A Twitter-free AL Wild Card Experience

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While the genesis and timing of the actual decision are still unknown, there was a point leading up to Wednesday night’s American League Wild Card game where I decided that I was going to watch in solitude. Not alone, in a closet, with some tin foil antennae attached to a 16-inch television while I consume

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Rays 4 Indians 0: Missed opportunities send Indians home for the winter

Kipnis and Brantley

I was downtown around 5:30. Walking around 4th street, people filled the streets, rocking their red. The civic pride that we Clevelanders hold so dear was on full display. It was like a scene out of Major League when everyone in and around the city was walking past each other, holding up their #1 finger

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While We’re Waiting…Mangini to the Titans and Manny to the Rays

Eric Mangini may be on his way to Tennessee:  “On Thursday’s PFT Live, former Browns and Jets coach Eric Mangini said he’s “looking at a lot of different opportunities” for 2011. Although Mangini’s comments came before the news broke that Chuck Cecil will not be back as Titans’ defensive coordinator in 2011, it now appears that

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On the Indians and Baseball’s “Level Playing Field”

Because the Yankees are the Yankees, people seem to think that baseball is an inherently unfair sport.  It’s not that I disagree with that sentiment exactly, though I am going to tweak it a little bit today.  At least that’s what I hope to do.  But it’s going to take some time, so bear with

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Lee, Bullpen Shut Out Rays

Indians 5, Rays 0 (Box) Cliff Lee improved to 12-2 on the season, and lowered his AL leading ERA to 2.31 in six innings of work Friday night. Cliff struck out 7 and walked only 1 to get the win. For the second consecutive night the Tribe bats were alive, especially the top of the

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Red Sox/Rays Fight: That Didn’t Take Long

This pretty much speaks for itself. The game isn’t even over yet, and we have the video… [flv]http://mediadownloads.mlb.com/mlbam/2008/06/05/mlbtv_tbabos_551716_800K.flv[/flv] We knew it wouldn’t take long for this to go down. Watch Carl Crawford, and remember that he ran in from the outfield and still beat about half of the Red Sox to the mound. That speed

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