1. CC Sabathia Boo'ed: Only in New York

    It only took four starts, but the honeymoon between CC Sabathia and Yankee fans is officially over. Sabathia lost his "boo-ginity" today, as Yankee fans paraded the large left-hander ...

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  2. At Least the Mets Can Hit .300

    Sure, the Mets can't hit in scoring position to save their lives, but wow, these guys can hit .300! As of last night's game against the Cardinals, each position player on the Mets was hitting at least ...

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  3. 2009 Roster of MLB's Worst Contract Extensions

    It's a tough economy out there. We all know that by now. But it's obvious to note that baseball is completely different than the real world, so I thought it would be fun to make a roster comprised solely of terrible contract extensions...

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  4. 2005-2009 Roster: Where's JD Drew?

    As I continue to evaluate the 2005-2009 roster, a commenter made an interesting point over at River Ave Blues. Tripp says: April 18th, 2009 at 2:41 pm No love for J...

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  5. Freddy Sez, "Let Me In!"

    First the empty box seats, then the albatross of home runs, and now this from the New York Post: Freddy "Sez" Schuman, the one-eyed, cookware-clanking octogenarian who's been an ...

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  6. Ryan Zimmerman Contract Extension: Good or Bad for Nationals?

    Lots of Nationals talk here lately, and I, for one, am loving it. There is nothing better than a 1-11 club getting all the pub.Anyway, for those who missed it, the Nationals have locked up third baseman Ryan Zimmerman to a five-year, $45 million extension

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  7. Should the Nationals Fire Manny Acta?

    The Nationals are terrible. We all know that. At 1-10, the Nationals are an absolute mess and have been an embarrassment to watch thus far...

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  8. Phil Humber: Baseball Is a Cruel Game

    When the Mets drafted Phil Humber back in 2004, I was thrilled. Even though my baseball knowledge was still in a prehistoric state, I had read enough about Humber to get excited about the prospects of the Mets drafting him...

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  9. Should Alex Rodriguez's Contract Be Considered a Bad One?

    My good friend Joe at River Ave Blues was kind enough to post my list of worst free agent contracts on his site yesterday. For those of you who have not yet checked out River Ave...

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  10. MLB's Worst Free-Agent Contracts Roster (2005-2009)

    It's a tough economy out there. We all know that by now. But it's obvious to note that baseball is completely different than the real world. I thought it would be fun to make a roster comprised solely of terrible free-agent contracts...

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  11. Early MLB Surprises: Are They Flukes or For Real?

    Looking at the standings right now (just eight to 10 games into the season) is a complete waste of time. That being said, it's impossible not to notice some of the teams that have gotten off to suprisingly good starts this season...

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  12. Yanks' Xavier Nady "Not Good," Soon to be DLed

    Looks like the Yanks could be without their "X" for the foreseeable future, and maybe for the entire season.According to ESPN...

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  13. Chris Carpenter: The Ace Is Back On The DL

    Remember a week back when I wrote a piece, emphatically titled "Chris Carpenter: The Ace is Back?" Well, that story is now on hold or just a waste of time. Carpenter is hurt, yet again.ESPN.com: St...

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  14. Extra Innings, Anyone?

    If you're like me, then you are a firm believer that extra innings are one of the best facets of baseball. Period. The combination of "sweet, more baseball" coupled with the reality of "holy ...

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  15. Red Sox-Athletics: Battle of the Bullpens

    It was quite an epic battle last in night in Oakland as both the A's and Red Sox bullpens were lights out.Proof: Boston Red Sox Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC-ST ERA D Matsuzaka 1.0 5 5 5 2 0 0 43-22 12...

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  16. Scott Podsednik: Welcome Back to Chicago

    With starting center fielder Dewayne Wise out for the next six to eight weeks, the White Sox are turning back the clock by signing old friend Scott Podsednik to a minor-league deal.ESPN...

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  17. Washington Nationals: Is It the Offseason Yet?

    0-7....yeesh. Talk about a bad start.Where to begin with this team?Shortstop Cristian Guzman, who is hitting .515, has a strained hamstring.Lastings Milldge is underperforming and pissing off the Nationals organization...

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  18. Are the 2009 Cleveland Indians the 2008 Detroit Tigers.

    At 1-6, the Cleveland Indians are one of baseball's biggest disappointments through the first week of the season. Their pitching has been an absolute disaster thus far as they rank dead last in the majors with a 8...

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  19. YouTube Tribute to Harry Kalas

    Wow. What a terrible couple of days for the baseball family.ESPN.com: Longtime Philadelphia Phillies broadcaster Harry Kalas, who punctuated innumerable home runs with his "Outta here!" ...

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  20. Pittsburgh Pirates Waiting for Andy LaRoche To Produce

    When the Pirates made the decision to trade Jason Bay last July, they were hoping that the package they got in return for their best player was enough to help turn around the struggling franchise as they strive for respectability...

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  21. Favorite Baseball Superstitions

    One of my all-time favorite Mets was a relief pitcher named Turk Wendell. Turk was eccentric, erratic, hilarious, entertaining, and strange, all at the same time...

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  22. Josh Johnson: In a Word, Dominant.

    Florida%2BMarlins%2BPhoto%2BDay%2BS2jmh0_s0oql.jpg"> Florida Marlins Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC-ST ERA J Johnson (W, 2-0) 9.0 5 1 1 1 7 0 113-77 0.57 Totals 9...

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  23. Stinkin' Mike Lincoln

    Well, the Reds are only five games into the season, but the performance of Mike Lincoln has to be concerning thus far. Lincoln had a very good first half last season (3.89 ERA), and very poor second half last season (5...

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  24. Welcome to the Great Abyss of Organized Baseball: 2009 Edition

    The first week of major league baseball is all about hope. There is hope that your team will perform fabulously this season. There is hope that your favorite player will put up big numbers this season...

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  25. Chris Carpenter: The Ace is Back

    Dominant. In control. Outstanding.All of these words come to mind when describing Chris Carpenter's outing against the Pirates last night. Carpenter gave up only 1 hit and 1 unearned run over 7 dominant innings as the Cardinals beat the Pirates 2-1...

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