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Shades of Ed Armbrister in the 2013 World Series

Armbrister (right) was in the middle of call shades of the 2013 World Series. Reading the “Give me Liberty, or give me Death!” speech by Patrick Henry is always inspiring to me. And one of the lines of that speech seems strangely applicable to last night’s¬†conclusion of Game 3 of the World Series. (You won’t find this sort More...

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By Graham Houston On Thursday, October 24th, 2013

Cincinnati Reds follow trend: Hire from within

The Cincinnati Reds announced Bryan Price as their new manager Tuesday afternoon, making Price the 61st manager in Reds history. The rookie skipper, relieved of his pitching-coaching duties, is now faced with the More...

By Paul West On Monday, September 30th, 2013

New York Mets shouldn’t overpay for Shin-Soo Choo

As good as Shin-Soo Choo is, he’s not a middle-order power bat, a true leadoff hitter or a shortstop. As the New York Mets’ season draws to a close, talk has already begun about how to fill the team’s More...

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By Shawn Paul Wood On Friday, September 27th, 2013

An open letter to Scott Boras

The only power baseball fans should fight is this guy’s. Dear Mr. Scott Boras, We don’t know each other personally, nor do I have any predilection to do so. Not that I couldn’t use just one of More...

NL wild card race
By Paul West On Thursday, September 19th, 2013
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NL Wild Card race: five key supporting characters

The NL wild card race will be determined when the Reds and Pirates play six times in each team’s last nine games. (Joe Robbins/Getty Images) As the Major League Baseball season winds down, the Atlanta Braves More...

Clint Hurdle has the Pirates in the thick of the NL Central race.
By R. Lincoln Harris On Monday, September 9th, 2013
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Handicapping the NL Central race

  Clint Hurdle hopes the Pirates’ bubble doesn’t burst down the stretch. (Justin K. Aller/Getty Images) The sad spectacle of watching the two also-rans of the National League Central — the More...

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