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2015 World Series Recap

“Why make sense when the world around refuses?” That’s a lyric from the latest album of this British band called Hot Chip, who I’ve been sorta obsessed with for going on a couple months (an obsession that has led to … Continue reading

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Five World Series Predictions

Here’s the thing about the 2015 World Series and its two participants, the Kansas City Royals and the New York Mets: I like both of these teams. I’ve liked the Mets franchise, really, since I was a kid. Darryl Strawberry … Continue reading

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Odd Year Blues: A Ballad

Instead of writing a long-winded essay about what went wrong with the Giants’ 2015 season, from the injuries to the rampant crappy pitching, I decided to simply eulogize the 2015 Giants with song. This is a song I call “Odd … Continue reading

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Idiocy Upon Idiocy

The Washington Nationals have been a complete disaster this season. Not a disaster in the 100-loss eyesore sense like the Phillies or Braves, but a disaster in that they were picked by most baseball pundits in the preseason to be the … Continue reading

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Ryan Vogelsong Has Been Huge for the Giants This Year

  Ryan Vogelsong enters this afternoon’s start against the Cardinals with a 9-9 record, a 4.05 ERA (91 ERA+), 96 strikeouts, 53 walks, and 16 homers given up in 120 innings. Those innings have come spread across 20 starts and … Continue reading

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