Monthly Archives: September 2010

Three cheers for Jimmy Nice Guy. Right?

Earlier this year, I wrote that I could really care less about A-Rod’s 600th home run beyond what it would mean for the Yankees as a team trying to win its division. With Jim Thome, it’s different. Thome passed McGwire … Continue reading

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Carl Crawford to New York? No, not *that* New York

I don’t claim to be an expert in anything having to do with the Mets. I don’t even like going to Queens because of the number of bridges involved. But I can’t see why — other than that, granted, they … Continue reading

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Nyjer Morgan is out of his damn mind

I’m not sure what else you say about the two weeks Nyjer Morgan has had: He’s pegged a fan in the head with with a ball, ended a catcher’s season with a dubious extra-inning collision (that also cost his team … Continue reading

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And you thought Victor Martinez was a mess …

Let me start by saying there are an awful lot of things to like about Francisco Cervelli. For one, he’s a catcher with a closer’s ferocity. It’s just that his ability to throw out base runners isn’t among them. Red … Continue reading

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