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  • Archive for January, 2012

    Friday, January 13, 2012:
    Charity Blogathon Slated for Tomorrow…

    As I mentioned a couple of weeks ago, Fellow BBA-er Michael Clair from Old Time Family Baseball is holding a blogathon this weekend. Benefiting Doctors without Borders, the blogathon will start tomorrow, Saturday, January 14th, and end 48 hours later. The first 24 hours is all Michael, all the time, as he will post fresh […]

    January 10, 2012:
    The 2012 Campaign…

    So the 2012 Red Sox Schedule has been out for a while, and I had a chance to really look at it yesterday. And the overwhelming theme for me is: Weirdness… First of all, I guess the Sox have now completely done away with the traditional 7:05 start time, opting for a 7:10 start time […]

    January 9, 2012:
    Hall of Fame Day…

    Well, the Hall of Fame Results were announced today at 2:00pm, and Cincinnati’s Barry Larkin, in his 3rd Year of Eligibility, was the sole candidate to be elected from the 2012 Class of nominees. The shortstop garnered 86.4% of the vote, over 24% more than his 2010 results. The best of the rest with over […]

    January 4, 2012:
    Random Stuff…

    So now we wait until Ben Cherington does something a little more exciting than sign a bunch of minor leaguers. Not that Brandon Duckworth, Charlie Haeger, Will Inman, Doug Mathis, Tony Pena Jr., Chorye Spoone Jesse Carlson, Justin Thomas, Pedro Ciriaco and Nate Spears won’t possibly be useful in the near to distant future, a […]

    January 4, 2012: BBA Recommends
    Larkin, Bagwell for Hall of Fame

    In the annual polling of members of the Baseball Bloggers Alliance, former Cincinnati Reds shortstop Barry Larkin and former Houston Astros first baseman Jeff Bagwell were recommended for induction to the Baseball Hall of Fame. This is the third year the organization has conducted this survey of the membership. Larkin, a 12-time All-Star who fashioned […]

    January 3, 2012:
    It never fails…

    I take a much needed vacation from both work AND the Boston Red Sox, which is the exact time that Ben Cherington actually decides to DO something in this slower than molasses offseason–He trades for a closer. The good news? Andrew Bailey came cheap (Probably get about $3.5 million in his 1st year arbitration eligible), […]

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