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The Lighting of the Hot Stove

October 17, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Perhaps the Hot Stove season does not commence until after the World Series. Or maybe it adds fuel to the fire. Either way there are instructive failures from last year to consider. There were Carl Crawford and Jayson Werth–just two of the biggest disappointments among the 2011 free agent class. Then at the summit is […]

Can you buy wins in baseball?

March 24, 2011 by · 2 Comments 

New York Rangers – New York Islanders = $32,265,000 Los Angeles Lakers – Sacramento Kings = $47,539,063 New York Yankees – Pittsburg Pirates = $171,390,389 Above are three simple equations showing the range of team salaries in the National Hockey League, the National Basketball Association, and Major League Baseball respectively. Clearly, Major League Baseball takes […]

Love Is In The Air

February 14, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Today is a day of love.  That love that keeps you going, that warms you through the winter and sustains you in the summer.  The love that is always there, continuing to grow and evolve.  You have to have it, can’t live without it. Yes, my friends, today is Pitchers And Catchers Report Day.  I […]

Ranking the Goliaths and Davids

October 5, 2010 by · 3 Comments 

The 2010 playoffs begin tomorrow and at first glance you would assume that the Tampa Bay Rays were carrying the banner of underdog once again. That would be wrong. The most under-privileged team teeing it up will be the Texas Rangers. Does their cheap price tag limit them? How far can we expect the light-weights […]