Tag: Mike Trout

Big Ben’s Home Run Derby Special: Aaron Judge Wins, Barely Breaking a Sweat

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MIAMI BEACH, FL – It’s everyone’s favorite sports hiatus, the MLB All-Star Break. I made a point to watch the Home Run Derby this year to see Aaron Judge in action. And, Ladies and Gentlemen of the jury, he did not disappoint. In other news… I learned how to embed Tweets. I now can totally […]

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Big Ben Tuesday: Judging Aaron Judge; How Good is Yankees Giant?

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DETROIT ROCK CITY, MI: There’s nothing like a long weekend in a Detroit suburb to make you thankful for your city’s sports teams. What do these people have to look forward to here? Another one and done playoff run for the Lions? It’s ugly in these parts… but not as ugly as Tiger Woods’s mugshot – […]

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Ebs’ Hot Takes: MLB 1st Half, Yanks vs Mets, Altuve vs Trout

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SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY – Are you ready for some scalding Hawt Tayeks?! I know I am! We have finally hit the All-Star break, which means more than a half of the MLB season is behind us. A lot has happened and there’s a lot to discuss. Let’s get started with this round of Ebs’ Hot […]

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Bryce Harper vs. Pap! Flop Sweat Everywhere!

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Douglaston, NY—In “Broadcast News,” the classic film of nearly 30 years ago, there is a memorable exchange between the great Albert Brooks and co-star William Hurt. While Hurt’s character is rocketing to undeserved success, he asks Brooks in confidence “what do you do when your reality exceeds even your wildest dreams?” Disgusted that everything seems […]

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Foo Mets, ESPYs and Garden State Dominance

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STATE OF MIND – While we take a vacation from the arduous task of rooting for our baseball teams – and Short Matt is running around Northern California with the large  men of the USA Rugby Team – I have not been able to avoid the shear ineptnesss of the New York Mets organization . Why […]

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Opening Day Dreams, Duke and Fat Presidents Bartolo and Taft

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MIKE PENCE COMMUNITY CENTER, IN – I found some interesting tidbits to nibble (other than the Cinnamon Toast Crunch between my sofa’s cushions), as I was watched Duke hit the On Wisconsin/Off Switch. Beating undefeated Kentucky last Saturday made the Badgers champions for this season. Asking a bunch of college kids to get up and […]

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MLB’s Best: Mike Trout, Bryce Harper or Jay Robertson?

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FALLS CHURCH, VA – You want some baseball talk? I’ll give you some baseball talk. Just like ESPN and their 30 camps in 30 days “tour” of every MLB team’s Spring Training, FSA has embarked on a 7 or 8 camps in 15 or 16 days tour of my own. First stop was with the […]

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Blaber’s Blabberings: Awful Week for NFL, NCAA, and HS Football, plus MLB, NBA and NHL Quickies

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“It was a miscommunication between the staff and myself” – Brady Hoke EL BARIO, BRONX –  This has been a tough week of stress from all corners of my life but no one has had a tougher week than the sport of American Football. Your righteous Deacon Blaber feels sorry for those who love the […]

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Looking Back in Anger at MLB Picks that weren’t, Plus Jews eating Pulled Pork

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BOCA RATON, FL – Let’s flash back 6 months to Spring Training 2013.  We’re having coffee outside Einstein’s Bagels on Palmetto Park Road, opposite Publix and diagonally across from Latex Warehouse – where the dreams of many Latex salesmen have gone to die.  The subject turns to baseball and predictions for the upcoming 2013 season, when […]

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MLB Wild Card Rumblings, Cy Young Winners & Cabrera vs Trout MVP Debate

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NEW YORK, NY – The regular season is finally over and Baseball’s second season starts today with the 1-game Wild Card playoffs. Yet while there was some real excitement down the stretch, there are still some glaring problems with the new system. In the American League, it’s win or die for the Baltimore Orioles and […]

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