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James Quinn

  • joined Mar 28, 2008
  • last login Feb 01, 2014
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Reds fan from 1983-2003. The Royals have me now. I also blog about KU Jayhawk Baseball at RockChalkTalk.com. Reading this blog would not be the worst use of your time.

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Kansas eliminates Coastal Carolina 5-1. Jayhawks to meet Tar Heels at 4PM.

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Kansas eliminated Coastal Carolina 5-1 in the afternoon game. The Jayhawks will meet UNC this afternoon at 4PM.

Jayhawks stay alive by routing Dartmouth 16-0. Rematch with Coastal Carolina Sunday at Noon.

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Kansas stays alive by routing Dartmouth 16-0. Shaeffer Hall pitches shut out. KU to face Coastal Carolina in rematch Sunday at noon.

Texas and Boston College make history last night, and this morning.

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Texas and Boston College play the longest baseball game in NCAA D-I history.

Lawrence High wins state baseball championship

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Lawrence High School won the Kansas 6A state baseball champsionship tonight by beating Shawnee Mission West 3-2. Andy Urban, who pitched a perfect game earlier this year, was the winning pitcher. Big congratulations to the Lions.

Jayhawks drop opener to Coastal Carolina 11-3. Face an uphill battle to advance.

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Kansas drops opening round game to Coastal Carolina 11-3, to face Dartmouth today at noon.

Kansas vs. Coastal Carolina - A battle of two fierce birds.

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Kansas vs. Coastal Carolina game preview. First pitch Friday 1PM CST.

Chapel Hill regional by the numbers

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A quick look at the four teams in the Chapel Hill regional by raw numbers.

Kansas makes the NCAA tournament. Jayhawks to face Coastal Carolina on Friday.

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Kansas makes the NCAA tournament field as an at-large. Robby Price injury update. Plus other KU baseball notes.

Texas wins Big-12 tournament. Tony Thompson named to all-tournament team.

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Texas scored 11 runs in the 4th inning against Missouri in the Big-12 tournament championship game en route to a 12-7 victory. This is the 2nd year in a row Texas has won the tournament. Tony Thompson was named to the all tournament team.

KU stumbles badly in Bricktown. Jayhawks hope to hear good news from the NCAA Monday.

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Kansas goes 0-3 in the Big-12 tournament but still have strong hopes for an NCAA at-large bid.

Tony Thompson's 3rd Inning Grand Slam sets new KU record.

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Tony Thompson, Kansas 3rd baseman, sets new school record with 19 home runs in a season.

Big-12 Tournament Game #3, Kansas (37-21) vs. Baylor (28-24)

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Kansas and Baylor have both been eliminated from contention from the Big-12 Tournament's championship game, nevertheless, the two teams will play a final game Saturday.  First pitch 9AM. Watch the...

Banter topics, some of which are related to KU sports

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Just some random banter topics to give us things to talk about.   Crimson and Cream Machine published a story about the greatest KU alumni to play in the NFL.  He thinks John Riggins has an edge...

Wildcats get some revenge in Bricktown. KSU 5 – KU 4.

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Kansas State beats KU 5-4 in first game of Big-12 tournament.

Big-12 Tournament Game #1: Kansas vs. Kansas State

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Kansas vs. Kansas State in Big-12 Championship tournment.

Kansas Pitching Update, end of regular season.

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Update on Kansas pitching staff entering post-season play.

Kansas Batting Update - End of Regular Season

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Update on Kansas batting numbers at the end of the regular season. Heere, Afenir and Thompson form an impressive core.

Tony Thompson makes Big-12 First Team, David Narodowski newcomer of the year. Afenir, Heere and Walz on the second team.

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Kansas baseball players honored in season end awards. Tony Thompson 1st team, David Narodowski newcomer of the year. Six more players named.

Kansas Baseball made of win. Jayhawks dominate Wildcats 17-7 to take Sunflower Showdown.

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Kansas blows out Kansas State 17-7 in final game of 2009 regular season. KU wins Sunflower Showdown 2-1. Tony Thompson ties KU single season home run record with 18th blast.

Kansas evens up Sunflower Showdown 9-3 in front of packed house.

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Kansas beat Kansas State 9-3 to even up Sunflower Showdown 1-1. T.J. Walz strikes out 12. Rubber game at 6PM Sunday.

A.J. Morris leads Kansas State to a 4-1 win over the Hawks. Series now moves to Lawrence.

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A.J. Morris (12-1) pitches a complete game victory over Kansas in front of a Kansas State record crowd of 4,280. Sunflower Showdown moves to Lawrence for Saturday and Sunday games.

Kansas (35-18, 13-11) vs. #11 Kansas State (38-13-1, 13-9-1)

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Kansas vs. Kansas State sereis preview.

KU Baseball Notes: Records will fall

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KU Baseball notes: Records will fall this weekend. Buck Afenir named a Johnny Bench finalist and six Jayhawks named to All-Academic team. Profile of Ritchie Price's first year at South Dakota State.

Jayhawks need to forget about Sunday, focus on Wildcats.

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Kansas Baseball must put Sunday's dramatic loss at Missouri out of their heads and focus on this weekend's Kansas State series.

O-line looks promising

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Here is Tom Keegan's short preview of the '09 O-Line. (sweet rhyme there.) I like this part the most: "This much is certain: The five best offensive linemen will start, not the five linemen with the most potential. "Potential gets me fired,"KU offensive line coach John Reagan said when discussing the prospects for the line as the spring season got under way. "It’s nice when you have guys competing for jobs. Not competing by default, competing because they’ve got the ability to compete. It generally does make you better." I suspect the biggest difference between the football team now, and where it was four years ago, is depth rather than the quality of the top eight or ten players.

Big-12 Player of the Year. The short list.

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I think it has come down to Tony Thompson (3B KU) and J.T. Wise (C OU), but I haven't written off a few others. What do you think?

Big-12 Player of the Year. The short list.

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I think it is between Tony Thompson (3B KU) and J.T. Wise (C OU) but I'm not writing off Carter Jurica. What do you think?

Tony Thompson, Big-12 Player of the Year? I’ll let the numbers do the talking.

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Tony Thompson Big-12 Player of the Year? Why not? The dude is a beast!

Texas is the 2009 Big-12 Regular Season Champion. KU still in the running for second place.

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Copied over from Big-12 Hardball.  I am still working on a story about yesterday's 13-12 KU loss at Missouri.  It's a hard game to get a handle on. - JQ   Congratulations to Texas.  The Longhorns...

Kansas evens up series in Columbia - Jayhawks 7 – Tigers 4. Deciding game 1PM Sunday.

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Kansas beats Missouri 7-4 in Columbia. Rubber game Sunday at 1PM.

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