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Wisdom and Links: A Modest Proposal for Colder Winter Meetings, Links and a Topical Joke That Doesn’t Work

This year’s Winter Meetings was great, because once Jon Lester finally signed, we got like the entire meetings’ worth of action in one day. But, I have a (sarcastic) idea of how we can ensure lots of deals every winter meetings: Colder weather. Yes, colder weather. You see, the problem is that they always put the winter meetings in beautiful places like San Diego or cities in...
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December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Wisdom and Links: A Modest Proposal for Colder Winter Meetings, Links and a Topical Joke That Doesn’t Work

This year’s Winter Meetings was great, because once Jon Lester finally signed, we got like the entire meetings’ worth of action in one day. But, I have a (sarcastic) idea of how we can ensure lots of deals every winter meetings: Colder weather. Yes, colder weather. You see, the problem is that they always put the winter meetings in beautiful places like San Diego or cities in...
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December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Wisdom and Links: A Modest Proposal for Colder Winter Meetings, Links and a Topical Joke That Doesn’t Work

This year’s Winter Meetings was great, because once Jon Lester finally signed, we got like the entire meetings’ worth of action in one day. But, I have a (sarcastic) idea of how we can ensure lots of deals every winter meetings: Colder weather. Yes, colder weather. You see, the problem is that they always put the winter meetings in beautiful places like San Diego or cities in...
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December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Wisdom and Links: A Modest Proposal for Colder Winter Meetings, Links and a Topical Joke That Doesn’t Work

This year’s Winter Meetings was great, because once Jon Lester finally signed, we got like the entire meetings’ worth of action in one day. But, I have a (sarcastic) idea of how we can ensure lots of deals every winter meetings: Colder weather. Yes, colder weather. You see, the problem is that they always put the winter meetings in beautiful places like San Diego or cities in...
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December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Wisdom and Links: A Modest Proposal for Colder Winter Meetings, Links and a Topical Joke That Doesn’t Work

This year’s Winter Meetings was great, because once Jon Lester finally signed, we got like the entire meetings’ worth of action in one day. But, I have a (sarcastic) idea of how we can ensure lots of deals every winter meetings: Colder weather. Yes, colder weather. You see, the problem is that they always put the winter meetings in beautiful places like San Diego or cities in...
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December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Wisdom and Links: A Modest Proposal for Colder Winter Meetings, Links and a Topical Joke That Doesn’t Work

This year’s Winter Meetings was great, because once Jon Lester finally signed, we got like the entire meetings’ worth of action in one day. But, I have a (sarcastic) idea of how we can ensure lots of deals every winter meetings: Colder weather. Yes, colder weather. You see, the problem is that they always put the winter meetings in beautiful places like San Diego or cities in...
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December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Wisdom and Links: A Modest Proposal for Colder Winter Meetings, Links and a Topical Joke That Doesn’t Work

This year’s Winter Meetings was great, because once Jon Lester finally signed, we got like the entire meetings’ worth of action in one day. But, I have a (sarcastic) idea of how we can ensure lots of deals every winter meetings: Colder weather. Yes, colder weather. You see, the problem is that they always put the winter meetings in beautiful places like San Diego or cities in...
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December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Wisdom and Links: A Modest Proposal for Colder Winter Meetings, Links and a Topical Joke That Doesn’t Work

This year’s Winter Meetings was great, because once Jon Lester finally signed, we got like the entire meetings’ worth of action in one day. But, I have a (sarcastic) idea of how we can ensure lots of deals every winter meetings: Colder weather. Yes, colder weather. You see, the problem is that they always put the winter meetings in beautiful places like San Diego or cities in...
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December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Wisdom and Links: A Modest Proposal for Colder Winter Meetings, Links and a Topical Joke That Doesn’t Work

This year’s Winter Meetings was great, because once Jon Lester finally signed, we got like the entire meetings’ worth of action in one day. But, I have a (sarcastic) idea of how we can ensure lots of deals every winter meetings: Colder weather. Yes, colder weather. You see, the problem is that they always put the winter meetings in beautiful places like San Diego or cities in...
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December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Wisdom and Links: A Modest Proposal for Colder Winter Meetings, Links and a Topical Joke That Doesn’t Work

This year’s Winter Meetings was great, because once Jon Lester finally signed, we got like the entire meetings’ worth of action in one day. But, I have a (sarcastic) idea of how we can ensure lots of deals every winter meetings: Colder weather. Yes, colder weather. You see, the problem is that they always put the winter meetings in beautiful places like San Diego or cities in...
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December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Wisdom and Links: A Modest Proposal for Colder Winter Meetings, Links and a Topical Joke That Doesn’t Work

This year’s Winter Meetings was great, because once Jon Lester finally signed, we got like the entire meetings’ worth of action in one day. But, I have a (sarcastic) idea of how we can ensure lots of deals every winter meetings: Colder weather. Yes, colder weather. You see, the problem is that they always put the winter meetings in beautiful places like San Diego or cities in...
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December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel Autographed Baseball Cards Are a Hot Commodity

On the eve of his first NFL start, it’s important to remember that Johnny Manziel was, in addition to being drafted by the Cleveland Browns, once selected by the San Diego Padres. However, unlike the Browns, who took a chance on the quarterback with the 22nd pick in the first round, the Padres took the former high school shortstop 837th overall. But that doesn’t seem to matter...
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December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Dick Allen Thanks Fans

