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Third Time Charm Carl Paperblog Pick in Baseball

Third Time In May Is a Charm For Carl

It was a night of a big time pitching matchup at Fenway Park on Thursday night, with Josh Beckett taking on Justin Verlander, who recently no-hit the Toronto Blue Jays.Beckett... Read more

Slide Step Paperblog Pick in Baseball

The Slide Step

Let me say right off the bat that I am not a big fan of the slide step. In my opinion, it is way overused at the younger levels and even at the high school level. I even think... Read more


  • Another Mother's Day Miracle

    Another Mother's Miracle

    Another Mother's Day miracle you ask? Daisuke Matsuzaka allowed three runs in the first inning, and wound up a winning pitcher yesterday.It looked like the... Read more

    The 09 May 2011 by   Theomnipotentq
  • Vintage Wake

    Vintage Wake

    Tim Wakefield gave the Red Sox and their bullpen a shot in the arm last night, as he pitched 6 2/3 innings of solid ball, allowing just one run as the Sox took... Read more

    The 23 May 2011 by   Theomnipotentq
  • The Sun, Clutch Carl Help Sox Avoid Sweep

    Sun, Clutch Carl Help Avoid Sweep

    So, who would have guessed? A game started by Felix Hernandez, the reigning AL Cy Young winner, and Tim Wakefield, making an emergency first start, would be... Read more

    The 02 May 2011 by   Theomnipotentq
  • Pitching: Using Both Sides of the Plate

    Pitching: Using Both Sides Plate

    As pitchers move up through the various levels of baseball it becomes increasingly important to have command on both sides of the plate. Hitting is a very... Read more

    The 01 May 2011 by   Meachrm
  • Then Again, Maybe "The Bronx Bombers" Are Terrorists

    Then Again, Maybe "The Bronx Bombers" Terrorists

    In past years in this blog, I have done the odd comment about some of the really dumb "letters to the editor" I see in the local papers. Read more

    The 19 May 2011 by   Theomnipotentq
  • Some Good Reading On The Posada Meltdown

    Some Good Reading Posada Meltdown

    Two blogger friends of mine on opposite ends of the fence, Paul Sullivan and Lisa Swan, both have excellent takes on the weird and strange Jorge Posada saga tha... Read more

    The 15 May 2011 by   Theomnipotentq
  • On Your Own (Part 1)

    Your (Part

    There are a lot of advantages to the runner deciding for himself when to steal and when not to.(Photo by Josh Geer)I was watching the Phillies the other night... Read more

    The 19 May 2011 by   Meachrm
  • Dallas Mavericks Take Game 1!!!!!!!

    Dallas Mavericks Take Game 1!!!!!!!

    My legs are weak, my voice is crackly, I'm sweatin' like a stuck pig...and I love it! The Dallas Mavericks did what so many thought they couldn't: beat the... Read more

    The 03 May 2011 by   Thefriskyvirgin
  • Fielding in "less Than Ideal" Conditions

    Fielding "less Than Ideal" Conditions

    In my area of the country (Pennsylvania), the second week of May is usually when the weather begins to be consistently warmer and drier. Finally baseball... Read more

    The 12 May 2011 by   Meachrm
  • The Mini Tee


    The Schutt TeeIn yesterday's post called hitting the low pitch, I mentioned that exaggerating the low pitch when you train is a great way to improve. Read more

    The 08 May 2011 by   Meachrm


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