Author | James Finn

Orioles Mid-Season results (with the help of The Beatles)

Orioles Mid-Season results (with the help of The Beatles)

July 10, 2012 | James Finn

The cartoon bird logo certainly is smiling. So here we are, the All-Star break.  The halfway point of the season (though technically, at 85 games played, we’re beyond halfway through). The Orioles are 45-40, 5 games over .500, and currently have a grip on a post-season birth.  If you’d told me in April this is [...]

How is Tim Lincecum like Jake Arietta?

How is Tim Lincecum like Jake Arietta?

July 09, 2012 | James Finn

With no Orioles to talk about the next few days (I’ll likely do a report card or evaulation of some sort this week, much like everyone else on the Barstool will), I thought I’d share a debate I had recently.  This story, though not about an Orioles player, does have some parallels, It was June 27th, [...]

Signing Rice: Not at a discount

Signing Rice: Not at a discount

July 07, 2012 | James Finn

When I woke this morning, and checked my inbox for my morning paper, I noticed I had several spam-ish messages from several opt-in providers (Groupon, Living Social, etc) trying to sell me discount deals.  I checked, and among the discounts for restaurants, spa services, wine tasting tours, and budget hotels, I did not find a [...]

Casual Friday – UFC 148 Preview

Casual Friday – UFC 148 Preview

July 06, 2012 | James Finn

Perhaps my adoration for combat sports developed from my love for Professional Wrestling.  I remember watching the UFC in it’s earliest form, when it was a tournament of fighters, the winner having to compete in several matches in the same night to be victorious.  It made household names out of Royce Gracie (Who won 3 [...]

All Star Final Vote: Who gets Mine?

All Star Final Vote: Who gets Mine?

July 04, 2012 | James Finn

The Final Vote.  The last chance to select a deserving player to the 2012 All-Star Game.  5 players selected from each league, and the fans vote for who is most deserving (but really, who’s most popular and/or who plays in the larger market).  Voting can be done online, or via text message (which is fantastic [...]

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