Cards and Reds: 17 August 2006

You could certainly tell that we are entering the business end of the season in the New Busch stadium just now. The Cards have slowly seen their early season lead in the standings disappear with the Reds chasing them down. This recent three-game series between the two teams has been a nail-biting affair due to […]

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Fate, Luck and Chance

It’s funny really but as my enthusiasm for baseball came back with a vengeance, sitting down and writing about it seemed to take a back seat (“excuses, excuses” I hear you cry). One of the things that has been and gone during my hiatus is the trading deadline. Tomorrow sets off the two-week countdown to […]

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Enthusiasm: lost and found

The absence of posts during the last month has not been a product of sheer laziness, more a sad reflection on how my interest has dipped during the period. The World Cup has played a part, particularly refuelling my appetite for football which was somewhat lost due to a disappointing and demoralising season for my […]

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Some potentially important news regarding North American sport on FIVE was announced today. It has been known for a while that FIVE were looking to branch out into digital broadcasting with two new channels. One of the areas that FIVE have been able to win viewers is by buying-up US shows such as CSI and, […]

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Boof Bonser

There's nothing better than a minor league prospect when it comes to a good baseball name. There's an extra element of intrigue about guys you've only heard of (or more likely read of) and never seen. However, Boof has recently graduated up to the big leagues. He made his Major League debut as a starting […]

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The Rocket Returns (Again)

As many predicted, Roger Clemens's latest attempt at retirement didn't last long. The Rocket will return to the Major League mound at the end of June (June 22 is the current date being given) and will once again try to help his home town, Houston, to their first World Series win. (more…)

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Recommended Reading: What’s wrong with King Felix?

There are some players in the game that every baseball fan, whatever their own allegiance, love to watch. One of the new additions to this “superstar” line-up is “King” Felix Hernandez. Seattle’s young starting pitcher was as sensational as predicted when he reached the Majors last season. The weight of expectation on his shoulders didn’t […]

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Kazmir and the D-Train!

Chicks might dig the long ball, but nothing beats a good pitching match up. Two of the best young pitchers in the game just went toe to toe at Tropicana Field, and they didn't disappoint. (more…)

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