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Random Baseball Thoughts

August 18, 2016

Adrian Gonzalez’s two home-run game tonight against the Phillies is his first multi home-run game since July 17th of last season. From the what have you done for me lately department, Chase Utley went 0-5 tonight after his sparkling return to Philadelphia last night. The Giants are a Major League-worst  9-21 since the All-Star break. […]

The Hypocrites in Indianapolis

March 10, 2011

The NCAA is at it again.  These guys must use a magic-8 ball when deciding who to punish and for how long. Ohio State Football coach & sweater vest aficionado, Jim Tressel, recently admitted that he knew about his  players committing violations long before reporting it to the NCAA because, he was worried that his players might have […]

When the going gets tough, the not so-though quit!

September 24, 2010

So what when wrong for the Dodgers this year? James Loney has a take and he told The LA Times Dodger Beat Writer, Dylan Hernandez about it. la-sp-dodgers-padres-20100922,0,3259633.story?track=rss While he did not specifically say it was Torre’s fault, he seemed to have hinted that Torre mailed the season in when he said that this team, […]

Memo to Eagles fans……..

September 23, 2010

  Lately, some Eagles fans are starting to panic over their team. This is nothing coming from them, but I do have message for Eagles fans, as Frankie Goes to Hollywood once said, “Relax”! Andy Reid usually knows what he is doing. When he traded Donavan McNabb last year, he did what he always has […]

McDivorceCourt

September 22, 2010

So Now comes word that Larry Silverstein, the lawyer who drafted the postnuptial agreement between Frank & Jaime McCourt, altered the agreement in 2004 after it was signed and he did not alert Jaime about the fact the change apparently gave sole ownership to the Dodgers to Frank. This comes the day after Jaime testified […]

Nold sold on “Donny Baseball”

September 18, 2010

So Joe Torre is leaving the Dodgers and this is a good thing.  While he did better than his last two predecessors, he nearly wiped all that goodwill by falling a sleep at the wheel this season. He seemed to have quit around June of this year, partially because of the owners, partially because of age, […]

The NFL stands for No Fan Loyalty

September 17, 2010

It appears as if this weekend the san Diego Chargers are going to have their home game blacked out on local TV. Now, before you go screaming that the fans in San Diego are not loyal, you have to remember a few things. The economy is still struggling to recover from this recession. Unemployment in […]