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Yakker

  • joined Mar 18, 2008
  • last login Jan 31, 2013
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Cordero Signs with Cincy

Well, the Reds certainly opened up the pocketbooks on this one.  Yahoo's reporting that Francisco Cordero signed with Cincy for $46M over 4 years, which averages to $11.5M per year.  Yahoo is...

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Barry Bonds Indicted For Perjury, Obstruction

Wow.http://www.sfgate.com/flat/archive/2007/11/15/news/archive/2007/11/15/state/n141013S18.html                                                                   ...

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Question For Yankees Fans

Some of you have probably seen the recent press about Rudy Guiliani, who's come out and said that he'll be rooting for the Red Sox in the World Series, because he's an AL guy.He's getting some...

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Congratulations, You Just Bought an MLB Team

Hopefully, it didn't cost you too much, because you are tight with Bud and got a good, solid discount.  But regardless, now you've got to hire a GM to help you compete.A few facts:-- You're...

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How High Can Carmona Fly?

OK, there's just no way to ignore what Carmona's doing.  Since the All-Star Break, Carmona's put up a 2.19 ERA in 13 starts, with a 65/24 K/BB rate.  He's also got 17 Ws on the year, and...

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Wandy Rodriguez--Breakthrough?

So far into 2007, Wandy Rodriguez is putting up some seriously impressive component numbers.  In 77 IPs so far this year, he's registering ratios of 8.26 K/9, 2.09 BB/9, and 3.94 K/BB, which are...

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Jonathan Broxton's freeway speeding?

Metaphorically, of course.Did my eyes deceive me, or did Brox really hit 101 on the gun last night during LoDuca's AB?It looked like (I was on the phone with the GF, so I didn't hear what Scully...

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Tomko to pen, Kuo to start?

From today's LA Times, it looks like Brett "Bombko" Tomko is being moved to the bullpen again.  If his next start in Vegas "goes well," Kuo is the candidate to replace Tomko in the rotation, not...

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Daniel Cabrera -- Going-Back-In Party?

I kid, because I love.  After two excellent starts to begin the year, Cabrera looked a little shaky yesterday against Kansas City, giving up 3 ERs and 7 hits in just 5 innings.  He did, however,...

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Dukes starting in CF, Upton at 2B

Big news out of TB's camp today, Cantu's getting sent down, Upton's going to start the year at 2B, and (the big surprise!) Dukes will play CF until Baldelli gets healthy.h...

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Verlander scrapping the knuckle-curve?

The Detroit Free Press is reporting that JV is giving up on his knuckle-curve to throw more of a traditional curveball this year.  Apparently the knuckle-curve was hard on his fingers.Has anyone...

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MLB EI Development?

This sounds too good to be true, but I thought I would pass it along anyway.  If it works out, it should mean that Comcast cable subscribers can receive MLB Extra Innings on their TVs again this...

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MLB Extra Innings Update

According to this news story, Senator Kerry is on the case.  Good to see the Senate tackling issues that matter.And, without getting into political views, I think I can safely say that we're all...

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Joel Pineiro to be Red Sox closer?

The Boston Herald is reporting that the Red Sox have signed Joel Pineiro (pending physical) to a one-year deal for $4M to be their closer next season.  The contract includes an option year that...

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Who is Dayton Moore?

Is anyone else having trouble getting a read on what type of GM Dayton Moore is going to be?  For every good move he's made this year (Bannister, Dotel), it seems like he's made a corresponding...

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The "real" story?

For people who care, a very interesting story about the possible innerworkings of the Rafael Soriano/Horacio Ramirez deal and the Mike Gonzalez/Adam LaRoche near-deal.I have no idea if any of this...

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Has Anyone Actually Seen Matsuzaka Pitch?

At the risk of turning this diary into a flame war between Red Sox fans (the Yanks have too much money) and Yankees fans (the Red Sox have a lot of money too), I'd be interested in hearing from...

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General Keeper League Strategy Question

Hey y'all, we're thinking about switching a league over from re-draft to keeper this offseason, so I was wondering what kind of things I needed to think about.  It looks like we'll keep just 3-4...

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Garza/Hirsh

OK, like probably a few others I'm trying to decide on whether to blow waivers on Garza or Hirsh in my non-keeper league.  What do people think about whether these guys will stay up in the bigs...

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Article on Matt Harrington

Kansas City Star article on Harrington, the former first rounder from the 2000 draft who refused to sign and is now almost out of baseball.Not knowing much of the background of this story, I...

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Alfonso Soriano to nowhere

Well, the Nats just issued a statement saying they were not dealing Soriano anywhere:"We felt the best deal we could make is no deal for the franchise," general manager Jim Bowden said.Now, this...

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Jeff Francis

On the heels of last night's masterful 2-hitter against St. Louis, I'd be interested in hearing people's thoughts on Francis and how he's developing as a young pitcher.He's come out guns-ablazin...

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Scott Olsen

Finally got a chance to watch Olsen pitch last night, against the Orioles.  After hearing how well his last 4 starts went, plus his very solid peripherals so far this year, I expected to be...

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Matt Cain

I'd love to hear people's thoughts on what Cain has done in his last few starts to start to turn things around this season.My (admittedly amateurish) thoughts:  Cain's velocity may be up a little,...

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