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Paul’s Amazing and Sure-To-Be-Perfect 2016 MLB Predictions

The amount of research that went into these predictions would be laughably insufficient if it even existed. This would be back-of-napkin, but I don’t have a napkin around and I’m too lazy to get up to get one. This is … Continue reading

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Giants Holiday Spending Spree, Part 3: Denard Span

          During the 2014-2015 offseason, the Giants had a hole in left field. Mike Morse was not returning, Travis Ishikawa was no one’s idea of a long-term solution, and the team didn’t trust Gregor Blanco to … Continue reading

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Giants Holiday Spending Spree, Part 2: Johnny Cueto

Johnny Cueto is the closest thing the modern baseball world has to Luis Tiant (you know, this guy!). Cueto is just fun. He can go through an entire at-bat without repeating the same windup twice. He’ll corkscrew himself around and … Continue reading

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Giants’ Holiday Spending Spree Part 1: Jeff Samardzija

          This past offseason, the Giants completed three major free agent signings in an effort to shore up a couple of big holes and keep the team’s even-year championship streak alive. I was going to combine … Continue reading

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Fantastic Four (2015)

It was with a sort of sick enthusiasm that I sat down recently to watch the recent reboot of the beloved Marvel comic book team, which was, by consensus, deemed an unwatchable, unpleasant mess. It is with an equally sick, … Continue reading

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