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Wait ’til Next Year

The drouth was over. It ended the only way it could. An infected, rebarbative player celebrated along with the still-healthy ones. After six games. Some fans were inside a gleaming hitherto-unused, untested (no pun in this “get-tested” era) stadium: the … Continue reading

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Predicting the 2013 Baseball Season

The 2013 baseball season, which opens on April Fools’ Day, promises to make a fool of all prognosticators. Nothing new in this. How could one imagine the Fall Classic when spring has barely sprung? To make things even a little … Continue reading

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Playoffs So Far: More Unpredictability

The 2012 playoffs have so far featured a botched infield fly rule call against the hard-luck Atlanta Braves and a number of other surprises. The biggest has to be the first postseason game since 1933 in Washington, D.C. The Nats … Continue reading

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