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  The Stones famously said, "You can't always get what you want.  But if you try sometimes, you might find, you get what you need”. And with the trade deadline, only a couple teams actually get what they wanted but how many teams got what they needed? Winners Giants - The last time...
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August 31, 1990, the Houston Astros complete one of franchise's best trades ever, acquiring minor league infielder Jeff Bagwell from the Boston Red Sox for pitcher Larry Andersen. The Red Sox initial offer of Triple-A third baseman Scott Cooper to get Larry Andersen from the Astros for the...
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  D’Backs talking trade for Astros lefty Wandy Rodriguez Jon Paul Morosi reports of Fox Sports tweets that the Diamond back have talked about the availability of Wandy Rodriguez with the Astros.   Morosi also reports that the Cardinals are showing interest in Jeremy Guthrie, along with...
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So what do you think of the Tigers’ new acquisition, brought in after the All-Star break and in advance of the interleague trading deadline? Do you think he can provide a boost? Is he an upgrade from what the team had prior to his arrival? Tell me, what do you think of Carlos Guillen? Don’t look at...
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Peter Gammons tweets in; Will Giambi go back to New York? Beltrain deal hits a snag; John Henry says Red Sox not expecting a big deal. . . . Will run-starved Mariners move pitching for offense? Fox Sports addresses whether the pitching strong Mariners will trade commodities like Jason Vargas and...
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Did you know that Eric Stoltz was originally cast as Marty McFly in “Back To The Future”? Michael J Fox was strongly considered but he was contractually obligated to “Family Ties”.  However after a month of shooting, the director, Robert Zemeckis, felt that Stoltz's portrayal was "humorless...
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Interesting article I came across about biggest collapses, the only missing one is the Mets from a few years ago. The Padres from last season come to mind too.   September 27, 2007Lies, Damned LiesBlowing Itby Nate Silver Today's article represents an update of Clay Davenport's piece from two...
One of The Baseball Pages premier writers, Bill Nowlin was awarded the Bob David's award at this years SABR convention. Congradulations to Bill! Here is the article about Bill and his award. From SABR - Bill Nowlin, who has authored more than 20 books on the Boston Red Sox and hundreds of articles...
A pair of long-time Detroit sports bloggers and podcasters, Greg Eno (aka the Voice of Reason), and Big Al Beaton are The Knee Jerks! Eno and Big Al broadcast live every Monday night at 7PM Eastern, taking on the latest and greatest in sports, but with a Detroit slant, on the Sports Geeks Radio...
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The good folks at Baseball Think Factory linked up the comments I posted by Goose Gossage during his interview with WFAN’s Evan Roberts. In case you aren’t aware, Goose basically said that Rivera’s job was far easier than closers in his day. As a matter of fact, Goose called himself a...
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Bellingham bicyclist Darren O'Donnell has set out to visit every Major League Baseball stadium this season. By David Krueger Seattle Times staff reporter Full Article with images, Video and related links. This article is from the Seatlle Times. When Major League Baseball's season began, so did...
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