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NEW YORK (AP): In a surprising turn of events, Major League outfielder Jeff Francoeur has purchased a controlling interest in the New York Mets from the former owners, the Wilpon Family. The purchase, effective immediately, of 69 percent of the team was for a reported $550 million. Francoeur, who played for the Mets during the [...]
Personally, I don’t get the appeal. He’s basically a right-handed Brooks Conrad — a guy with a long minor league career (ten years!) who doesn’t hit for a high enough average to be really productive despite pretty good power and walk rate. Actually, Conrad’s minor league numbers are a bit better than Mather’s. He’s a [...]
He is what he is — a pretty-good glove man who avoids being a total offensive zero by poking a few homers and a few doubles. Last year he had career highs with 23 and 42 respectively, but most of the homers came in Toronto, and he only slugged .386 in Atlanta. (But the AL [...]
Tragic hero | Define Tragic hero at Dictionary.com. “A literary character who makes an error of judgment or has a fatal flaw that, combined with fate and external forces, brings on a tragedy “ David BowieTags: David Bowie, MTV Music
The best part of coming home — no stupid orange in the stands. I hate orange.
In order to win a contested baseball game, you must score at least one run.
I want to go to the World Series. Against the Yankees. Not just because I want to go to the World Series, but because I’d want to see game three, when all the Yankee fans gasp in horror at what they see when Melky waddles out onto the field. Game thread.
Home teams in bold. Alabama 31, Florida 20 Georgia 20, Colorado 14 Auburn 52, ULM 23 Vandy 24, UConn 17 MSU 41, Alcorn St 10 Kentucky 28, Ole Miss 26 LSU 31, Tennessee 15 R.I.P. Stephen J. Cannell.
“So Mac,” people ask me, “What do you wonder about Jeff Francoeur?” Then I say, “Well, I look upon him as a figure of tragedy. What if Jeff Francoeur were Hamlet?” And they say, “Well, it would probably be a much shorter play.” And I think, they’re probably right. Franclet Prince of Lilburn A Tragedy [...]