Found April 25, 2013 on Diamond Hoggers: has released it’s All Star ballot, and if you have an official MLB account you received an email today with a suggestive image of who you should vote for. For the most part, all of the guys pictured above will be in the midsummer’s classic. But there are a few sneaky characters in that shot, one particularly sneaky dread-locked man. Are you telling me that in two calendar months plus that Coco Crisp is still going to have All-Star numbers? I know that Oakland is the king of claiming prized junk from the impound lot of baseball, but I don’t think Crisp gets there. He’s just hot. I also don’t like Carlos Santan’s odds of being there – he’s from Cleveland so you can forget about him getting any type of fan vote to earn a ticket to the game. He can OPS .950 all he wants, he’s still from Cleveland and Cleveland players get snubbed. The rest of these guys shouldn’t make any plans for that mid-July weekend. They’ll be occupied with exhibition. Except Cano. He’ll probably be suspended

Coco Crisp brings back his afro and it remains as majestic as ever (photo)

On Thursday night at Coliseum, Oakland A’s outfielder Coco Crisp took the field sporting a hairstyle he first broke out during the 2011 season that is as unique and outstanding as his name. Yep, Coco Crisp brought back his afro. It is the first time this season that Crips has rocked the ‘fro, so the question is: Did it have any impact on how he played? Did the rocking ...

Coco Crisp Is Still Rocking a Great Afro

Coco Crisp of the Athletics has hair that any man or woman should be jealous of.  It is just glorious. [CUT 4] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports

BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 188: The Yankees and PECOTA/Earned Run Ratio/Least Likely MVP Candidates/When to Trust 2013 Stats by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

Ben and Sam answer listener emails about whether PECOTA underestimates the Yankees, how to improve ERA, Coco Crisp the MVP candidate, and in-season stats vs. projections.

Four Bases: Athletics 5, Red Sox 6

Wednesday’s game was a game where you say “well, a win is a win.” Not pretty by any means, but the Red Sox ended up winning their second rubber match of the season. Here are the four bases: First Base: Right when Coco Crisp lead off the game with a walk, it was evident that Jon Lester did not have the right stuff today. Six walks and three earned runs, both a season high, does...
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