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So the Cardinals are in, and we've got ourselves the first Cardinals-Rangers World Series in baseball history.
Sure, Major League Baseball and Fox will secretly weep that it isn't Phillies-Yankees. The challenge, as always, is to get the series to a sixth and seventh game to lure the more casual fan. In recent years, that has proven a surprisingly difficult challenge.
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If I didn't love Twitter enough already - it's been well over two years now; I think this relationship has legs - then it proved itself all over again yesterday.
As you can see from this Newsday story, CC Sabathia and his wife Amber responded to my feature on the Sabathias by tweeting their love for New York. Many of the Sabathias' tweeps responded - some with support, others not so much.
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Thanks to everyone who offered kind words these last few days. Now let's get back to work. I'm writing as Game 1 resumes following rain delay number two.
My first-round predictions went quite poorly. I was feeling quite confident when Texas eliminated Tampa Bay, making 1-for-1, and then I saw the other three series go against what I forecast. Yeesh.
But hey, what's the old adage? If...Read more »
Greetings from Toronto, one of our planet's cleaner cities.
First, your updated playoff brackets:
AL: Yankees (1) vs. Texas (3), Detroit (2) vs. Boston (4).
NL: Philadelphia (1) vs. Arizona (3), Milwaukee (2) vs. Atlanta (4).
Thoughts: The Brewers' victory in Cincinnati, combined with the Diamondbacks' loss in San Diego, put Milwaukee back on top in the see-saw battle...Read more »
Thanks to those who reached out to me to make sure all was well, vis-a-vis the absence of new posts the past couple of days.
Everything was fine. My power cord died, that's all. I love my iPad, but I've found blogging on that to be more challenging than perhaps even the roommate switch (not that I've ever attempted that one). Therefore, I sat out of the blogosphere until my new power cord...Read more »