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The Circus Leaves Town

And then he was gone. Manny Ramirez is scheduled to be in the starting lineup tonight for your Chicago White Sox (but for whatever reason wasn’t).  When it was announced he was leaving Sunday evening (or as they call that … Continue reading

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BG Breaks His Legendary Silence On the 2010 Dodgers

Worst season ever.  I really don’t want to say anything bad about the franchise that made me love sports but I hate everything about this season and now, thanks to a few ill-advised trades, I might end up hating future … Continue reading

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In a class of our own

So finally got me a (hand me down) iPhone last week, along with the slick WordPress app that I’m currently using to write this post. In a way I feel like I’m cheating — posting from a phone, on my … Continue reading

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Product Review: Roku Box streaming MLB TV

Did I tell you guys I bought a new TV a while ago?  I was one of the last people around to finally upgrade and get a flat screen, blah blah blah TV with blah blah blah resolution and blah … Continue reading

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Speaking of perfection, Mo' Rivera still perfect after all these years

Props to Oakland’s Dallas Braden tonight for chucking a perfect game against the Tampa Bay Rays (in case you missed it, since it came on Mother’s Day and all: and nobody showed up in Oakland to watch it anyway (12,228 … Continue reading

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BG's Fan Fiction: Chad Billingsley Plays Catch With His Neighbor

Chad Billingsley sat inside his dark apartment and stared warily out the window.  He had the curtains drawn and almost no light entered into the dark void.  Chad was busy applying for jobs posted on Craig’s List, brooding silently and … Continue reading

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BG's Fan Fiction: Ned Colletti's Rollerblade Q & A

Ned Colletti was not happy.  The Dodgers were in the middle of a terrible swoon, his prized possession (and the man who had completely and totally saved his job by being run out of Boston) was on the DL and … Continue reading

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BG's Fan Fiction: Art Imitating Life

Frank McCourt was busy sweeping the sand off the front porch of his beachfront condo in Malibu when the batteries went out on his radio.  He heaved a weary sigh and propped the broom in the corner of his rented … Continue reading

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Roy Halladay's Historic Season

In July, you’re probably going to read a stat-filled column by Philadelphian Jayson Stark with a title very similar to that one.  I’m just going to plant the seed in your mind a little bit early. 3-0, 24 IP, 21 … Continue reading

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The Way in Which We Roll

Don’t you think the first day of the baseball season should be a national holiday?  Judging by the amount of text messages, phone calls and emails I received yesterday regarding the exploits of Yunel Escobar, Jason Heyward and Garret Jones … Continue reading

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