Monthly Archives: February 2008

Spring Training Game 2: Focus on Pitching

Mets: 0 STL: 7Mets: 0-2With that out of the way, like any Spring Training Game, there were some bright spots, but there were a lot of dark spots in terms of the pitching today. Because its always easier to complain … Continue reading

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Phil's Starters Yesterday, Notes

Yesterday, the Phillies beat the Reds 8-1. How much of that was an effect of their starters continuing what they left off in the regular season in 2007? Well, mlb.com seems to think so thanks to their headline on the … Continue reading

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Recap: Spring Training Game 1

The first box score from an official Spring Training Game is in, and depending what you were looking for, you either found a lot gems, or a lot of apathy. The Mets B-squad, their B-B-squad, faced off against a general … Continue reading

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Today's Game, Baseball News

As you know by now, today the Mets will travel to the Tigers in the first official game of spring. Players on the actual roster for the Mets that are known to be playing today are Pelfry, Church, Anderson, Wise, … Continue reading

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Watch Out For Michel Abreu

On February 8th, I wrote about Michel Abreu being at Spring Training this year and his previous stats. That article can be found here. His stats show that he could be a threat, but as a reader brought up in … Continue reading

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Notes From Around the League

The first real Spring Training games start tomorrow for many teams. There is a flurry of news that might get lost in the shuffle, so here are some of the tidbits that I found interesting: Remember Francisco Liriano? He was … Continue reading

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USA Today's Sports Weekly Power Rankings

In the edition of Sports Weekly on sale now (with Santana on the cover), there is a 2008 power poll. Here are the top 10 teams:1. Boston Red Sox2 Detroit Tigers3. Cleveland Indians4. New York Yankees5. Los Angeles Angels6. NEW … Continue reading

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Pitchers I'm Watching this Week / Spring Injuries

Who's excited for actual box scores this week? I know I am and I made a list by day, based on the schedule, of pitchers I am spending a little more attention on this week.Monday: Niese, Lugo, SanchezTuesday: KunzWedensday: Pelfry, … Continue reading

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Random Notes

First off, thank you to a reader who found a very recent article from the IBL website that lists 8 players that played in the IBL last summer and are moving on to tougher leagues. The entire post and comments … Continue reading

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Programming Note

I will not be appearing on Late Hits with AG and the Beast on WUCP.Due to a Woman's Basketball game, which could cause the show not to happen, I will probably be on the show next Thursday. Tweet

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