Tag: Billy Beane

A Retrospective Look at the Yankees Trade Deadline Deals

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SPANISH HARLEM, NY – I’m sure you may be tired of reading about the MLB Trading Deadline but what kind of fan would I be if I didn’t chime in about the moves the Yankees made these past 7 days. Brian Cashman once again acquired talent without giving in to ridiculous demands yet a lot […]

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Tim McCarver Spews Poop; Moribund Mets Win The Damn Thing

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NEW YORK, NY – As Tim McCarver spews poop, my Moribund Mets Win the Damn Thing, 5-4!!! A special Thanks to Kirk Gibson for inexplicably walking John Buck (3 times!) last night and putting a bat in the hands of… well, anyone OTHER than John Buck. The surprising and welcome success of Josh Satin as […]

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ANGRY WARD WEDNESDAY: BEANES, PITTS, AND MONEYBALL

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NEW YORK, NY – The highly-anticipated film adaptation of Michael Lewis’s bestseller Moneyball hits theaters this Friday and already it’s generating some Oscar buzz. To be fair, there have been some “bust” whispers as well.  While we’re not here to predict the eventual fortunes of this film, there are definitely some elements associated with it worth discussing. Let’s […]

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SALISBURY STEAK OR COMMUNION?

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I was ashamed, and I didn’t want to say anything. I thought it would go away and let my ego get in the way. Since then, I’ve beat myself up about it more than 10 baseball bats could. A stupid mistake can cost you, and this has really cost me. I should have been having […]

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A CABLE SNAPS; NFL HEAD COACH BREAKS JAW

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OAKLAND, CA – There’s not a whole lot that gets our attention in these parts, what with the Athletics, Warriors and Raiders stinking up their respective venues. Other than an Al Davis firing, a Billy Beane salary dump, or a Don Nelson 3-guard shuffle, it’s a black hole for sports. Meanwhile, Mike Singletary has the […]

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RICKEY DON'T LOSE THAT HUMBLE

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by West Coast Craig COOPERSTOWN -The topic of Greatest Living Ballplayer is always fun, in an utterly useless kind of way…the kind of thing to argue over beers until bottles are smashed and their jagged edges are waved threateningly about and somebody gets gashed (“I…gasp…still say it is…glurp…Robin…Yount….“). It’s a title, by the way, which […]

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