2005 MLB Preview: AL EAST

The Veteran Presence 2005 Mrs. Urbina Memorial MLB Preview: AL East NEW YORK YANKEES Previous year’s record: 101-61 1st, AL East: Won in LDS…not so much in LCS   KEY ADDITIONS   KEY LOSSES SP Randy Johnson SP Orlando Hernandez SP Carl Pavano SP Javier Vazquez SP Jaret Wright RP Felix Heredia VP Tino Martinez OF Kenny Lofton 2B Tony […]

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Forgotten Player of the Moment – LENN SAKATA

LENN SAKATA (by ED AGNER) Oh, fame…err…umm…wait. This is about Lenn Sakata. Scratch the word “fame.” Howzaboot – oh, the ways one car rise from mediocrity to some semblance of semi-notoriety. Lenn Sakata is basically semi-remembered for 3 things – He was the first Japanese-American to be a position player in the major leagues He was the guy who replaced […]

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San Francisco Giants vs. Baltimore Orioles (06/13/04)

San Francisco Giants vs. Baltimore Orioles A Road Report – June 13, 2004 (by PHIL RIPPA) (Originally Posted (06/21/2004) Writer’s Note: This has taken forever to write as, no joke, on four separate occasions I started writing, completed two paragraphs and promptly fell asleep. Maybe that should have just been the whole write up. Stupid boring game.  My boy, Jamal […]

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Forgotten Player of the Moment: CHRIS HOILES

 (by Phil Rippa) – Originally published (10/6/2010) Hall of Fames always tend to be comical, each in their own special way. Baseball’s is the best and for the most part everyone who should be in is in (Again – I said SHOULD. Poor poor Bert Blyleven). You could probably spend more time arguing about the fringe guys who got in […]

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