Not that he needed to, but after missing the Hall of Fame by one vote on Monday, Dick Allen took to his website and thanked his fans. The former slugger will potentially get another shot in three years.  Fingers. Crossed.  
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December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Insane Card Collection For Sale on eBay

What do you get the guy for Christmas who absolutely wants everything? This. Crazy, right? Listed as 275,000 cards, this vertigo-inducing baseball collection (seriously, I get dizzy looking at all the pictures) is seemingly enough to fill a number of hobby shops. It. Is. Loaded. Included…nearly every baseball card from 1980 to 2011 and a slew of cards from other sports. That...
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December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Pitcher traded twice in same day sends great tweet

Newly acquired Los Angeles Angel Andrew Heaney might’ve had the tweet of the Winter Meetings late Wednesday night. Well, @Dodgers we had a good run! Great to be a part of such a storied franchise. #thanksforthememories — Andrew Heaney (@Heandog8) December 11, 2014   Wait…Dodgers? Hold on. The 23-year-old pitcher, who woke up Wednesday a member of the Miami Marlins...
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December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Agent: Starlin Castro In “The Wrong Place At The Wrong Time”

Stories started circulating early Sunday that Starlin Castro was involved in a nightclub shooting late Saturday night in his native Dominican Republic. Tuesday, the agent for the Chicago Cubs shortstop announced the three-time All-Star had been cleared of all wrongdoing. “Starlin and his family were in the wrong place at the wrong time,” Paul Kinzer told CBSChicago.com. “They...
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December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

For Sale: George Brett 1980 World Series Sunglasses

With less than three weeks until Christmas and since world peace apparently not going to happen anytime soon, I think I’ve found the one thing that I’d want more than anything. George Brett’s sunglasses from the 1980 World Series. Oh, and here’s the best part…they’re totally legit and the seller has two letters of provenance to prove the authenticity of the specs. The...
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December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Sports Betting and Casino Games to be Offered by PokerStars

Sports fans will have a new option for placing wagers in 2015 as part of the launch of a new casino product announced by PokerStars. PokerStars was launched in 2001 and quickly rose to prominence as the world’s most popular poker site; over 120 billion hands have been dealt. The site announced that it will begin offering a full featured casino and sports betting by 2015. A mobile...
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December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Wisdom and Links: Ichiro Please, Links and The Best Baseball Players from Every Team in The College Football Playoff

I begin today by asking the 30 teams of Major League Baseball to do something: sign Ichiro Suzuki. Yes, I know he’s old and, yes, I know he is only a shadow of his old self. But, guess what, I think he’d still make a great addition to a contender. And yet, nobody seems to be talking about him. It is like he retired, or went back to Japan. But, no, Ichiro is still an active member...
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December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Wisdom and Links: Ichiro Please, Links and The Best Baseball Players from Every Team in The College Football Playoff

I begin today by asking the 30 teams of Major League Baseball to do something: sign Ichiro Suzuki. Yes, I know he’s old and, yes, I know he is only a shadow of his old self. But, guess what, I think he’d still make a great addition to a contender. And yet, nobody seems to be talking about him. It is like he retired, or went back to Japan. But, no, Ichiro is still an active member...
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December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Wisdom and Links: Ichiro Please, Links and The Best Baseball Players from Every Team in The College Football Playoff

I begin today by asking the 30 teams of Major League Baseball to do something: sign Ichiro Suzuki. Yes, I know he’s old and, yes, I know he is only a shadow of his old self. But, guess what, I think he’d still make a great addition to a contender. And yet, nobody seems to be talking about him. It is like he retired, or went back to Japan. But, no, Ichiro is still an active member...
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December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Wisdom and Links: Ichiro Please, Links and The Best Baseball Players from Every Team in The College Football Playoff

I begin today by asking the 30 teams of Major League Baseball to do something: sign Ichiro Suzuki. Yes, I know he’s old and, yes, I know he is only a shadow of his old self. But, guess what, I think he’d still make a great addition to a contender. And yet, nobody seems to be talking about him. It is like he retired, or went back to Japan. But, no, Ichiro is still an active member...
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December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Starlin Castro Involved in Nightclub Shooting?

Rumors are what rumors are, but, sometimes, where’s smoke…there’s occasionally (gun)fire. Social media reports out of the Dominican Republic are that Chicago Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro and his entourage were involved in a nightclub shooting early Sunday morning. Source from DR : #cubs SS Starlin Castro was part of shooting outside Dubai Club in Santiago Caballeros, DR last...
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December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Help Make The Bobblehead Hall of Fame a Reality

Everyone loves bobbleheads, right? Well, if that’s true and the dream of Phil Sklar and Brad Novak comes to fruition, they’ll have created a place beloved by all. Friends and roommates who’ve known each other for decades, the Milwaukee duo recently announced the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum…but they’re going to need your help to get it up and running by their...
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December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Pedro Martinez: Signing Jon Lester Is a Top Priority

We all know that David Ortiz is doing his very best to get Jon Lester back to Boston, but he’s not the only one dreaming of a reunion with the lefty…Pedro Martinez has now joined the club. Memo to Red Sox ownership…you’ve got your entire fan base, your biggest star and one of the best pitchers of our generation saying you should resign Lester. What more do you need? A sign...
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December 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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