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Reaction to Pujols

December 8th, 2011 · No Comments

I guess I’m still in shock with Albert Pujols signing with the Angels. I really can’t believe he left the greatest baseball city where he was going to go down as the all-time Cardinal. Statues, constant adoration, legendary status; those are gone. Now, he starts over with the Angels. He’d better keep producing because he […]

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This is One of Many of NASCAR’s Problems

January 21st, 2011 · No Comments

“You still want it to be about consistency, but you have to be consistent during those 10 [Chase] weeks.” – Kurt Busch via Drivers in favor of much simpler scoring system – ESPN. It is a sucky sport that doesn’t want winners.  In NASCAR it seems OK to not win races yet win the championship.  […]

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Tags: Racing

iGive : Raise money for California Lookouts Foundation

September 29th, 2010 · No Comments

iGive : Raise money for California Lookouts Foundation, every time you search the web.. Please click on the link above and help the California Lookouts Foundation raise money for scholarships.

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Tags: Baseball

Please Vote Now

September 16th, 2010 · No Comments

Week 3 Play of the Week candidates | KUSI – News, Weather and Sports – San Diego, CA | Polls. Tyler Gomogda is a worthy pick for the week 3 Play of the Week for KUSI.  Please vote for him now.  Great kid, great player.

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Tags: Football

McCourt’s now all alone after O’Malley’s public stand – latimes.com

September 16th, 2010 · No Comments

Could not agree more.  McCourt needs to sell the Dodgers now. Frank McCourt may win the Dodgers, but he has officially lost Los Angeles. via McCourt’s now all alone after O’Malley’s public stand – latimes.com.

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McGwire admits using steroids in 70-HR year – Baseball- nbcsports.msnbc.com

January 11th, 2010 · No Comments

Personally, I’m glad to see Mark McGwire come clean on steroids.  I’m hoping to hear more of these confessions.  Let’s get it all out on the open and move on. “The toughest thing is my wife, my parents, close friends have had no idea that I hid it from them all this time,” he told […]

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Dodgers Blow It – No Compensation For Any Free Agents

December 2nd, 2009 · No Comments

Dodgers don’t offer arbitration to any free agents — latimes.com. The whole McCourt divorce is going to kill the Dodgers.  They are afraid they will be stuck in arbitration with a big one year contract but I think they are also afraid of having to sign a bunch of draft picks.  This blows.  Sell the […]

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2009 Baseball Post-Season Predictions

October 6th, 2009 · No Comments

My heart says Dodgers all the way in 2009 but this isn’t about that. Here’s my quick analysis of the eight playoff teams and my assessment of their changes. Rockies – They’ve got a lot of heart but their starting pitching isn’t enough, especially if Jorge De La Rosa isn’t available. I still can’t believe […]

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Baseball Playoff Page – 2009

October 6th, 2009 · No Comments

2009 MLB Playoff Central – MLB News – FOX Sports on MSN.

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Towers had need, went out and found it | padres.com: News

September 28th, 2009 · No Comments

Towers had need, went out and found it | padres.com: News. For the first time since PETCO Park opened in 2004, Towers has the kind of athleticism and speed he’s long coveted, spearheaded but certainly not limited to 22-year-old rookie shortstop Everth Cabrera, who leads the Padres with 24 stolen bases. I’ve been saying this […]

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Stupidity at Dodger Stadium

July 25th, 2009 · No Comments

We are at Dodger Stadium watching the Hollywood Stars game and my son and I TRIED to get next to the field to take pictures (our tix are field level). When we went down there the attendent, very politely, told us we couldn’t. What the heck? At PETCO that is never a problem. That sucks. […]

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Tony George releases statement about departure | Racer.com

July 10th, 2009 · No Comments

Tony George releases statement about departure | Racer.com. Good bye and good riddance.  No person has more blame to accept than Tony George for the fall of open wheel racing in the United States.  What a mess he was the driving force in making.  There are others who’s pride got in the way but none […]

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Tags: Racing

Aroldis Chapman, top Cuban pitcher, defects – ESPN

July 2nd, 2009 · No Comments

Aroldis Chapman, top Cuban pitcher, defects – ESPN. This dude can throw over 100 MPH.  I hope he understands that not only is he able to test himself at the highest levels of baseball (“I wanted to test myself in the highest levels of baseball.”) but now will experience the freedom of speech, movement and […]

