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The Sighing Gut Punch: My Cole Hamels Emotions

39

In which I uncover some challenging, confusing feelings and advocate being punched in the gut.

Robinson Cano and the lineup protection myth

31

There's an increasing amount of chatter that says the Mariners have to "protect" Robinson Cano in the lineup or his offense will be wasted. Don't fall for it.

Inspiration Over Calculation

177

Josh Reddick may never amount to much in right field. Before he makes an All-Star game, or signs the BIG contract, he may end up skewered on a foul pole or grated by a chain link fence somewhere....

The End of the Run as We Know It, and I Feel Fine

288

I am confident the Phillies are going to be pretty bad this year. And I can't wait for the season to start.

Josh Donaldson vs. a Curveball

81

How do hitters adjust to different pitch speeds? Let's find out.

Salary arbitration: A necessary evil

We take an inside look at the salary arbitration process through those who have experienced it on both sides. Kenley Jansen and the Dodgers reached a contract agreement last week, making seven...

The Royals rotation in gross hyperbole

84

They're alright.

Reflections on growing up with Jeter's Yankees

I have never watched the Yankees without Derek Jeter on their roster. Next year, that will all change.

Me.

996

Boy, I'm sure you were wondering when I would write about myself. Aren't you lucky ...

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