1. Jensen Lewis Is the Closer You Have Been Waiting for

    Jensen Lewis is living the dream. What if he blows one? Can he rebound? I'm not about to worry about that, nor is Jensen Lewis...

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  2. Should the Cleveland Indians Recycle Their Plan?

    You can pretty much roll out the entire list and perform a roll call. Franklin Gutierrez, Ryan Garko, Asdrubal Cabrera, Rafael Perez, and Jensen Lewis...

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  3. USA Baseball Advances to Medal Round after Chinese Sweep

    Wins over both China and Chinese Taipei have given the United States the necessary requirements to make medal round play beginning on Aug. 22. It wasn't easy, having lost two one-run games to South Korea and Cuba...

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  4. What's Making Me Talk: Bench Alfonso Soriano and Scott Boras

    The last time Manny Ramirez cut his hair could have very well been before he left Cleveland for Boston. Considering I get my hair cut at least once a month, I've probably had at least 100 haircuts in the time he didn't have one...

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  5. US Baseball: Cardinals' Barden Powers Win Over Canada

    You would think the 4th game of a tournament isn't exactly pivotal for both teams to win. But, with both of them sitting at 1-2 and some stiff competition ahead of them, it became very important...

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  6. Baseball: New Rule, Cuba Down USA in Extra Innings

    Davey Johnson wasn't real excited about the new rule instituted for this year's Olympics that puts runners on first and second to start an inning after the tenth...

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  7. US Baseball: Strasburg Dominant in First Olympic Win

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  8. What's Making Me Talk: Injured Starters and Starting a Rally

    I tried to think of an opening theme this week, but since I used one of my talking points on a much larger piece, I decided I'd just talk about Brett Favre. In all seriousness, Ryan Garko wasn't the only player benched for lack of hustle this past week...

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  9. Will Ryan Garko's Base-Running Blunder Lead to His Triumphant Return?

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  10. MLB's All-Time Me Team

    What's the MLB's all-time me team? The team that's all about who else...ME! This is a team of players that I personally enjoy watching for different reasons. All of which will be explained as I announce the team...

    Nino Colla Written by Nino Colla about 6 years ago 334 reads 2 comments

  11. USA Dominates Canada in Baseball Exhibition Series

    Davey Johnson's United States baseball team showed that they are a force to be reckoned with come play on Aug. 13. Team USA took three out of four games from Team Canada in an exhibition series played in North Carolina this past weekend...

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  12. What's Making Me Talk: Manny Ramirez in Blue, Big Papi Feeling Blue

    I often laugh at the retreads that somehow get a chance with another team. You know the players that I'm talking about...

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  13. Your Guide To The 2008 US Olympic Baseball Team

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  14. CC Sabathia: Are the Brewers Exploiting Him?

    On the same day that CC Sabathia purchased a twelve-thousand dollar ad in the Cleveland Plain Dealer, I'd like to pose a question of ethics to the Milwaukee Brewers organization...

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  15. What's Making Me Talk: Deadline Deals Making Headlines

    If you're like me, the MLB trade deadline is an intriguing time period for you. It's the time of the year where fans of teams like the Indians and Mariners flock back to see what their ...

    Nino Colla Written by Nino Colla about 6 years ago 430 reads 2 comments

  16. Tribe Making Trades: Breaking Down All of Mark Shapiro's Moves

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  17. Casey Blake: One Week or One Year Left with the Tribe?

    He doesn't have Salvatore Leone-like mob connections that David Dellucci has, but one has to think Casey Blake is doing something to keep himself on the Cleveland Indians' roster...

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  18. What's Making Me Talk: Manny's Antics and a Rodriguez Record

    I'm not sure how many of you saw the picture from the Boston Globe of Manny Ramirez in the green monster on his cell phone. He was conveniently placed between the letters "L" and "S" with a "T" following right after...

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  19. 2008 MLB All-Star Game Was One For the Ages

    How do you put a coherent sentence together to describe what transpired on Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning? I simply cannot put into words how much I enjoyed watching the 2008 MLB All-Star Game...

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  20. Cliff Lee's Chance at Redemption Has Been Well Worth the Wait

    If you want a lesson in perseverance, you don't have to look any further than the American League All-Star team...

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  21. What's Making Me Talk: Walk-Off Winners and Injured Pitchers

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  22. The MLB Non-Star Team

    Every year I like to give a group of players that don't make the MLB All-Star game some recognition. I don't have set criteria; for the most part I try to choose guys who are having under-the-radar type seasons for their clubs...

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  23. What's Making Me Talk: Tiny Tim, Tampa Bay, and a Big Trade

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  24. Changing Cleveland: Moves Mark Shapiro Needs To Make

    Mark Shapiro has put the plan to contend in 2009 into motion. He’s started off by releasing Joe Borowski and Rick Bauer, and replacing them with Jensen Lewis and Brian Slocum...

    Nino Colla Written by Nino Colla about 6 years ago 1,024 reads 8 comments

  25. My Town Rocks: Youngstown, Ohio

    I could have selected a picture that better represented the city of Youngstown, Ohio for this article, I really could have. There are so many wonderful things about Youngstown when it comes to sports, but along with that there is a lot of bad...

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