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Squared Up: You’re Doing A Heck Of A Job There, Tannie
February 14, 2011 – 12:16 PM | 26 Comments
Squared Up: You’re Doing A Heck Of A Job There, Tannie

Spring training, will you be my valentine?
Pitchers and catchers report
A couple days ago, reader Jenn fired an “eeeeee!” across the bow via email, all excited that baseball is back.
Yesterday, a certain pocket-sized Stupidhead who’s getting …

Squared Up: Pitchers “hitting,” Perez “ailing”
June 12, 2010 – 9:09 AM | 9 Comments
Squared Up: Pitchers “hitting,” Perez “ailing”

Welcome to Squared Up, a new featurette in which I address various baseball questions and debates of the week. I don’t know yet how often I’ll do it or what day it will usually run, …

The Vine, Anniversary Edition: April 29, 2010
April 29, 2010 – 3:41 PM | 80 Comments
The Vine, Anniversary Edition: April 29, 2010

Dear Sars,
Would love a little help figuring out what the heck I am remembering here.
It’s something I saw as a kid in the mid-to-late eighties on a children’s program. I’m pretty sure it was a …