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Crowning the best of the season: Part five

Last award of the BBA season, the Stan Musial award, going to the most valuable player.  The most prestigious award is reserved for the best of the best.  Hall of Fame careers are often judged on how many of these the … Continue reading

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Crowning the best of the season: Part four

Getting down to the brass tacks in our season ending awards run.  Time for the Walter Johnson Award to the best pitchers in the league.  These guys do everything from throw unhittable chest high fastballs, paint the black of the … Continue reading

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Crowning the best of the season: Part three

Continuing the award season for BBA we move on to the late inning guys.   The ones who have to get up quickly and come in to keep a lead.  The guys who get overrated by compiling saves and the ones … Continue reading

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Crowning the best of the season: Part two

Continuing the award season for BBA we move on to the young guns.   Which rookies did the most to help their teams and move their names into the consciousness of the casual baseball fan. Willie Mays Award: American League: … Continue reading

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Crowning the best of the season: Part one

Now that we have 4 real playoff teams in each league (sorry losing wildcard teams), we can look back on the season and give out awards for the players/coaches who tried the hardest outperformed everyone else.  The post is part of the … Continue reading

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Rank relief: Houston can’t close and loses sweep of mighty Mariners

In a game between two pretty bad teams, Josh Fields turned out to have the worst day.  Attempting to close the game and protect a one run lead for the Astros, he gave up three runs in walk off fashion. … Continue reading

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2014 Season Predictions: Stone cold guesses

Predictions are predictably wrong.  But just in case we can get them right, it’s fun to go back and look at what you thought.  These are not based on simulations or modeling which is probably the best way to do … Continue reading

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MLB.tv officially renewed

Officially renewed my MLB.tv premium account for 2014.  Especially during the summer when I usually dump cable, being able to watch the Reds, Mariners and all the great matchups is a serious bump to the summer enjoyment level. I’m hoping … Continue reading

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AL wins an exhibition game and they win home field advantage…makes sense?

This post is brought to you by The Sports Geek.  A great place to go for free betting advice. The first half of the season has been a great one.  Highlighted by Chris Davis’s home run bonanza, no hitters by … Continue reading

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Angel Pagan hits a walk off inside the park home run

  Should we call it a “run-off” home run?  Not sure?  Well whatever it was, it was awesome.  The San Francisco Giants ended up beating the Colorado Rockies and got to a tie for first place in the NL West. … Continue reading

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