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TIMING IS CURIOUS IN THE TEJADA TRADE

December 12, 2007 |

  Miguel Tejada is gone. It was a move that we all knew was coming, but I think that we were all hoping to get a little more out of it. Yes, the Orioles got 5 players in return for the former MVP, but is there real talent among them? Of the five, there is [...]

GIBBONS, AND RUMORS THAT BETTER NOT BE TRUE

December 07, 2007 |

  It turns out that Gibbons was telling the truth all of that time when he continued to deny using steroids. Indeed he wasn’t.  He was using HGH all along. Gibbons simply adds to the long list of humiliations the Orioles have suffered during this decade of discontent. Almost from his first spring training in [...]

DEAL FOR TIGERS IS A WIN NOW MOVE

December 05, 2007 |

  Yes, the Tigers have jumped in and for real for 2008. The deal for Miguel Cabrera and Dontrelle Willis is, while slightly dangerous, definitely intriguing and picture changing for Detroit. It is dangerous because of Willis’ ballooning ERA, and because of Cabrera is…well just ballooning. It is picture changing because of what these players [...]

NO REST AND NO CELEBRATION UNTIL THE JOB IS DONE!

October 14, 2007 |

Now the Cleveland Indians should worry. If you watched the clinching game of the ALDS on Monday, you would have seen the Indians partying like rock stars in the clubhouse. Perhaps I should say that they partied like they had already won something … and they hadn’t. Beer and champagne flowed in the visiting clubhouse [...]

My First Correction

August 23, 2007 |

  Correction – Larussa, Anderson, Weaver, Leyland, and now Trembley, spent little or no time in the big leagues as players, not managers. Obviously the first four on the list have enjoyed long careers as major league managers. We hope that Dave Trembley will enjoy the same success.   Allen