Tag Archives: MLB

Now Reading: Earl Weaver, Stan Musial, Zero Dark Thirty controversy

‘Now Reading’ is a collection and sharing of online stories and is meant for minimal consumption by the few readers of this blog. Topics will include books, food, matters of culture, photography, media and technology … there are no rules. … Continue reading

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Trevor Bauer: A four-start story

Trevor Bauer spends part of his offseason at a ranch in Texas. It’s essentially a baseball laboratory, where he studies his mechanics with the assistance of high-powered cameras and analyzes how each of his pitches comes off his finger tips … Continue reading

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The Bourn Mystery

When I was younger, I spent the better part of a couple summers working for my dad in commercial real estate appraisal, taking calls from banks and helping assemble reports. I never knew at the time, of course, how much … Continue reading

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Josh Hamilton’s three big risks

For someone who possesses the specific quality and depth of talent that Josh Hamilton does, there are a daunting number of questions and uncertainties that trail him like an unruly vapor. Yes, Hamilton wants many dollars and many years in … Continue reading

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The ever-changing Zack Greinke

For the moment, let’s set aside the question of whether Zack Greinke should beat CC Sabathia’s seven-year, $161 million free agent record contract for pitchers this winter (as there are at least ripples of its possibility). The question of whether … Continue reading

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Now Reading: The Washington Post, paywalls, digital journalism, Marvin Miller, Fireman Ed

‘Now Reading’ is a collection and sharing of online stories and is meant for minimal consumption by the few readers of this blog. Topics will include books, food, matters of culture, photography, media and technology … there are no rules. … Continue reading

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2012 AL Cy Young: A regional conspiracy! (OK, maybe not)

If you think about it, voting for baseball awards is blood-related with libel law. I won’t say that deciding the difference in value between baseball pitchers nearly a half century later was a direct point of concern during New York … Continue reading

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