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Bunting's Postseason Pool
September 28, 2014 – 9:33 AM | No Comment
Bunting's Postseason Pool

"This is my impression of Buntsy's 2012 slate. Ow." – Mr. Jackson.

No No: A Dockumentary
September 13, 2014 – 6:38 PM | One Comment
<em>No No: A Dockumentary</em>

Despite some frustrating punctuation in the title, No No makes contact.

TN in TN
April 3, 2014 – 10:37 AM | 5 Comments
TN in TN

The Conference on Baseball in Literature and Culture is Friday!

Out With The Crowd: "Also, I've really had it with Jeff Francoeur"
May 11, 2013 – 11:28 AM | 5 Comments
Out With The Crowd: "Also, I've really had it with Jeff Francoeur"

Bryan Mannon became a Royals fan in 1979, but the team's performance in recent years hasn't swayed him. In fact, he's still paying for the Extra Innings package so he can watch Jeff Francoeur in …

Out With The Crowd: "Happily surprised, obviously"
May 9, 2013 – 5:37 PM | 3 Comments
Out With The Crowd: "Happily surprised, obviously"

Bill Simmons's Dad is not actually Bill Simmons's actual dad. He's my friend Mike, and he's a Red Sox fan…still, even after last year. Heh.

Out With The Crowd: "Just the fact that they're in the AL East is a concern"
May 2, 2013 – 4:40 PM | 2 Comments
Out With The Crowd: "Just the fact that they're in the AL East is a concern"

David Bakke is the editor "and sports fanatic" at Money Crashers, and a fan of both the Tampa Bay Rays and the Atlanta Braves. Bakke talked to me via email over the last week or …

Out With The Crowd: "Hey, hey, he was framed!"
April 22, 2013 – 5:06 AM | 2 Comments
Out With The Crowd: "Hey, hey, he was framed!"

The Milwaukee Brewers didn't get off to a great start in 2013. That plus the PED-shaped cloud that continues to follow their biggest star around meant I was eager to get a Crew fan's take …

Out With The Crowd: "These guys are idiots"
April 6, 2013 – 12:55 PM | 4 Comments
Out With The Crowd: "These guys are idiots"

Pirates fan Kevin Gray is pretty bitter about Bucs ownership. He's also pretty funny on the subject. Gray spoke to me last week about the "moron" bagging on Pirate prospect Gerrit Cole, missing the closer, …

Out With The Crowd: "That one stung"
April 4, 2013 – 9:11 AM | 2 Comments
Out With The Crowd: "That one stung"

Mets fans know a fellow terrible team when we see it — and the Astros are shaping up to be a legendarily awful club in 2013. But not according to John Yarbrough, a lifetime fan …

Out With The Crowd: "The team leads the world in runs scored"
April 2, 2013 – 5:14 PM | 4 Comments
Out With The Crowd: "The team leads the world in runs scored"

Evan Jordan's confident the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, California, Estados Unidos, Earth can win the AL West — but he's less confident than some, primarily thanks to pitching. We spoke late last week about …