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World Baseball Classic quick thoughts

2017 world baseball classic

  That was a hell of a tournament by pretty much any measure: frenetic crowd noise, record-setting attendance, impassioned play, close games and intriguing match-ups. The World Baseball Classic commenced with little buzz, but ended up being a home run for the game. Hopefully Major League Baseball rides this momentum to create an even better […]

2016 MLB Team Preview: Colorado Rockies

2016 Colorado Rockies

This is part of my 2016 MLB team preview series. I will preview each team before Opening Day, unveiling teams in reverse order according to my power rankings. Previous: 30) Braves 29) Phillies 28) Brewers 27) Reds 26. Colorado Rockies 2015 Record: 68-94, 5th in NL West Key Additions: CL Jake McGee, LF Gerardo Parra, SU Jason Motte, MRP […]

Finding a Home for Ian Desmond

Nationals shortstop Ian Desmond

This is an archived post from my prior blog, The Sprained Ankle. This post is from February 23, 2016. It’s been a long, lonely winter for Ian Desmond.  Burdened by a subpar 2015 season and the draft pick compensation attached to him, the former Nationals shortstop is without a home at the dawn of Spring […]

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