1. Yankees Can Make the Playoffs, Just Don’t Bet On It

    The Yankees have had a snake bitten season that has seen many of there most valuable players go down for significant portions of there last year in the new, old Yankee stadium...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Landis Marks about 6 years ago 176 reads 0 comments

  2. Jim Bowden, Washington Nats GM, Being Pushed Out the Door?

    Jim Bowden may be on the way out. His tenure as nationals GM has been filled with embarrassing moments off the field. The famous bitch-slapping incident with his girlfriend...

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  3. Washington Nationals Are Suffering From Impatience At the Plate

    The Washington Nationals' batting coach, Lenny Harris, has been under the microscope this season. The Nats have the worst record in the NL, and it is due, in large part, to their poor plate discipline...

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  4. Ivan Rodriguez Traded to the Yankees

    Ivan “Pudge” Rodriguez is a Yankee.Reports are out today the Yankees have acquired detroit Tigers catcher Ivan Rodriguez in a trade for reliever Kyle Farnsworth. The Yankees have upgraded the catcher position big time...

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  5. Jerry Manuel Leads Mets into First

    Hard to believe, isn’t it? An interim manager giving a highly paid team the boost that they needed. The Mets have won 10 in a row and Jerry Manuel is 18-9 overall as their manager...

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  6. Evict the Nationals! Put Their Bats and Balls on the Street!

    The Lerners are not paying rent. They need to be evicted. The slime-balls are playing DC for fools. They have the worst team in MLB, playing in the newest stadium and they have the audacity ...

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  7. Sidney Ponson’s Second Chance at a Second Chance

    Yankees win in the tenth 2-1 over the Rays. Ponson had a strong outing today after a shaky start against his former team, the Rangers...

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  8. The Rays, With Help From Bud Selig, Be-Devil the AL East

    The Tampa Bay Rays continue to fascinate all of baseball by opening up a lead In the AL East on the mighty BoSox and the perennially powerful New York Yankees...

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  9. Kevin Slowey: Diamond Gem

    Kevin Slowey is Hot! Slowey is turning it on at the right time for fantasy owners. He has won three of his last four starts with a no decision in a game that the Twins won late. In his last start he pitched a complete game shutout against the Brewers...

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  10. CBS 2 Video of Minaya on Why He Fired Randolph

    It was odd perhaps. It was classless perhaps, but how would  you have fired a guy who has lead a team that has obviously under performed? How long were they supposed to wait?  The ...

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  11. Manny Acta Poised to Become New York Mets' Manager

    Manny Acta will be the future manager of the New York Mets. You read it here first. Or maybe somewhere else, but in any event, it seems safe to say that Acta will be going back home soon to be re-united with Omar Minaya...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Landis Marks about over 6 years ago 348 reads 1 comments

  12. MLB Using Licensing Bat on Little League Baseball

    So you want to be a Big Leaguer and represent, emulate and just all around be like Mike, or Albert, or Chipper? (Please not Pokey!) Well kid, somebody's gotta pony up!!! MLB (that stands for ...

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  13. Today’s Top Ten Baseball Blog Posts

    Surfing the nation so you don’t have to. Mike Henderson on his distaste for Dusty Baker as a manager. (nationals pride) Joe Sheehan on Dusty Baker inspired handling of young pitchers...

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  14. Nick Johnson and the Power of Disciplined Batting

    Nick Johnson is the most valuable .220 hitter in baseball. Even when his shots have problems finding holes in the defense he manages to be an asset to the Nationals offense by working pitchers for walks...

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  15. Oakland Athletics Take AL West Lead, Led by Billy Beane

    The Oakland Athletics are proving the genius that is Billy Beane. Beane’s team built on the cheap is leading the AL West by playing smart percentage baseball.The A’s will not beat themselves...

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  16. Baseball at the Breaking Point? The Controversy Over Maple Bats

    Maple bats have got to go. I have become convinced of this. For years now I have read horror stories about how spears of maple shards have been flying around endangering players, coaches, and fans alike...

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  17. Dayton Moore Post Ticks Off Kansas City Royal Fans

    So apparently I ticked off some Royals fans with my recent post about GM Dayton Moore. I wrote my opinions about why I felt that the Royals were on the wrong track offensively...

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  18. Cincinatti Reds: Joey Votto’s Fantabulous Day!

    Who in the hell is Joey Votto?Votto who is in his first full season as a major leaguer torched the Chicago Cubs with three home runs today.To add insult to the tri-homer day he also threw in an in your face stolen base...

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  19. Milt Thompson: The Best Batting Coach in Baseball?

    Milt Thompson is perhaps the best batting coach in baseball. The dude has the Phillies operating as one of the most disciplined and best hitting teams so far in this young 2008 Major League Baseball ...

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  20. Why the Kansas City Royals Suck

    I found an interesting article on the Kansas City Royals and their lack of plate discipline.How bad has the Royals’ offense been?Well, so far, Kansas City is scoring 3.28 runs per game...

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  21. Seattle Mariners: Can Ichiro Suzuki's Slump Be Explained?

    Explaining the Ichiro SlumpIchiro Suzuki has taken a wrong turn on the road to CooperstownHis BA is .257 a little off from a career average of .332.Ichiro’s OBP is .319 which has brought his career number down to ...

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  22. The USA Needs to Retire the Penny and Baseball Needs to Retire BA

    Bill Baer makes this modest proposal in an article on the baseball digest daily blog.If you look at the formula for batting average and on-base percentage, you’ll find that BA ...

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  23. Bill James Wants My $3 but He Isn’t Getting It...Yet

    After waiting for months for Bill James Online to launch, I was taken aback as if I was facing chin music from a hung-over Bob Gibson.The man wants three dollars. And he wants it every month or else...

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  24. Dmitri Young: Washington Nationals GM Jim Bowden’s $10M Boob Job

    Last summer Nats’ GM Jim Bowden, the omnipresent egomaniac, decided to give Dmitri “Hot Plate” Young a $10 million contract...

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  25. Bay Area Teams Trim 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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