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The first episode of Shut Up, Alan features Brewers reliever Manny Parra as he ‘contributes’ to a humorous debate over the use of relief pitchers versus starting pitchers in baseball games. Can you imagine what a pitching staff full of Manny Parras would do for the integrity of the game? As Parra points out in the episode, the goal of playing is to win, so I doubt it would work out very well.
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Milwaukee Brewers right fielder Norichika Aoki will not participate in the World Baseball Classic, according to a report from the Japanese newspaper Nikkansports.
Aoki has reportedly told Japan manager Koji Yamamoto that he is skipping the tournament in order to prepare for his second season with the Brewers. The World Baseball Classic runs from March 2-19 and interferes with major...
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2012 Affiliate Records
MLB: [83-79] NL Central
AAA: [67-77] Pacific Coast League — Nashville
AA: [65-74] Southern League — Huntsville
A+: [63-72] Florida State League — Brevard County
A: [78-61] Midwest League — Wisconsin
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Three weeks down, three position reviews in the books. Before we move onto our third base review this week, take a minute and look back at our second base review, complete with 5 Surprises, an intriguing Blind Resume, and a visual representation of the offensive decline of the position over the last half-decade. Done? Time for 12 thoughts on 2012 (which sounds better if you say it...
Ryan Braun said the voters got it right. The Milwaukee Brewers' star left fielder didn't come close to repeating as National League MVP, getting easily outdistanced by Buster Posey. The San Francisco catcher captured 27 of the 32 first-place votes from the Baseball Writers' Association of America, compared to only three for Braun. Posey won the award, 422 points to...