1. In Other News...Top Nine Jewish MLB Players Ever

    "O.J. Simpson...not a Jew. But guess who is? Hall of Famer Rod Carew." That line is part of Adam Sandler's song "It's Time for Channukah...

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  2. In Other News...Thanks, Brian Cashman

    Dear Brian Cashman; Thank you for signing Mark Teixeira. It was the right thing to do. You now have added a valuable righty bat into the lineup, solidified the hole at first, and got a guy who can play defense...

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  3. In Other News...A Pleaful Letter to Brian Cashman

    Dec. 22, 2008 Dear Brian Cashman: Mr. Cashman, you have helped build the dynasty that is the Yankees. You hired Joe Torre, drafted Derek Jeter, and brought baseball’s greatest team back up to par...

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  4. In Other News…Top Five Easiest Ways To Get Ejected

    The Umpires sometimes have to toss you from the game, and here are the easiest ways. Actually, one of the best things about baseball is watching the manager yell at an umpire! But this ...

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  5. In Other News...CC Sabathia To Make $9.5 Million Before Throwing a Pitch

    CC Sabathia will likely throw the first pitch at the new Yankee Stadium on April 16, and he will have been well-compensated for that honor. The left-handed ace is scheduled to cash $9...

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  6. In Other News...Two More Free Agents For The Yankees To Sign

    These two people are oddly linked. They hate each other. Neither plays baseball. They are from different countries. Who are these two mystery "athletes?" George W. Bush and Muntadhar al-Zeidi...

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  7. In Other News...PWR Rankings 12/18

    1. New York(NL) The Bullpen is secure; now they just have to work a little on the outfield. 2. New York (AL) Expect to be in the top five of the rankings when you have three of the best pitchers in the league; Chin-Ming Wang, C...

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  8. In Other News...The Seattle Mariners Are Not the New Tampa Bay Rays

    Once upon a time, the Mariners were a playoff-caliber team. The story starts on Nov. 30, 2000, when a young superstar was signed from Japan...

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  9. In Other News...Snowy in Seattle; Will It Be a Snowy Sunday for the Game?

    Living in Seattle, snow is a rare thing. So, when I looked out my window Sunday morning and saw snow, I was thrilled. Watching the weather this morning, it is supposed to snow on Sunday. Brett Favre’s return to Quest Field could be a snowy one..

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  10. In Other News...Why The Yankees Signing Of A.J. Burnett Makes Sense

    I woke up this morning, turned on the radio, heard my High school was closed because a half-inch of snow was on the ground, and fell back to sleep. Yes, it snowed here in Maple Valley, and so I got a whole day to waste here on BleacherReport...

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  11. In Other News...Worst-10 Stadiums to Close in the Past 20 Years

    These are the stadiums of your childhood. Look at the ones that sucked. A stadium must be closed to count. 10. Atlanta Fulton County Stadium: Hank Aaron hit number 715 here...

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  12. In Other News...The Top 10 At-Bat Songs

    An old tradition in baseball is to have part of a song play while you step up to bat. For this article, I chose the songs that match their player’s abilities. I also included a link to Youtube so you can listen to the songs as you read...

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  13. In Other News...Cleveland Indians Close to a New Closer

    Indians need a closer, desperately. Most likely, they were going to sign one. The only question is: who? The Indians are extremely close to throwing a deal at veteran Kerry Wood. He is a good, steady, vet, who could really solidify the Indians' 'pen...

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  14. In Other News…Top Five Reasons to Hate Manny Ramirez

    For those of you who do not know me… I really hate Manny. These are the top five reasons I hate him. 5. He doesn’t run out ground balls. This isn’t a big deal, but it makes fans and players alike unhappy...

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  15. In Other News...Carlos Guillen to Move...AGAIN

    Carlos Guillen will be starting '09 in left field for the Tigers. He will play winter ball to get used to the position. It is his first time playing December Baseball since 2005...

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  16. What Happens In Vegas, Will Affect All Of Baseball

    K-rod is among the available "big three" of free-agent closers. 57. 57 is the number Francisco Rodriguez, or K-rod, wears on the back of his shirt. It is also the record for saves in a season, held by the great White Sox closer Bobby Thigpen...

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  17. Greg Maddux Is Done

    42-year-old Greg Maddux is expected to announce his retirement at the Winter Meetings on Monday. He will finish with four Cy Young awards, 355 wins, 3371 Ks, and a 3.16 ERA. He will most likely be a Hall of Famer...

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  18. MVPujols, MVPedroia; Are They The MVP's Of Your '09 Fantasy Rosters?

    The MVP's this year were Albert Pujols and Dustin Pedroia. We can't change that. But, do we respect these two players enough to invite them to our fantasy rosters? Albert Pujols will have ...

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  19. What If...The M's Got Abreu

    Bobby Abreu ended his relatively short stint with the Yankees last week, and although the Mariners haven't expressed interest in the power-hitting right-fielder, what if they were able ...

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  20. Re-building A Dynasty; The Yankees Round Table Options

    The Yankees missed the playoffs this year for the first time in over a decade, while the Rays had October baseball in Tampa for the first time. The surprise told the Yankees "you need to do something...

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  21. Tazawa a Red Sox

    Tawaza's a Sock. The Rangers were believed to have offered Tazawa more money than the Red Sox. In this case, the presence of Matsuzaka might have put the Red Sox over the top...

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  22. Pedroia; Red Sox Forever, or at Least Six Years

    The little second baseman out of Arizona State signed a big contract today—a six-year contract with a club option for a seventh year, valued at $40.5 million. This ended his stint as a free agent, and secured another young talent for the Red Sox...

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  23. Mussina, Yankees, and Retirement

    Mike Mussina...why did he retire? He had just had a 20-win season, he was 30 career wins from 300, and he had 2,813 strikeouts. A couple more years, and he'd be a shoo-in to the Hall of Fame...

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  24. MLB Hall Of Fame 2009: Who's In, Who's Not

    Many players consider getting voted into the hall of fame as the biggest honor in Baseball. Below, I put a full list of players on the ballot, but the four front runners are at the bottom. I also included a brief synopsis of their career highlights...

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  25. Is Raul Ibanez on Your Fantasy Team?

    How many "U's" are in Rauuuuul Ibanez's name? It depends. "Sometimes five, sometimes seven," he told a San Diego Padres catcher in a Mariners commercial. Raul Ibanez had yet another solid year...

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