1. Mark Buehrle: Another Night Another History Maker

    Mark Buehrle, coming off a perfect game in his last outing, made more history Tuesday night in Minnesota. Buehrle threw another 5 2/3 innings of perfect baseball and in doing so, passed Jim Barr and Bobby Jenks record of 41 straight batters retired...

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  2. God Says, "You're Welcome" To Athletes (Satire)

    Due to the recent surge in "thank you"s, in a press release by angel Gabriel from heaven, God has said, "You're welcome" to athletes...

    Chris Murphy Written by Chris Murphy about over 5 years ago 451 reads 7 comments

  3. Music Made For Sports: If It's Too Loud, You're Too Old

    As I sit editing articles on Bleacher Report, my ears begin to wiggle a bit as the guitar of Jimi Hendrix engulfs them—and for a moment—I forget what I'm even doing...

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  4. Bud Selig's Possible Reinstatement of Pete Rose Is Questionable

    There have been recent reports that Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig is thinking about lifting the ban on Pete Rose from baseball...

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  5. A Letter from the National League to the American League

    Dear American League, Well, it's been a little more than a month and I still haven't heard back from you since I wrote to you before the All-Star break. That's cool, I've been busy too... Congrats on winning the All-Star game by the way...

    Chris Murphy Written by Chris Murphy about over 5 years ago 72 reads 6 comments

  6. Analyzing A Bullpen: White Sox Aim For Perfect Game So Pen Can't Pitch

    After Mark Buehrle's perfect game, which put the White Sox in a first-place tie with the Detroit Tigers, they have lost three straight games against those same Tigers to fall three games back in the American League Central...

    Chris Murphy Written by Chris Murphy about over 5 years ago 265 reads 3 comments

  7. Copying Off of Bill Simmons: Diary for Game One of White Sox Doubleheader

    Today begins an extremely tough 13-game stretch for the White Sox in which they play four in Detroit, three in Minnesota, and then come home for three against the New York Yankees and three against the Los Angeles Angels...

    Chris Murphy Written by Chris Murphy about over 5 years ago 148 reads 1 comments

  8. Perfection: Mark Buehrle Sending Everyone Home Early

    Mark Buerhle has just thrown the first perfect game in five years against the Tampa Bay Rays. Dewayne Wise, who was put in the game as a defensive replacement in the ninth inning, saved the ...

    Chris Murphy Written by Chris Murphy about over 5 years ago 70 reads 10 comments

  9. Home Runs Are Not Evil: Small Ball Vs. Long Ball

    Teaching small ball to a baseball player is like teaching track to someone in a wheelchair: utterly useless. No one should ever try to persuade a baseball player to play small ball."Small ball" comes in desperate situations, but should not be overused...

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  10. Chicago White Sox Have to Burn Some Fat: Time to Trade Bobby Jenks

    Before last season, I felt the White Sox should have kept their eyes open for deals to trade closer Bobby Jenks seeing as GMs love overpaying for closers for some reason...

    Chris Murphy Written by Chris Murphy about over 5 years ago 328 reads 9 comments

  11. Trouble on Deck: MLB Pitchers Cower When These Trios Bat

    There are portions of lineups you pray you don't see underneath the words "due up" ever in a baseball game. When the bottom of the ninth rolls around and your team has a small lead, you go ...

    Chris Murphy Written by Chris Murphy about over 5 years ago 1,047 reads 12 comments

  12. If Your Team's Still In It, Here's How It Can Win the Pennant

    With the second half of the baseball season beginning tomorrow there are 19 teams, six of which are leading their divisions, within seven games or less of their division lead. There are many questions floating around baseball right now...

    Chris Murphy Written by Chris Murphy about over 5 years ago 420 reads 49 comments

  13. Bartolo Colon: Have You Seen This Man?

    The Chicago White Sox have lost starting pitcher and part-time space shuttle Bartolo Colon. Sources say they saw him at a taco stand in Charlotte where he is supposed to be making a rehab start for the White Sox Triple-A team...

    Chris Murphy Written by Chris Murphy about over 5 years ago 276 reads 6 comments

  14. MLB All-Star Game Snubbery

    With the All-Star Game come snubs. It is what happens when you let the world vote when the world doesn't seem to know how to read numbers...

    Chris Murphy Written by Chris Murphy about over 5 years ago 877 reads 50 comments

  15. A Walk-Off Article with Two Outs in the Ninth: Why Clutch Hitting Doesn't Exist

    Clutch: the word that is tattooed into every idiotic baseball fan's vocabulary, and into the ears of every intelligent baseball fan during an argument regarding a player's talent...

    Chris Murphy Written by Chris Murphy about over 5 years ago 200 reads 16 comments

  16. Jeff Baker Acquired by Cubs for Minor League Pitcher with Awesome Name

    The Chicago Cubs acquired Colorado Rockies infielder Jeff Baker for Minor League pitcher Alberto Alburquerque today. It's another huge splash in Jim Hendry's quest toward .500.Baker is currently batting ...

    Chris Murphy Written by Chris Murphy about over 5 years ago 462 reads 1 comments

  17. MLB's All-Terrible Team

    This is the time of year everyone is arguing over who should be an All-Star and who should not. However, we must not forget those who have ruined our fantasy teams, crushed our playoff hopes and generally made friends of ours say, "I told you so...

    Chris Murphy Written by Chris Murphy about over 5 years ago 123 reads 7 comments

  18. Did Someone Lose Their Sox? Chicago White Sox Playing Out of Character

    These certainly are not my Chicago White Sox. Someone apparently has done some laundry. After tonight's win against the Cleveland Indians 11-4 in seven innings with Cliff Lee starting, the White Sox are above ...

    Chris Murphy Written by Chris Murphy about over 5 years ago 171 reads 4 comments

  19. The "Other" All-Star Team

    It is hard to lose 12 games in a row even if they are spaced out by a year, but the National League has found a way to do that. However, the National League is on the better end of a 40-37 record in the Midsummer Classic...

    Chris Murphy Written by Chris Murphy about over 5 years ago 90 reads 26 comments

  20. Your 2009 All-Star Game-Winning American League

    It is the article everyone is writing, reading, and arguing about. Who to pick for the All-Star Game? The American League has many options on how to go about beating the National League, and all of them will work...

    Chris Murphy Written by Chris Murphy about over 5 years ago 1,176 reads 32 comments

  21. Soto's Obesity Linked To Marijuana (Satire)

    Investigation into the rising waistband of Chicago Cubs catcher Geovany Soto has been brought to a halt after nearly four months of work. The culprit was found to be marijuana...

    Chris Murphy Written by Chris Murphy about over 5 years ago 374 reads 5 comments

  22. National League Letter Of Forfeit

    Dear American League,We, the mediocre of the senior circuit, have decided to forfeit this year's All-Star game...

    Chris Murphy Written by Chris Murphy about over 5 years ago 161 reads 5 comments

  23. Do As I Say Not As I Do: A Look at the Steroid Hearing

    Baseball players are human beings. They took an easy way, although illegal, to increase their pay. Not only this, we glorified them for it...

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  24. It's Not All in the Hips, It's All in the Numbers

    Steroid users are not hard to locate. There is no need for MapQuest because the yellow brick road will always lead you to the numbers...

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  25. My Sports Generation: These Are a Few of My Hated Things

    To the Song and Lyrics of "My Favorite Things," Sung by Julie Andrews(It's hard to find words that rhyme with "strudels" and "noodles")SAT scores with Roses and horrible whiskers on pitchersCocky ...

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