Category Archives: Baseball

The TV’s broken

A recent thunderstorm fried our satellite television system. Apparently, when the guy hooked it up, he didn’t properly hook up the system to the surge protector, and when the lightning got a little too close for comfort last weekend…..zzzzzzztttt. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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Base on balls

Okay, so I was wrong. My favorite player, the Braves catcher Brian McCann, came through, as he nearly always does for me, and saved the day. NL: 3, AL: 1. Woohoo! Now. If the Braves can juuuuust win the National … Continue reading

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The All Star Game

Watching the MLB All Star Game. I always say that I’m not going to bother again next year, and yet I always end up in front of the television again. Well, we’ll see how long I can last. I’m mainly … Continue reading

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Submit your team names here

So we’re a month into the 2009 major league baseball season. My team, the Atlanta Braves, is two games under .500 and fourth in the National League East so far. Meanwhile my husband’s team, the Boston Red Sox, is six … Continue reading

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Revenge on the mercy rule

I know how absurd it’s going to sound, coming from a suburban white woman who is pretty much the antithesis of cool, but BOOYAH! on Team USA’s win over Puerto Rico last night in the World Baseball Classic. It was … Continue reading

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The mercy rule

Very creative use of language heard tonight on the new MLB channel: mercy-ruled. That’s “mercy-ruled,” as in the verb form of the noun “mercy rule.” As in “the Puerto Rican team mercy-ruled the U.S. team tonight.” Specifically, the Puerto Rican team … Continue reading

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Bring on the baseball

Every year, around the end of January or so, I start to fall into a sports funk. The college football season is over, and of course, my team’s not headed to a BCS bowl game. The NFL season is nearly over, and my favorite … Continue reading

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