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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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We Are the Champions, We Are the Champions, We Are the Champions

In the end, it was diminutive Venezuelan Marco Scutaro delivering as ballyhooed Venezuelan Miguel Cabrera struck out without offering a swing. The Giants earned their seventh World Championship, second in three years, as well as second since leaving New York … Continue reading

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Kung Fu Panda Mauls Tigers

Two big pieces of news come out of last night’s Game 1 of the World Series. First, the Giants’s Pablo Sandoval joins immortals Babe Ruth and Reggie Jackson, and eventual immortal Albert Pujols, as a member of the three-home-run club … Continue reading

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A Most Unusual 2012

On the eve of the finish of the 2012 Major League Baseball regular season, I (Evander) thought I ought to highlight a few of the unusual aspects of this most unusual season. As of today, only one American League club, … Continue reading

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Tigers Not in Rajasthan but in Detroit

Like the big cat I am, I’m going way out on a limb and picking the Detroit Tigers as the American League Wild Card team of 2011. (Cricket fans: The Wild Card is the team with the second-best record in … Continue reading

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