Tag Archives: Baseball

Pitching is Everything

The Yankees season ended tonight. Despite coming into the playoffs with the best record in the American League with 97 regular season wins, the Yankees failed to get out of the first round of the playoffs, losing 3-2 and leaving … Continue reading

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Blow Sox

Red Sox Nation, you can stop reading now. Fast Eddie won’t be making you smile today. The only thing I love more than the New York Yankees winning another AL East title is a good old-fashioned late-season collapse by the Boston Red … Continue reading

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I love baseball. I love movies. I loved Moneyball:The Art of Winning an Unfair Game (the book). I did not love Moneyball (the movie). The book was crisply paced, concisely but completely explaining the newfound impact of statistical analysis on the tactics of … Continue reading

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Derek Jeter became the first player to get  3,000 base hits as a Yankee today with the matchless class he has come to epitomize. He hit a home run. And went 5 for 5. As he so often does, he wrote the perfect … Continue reading

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Take Me Out to the Ball Game

I’m headed to Yankee Stadium, one of my favorite places. For the next three days, I will be eating hot dogs and watching the New York Yankees play the defending American League champion Texas Rangers, hoping to see Yankee captain … Continue reading

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