1. The San Francisco Giants and Oakland A’s Have Trimmed Payrolls For 2008

    The Bay area has seen a precipitous drop in MLB salaries as both franchises are trimming payrolls and probably wins for the 2008 season. The San Francisco Giants sans Barry Bonds has seen their 2007 team salary decrease from $90,219...

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  2. MLB: Is This the Face of a Baseball Manager?

    Steve Wang is a baseball fan first and a doctor of statistical research second. His fascination with baseball lead him to the study of paleontology and evolutional biology.Yeah, that is what I said...

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  3. Comcast To Offer MLB Extra Innings in HD

    Great news for fans who love baseball in crisp, clear High Definition.There was confusion because at first the cable giant had announced that the MLB Extra Innings package would only be available in relatively drab standard-definition format...

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  4. Nationals-Braves: Walk-Off Homer Wins It for Washington

    Ryan Zimmerman, who is considered the future of the Nationals, caps off Opening Night in fairy tale fashion. John Rauch(1-0) gets the win in relief after allowing the Braves to tie the game in the top of the ninth...

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  5. Bill James 60 Minutes Interview: Preview

    Bill James who is both revered and reviled (in some quarters) will be on 60 Minutes this Sunday. Regular readers of this blog, (both of you) know that he is referenced at least once a week on this site...

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  6. Is Bugs Bunny the Greatest Banned Player Ever?

    The great Carrot League contest that was re-visited earlier this week as been di-sected by the good folks at the USS Mariner. Their amazing...

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  7. MLB Debate: Is Stealing Bases Worth the Risk?

    As a child my first baseball heros were Willie Mays, Sandy Koufax, and Maury Wills. I was absolutely in love with the dream of hitting homers, making great stops defensively but above ...

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  8. Billy Wagner Gets Tips From Sandy Koufax

    Sandy Koufax got a call and couldn’t wait to help Wagner who just came to the Mets from the Nats in the off season. Koufax was a personal favorite of mine from childhood.There was no one finer than Koufax...

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  9. Athletics-Red Sox: Oakland and Boston Show Japan How It's Done

    Emil Brown redeemed himself today. After costing his new team the game yesterday with a boner base running move (way to show the Japanese how the Big Leaguers play the game, ditto Manny “The ...

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  10. Happy Dyngus Day, and Happy Birthday to Tony Pena, Jr.

    Pena will offer good fantasy value in 2008, and here’s why.Tony Pena is making the transition to small ball with the Kansas City Royals to make himself more valuable to the team...

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  11. Washington Nationals News: From Flopez to Flop Made EZ

    Felipe Lopez (.308/.352/.660) the over-priced Bowden pick up from his beloved Reds is officially a Flop. That is flop with a capital “F”!He has probably lost his starting position and may be replaced by Ron Belliard at 2B...

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  12. ESPN’s Baseball Challenge is the Best Fantasy Game

    I must admit it…I am totally addicted to the ESPN Baseball Challenge, and if you are a stat head Money Ball fanatic like myself you will love it to, because the stats that are used ...

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  13. ESPN Baseball Challenge: Is it Better Than Rotisserie?

    I must admit it...I am totally addicted to the ESPN Baseball Challenge, and if you are a stat head Money Ball fanatic like myself you will love it to, because the stats that are used for this ...

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  14. Davidson Will Add Spice (Curry) to the Tournament

    Davidson is led by Stephen Curry. The 6-1 guard is the son of legendary NBA 3-point shooter Dale Curry who had a prolific 16 year NBA career. Young Stephen wanted to follow his dad’s foot steps and play at Virginia Tech...

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  15. MLB’s Lost: Six Players Who Got Off The Island in 2008

    Lost fans finally know the identities of the Lost 6. In homage we will release the names of the six major leaguers who most improved there fortunes since 2007...

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  16. Manny Acta Impressed by Austin Kearns’ Power Surge

    WHAT? A surge? The guy just got his first home run of the Spring, it came against Jason Johnson, a guy who hasn’t pitched in the majors since 2006 and who is unlikely to make the Dodgers 25-man roster...

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  17. Lenny Dykstra

    Lenny Dykstra will be on Real Sports this week on HBO. Think they will ask him about performance enhancement drugs? Lenny Dykstra was also quite the high liver as well. What a life! Give the man credit...

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