Tag Archives: All Star Game

The Verdict: fantasy baseball frenzy after the All Star break.

The All Star game represents the halfway point of the Major League Baseball season.  Even though all teams have played more than 81 games by now, the Mid-Summer Classic is still used as a line of demarcation between the first and second half of the season.  Generally, the two weeks after the All Star Game […]

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Frankie Goes to Hollywood…er, Milwaukee

The Mets hired Sandy Alderson for many reasons, but none more important than alleviating the problems that currently exist and setting the franchise up for success down the road.  He is faced with several obstacles in his way, including the Wilpons’ financial problems and pending litigation in the Madoff lawsuit.  So knowing that he will […]

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Passing Judgment – Pirates of the Can You Believe It?

Don’t rub your eyes, you aren’t imagining things.  The Pittsburgh Pirates are 47-43 and only one game behind the St. Louis Cardinals and Milwaukee Brewers for first place in the National League Central division.  The Pirates, who haven’t had a winning season since 1992, are without a doubt one of the best stories in baseball […]

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