1. NLDS Preview: Look for Dodgers-Phillies Rematch

    There are many storylines as the postseason begins, the most obvious being the Philadelphia Phillies’ quest to repeat. With apologies to the other sports, there’s nothing better than the baseball postseason...

    Andrew Zercie Written by Andrew Zercie about almost 5 years ago 284 reads 3 comments

  2. The Ledger: NFL Week Four Picks Review

    Welcome back to The Ledger, where I review what went right, and wrong, with my picks against the spread from last week’s games. In case you missed my original picks, look here: http://masterprocrastinator...

    Andrew Zercie Written by Andrew Zercie about almost 5 years ago 172 reads 2 comments

  3. Spread 'Em: Week 4 NFL Picks

    I was disappointed with how last week went. However, it’s a new week, and it’s time to provide some picks for folks looking for help with the office pool. Hopefully, for your sake and mine, my picks are more accurate this week...

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  4. The Ledger: NFL Week 3

    Welcome to The Ledger. I didn’t have a stellar showing in week three, but I am not afraid to acknowledge my mistakes when I make them. This week, there were plenty of mistakes to look back on, so without further ado…   Sunday (record vs...

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  5. Spread 'Em: Week Three NFL Picks

    Week Three is where things start to get interesting. Some of the 2-0 teams will be exposed as frauds, while teams that are 0-2 now may already be playing the most important game of their seasons...

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  6. The Ledger: NFL Week Two

    After a decent start to the season, week two proved to be a bonanza, if one were to use my picks, which were here: http://masterprocrastinator.wordpress...

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  7. Spread 'Em: Week Two NFL Picks

    As I stated last week, picking against the spread in the first week of the season can be messy. However, I was fortunate to go 9-7...

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  8. The Ledger: Revewing My Week One Picks

    Making predictions can be a messy business, but I’m not going to shy away from my mistakes. I made quite a few in week one of the NFL season. I’m not afraid to admit it...

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  9. Spread 'Em: Week One NFL Picks

    With the NFL season about to begin, I wanted to pay homage to one of the two reasons why millions of people purchase the Direct TV NFL Sunday Package: gambling (the other is fantasy football tracking)...

    Andrew Zercie Written by Andrew Zercie about almost 5 years ago 189 reads 1 comments

  10. The Haiku NFL Preview

    It’s easy to plunk down $4 or $5 for the latest NFL preview magazine and read 66 pages of scouting reports and predictions for the upcoming season that will ultimately be wrong...

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  11. For Brett Favre and Minnesota Vikings, It's Super Bowl...or Bust

    For the Minnesota Vikings, the 2009 season has the potential to be spectacular—or spectacularly awful. It all hinges on the dinged-up right wing of the greatest passer in the history of the NFL...

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  12. Derek Jeter Begins Assault on Hitting Milestones

    Derek Jeter’s inevitable march to Cooperstown began in 2005, when Jeter completed his 10th major league season...

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  13. A-Rod: True Yankee

    I didn’t watch Friday night’s game between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox. I was at a minor league ballgame with my son, and we had the opportunity to camp out in the outfield afterward; we weren’t going to pass that up...

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  14. Appreciating Ken Griffey, Jr.

    Greatness can’t always be predicted. History can be made right before one’s eyes, but it can sometimes only be seen in retrospect. With Ken Griffey, Jr. however, greatness was predicted early and often...

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  15. How Trade Deadline Moves Could Impact the AL East

    With the Major League Baseball non-waiver trade deadline less than 24 hours away, here are some predictions about which AL East players and teams could be impacted by 4 p.m. on July 31...

    Andrew Zercie Written by Andrew Zercie about almost 5 years ago 559 reads 3 comments

  16. Memo to Brian Cashman: It Ain't Broke, Don't Fix It

    The July 31 non-waiver trade deadline is fast approaching, but I expect the New York Yankees to stand pat. The Yankees are not without their flaws, of course. However, the Aug. 31 waiver deadline is the one to watch in regards to the New York Yankees...

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  17. Adam LaRoche: Panic Move

    Adam LaRoche? Seriously? I fully expected the Boston Red Sox to acquire a hitter at some point, either before the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline, or before the August 31 waiver trade deadline...

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  18. Midseason Grades: New York Yankees' Rotation

    After handing out mid-season grades to the New York Yankees' lineup, I felt compelled to give the starting rotation the same treatment. Well, maybe not the exact same treatment...

    Andrew Zercie Written by Andrew Zercie about 5 years ago 255 reads 3 comments

  19. Mid-Season Grades: New York Yankees Lineup

    The New York Yankees have reached the halfway point of the season at 48-33, four games better than last season at this time (44-37), and have won 10 of their last 11 games entering their Monday afternoon tilt against the Toronto Blue Jays...

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  20. New York Yankees' Bullpen: Best in Baseball

    For the first two months of the 2009 season, the New York Yankees bullpen was considered a weakness. How many stories were written about Mariano Rivera’s age? How many articles ...

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  21. UConn Opens Branch in Detroit

    Former UConn teammates Ben Gordon and Charlie Villanueva have agreed to multi-year contracts to join the Detroit Pistons, according to published reports...

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  22. Phil Hughes: New Debate Brewing Over Role?

    Since the middle of the 2007 season, fans, “experts,” anonymous baseball executives and countless others have weighed in with an opinion about what Joba Chamberlain’s role should be on the New York Yankees...

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  23. Eight Potential Player-Managers in the MLB

    This slideshow is an extension of an article I wrote recently that simply asked the question, "What Happened to the Player-Manager in Baseball?" The article can be found here: http://bleacherreport...

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  24. What Happened to the Player-Manager in Baseball?

    Did this man kill the player-manager in baseball? From the inception of professional baseball, several players have served in the dual role of player and manager...

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  25. Joba Chamberlain Debate Is Officially Over

    The New York Yankees intended for Joba Chamberlain to be a starting pitcher from the beginning of his development in the minor leagues...

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