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On to the new and improved Padres!

The O’Malley family has re-settled in San Diego, pouring their finances and baseball savvy into the perennial basement dweller Padres.  While the DBags and Dodgers have opted for the glitterati and sparkle of the “superstar” front office, I am more … Continue reading

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We’re here, we’ll cheer for Opening Day!

We’ve waited through a warm winter, soaking in the news of the new Cubs, Padres and Dodgers. We’ve watched free agents go to other teams, a few opting to stay away from the 3x World Champions. Now, we’ll see the … Continue reading

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One more week …

…before the season begins, when our beloved boys of the WC orange and black take to the stadium out in the desert.  There will be splashing in the outfield, where the DBags, so insecure that the fans would be content … Continue reading

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Let the games begin

The stadium is opening to the welcoming scent of grilled hotdogs, melting lipstick from this year’s model of baseball groupies and the colorful collection of orange and black fans clustered onto their seats. We are all looking for a glimpse … Continue reading

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Here Comes the Clock–But It May Turn Out More or Less OK, as Replay Did

New rules this year will speed the games. Clocks on the scoreboard and behind the plate will check the time between innings. If a pitcher hasn’t finished his warm up pitches when the alarm goes off, too bad. Also I … Continue reading

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IF MY READING OF THE RULES IS EVEN CLOSE TO CORRECT, IT APPEARS THAT IT WILL TAKE $80 MILLION OR MORE TO ASSIGN YOAN MONCADA TO A MINOR LEAGUE TEAM

I spent some insomniac time researching the international signing bonus “pools” and “slots”–the system mlb and the union have devised to regulate the int’l market for young players until they figure out how to build an extraterritorial draft (or until … Continue reading

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RIP HOF JUNIOR SEAU

Just too clear; just in time for the 2015 Super Bowl.  Junior Seau, 1969 — 2012, has been inducted into the nfl HOF.  RIP. Maybe I’m getting old, but I don’t enjoy football as much as I used to.  Seems as if … Continue reading

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