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Deciphering the Layers of Professional Baseball in the United States and Canada, Part 1

With the announcement of Major League Baseball’s 2016 schedule, stuff’s starting to cook here at Big Year Ball. There will be no official announcements until all affiliated MiLB teams through Class-A publish next summer’s lineup (we’re looking at you, Eastern, Southern, Texas, California, Florida State, Carolina, South Atlantic and Midwest Leagues), but that doesn’t mean we’re not excited! 408 more words


www.awesome day.com

I woke with a start at the sound of… My mom waking up.

Ok that was not the joke of the day. Phew

But here is a joke :):) … 154 more words


Throwback Thursday: Jose Canseco and the Oakland A's

When I look back into the depths of my memory there are few teams that I associate with dominance. The few that come to mind are the 90’s Bulls, the 80’s Edmonton Oilers, the late 90’s Yankees, the early 90’s Cowboys, and the 1988-1991… 413 more words


Should We Designate the DH for Assignment?

The designated hitter has been a part of baseball for more than 40 years, but people still argue about it. In and of itself, that’s pretty extraordinary. 1,040 more words


Sharks Game 2 recap

Pressure is on tonight. #BecauseItsTheCup pic.twitter.com/hroZqc5l6L

— NHL (@NHL) April 21, 2014

Well that was fun, wasn’t it? After a scare to begin the game with the Kings going up 2-0 in a relatively short time, you had the feeling Brown/Torres/Wingels & crew will muscle up and begin to start coming at everyone and anything.

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The Next Ricky Henderson?

Across the league there are going to be some fairly new faces who will be batting leadoff for a few teams. Some of these fine gentlemen are everyday names, while others are a fresh face in the Majors altogether.   747 more words