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Memo to Matheny: Passive Aggressive Is a Bad Look

I’m not gonna lie; I’m a bit salty about something Mike Matheny said in a recent Q&A session with ESPN’s Mark Saxon. There are some really basic comments, of course. There is also one really insightful note where Matheny acknowledges that he’s a bit “envious” of guys like Dexter Fowler who can mix professionalism with fun so naturally. Matheny even ...

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Major League Baseball 2017: The Contenders, Pretenders and the Tweeners

So I thought this would be a fun exercise a couple of weeks away from pitchers and catchers reporting for duty in Florida and Arizona…where do all of the Major League teams fit in? Who’s dangerous…who is not…and who could go either way. Let’s take a look. Contenders Boston Red Sox – They’re deep, they’re versatile, they’re athletic and they’ve ...

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Your 2017 St. Louis Cardinals: Best and Worst Case Scenarios for Every Key Player

We’re close enough to the start of Spring Training to start diving deeper into the Cardinals Best/Worst case performances and we know enough about how the team will look so this isn’t an exercise in futility or massive projection. Sure, there’s some projection involved but what would you expect at this time of year? I’ll keep commentary brief because I ...

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Your Friday NFL Fix and Picks: Lions-Cowboys MNF Will Be a Close One; Packers Keep Rolling

Happy Holidays! Once again, I’m gonna jump right into the picks this week…with comments on the games that grab my attention. NY Giants (-2.5) @ Philadelphia (Whoops. Not a great start to the week.) Miami @ Buffalo (-4.5) (Dolphins in Buffalo in late December without their starting QB…not great.) NY Jets @ New England (-16.5) Tennessee (-5) @ Jacksonville (Jags ...

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Your Friday Football Fix and Picks: Must-Win for Packers, Seattle Drubs Rams

Once again, I’m gonna jump right into the picks this week…with comments on the games that grab my attention. Los Angeles @ Seattle (-16) (Easiest winner of the week! Fisher is gone but the suckiness remains.) Miami (-2.5) @ NY Jets Green Bay (-5.5) @ Chicago (Critical game for the Packers, they can’t afford to flub this one. They pretty much ...

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Your Friday Football Fix and Picks: Indy Will Win at Home, Chiefs Are Super Bowl Contenders

Once again, I’m gonna jump right into the picks this week…with comments on the games that grab my attention. Oakland @ Kansas City (-3.5) (Early winner! Plus the Chiefs look like a legit Super Bowl contender.) Chicago @ Detroit (-7) Pittsburgh (-3) @ Buffalo (Tough game on the road for the Steelers. Buffalo can run it but Pittsburgh can run ...

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