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“If there’s something wrong, those who have the ability to take action have the responsibility to take action.” ~Ben Gates (Nicolas Cage) in National Treasure. There is seemingly no shortage of “something wrong” in this world, so it’s just a matter of choosing your particular pet peeve and taking action.  As you might imagine, my list of [...]

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The kind folks at Holiday Inn really want to make the four loyal readers of PH8 happy. To that end, Holiday Inn – the Official Road Trip Partner of MLB – has provided us with a $75 gift card to Dick’s Sporting Goods *AND* some All-Star Game swag to give away to you, our loyal [...]

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Rather than focus on just one topic, I’m giving in to my less focused side and tossing a bunch of thoughts against the perverbial wall to see what sticks.  The end result is a shotgun splatter pattern of fragmented thoughts that exceed the 140 character limit of a tweet but aren’t deserving of a complete [...]

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All-Star Voting Guide

by on June 15, 2011 · 4 comments

I am declaring myself the Medium High Emperor of All-Star Game Voting.  Why?  Why not?  Nobody else has declared themselves “Medium High Emperor”, have they?  Besides, it sounds good, and I think it will look great on my updated resume.  There are no actual responsibilities or powers that come with the title, but it should be enough [...]

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Do you like free stuff?  We knew you did. Thanks to the fine folks at AnyDate, we’re happy to be able to provide a free St. Louis Cardinals History commemorative New York Times newspaper for the lucky winner of today’s contest! From the AnyDate.com website, a description of this cool piece of memorabilia: Commemorate the [...]

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He can hit a grand slam with nobody on base.  He once hit a ground-rule triple.  He made Chuck Norris cry during a game of rock-paper-scissors.  He calls his own balls and strikes, and nobody complains.  He signs huge contracts just to make his agent look good.  He once bruised Yadier Molina‘s ribs with a friendly [...]

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That’s right.  It’s another of our world famous giveaways.  That’s where we do something really complicated to give away something to one of our 3 loyal readers.  Alternatively, we do something really, really simple to give something away to someone who isn’t one of our 3 loyal readers.  I reviewed the Fantasy Sports Coach app [...]

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Hopefully by now you’ve listened to episodes 0.5 and 0.75 of the currently titled Pitchers Hit Eighth Podcast. In the post announcing episode 0.5, we asked for folks to submit possible names for the show, and we got a few we liked. As such, below is the voting for naming our podcast (of which, we [...]

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I’ve seen the Twitter posts, the Facebook posts, the bragging of those of you who have already signed up for the PH8/DraftStreet FREE Friday Fantasy Baseball Challenge and frankly, I know more of you are interested in free money, and I know there are more “experts” reading here than have signed up for FREE MONEY.  [...]

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So by now you’ve likely noticed that we’ve got a bit of a contest going on tomorrow.  If you hadn’t noticed, well, good thing you are reading this! You can still sign up for FREE to play one-day fantasy baseball with yours truly (and a bunch of other folks) at DraftStreet tomorrow.  It’s easy, just [...]

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