Monthly Archives: July 2012

Chipper Jones: Generous With Souvenirs

Giants 9, Braves 4 Perhaps with beer league softball underhand pitching already on his mind, the soon-to-be-retired Chipper Jones commits a rare throwing error by fielding Justin Christian’s soft grounder with a little less panache than usual, allowing Joaquin Arias to score

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Bert Blyleven Joins Growing Line Formed To Kick Reggie Jackson

I’m beginning to wonder if Reggie Jackson isn’t working on becoming the Howard Beale of baseball; an “angry prophet denouncing the hypocrisies of our time” seems to work well as his job description lately. Recently censured by Tweedledee and Tweedledum Steinbrenner for his not-especially-controversial

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Bosox 10, Pale Hose 1, Venezolanos 3

As written up over at South Side Sox, the Pale Hose took a 10-1 shellacking at the hands of the Carmines this evening.  Reaching into the surprising farm system for perhaps one arm too many, the Sox called up and started LHP

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Posted in Venezuela, White Sox Game Wrap

Because @politicaleditor Mike Flannery, That’s Why

I was downtown today, walking from a client’s office to the subway when I bumped into South Sider and White Sox fanatic Mike Flannery, Political Editor of Fox 32 News (@politicaleditor).  I’ve been reading Mike’s tweets for a long time,

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