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On Addiction and Major League Baseball

Recently, Josh Hamilton had a relapse in his battle with drug addiction. The story has been out there for a few days now and you've probably read all about it, so I'll spare the details. As the...


Musical Analysis of Baseball

The goal of this FanPost is to highlight the different levels at which we can view a baseball game. Since music is my primary background, many of the analogies are from music theory, but I will...


Predators and the Community

Greetings all!  I'm from Ohio (and therefore a Blue Jackets fan [and that's the only mention they'll get in this post]), but this past summer, I had the opportunity to work in Nashville.  I was a...


Realignment Suggestions

With last night's loss to the Diamondbacks, the Rockies fell back into a 3rd-place tie with the Dodgers, 12 games out of first.  Like most of us, I'm looking forward to the future, ready to see...


A visit from a genie

Here's the situation: you are a manager of a Major League baseball team.  Before a game, you are visited by a genie.  The genie offers you a situation or statistical tidbit that he can make...


Faith Days

One of the promotions that some baseball clubs has been running is the "Faith Day."  It's definitely a mutually beneficial promotion, as the team can pack the stadium with Christians and a...


Rockies Admit to Elaborate April Fools' Joke

In a press conference following the Rockies-Pirates game in Pittsburgh on Thursday, manager Jim Tracy revealed what many observers had already been suspecting.  "Ubaldo Jimenez was the starting...


How To Be an Out-of-Town Rockies Fan

I live near Cincinnati, but I'm a big-time Rockies fan.  It's hard being a fan of an out-of-market team (unless, God forbid, you enjoy the Red Sox or Yankees).  Mostly, the local media doesn't...


A Necessary Reality Check for Some Rowbots

I feel that most of the "If I were a GM for the Rockies" threads have had one thing in common: A complete and utter disregard for the needs and desires of the other teams involved in trades.    I...


Civil Rights Game

Let me preface this by saying that I'm a 22-year old middle-class white male.  I've never had to deal with any kind of racism and I have no idea what it must be like.  Keep that in mind if I ever...


The Moment You Knew...

Growing up in Southern Ohio, I was squarely in the middle of the Cincinnati Reds fanbase.  I don't know if it was my rebellious tendencies (I prefer to call it rampant, fully-developed...

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