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The Squared Up Podcast, Episode 3: Bloody Sox
March 14, 2011 – 10:46 AM | 5 Comments
The Squared Up Podcast, Episode 3: Bloody Sox

I took it on the road for Episode 3 — to God's Little Acre, New Jersey, where friends of TN Mike "BSD" Dunn and Janine "J9" Jenik-Dunn rolled out a fantastic spread of peanuts, Cracker …

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 …

The Squared Up Podcast, Episode 2: Whither Pelfrey?
January 17, 2011 – 11:00 AM | 6 Comments
The Squared Up Podcast, Episode 2: Whither Pelfrey?

The Squared Up Podcast returns at last! Our first 2011 broadcast features Jill Stempel, a.k.a. "Bean," who's responsible for my reversion to Mets fandom. We remain friends despite this. Heh.
Episode 2 is Mets-heavy, and topics …

Squared Up: Changing of the Guard
October 4, 2010 – 12:51 PM | 6 Comments
Squared Up: Changing of the Guard

"So long, suckers."
I've just heard on the radio that the Mets have officially let GM Omar Minaya and manager Jerry Manuel go. This had to happen, but it won't change anything, because the problem is …

Squared Up: Not The Same As The Old Boss
July 13, 2010 – 11:12 AM | 20 Comments
Squared Up: Not The Same As The Old Boss

Roberto Kelly was up in the bottom of the fourth against Detroit when a murmur began circling through Yankee Stadium. The scoreboard read: July 30, 1990, 8:26 P.M. The murmur built steadily, and suddenly a …

Squared Up: Card Games
July 2, 2010 – 12:28 AM | 16 Comments
Squared Up: Card Games

I snagged a pack of Topps the other day for the hell of it, and something isn't quite right about it. Maybe it's a special promotional kind of pack that contains a higher proportion of …

Squared Up: Remember the Maine (…wait: don't)
June 24, 2010 – 8:10 AM | 5 Comments
Squared Up: Remember the Maine (…wait: don't)

On May 17, Hanley Ramirez boots a ball, loafs after it, and gets benched. He reacts by snarking on his manager, Fredi Gonzalez, for never having played in the major leagues; he also refuses to …

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, …