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Let’s Get Wild

162 games ago, you would have laughed. The New York Yankees (91-71) and Minnesota Twins (85-77) will play in the American League Wild Card Game on Tuesday. The winner will face the Cleveland Indians in the Division Series. The Yankees were supposedly in the midst of a rebuild, and so were the Twins. But both […]

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Monday Sonnet: The Eye of the Storm

In this series I endeavor to capture the weekend’s action in the form of a sonnet. Shakespeare famously used this poetic form to express passionate feelings, often of love and lust, while I am using it to recap baseball games. Please don’t tell your high school English teacher.   With a flicker of hope to […]

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Monday Sonnet: Sudsy Smiles

In this series, I endeavor to capture the weekend’s action in the form of a sonnet. Shakespeare famously used this poetic form to express passionate feelings, often of love and lust, while I am using it to recap baseball games. Please don’t tell your high school English teacher.   On clinching’s cusp in hostile northern […]

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About Last Night: Two Judgian blasts

Let’s not talk about the fact that the Yankees lost two out of the three to the lowly Toronto Blue Jays this weekend and all but killed their chances of winning the American League East. Let’s just watch in awe as Aaron Judge stares down Mark McGwire’s rookie record of 49 home runs. https://mediadownloads.mlb.com/mlbam/mp4/2017/09/24/1848758783/1506289939934/asset_1800K.mp4 Judge’s […]