Found November 07, 2011 on The Outside Corner:
I guess you could say that this next Round 2 Movember MLB Mustache Madness matchup has the market cornered.  The first round winners from first base and third base will now vie for the current player corner infielder mustache title. Jason Giambi Giambi's career may be on its last legs, but his mustache has clearly still got it as evidence by him earning 86% of the votes in his first round battle.  Is there still enough life left in his old whiskers to topple Jose Bautista? VS. Jose Bautista Joey Bats batted around Eric Chavez by a score of 71% to 29% in Round 1, but he'll have to hope he can outslug the 'stache of the Giambino now. Time to vote! (one vote per matchup per day) [polldaddy]5647385[/polldaddy]

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Minor League Grab Bag

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Movember MLB Mustache Madness: Current Players, Round 2 - Cantu vs. Ryan

Time to turn two in Round 2 of the Movember MLB Mustache Madness current player bracket.  Our two remaining middle infielder representatives now have to try and avoid each others' whiskered takeout slides if they want to advance to the current player quarterfinals. Jorge Cantu They said Cantu couldn't win, but I say he can too!  Get it?  Anyone?  Oh, come on. ...

Walker replaces Hentgen in Jays' bullpen (AP)

Pete Walker has replaced former AL Cy Young Award winner Pat Hentgen as the Toronto Blue Jays' bullpen coach. Hentgen quit Monday for personal reasons and will remain with the organization as a special assistant. Walker spent this year as pitching coach at Double-A New Hampshire, which won the Eastern League title.

Hot Stove Just Warming Up

Last week we found plenty of topics to kick off the first week of the winter, winter being that time of the year when baseball is not played. This week threatens to be a quiet week on the baseball front but who knows? Award season doesn't start until next week so baseball news will have to be generated by the general managers. The general managers meet next week in Milwaukee...

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