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Tags: Baseball · Castro's Cuba

Without Roids

June 8th, 2009 · No Comments

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Cop disciplined after threatening NFL player – NFL- nbcsports.msnbc.com

March 26th, 2009 · No Comments

Cop disciplined after threatening NFL player – NFL- nbcsports.msnbc.com. A police officer was placed on administrative leave Thursday over a traffic stop involving an NFL player whom he kept in a hospital parking lot and threatened to arrest while his mother-in-law died inside the building. I guess this police officer really didn’t want to make […]

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Tags: Football

Padres introduce Moorad as CEO; Aikman is partner – Wire Services – Baseball – nbcsports.msnbc.com

March 26th, 2009 · No Comments

Padres introduce Moorad as CEO; Aikman is partner – Wire Services – Baseball – nbcsports.msnbc.com. With Moorad assuming the CEO role, Sandy Alderson’s tenure with the club is over. Both Moores and Moorad praised Alderson’s work, particularly in opening a baseball academy in the Dominican Republic. This is good news for the Padres.  Maybe now […]

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Cuban baseball slavery, now playing in San Diego | Babalú Blog: an island on the net without a bearded dictator

March 16th, 2009 · No Comments

Cuban baseball slavery, now playing in San Diego | Babalú Blog: an island on the net without a bearded dictator. Please read as we should all remember that Castro’s Cuba is a horrible place for human rights and that these players are under extensive watch from Cuban security.

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Tags: Baseball · Castro's Cuba

Alex Rodriguez tested positive for steroids in ’03, sources tell SI – MLB – SI.com

February 7th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Alex Rodriguez tested positive for steroids in ’03, sources tell SI – MLB – SI.com. Not only are there accusations about A-Fraud testing positive for steroids but also that union dillweed Gene Orza was tipping off players about random testing.

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Bud Selig paid more than $18 million in 2007 – ESPN

February 2nd, 2009 · No Comments

Selig received a raise of about $3 million to nearly $17.5 million that year, according to Major League Baseball’s latest tax return. Bud Selig paid more than $18 million in 2007 – ESPN. My jaw hit the floor.  $18 million?  For what?

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Jimmy Rollins, Jake Peavy among players on U.S. World Baseball Classic list – ESPN

January 10th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Jimmy Rollins, Jake Peavy among players on U.S. World Baseball Classic list – ESPN. Props to these guys for stepping up to play for Team USA.  Too many have bailed out and it’s good to see some guys are anxious to represent the USA in the World Baseball Classic.

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Should The Dodgers Sign Hoffman?

January 6th, 2009 · No Comments

Brewers rate Hoffman No. 1 choice as closer. The Padres did not budge Tuesday, at least publicly, after a report surfaced that the Milwaukee Brewers called Trevor Hoffman the best candidate for their closer’s job and the Los Angeles Dodgers again were linked to Hoffman. Despite my belief that Trevor Hoffman doesn’t have much left […]

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Moorad says he has agreement to buy Padres – Baseball- nbcsports.msnbc.com

January 2nd, 2009 · No Comments

Moorad says he has agreement to buy Padres – Baseball- nbcsports.msnbc.com. Jeff Moorad has resigned as Arizona Diamondbacks chief executive officer and says he has reached an agreement in principle to buy the San Diego Padres. This is good news for us San Diegans, no matter what team we follow.  Hopefully the Padres will stop […]

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Dodgers Keep Furcal. Manny Next?

December 18th, 2008 · No Comments

As some of my previous posts would indicate, I’m glad the Dodgers have re-signed Rafael Furcal. Defense at shortstop and a lead-off batter are very important and that is now solved. It now gives the Dodgers a solid infield for the next three years. Now it just comes down to how much Manny will get […]

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ESPN – Greg Maddux to announce retirement Monday

December 6th, 2008 · No Comments

ESPN – Greg Maddux to announce retirement Monday. Greg Maddux has thrown his last pitch. The four-time Cy Young winner will announce his retirement Monday at the baseball winter meetings, near his home in Las Vegas. The anti-Clemens is retiring.  He played the game right, was a success because of not only his arm but […]

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The 25 Best Rickey Henderson Stories Of All Time

December 5th, 2008 · No Comments

One of my all-time favorite players is Mr. third person himself Rickey Henderson.  Check out the link below for the best 25 Rickey stories. The 25 Best Rickey Henderson Stories Of All Time HT: Newsvine

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