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Opening Day is finally here delayed until further notice!

Today was supposed to be that day you leave work or school early to attend Opening Day in the annual ritual. Due to COVID-19, our collective yearning for Opening Day will be delayed for a month(s) or more. We all … Continue reading

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This book is titled Buzz Saw by Jesse Dougherty; A story of the power of positivity and of believing in yourself!

In case you haven’t heard, the Washington Nationals won the 2019 World Series, and they managed to do so against almost every odds in the books. After an abysmal start, the ball club was staring at a 19-31 record on … Continue reading

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Major League Baseball is opening up their video library to all with key games on YouTube and the MLB app!

Every 2018 and 2019 MLB game is now unlocked on the MLB.TV channel and their MLB app! Free to all for a limited time of course. You can watch all 105 wins from the Nats magical 2019 World Series run … Continue reading

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The line of destiny started with one Juan Soto at-bat and a lesson learned by Anthony Rendon!

One of life’s lessons is learning from your past. Baseball calls that the learning curve part of the process. Last year, were you paying attention on August 17th to what happened? You might be thinking of the Sean Doolittle blown … Continue reading

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A Spring without the Rites

Spring will silently arrive tonight just before midnight.  It always comes.  Some seasons get a pass every now and then.  There was “The year without a summer” in 1816, caused by volcanic eruptions.  There have been years without a winter.  … Continue reading

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The majority of minor leaguers are on their own and living far below the poverty line; Where is their help in this COVID-19 crisis?

We all know the kids in camp who we used to call back in the day “bonus babies” because they just signed for big bucks. Most minor leaguers live on wages below the poverty line, and no, this is not … Continue reading

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Admit it or not, we are in our second offseason of the 2019/2020 season!

“The show must go on,” will not even hold true on Broadway which has gone dark. More baseball players are shutting it down as reality spreads that this is going to be a very protracted shutdown and a second offseason. … Continue reading

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Local product Mike Toomey epitomizes the way our American Pastime should be viewed

They call him coach now. This man has spent his entire adult life of over 50 years in baseball and at the end of his working days is giving back to his community while coaching high school ball at the … Continue reading

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It starts with the little things; The Lerners prefer their random acts of kindness stay under the radar!

Baseball games will most likely be delayed months — not weeks according to numerous reports due to the Covid-19 virus. In regards to the Coronavirus and workers getting paid, MLB will not dictate to teams how to pay players who … Continue reading

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Mike Rizzo cuts Hunter Strickland 7 days late and $128,000 short!

A week ago we passed the first severance point on the 16th day of Spring Training, and general manager Mike Rizzo made no moves. Not one. Business as usual to the surprise of the many armchair GMs including myself. Sure, … Continue reading

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