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World Series 2010: San Francisco Giants and Texas »

Game 4 of the 2001 World Series was historic in many ways. The Arizona Diamondbacks won the first two games at then-Bank One Ballpark. The next three games moved to Yankee Stadium in the Bronx. In Game 3 the Yankees sent Roger Clemens to the mound to face Brian Anderson and the Arizona Diamondbacks. It was a classic pitcher’s duel. [...]

Tis the Season »

“Mom’s Ticked! She saw what you did.” Unfortunately that is a text message that I receive quite regularly from one of my kids. I’d love to say that I had no idea what this was referring to but this time I actually did. Now that Thanksgiving is over it is time to retrieve the Christmas decorations from the boxes in the garage and [...]

Commissioner Meets with Owners Discusses Baseball Post »

The O’Hare Hilton in Chicago is once a bustling Mecca of baseball decision-making this week as owners of the 30 baseball franchises meet with the Commissioner and members of the MLB front office. These meetings come just a week after the General Managers met here. While not formally on the agenda, owners are planning to speak about the [...]

The Return of Mystique and Aura? »

Game Six of the World Series. The New York Yankees are just one win away from a world championship. They are sending Andy Pettitte to the mound. Pettitte has been one of the Yankees most clutch post season pitchers in franchise history. Given the Yankees powerful line-up; they are heavy favorites to close out the World Series without getting [...]

Will the Real Mr. November Please Step Up »

For only the second time in Major League Baseball history the World Series continues into November. An interesting piece of trivia is that the New York Yankees have been involved in both of the November series. The first time this occurred was in 2001 and was a result of baseball being postponed a week after the bombings of the World Trade [...]

World Series Table Is Set »

The Major League Baseball playoffs seem like they have lasted forever this year. I’m sure a lot of that is a result of the Diamondbacks being out of the postseason picture since May. It also doesn’t help that the Red Sox and the Yankees were both firmly in the picture, meaning we had to listen to their self-righteous fans belittle all the [...]

Security! Security! »

It has been a week since the Arizona Diamondbacks played their final game of the 2009 season, and it has been two weeks since the last game of the year at Chase Field. During that time, I have come to grips with the fact that there are still 175 days 16 hours and two minutes until Opening Day, 2010. The first three weeks of the offseason are [...]