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Requiem

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OT: dominate

Ok, I've seen it used on this site before....But now I've seen it used on a poll at ESPN.comNow, when the heck did dominate become an adjective?I've looked at Merriam-Webster, Dictionary.com, and,...

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Potential really bad news....

Rumblings: Clubs Notified that Draft Pick Compensation to be Dropped in Upcoming CBALink to storysnippet:Ken Davidoff of Newsday reported just over a week ago that teams may no longer receive draft...

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Beane's A's in the 2nd half

I remember some of us had a discussion about the A's and how well they'd do in the second half.Here's a listing of the A's overall, 2nd half, August, and September records during Beane's tenure as...

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Colon likely done for the season....

That'll help the Rangers' post-season aspirations.Though, if he had just pitched through it, it likely would have been better for the Rangers....Colon has 56 1/3 IP with a 5.11 ERA, 4.95 K/9, and...

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Mets sign Reyes to $23.25 million/4 yr extension....

Basically an extension for his arb years and his 1st year of FA.Not sure if I like this deal.His first year of arbitration is next year, and if he tanks he wouldn't do as well as the contract.I'm...

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All All-Star lineup.....

in NY when everyone's healthy w/ Sheffield willing to shift to 1B.C - Posada 1B/DH - Giambi 2B - Cano 3B - A-Rod SS - Jeter LF - Matsui CF - Damon RF - Abreu DH/1B - SheffieldSheesh, that's a...

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Holy crap: Jeremy Jeffress

Saw this in BPro, buried in an article about the Brewers.They stayed to watch the next pitcher, right-hander Jeremy Jeffress, the Brewers' first-round draft pick in June."There was heat in more...

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Sim League Status?

Just a question for zwyica or anyone else who can answer.Is the sim league still going? Or is it pretty much dead in the water?The question has been raised before on the boards, but no one's...

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Bill Simmons on Game 5 and the rest of the Finals....

StoryWhile Simmons is completely clueless when it comes to baseball, I find his views on basketball really spot on most of the time.Here, he makes a LOT of sense.Plus, he publishes some choice...

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Angels vs. Devil Rays on 6/6/06

For those of you who believe in signs :p.MLB  storyOTOH, it's really 6/6/2006, so I don't think people should get all worried.Someone in the MLB scheduling department has a cute sense of humor,...

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I didn't know Barry Bonds knew Pat Robertson.....

StoryChoice tidbits:The "700 Club" host's feat of strength is recounted on the Web site of his Christian Broadcasting Network, in a posting headlined "How Pat Robertson Leg Pressed 2,000 Pounds."a...

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Nice fluff article on El Pulpo (the Octopus)

StoryI didn't realize how much even the slightest injuries can derail pitchers.....It seems amazing that some of these pitchers can year-in and year-out put up the good numbers they do.And that...

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OT: Internet problems, again?

Just wondering if people have been having the same internet problems again that we had 5 days ago...I know RCCook was having those problems.The symptoms seem to be that traffic to certain sites...

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Lackey, Kendall ejected....

StorySounds stupid on both parts, but mainly by Kendall.I mean, come on, you charge the mound because you were NOT hit?Sheesh.Although, I might be a little biased since Lackey's on my fantasy AND...

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OT: Powell was not sure we had enough troops....

StorySome juicy excerpts:Powell said he advised now-retired Gen. Tommy Franks, who developed and executed the 2003 Iraq invasion plan, and Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld "before the president...

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OT: Internet Outage?

Is anyone else having problems reaching some sites?Strangely enough, LSB is the one site that works almost perfectly for me....Yahoo, parts of ESPN, Amazon, and a lot of other sites, I don't seem...

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Delmon Young video.....

VideoWow, I can see him getting a 50-game suspension for this.... Heck, I can see him getting a full-season suspension for this...That bat had some serious heat on it when it hit the umpire.Hmmmm,...

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Sheehan's (BPro) take on the Lee and Ortiz extensions.

StoryIt's in the free section, so you don't have to be a subscriber.Very interesting take on it.I wonder if the WARPs he publishes factor in the potential that Lee just had a career season.That...

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LMAO - Indian runners

From the CBS game log:The Indians just run themselves out of the inning after having Hafner at the plate with a full count. Gil Meche turned and picked off Jason Michaels between second and third,...

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Someone who has an account on Sickel's site...

Should go to the Stupid Roster Moves thread and post about how the Rangers decided on having Dickey as their #5 starter (who was going to be used pretty quickly) to open the season after having a...

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Don't look now....

but A-Gon just hit a home run..... in PETCO....Wow, I wonder if the Eaton trade will be another Baines or Hafner....Do we give up the future for an unrealistic run at the playoffs or do we not only...

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What if we had had the OTHER Cleveland GM (Sizemore signed)

http://sports.espn.go.com/mlb/news/story?id=2388456$23.25 million/6 year deal for SizemoreSigning bonus of $1 million Salary 2006 $0.5 mil 2007 $0.75 mil 2008 $3.0 mil (1st pre-arb year assuming no...

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05 Rangers' Boardies FBL owners....

Check your in-boxes for the invite to the league.I'm not sure if you also need the password, but let me know if you do.Also, any help with the two owners I was unable to contact (NNR100 and...

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PatrickWalz, txsportsfan, and other former 2005 Rangers' boardies' FBL owners....

I've seen you two (patrick and txsportsfan) post recently, so I know you read Adam's blog.You probably might have missed this "diary" I posted about the Rangers' boardie FBL for 2006.Could you...

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Rangers' boardie FBL

Hi, if you were on the Rangers' boardie FBL last year, could you please send me an e-mail or reply to this diary with: whether you'd like to be in the league again this year your e-mail address w...

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OT: American Ido.....

For all you Idol fans......Paula Abdul!Paula Again!Yikes!This ain't no laughing matter....ArticleLink to VideoDarn this 300 character limit. Anyways, any spring training things to talk about?Hmmmm,...

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Branyan DFA

Read this on another site:LinkHe'd be a nice player to grab since all we have to do is offer a major league contract at about $800K. He'd be able to spell Teixeira, Blalock, Mench, and/or Dellucci...

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Hmmmm, maybe I don't want Furcal here....

Not at this price.Basically looking for a $50 million for five or six years deal....I'd probably do up to $32 million for 4 years, but I think that'd be my upper limit.... Hmmmm, though $50 million...

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Correlation does not equal causation....

Someone needs to tell Redcap that....In this thread, he says that Good pitchers tend to give up less hard hit balls in play.While that may be true, they don't do it a statistically significant way...

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Ricardo Rodriguez

Adam, why exactly do you have a man-crush on Ricardo Rodriguez?To tell you the truth, I never really thought Ric Rod would amount to much (and really hated the Ludwick for Ric Rod trade, though...

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