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MLB 2011: Where Are All the Sucky Teams?

by M.C. Antil on May 3, 2011

Here we are just over a month into the baseball season, the time of year when it’s always been possible to pore over the Major League Baseball standings on any given morning, pick out a team or two in each league and say, “Wow. They suck.” For years, you could point to where a couple of […]


(Editor’s note:  This was originally posted the first week of October, 2010.  However, in light of some of this winter’s moves — not the least of which were the Yankees re-upping of Derek Jeter and the Rangers’ signing of Adrian Beltre, while shifting Michael Young to full-time DH — I decided to re-visit it.  If anything, it’s […]


The Bavasi Legacy Lives On

by M.C. Antil on October 7, 2010

What do Rafael Soriano, Omar Vizquel, Shin Soo Choo, Alex Rodriguez, Asdrubal Cabrera, Derek Lowe, Matt Thornton, Jason Varitek, Yuniesky Betancourt, Carlos Guillen, Freddy Garcia, Raul Ibanez and even Mike Hampton all have in common?  They were all at one point or another farmhands of the Seattle Mariners, the team that ended the 2010 season […]