Monthly Archives: January 2015

The Legacy of Beau Mills

          When Brian Sabean took over as the Giants’ General Manager back in 1996, he almost immediately became public enemy number one by the Bay by trading away the beloved Matt Williams for a trio of … Continue reading

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Stray Rantings on the Aoki Signing

  The Giants finalized their deal with Nori Aoki yesterday, and the specifics were exactly as reported. Aoki will get $4 million in 2015 and then the team holds a $5.5 million option on him for 2016, so this could … Continue reading

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The Best (and Worst) Baseball Free Agent Contract of the Offseason (So Far)

A couple of days ago, I┬átalked a little about how a few of the baseball free agent contracts signed this offseason might seem completely insane at first glance, but might not be so nutty when you look deeper, and when … Continue reading

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Fearlessly the Idiot Faced the Crowd: Ranking the Pink Floyd Albums

This is a concept I’ve been toying with for a couple of months now. Pink Floyd is the absolute, unequivocal number one on my list of all-time favorite bands, and David Gilmour is the absolute, unequivocal number one on my … Continue reading

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Why Some Ridiculous Baseball Contracts Kind Of Make Sense These Days

        Last month, when the Nelson Cruz signing was first reported, my first reaction was a spit take, and a facepalm, and not necessarily in that order. The Mariners gave the 34-year-old former Oriole slugger a four-year, … Continue reading

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