I’m going to use an example of a trade between two otherwise unknown baseball players to prove a point. Last week, the Tampa Bay Rays traded away reliever Jake McGee to the Colorado Rockies for an outfielder named Corey Dickerson.
Continue reading The grass is always greener, aka, why every trade is an uncertainty until it’s not
As I mentioned in part one of our all-time hit leaders trivia contest, I had a significantly easier time naming the greatest hitters of the 16 National League teams than I did with the American League.
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SAY IT AIN’T SOSA – The New York Times recently reported that former National League MVP Sammy Sosa failed a drug test in 2003. Surprise! I’ve never failed a drug test before… but I’m pretty sure my employer wouldn’t wait
Continue reading Your Daily SportsChumpdate – June 17, 2009: Sosa, Favre, Stallworth, Hedo, Smoltz, Rockies, Tiger and Shaq
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