coffee roaster

  • joined Feb 11, 2008
  • last login Apr 19, 2014
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Former resident of Pacifica and SF now living in Kansas City. Love Kansas City BBQ, hate the weather. Looking forward to attending this year's All Star Game at Kauffman.

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  • MLB Oakland Athletics
  • NFL Oakland Raiders
  • NCAAF Kansas Jayhawks
  • NHL St. Louis Blues
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Tonight's First Pitch

I live in Kansas City, which has been the first city in the country to get high-speed google fiber internet service. Google has been incredibly involved in the community with this roll-out and...

Bean-counting GM Beane deserves a better place to work

It's not surprising that a Chicago writer is taking a shot at the 2012 Athletics payroll - the key paragraph follows. "MLB should have a minimum payroll. It would require all teams to at least attempt to be somewhat competitive, and fairness is an issue. For instance, how much of an advantage will the Angels and Rangers have in the wild-card race because they have 19 games each against Oakland?" It does impact the WC possibilities in other divisions to have such a potentially weak team in the AL West.

Bill James Baseball IQ now free in App store

This app was initially priced at $14.99, and even at that price it's worth it. Search for it on your iPhone or iPod Touch. Not sure how long it'll be offered for free, sometimes these are one-day things so your mileage may vary.

A's Owner Wolff Bad for Bay Area Baseball

Glenn Dickey article in the Examiner. Pretty brutal stuff.


"I made Ray Fosse Famous"

Pete Rose may have been a great baseball player, but he's still an insufferable ass.   via


Update on U-Verse/Comcast HD

I read the thread regarding the lack of HD broadcasts on Comcast California for U-Verse customers last week, and made a mental note to ask my sister about it.  She works for AT&T and is involved...


Coming: PBS documentary on the A's

I was watching the local news this morning (I'm in Kansas City) and there was a lengthy piece on a new PBS documentary that's currently filming here.  Yes, it's on the A's - the Kansas City A's.


Rex Hudler - so much more than an annoying announcer...

Here's something you probably didn't know about Angels announcer and favorite AN whipping boy Rex Hudler:  He plays for God's home team.


MLB Extra Innings: Best/Worst local announcers

I've subscribed to the MLB Extra Innings package on DirecTv for three years now - I've moved from the Bay Area and I need my A's fix - and for any new subscribers, I offer my review of the best and...

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