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Players of the Week: October 6th

I couldn’t imagine being a professional baseball writer this year. As I sat down to begin writing this post, I quickly realized there’s simply no way to do the last week of baseball any justice. We’re not even all the

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Players of the Day: September 29th

Roger Angell, when recalling the famous Carlton Fisk home run, once wrote: It is foolish and childish, on the face of it, to affiliate ourselves with anything so insignificant and patently contrived and commercially exploitative as a professional sports team,

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Player of the Day: September 26th

It fascinates me how individual people respond to public opinion. Building off of the introduction topic from yesterday, the relative “goodness” or “badness” assigned to a given object is dependent upon a myriad of factors. Yesterday, I explored the idea

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Players of the Day: September 25th

I deeply apologize to any of my reader(s) for any pain that may have been caused by my absence yesterday. Luckily, Brad did a terrific job filling in for me and provided A++ #content to keep you all entertained while

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Players of the Day: September 24th

The incomparable Stephen Brown is taking a break from the Player of the Day posts today in order to faithfully fulfill his car making and general motoring duties. Or he may just be driving around trying to find a mouth

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Players of the Day: September 23rd

Sigmund Freud, who’s death occurred 75 years ago today, once said Indeed there are cases in which even the physician must admit that for a conflict to end in neurosis is the most harmless and socially tolerable solution. … If we

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Players of the Day: September 22nd

The Braves have been eliminated from playoff contention and, as I’m typing this, may be in the process of firing Frank Wren. For reasons I may- but probably won’t- one day put into a later post, I can’t stand the

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Players of the Day: September 19th

As I write this, I’m stuck in a boring training class. When this is over, I’ll drive to my typical work location to sit in another boring training class. A great way I’ve found to fight said boredom is to

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Players of the Day: September 18th

Action! As the camera turns from the hallway to the office, we see charts, spreadsheets, and heat maps sprawled out across the floor. Robert Plant’s voice screeches through the stereo as we focus on a man on the couch. Cryin’

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Players of the Day: September 17th

I’m going to be honest with you, reader(s). I didn’t watch the Braves game yesterday. I kept up with the score on my phone until I saw the Gnats take the lead, then I tuned it out altogether. A mediocre

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