Monthly Archive:: October 2011


Well, actually, I’ve just added an interview from the 2011 season that I did with the excellent Corey Ragsdale, infield coach for the Hickory Crawdads.  You can listen to it on the audio page.

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2011 World Series Predictions

Well…this was unexpected.  Look back to the beginning of the season, and you’d be hard-pressed to find somebody who predicted a St. Louis Cardinals-Texas Rangers World Series matchup.

The Cardinals were down Adam Wainwright, one of their two aces, and

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Theo Epstein’s Boston Legacy

It has been a disappointing couple of months for Red Sox fans.  The epic collapse of the team in September was only a precursor for a tumultuous beginning to the offseason, starting with Terry Francona’s departure from Boston.  Though most

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Granderson for AL MVP?

The Internet Baseball Writers Association (IBBWA) named their 2011 AL MVP pick a few days ago: Curtis Granderson of the New York Yankees.  And while Granderson has had a terrific season (.552 SLG, 41 HR, 119 RBI, 25 SB, league-leading

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Braun Deserves Better

The MVP award, contrary to popular belief, does NOT always go to the best player in the league, or even the most valuable.  That explains how Ted Williams was somehow robbed of the AL MVP in 1941 (when he

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