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Monday, November 24, 2014

Baseball

Ted Lilly’s Mound Distance Is 60′ 3″

The Cubs beat the Dodgers 1-0 on Thursday afternoon at Wrigley Field, taking two of three in the series. Ted Lilly pitched well, going seven scoreless innings of three-hit ball but he wound up with a no-decision. During the sixth inning, Dodgers’ third baseman Casey Blake reached first following a single. Blake noticed that Lilly…Read More

Umpire Joe West Getting Old and Cranky

When the Red Sox and Yankees squared off to open the 2010 MLB season, they seemed to really aggravate 32-year veteran umpire Joe West.  West, who was the chief of the crew that worked the series, had the following to say about the Sox and Yankees rate of play when they face each other: They’re…Read More

Ozzie Guillen Is a Funny Dude

White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen is easily one of my favorite personalities in Major League Baseball. The guy will crack jokes at other player’s expenses, and he gets off legendary rants when he’s frustrated. The best part about Ozzie is that he just tells things like it is. Take for example the following message he…Read More

Steve Phillips: I’d Trade Strasburg for Roy Oswalt

As time passes, I find that my opinion of Steve Phillips worsens.  He obviously has very few morals, as evidenced by the not one, but two, extramarital affairs we know of Stevie involving himself in.  While placing himself in those situations may have been the stupidest thing Phillips has ever done — even more mind-boggling…Read More

Bryce Harper Goes 6-for-6 with Four Home Runs and 10 RBIs

Washington D.C. sports fans have a lot of reasons to be optimistic about the future. The Redskins made strong additions, the Wizards won the lottery, the Caps have Ovechkin, and the Nats may end up with the top pitching and catching prospects in all of baseball. Already with last year’s top pick pitcher Stephen Strasburg…Read More

Lima Time No More

There’s no worse way of receiving some bad news than awakening to it. How can you ever prepare yourself for the shocking news that one of the most charismatic pitchers of all time has died? You can’t — you just have to accept the harsh reality. Baseball lost a good man on Sunday when Jose…Read More

Washington D.C. Sports Teams Have Lots of Reasons for Optimism

Even though only one major sports team in Washington is still playing right now, things are already looking up for the rest of them. The Washington Nationals are sucking less than usual this year and are currently at .500 with a 22-22 record. (Maybe Obama throwing out the first pitch had something to do with…Read More

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