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FanSince1993

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Ruben Amaro on Mike and Mike

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A lot of baseball cliches being tossed around but a few interesting tidbits also: - Rube still feels adding Pence last year was necessary to bolster our "stagnant" offense and provide "protection" - He was "uncomfortable" going 6 years for Cole but considers the contract a "necessary overpay" to keep him from hitting free agency - the Cliff Lee trade rumors were "all basically false" - There was dialogue with Shane's agent and they "knew" what it would take to resign him and chose financial flexibility Oh, and Ruben's brothers nickname is "Taco".

Welcome home Pat.

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Welcome home Pat.

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Misusing WAR

First off, this really should be a a fanshot.  What you'll find below the jump is from this weeks Sports Illustrated (which I for some reason subscribe to) but I don't think I could've linked it so...

I am confused as to why anyone would praise Ruiz, who shows disrespect to the country by not giving...

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I am confused as to why anyone would praise Ruiz, who shows disrespect to the country by not giving The Star-Spangled Banner its proper respect. We often criticize other players who refuse to stand or even turn around during the national anthem because of religious or political reasons. Yet Ruiz gets a pass because he is somewhere in the bullpen putting on his game face? Christopher Balzano, Cape Coral, Fla.

I posted this in one of the comment threads yesterday but for those who missed it here is a lovely letter to the editor in this weeks SI.
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Roy Halladay's late-inning ERA

It's no secret that Roy Halladay likes to pitch deep into games and that Charlie Manuel likes to let him pitch deep into games.  But should he?  I've long felt that Cholly can be over-confident...

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