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Swing Time

October 5, 2013 by · 3 Comments 

Chris Davis was one tired looking hitter coming down the stretch. So was Manny Machado. Both have a reputation for being hard workers. No doubt fans of every team could name a hitter or two (or eight) who despite the hard work, slumped in September. I am starting to believe that it was because of […]

View to a Thrill

July 24, 2013 by · 5 Comments 

Of the thousands who watched the Home Run Derby this past Monday, no one in Citi Field had a better view than George Carroll, who was directly behind home plate. And I mean directly behind home plate: Carroll was one of two catchers who most people saw all night long and probably never noticed. Carroll […]

Orioles Magic

September 23, 2012 by · 3 Comments 

Leaving the radio on so that I could listen to the Orioles’ game, I got out of my car on Saturday to pump some gas at a local convenience store here in Western Maryland. “Excuse me, but what’s the score?” asked a guy heading into the store. “One to nothin’, Orioles,” I replied. “Great! What […]