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A’s Hoping For (Ex) Red Sox Magic

Oakland’s postseason roster boasts seven former Boston players Remember Game 4 of the ALDS? Of course you don’t. But you can bet that Jed Lowrie does. The rookie shortstop delivered a series-ending, walk-off single off…

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The Closer Complex: An Inverse Universe

Imagine, for a second, that you are a baseball purist. You are discussing the traits of a championship team and what it needs to survive and succeed in the grind of a 162-game season. Surely,…

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Is Baseball Eclipsing Football in Parity?

The Seattle Seahawks, the NFL champions of 2013, feel like underdogs. After all, the city hasn’t celebrated a pro sports title since 1979 and the football franchise had never hoisted the Lombardi Trophy before. But…

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I Told You So: Why I Picked the Red Sox

Oh to be right. When you make preseason predictions and they come true, that doesn’t necessarily make you a genius. If you pick two heavy favorites and they clash in the Super Bowl, how prophetic…

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2013 World Series: Destiny vs. Density?

 So often, the Major League Baseball postseason shakes out differently than what the majority of fans anticipate. After all, the top seeds in each league haven’t met in the World Series since 1999, a rather…

MLB Playoff Preview: First Round Analysis

Okay, so the MLB playoff teams are all but set. Of course, you had all of these teams in your preseason picks, didn’t you? No, wait, you had the Toronto Blue Jays, Los Angeles Angels, and Washington Nationals….