Resurrecting the Four Tops in San Diego

I don’t want to give the impression that I like what the Padres are doing from a baseball standpoint but the PR of it is pretty nice for San Diego baseball fans who are only looking at star power. Still, it’s been a while since the Padres had any star power at all at the […]
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THE WIND DOWN, 12/10/2014

Hey, baby, how you feeling after a long day of Xmas shoppings and work and whatever socializin’ you’re doing’? Feeling pent up? Feeling all wired out? Why don’t you come on over here and wind down with some hot fresh links that will get your dogs to stop barking, I guarantee it. We’ll just pretend […]
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Jon Lester and the danger of Cubs fan expectations

If you follow any Cubs fans or writers you may have the impression this morning that they won the 2015 World Series last night. They made what looks like a great free agent signing, giving Jon Lester $155M for 6 years and not losing a draft pick in the process. For a team with the […]
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One sad trade rumor from MLB

Source: The Rangers have expressed strong interest in the Nats starters. Nats asked for 2B Rougned Odor. Rangers said they won't trade him. — Adam Kilgore (@AdamKilgoreWP) December 9, 2014 Baseball fans deserve better than this. Doug Fister being traded for Rougned Odor is something that shouldn’t be an IRL possibility but it is and […]
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The Wind Down, 12/1/2014

I thought about doing nothing but sports rumors and coaching rumors and Brady Hoke theories in this space tonight but I don’t have the stomach for it all. Jon Lester will end up back in Boston and Brady Hoke is sure to be reaffirmed as the coach of Michigan tomorrow. Good night and good morning.
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The Wind Down, Thanksgiving 2014

Sigh. Let’s see if I can drive away some more readers? Opinions are like assholes: they tear easily and are both a gateway to disease and an exit-point for all the toxicity that has built up in your body. I’m opinionated and given to hyperbole and emotional arguments but we’re all a bunch of navel-gazing […]
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