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Monthly Archive: April 2004

Monday

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April 2004

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UPDATED: Twelve Men Out

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I’m keeping up with the game (on company time) Via ESPN MLB GameCast. I like this service; it reminds of that scene in “Eight Men Out,” when Mr. Rothstein goes into the betting parlor to find out if Cicotte beans the first batter to indicate that the fix is on. In the parlor they have a big board and, I think, little magnetic guys indicating baserunners. As a man reads the game updates from a ticker tape, another man updates the board by moving the little people around. On GameCast, you get the same view, except the ticker tape is […]

Monday

19

April 2004

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Sunday

18

April 2004

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Controversy Controversy

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Well it seems that the Mark Prior saga continues day after day. Recently, ESPN published an article stating that Cub fans might need to be bracing for the possibility that Prior may not pitch at all this season. Dusty Baker reacted very angrily to the accusations and was not pleased at all. Does ESPN not have any other better things to write about than this? I mean my god, the season is going on. Write about what is happening on the field, not off of it unless you have a REAL story to report. People are getting sick of hearing […]

Sunday

18

April 2004

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Saturday

17

April 2004

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You do whatcha gotta do (Part 2)

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For the second straight day the Cubs showed some fire in their bellies. Also, for the second straight day, that fire got someone ejected. This time in the form of Kerry Wood. I’m not hear to recount what happened. Leave that to the news reporters. I am hear to critique, compliment, and criticize. I like this fire. I like competitive drive in players and managers. I like guys who don’t like to lose. I have no problem with what Woody did today. Be the Ace of this staff and show some fire. It wasn’t like he got himself kicked out […]