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    February 21, 2013:
    Spare me the Fish Analogies…

    Right after I use one… Apparently, we now have a fish of our own (although I would rather the Trout variety…), as the Sox have acquired Mariners 1st baseman/outfielder Mike Carp for either cash or a PTBNL. Unfortunately, he is one of THOSE–LOTS Of promise, but injuries have prevented him from reaching his “true potential”.  […]

    January 10, 2013:
    No Hall Call…

    So, for the first time in 17 years, the BBWAA failed to elect any of the 37 candidates (13 returning, and 24 newbies) to be enshrined in the Baseball Hall of Fame. The person who got the closest was first timer Craig Biggio, who at 68.2% was 39 votes shy of the 75% needed to […]

    January 8, 2013:
    Baseball Bloggers Alliance Selects
    One As Hall Worthy

    Every season, the Baseball Bloggers Alliance (BBA) polls it’s membership to cast a ballot for the players eligible for Hall Of Fame induction. Following the same rules as the official vote cast by the Baseball Writers Association, a player must receive votes on at least 75% of the ballots in order to be recommended for […]

    December 3, 2012:
    Kicking off the Winter Meetings…

    Well, Ben Cherington had a nice start to the 2012 Winter Meetings, which started today in Nashville, signing C/1B Mike Napoli to a 3-year, $39 million deal. A career .259 hitter, his swing is built for Fenway, where he has hit .307 as a member of the Rangers and the Angels… This deal makes things […]

    November 6, 2012: BBA Announces
    Stan Musial Award Winners For 2012

    The Baseball Bloggers Alliance’s (BBA) final award of 2012, the Stan Musial Award, is given every year to the premier player in each league. In what proved to be the easier of the two decisions, the Alliance pulled together to award Buster Posey for his stellar season leading the San Francisco Giants to an eventual […]

    November 5, 2012: BBA Announces 2012
    Walter Johnson Award Recipients

    As we near the end of the 2012 award presentations for the Baseball Bloggers Alliance (BBA), the Walter Johnson Award honors the pitcher in each league that excelled far beyond anyone else. This year’s vote was not unanimous like last season’s, but it was a decision that many of the group could still agree on. […]

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