Author | James Finn

My Two Coins on the Camden Yards Attendance Debate

My Two Coins on the Camden Yards Attendance Debate

August 21, 2012 | James Finn

I’m a numbers guy.  I like to crunch numbers.  They make sense to me.  In school, I always did well in mathematics (until cosines, differentials, and theorems were introduced). Professionally, I was always the guy at work that could pick the appropriate data out of a profit and loss spreadsheet and put it to good use. [...]

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Could Ichiro have been an Oriole?

July 24, 2012 | James Finn

So, Ichiro in pinstripes, huh? Yesterdays trade seem to out of nowhere, and rendered a gasp heard all around the MLB. Chalk another on up for the “Evil Empire”. It got me thinking: Was it public knowledge that Ichiro was on the trade block?  How did the Yankees give up essentially nothing to collect Ichiro.  [...]

The end of my WNSTBSMS dreams

July 17, 2012 | James Finn

Yesterday was the final day of spring training, metaphorically, and I didn’t make the roster.  I am no longer in the running to become the next WNST Baltimore Sports Media Superstar. First and foremost, I want to thank Nestor Aparicio for the opportunity.  Not every CEO in Baltimore is willing to hire someone based on [...]

Concerns facing The Ravens this season

Concerns facing The Ravens this season

July 13, 2012 | James Finn

In just 1 week, the Castle in Owings Mills will be buzzing with Rookies and QB’s, marking the beginning of Training camp for the defending AFC North Champion Baltimore Ravens.   They attempt to find 53 players to fill their regular season roster, as they try to move past a sour ending to last years [...]

What the MLB All-Star game is missing

What the MLB All-Star game is missing

July 11, 2012 | James Finn

I’ve seen and heard far too much negative about the MLB All-Star game.  Why does this player get elected over that one?  Why does an exhibition game count?  Why should anybody on the Padres or A’s have any influence on October baseball?  Who the hell is Wade Miley? There’s no “fixing” the All-Star game.  It [...]

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