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By Brian Sousa
Dec 12th, 2013
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Jeopardy! took a clever shot at Barry Bonds on a recent episode.  Host Alex Trebek read the answer “He fathered baseball star Barry Bonds”. Whats the big deal about that you may ask yourself? Well, what Trebek read and what was written on t...
By Brian Sousa
Nov 22nd, 2013
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The Los Angeles Angels have traded OF Peter Bourjos to the St. Louis Cardinals for 3B David Freese. This move clears up questions the Angels had to answer regarding who plays where in the outfield and who will be their starting third baseman.  Mike Tro...
By Brian Sousa
Jun 4th, 2013
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The 2013 All-Star game is on July 16th and will feature the best Major League Baseball players or will it?  I remember when I was a little kid going to Dodger Stadium and voting for my favorite player.  At the ballpark I would grab a ballot, fill it ou...
By Brian Sousa
Jun 4th, 2013
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Yasiel Puig has a debut to remember and confirms what people were thinking, he’s a future superstar.  Not only did he lead off the game with a hit, as he went  2 for 4 in the game, but he ended the game with what can only be described as a Cuban ...
By Brian Sousa
Jun 2nd, 2013
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The Cuban missile crisis is still a threat.  Okay, so it’s not 1962 but don’t tell that to the Dodgers.  With the Dodgers consistently adding to their disabled list and struggling to score runs, they’ve called up the Cuban sensation, ...
By Brian Sousa
May 30th, 2013
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With high hopes and the expectation of a Word Series contending team, the Dodgers rely on slugger Matt Kemp to lead the way to the promise land.  The Dodgers have not been to the the World Series since they won it all in 1988.  To say that there’...
By Brian Sousa
Nov 2nd, 2012
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News just broke that the Dodgers have hired Mark McGwire as their new hitting coach.  McGwire leaves the hard-hitting St.Louis Cardinals after three years as their hitting coach.  Will he help the new Dodger hitters and the team become successful? Mayb...
By Brian Sousa
Feb 20th, 2012
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Albert Pujols signed a 10 year $240 million contract with the Angels during the off-season.  He’s also the type of player who leads by example and he wanted to make a good impression with the Angels by showing up a week early for spring training....
By Brian Sousa
Feb 20th, 2012
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It was the 2002 baseball season and Moneyball was in full effect.  The Oakland A’s, with a payroll of $41 million, had the same amount of wins (103) as the New York Yankees, who had a payroll of $125 million.  The A’s were using the Moneyba...
By Brian Sousa
Jan 24th, 2012
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The Philadelphia Phillies re-signed pitcher Cole Hamels to a one-year contract worth $15 million.  The signing will avoid the Phillies and Hamels having to go to arbitration.  This makes the both of them very happy.  Who else is happy with the deal?  T...