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Pitching Duel on PH8 Day!

by on April 3, 2011 · 1 comment

St. Louis and San Diego are locked up in a tight one, thanks to a key defensive play by Daniel Descalso. The Cards’ third baseman snared a Ryan Ludwick grounder with the bases loaded and doubled up the Padres to keep the Birds on the Bat leading through six. Jaime Garcia continued his domination through [...]

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Trevor Hoffman announced his retirement from baseball as the all-time leader in saves, and roughly 95% of all human-like lifeforms (our dogs voted 2/3 in favor of) I polled think he’s a first-ballot Hall of Fame guy.  Go elsewhere for the complete stats on Hoffman, because I don’t much care how many guys he intentionally walked.  The [...]

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Scratch.  Moolah.  Dough.  Coin.  Benjamins.  Paper.  Opulence.  Rich teams has it.  Poor teams want it.  In baseball, it’s all about revenue or revenue gap to be precise.  Revenue gap often translates to talent gap, or it at least translates to differing margins of error.  There are exceptions, and it’s technically possible to field a competitive team with [...]

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