs  over worked in the playoff.   99 more words

Giants Offseason Needs

Fresh off of a new Collective Bargaining Agreement and Winter Meetings in full swing, baseball’s hot stove is officially burning. With that being said, I want to reflect on some potential moves the Giants can make during the Winter Meetings. 1,555 more words