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Why Does Yu Darvish Make People Lazy?

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As you probably already know by now, bidding on Yu Darvish ended just recently after the star right-hander was posted by the Nippon Ham Fighters a few days ago. I mention this because earlier today on Twitter I made a few statements about Yu Darvish and Asian players that generated some interesting discussion and I wanted to clarify my point. ... Read More »

If Joe Paterno Is A Scapegoat, He Brought It On Himself

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Joe Posnanski isn’t just a mainstream sportswriter that I enjoy reading, he’s without a doubt my favorite mainstream sportswriter. I enjoy almost everything he publishes, and even if I don’t fully agree with the stance he’s taking, I can appreciate his thought process (a rare quality in the mainstream media these days). Unfortunately, with his latest entry about Joe Paterno ... Read More »

FanGraphs: LOL AZNS R SHORT

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I was about to take a nap today when I saw that MLB Trade Rumors had picked Jason Kubel to sign with the Dodgers. I made my way to FanGraphs to see if I could make a post basically laughing at Ned Colletti repeating his past mistakes of bringing in a veteran outfielder to block a talented youngster. On my ... Read More »

The Translator: “A Scout Told Me This…”

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Whenever you see a national writer say that a certain scout told him something about a certain player, 99% of the time, it means: 1) The scout is trolling the writer and spreading misinformation. 2) The writer found a narrative he likes and is cherry picking input. 3) The writer is fabricating a quote to fit a narrative. Opinions on ... Read More »