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My Second Love Affair: Baseball

Last night, I (Parth) watched my first baseball game from start to finish. It was the ALCS game six between, and if I may use the term, “my” Toronto Blue Jays and the Kansas City Royals. I knew the basic … 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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Yankees Say YES to Rupert Murdoch

News Corp. is taking a 49-percent-equity share in the Yankees Entertainment and Sports (YES) Network. To say this is a significant development would be an understatement. It is impossible to know if the Steinbrenner family is in the process of … Continue reading

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Me and Yu and a Dog Named Boo

Turns out Japanese pitching sensation Yu Darvish will probably be signing with Nolan Ryan and his Rangers. Earlier reports of the Toronto Blue Jays winning rights to and even signing Yu were, in the words of Mark Twain, greatly exaggerated. … Continue reading

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The Doublespin Mechanics of Yu Darvish

Yu Darvish, reportedly signed by the Toronto Blue Jays, brings a whole new pitch to Major League Baseball. It is said to be developed by Japanese scientists. Just between Yu and me, the American League East just got a whole … Continue reading

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Fifteen Years of Interleague Play and I’m Still Not Sure

In 1997, I attended the first so-called Subway Series of the regular season between the Yankees and the Mets. It was at Yankee Stadium, and the Mets humiliated the Bronx Bombers by a score of 6-0. Pitcher Dave Mlicki handcuffed … Continue reading

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The Florida Marlins Will Take the National League Wild Card

Mike Stanton: huge upside I conclude my predictions with possibly the most challenging of all: NL Wild Card. It could be the Reds, the Braves, the Cardinals, the Padres, the Giants, or any of the clubs I have forecast as … Continue reading

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