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GuyinNY

  • joined Mar 18, 2008
  • last login Aug 27, 2014
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A guy in New York.

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A Word on Pat Patterson

Congratulations are in order for Pat Patterson. While his sexuality has been an "open secret" for as long as I can remember, it still takes some strength to come out. That's doubly true in a...

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In re. Warrior

Another look back on Ultimate Warrior, this time through the eyes of a fan who saw him as their favorite wrestler.

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They Worked You: Daniel Bryan and the New Kayfabe.

This post is short and the idea is embryonic. I'm drinking my coffee as I write this, so nothing is up to speed. Even if it's not ready yet, I want to get it out there. I don't know where...

1993 Hulk Hogan vs. 2013 John Cena

Let's compare and contrast the two, shall we? Both were in similar positions in their careers but both took decidedly different paths. Allow me to explain...

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WWE, HOF, and Curation of Pro Wrestling History

Cagesider GuyinNY spitballs on how the history of pro wrestling has been largely written by WWE and how that very fact has done it such a disservice. But how can we fix this?

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Johnny Giavotella Recalled

Second baseman Johnny Giavotella should be recalled today and is likely to be in the Royals’ lineup tonight when they face left-hander Jon Lester in the conclusion to a three-game series against...

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Angel Villalona

the Giants have added former top prospect Angel Villalona to their 40-man roster. Villalona, who received a club-record $2.1 million signing bonus as a 16-year-old in 2006, hasn’t played...

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Long-Term Deals for Bright Young Stars

  Pursuant to a discussion which developed in the initial Hosmer call-up thread, I thought it would be a good chance to spur conversation.  Eric Hosmer, assuming he develops as expected, will...

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Brandon Wood DFA'd

The Angels have DFA'd Brandon Wood.  While not a prospect in the proper sense of the term, Wood presents an interesting case due to his consistently strong AAA performance and his utter ineptitude...

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Mets Hire Sandy Alderson

Reports indicate that the New York Mets have hired Sandy Alderson to be their GM.  Alderson was previously the GM of the Oakland A's from 1983-1997, and was in large part responsible for building...

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Roy Halladay Throws No-Hitter!

Roy Halladay threw a no-hitter against the Reds in game 1 of the NLDS.  Wow!  Only 104 pitches!   Tie-in to the minors: The Jays did a great job overhauling Halladay's mechanics in AAA, right?    u...

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A-Rod tested positive for steroids

Alex Rodriguez tested positive for steroids during his MVP 2003 season.  http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2009/baseball/mlb/02/07/alex-rodriguez-steroids/?eref=sircrc It's a matter of time till...

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Nolan Ryan has the right idea

http://www.sportingnews.com/yourturn/viewtopic.php?t=499547 "Pitchers feel pain sometimes and think they're hurt," Ryan said. "A lot of times, they're not. They have to learn to pitch through...

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2008 AL MVP Dustin Pedroia

http://www.baseballwriters.org/awards/2008/2008_AL_mvp.html   Well, I'd have rather seen the award go to Youkilis or Mauer, but I suppose this is satisfactory.  How long until the MSM starts...

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Bubba Bell

I'm curious as to why there isn't more buzz around Bell.  He's playing CF in AA for the Red Sox organization.  Granted, he's already 25, but he seems to have a pretty fair bat, having produced...

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The Best Prospect in Baseball

We've reached the halfway point of the season, so I'm curious as to who you think is the best prospect in baseball.  The only requirements are that the player has not used up his rookie...

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J.P. Ricciardi trashes Adam Dunn

"Ricciardi slammed Dunn on his Wednesday night phone-in show on The Fan 590, a Toronto radio station. His comments came after a caller suggested the Jays acquire Dunn, who is hitting .227 with 18...

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Willie Randolph

The Mets fired Willie Randolph last night.    Without getting into the way the franchise let Willie twist in the wind, the enormously embarrassing "Willie Watch", and incredibly uncouth way they...

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2008 MLB Draft Thread

Here's the draft thread. Early thoughts and impressions : The Pirates made a great choice here. In my estimation, Alvarez and Beckham are the two premium talents in this draft (3 if Hosmer can...

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Kazmir and Braun

    Both of these young stars have been locked up to long term deals by their franchises.  It's obvious that both players decided to take security over a potentially larger reward down the road.   ...

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Clayton Kershaw

    There's a pretty good write up of Kershaw's mechanics here : http://www.hardballtimes.com/main/article/is-clayton-kershaw-worth-the-hype/     I'm enthralled by Kershaw, and I think he is the...

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Michael Inoa

In his latest Rumblings and Grumblings, Jayson Stark had this to say : "The next big thing?: It's 10 years ago now since the Yankees handed a $1.52-million signing bonus to a 16-year-old Dominican...

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Pitcher Maximization

I'm curious as to how the community feels about bringing up pitchers.  Given a top prospect fresh out of high school, what do you think is the best way to bring the pitcher along?  Furthermore, I'm...

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OT : The 2008 Academy Awards

So, I figured we could use an Oscars thread.  Here are my picks :Who I want to win? Best Picture : Michael Clayton Best Actor : Daniel Day-Lewis Best Supporting Actor : Hal Hollbrook Best Actress :...

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The Congress Thread

Place your thoughts on today's congressional hearings on PEDs in baseball in here.  Personally, I am glad this is happening (even if there are MUCH better things for Congress to worry about).  And...

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Rich "Goose" Gossage elected to the Hall of Fame

As expected, Goose Gossage was elected to the Hall of Fame.  He is the lone member of the class to be elected by the writers.  h...

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Roger Clemens asked to testify before Congress

The Rocket has been called to appear before Congress regarding doping in pro sports.  Let's see who else gets the call and whether or not anybody wants to talk about the past when they're under...

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John Sickels Interview with Athletics Nation

I don't know if this has been posted elsewhere on the board, so I've decided to put it up in a diary.  Interesting comments by Mr.Sickels.  Story found here : h...

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Mark Prior signs with the Padres

http://sports.espn.go.com/mlb/news/story?id=3168825Mark Prior has signed a 1 year deal with the Padres.  I think this is a great signing.  It is exactly the sort of smart move which a team needs to...

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Lastings Milledge for Brian Schneider and Ryan Church

WFAN (660 AM) in NYC is reporting this.  UGH UGH UGH.  WHY!??It's like Kazmir for position players.  Ramonny Castrada would have been fine behind the plate, and Milledge is already probably ready...

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