Monthly Archives: April 2012

At Home Plate: Patience Required for Tim Lincecum

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Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum has looked different this year. Maybe not physically — he still has his long hair and lanky build — but the results are just not there early on. Through his first five starts, the 27-year-old right-hander … Continue reading

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Big Giants Boom: David Wilson seems to be a Coughlin guy

“With the 32nd pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, the WORLD CHAMPION New York Giants select David Wilson, running back from Virginia Tech.” Mr. Goodell, is this a mistake? That was my original reaction to hearing this pick. I could … Continue reading

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MLB Annuity Plan Affects Local Pitcher

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April 21 marked the one-year anniversary of Major League Baseball’s agreement on a new plan to pay life annuities to men who weren’t originally eligible to receive pensions. After years of waiting, hundreds of former players who didn’t qualify for … Continue reading

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At Home Plate: Pudge Faces Questions about Hall Candidacy

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Ivan Rodriguez will officially announce his retirement Monday at the Rangers Ballpark in Arlington after a brilliant 21-year career. There’s no doubt that Pudge, 40, will be remembered as one of the best all-around catchers to ever play the game. … Continue reading

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At Home Plate: Josh Hamilton’s Position a Question

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It’s amazing to think that Texas Rangers slugger Josh Hamilton is already 30 years old. We’ve been hearing his name since he was an 18-year-old superstar prospect for the then-Tampa Bay Devil Rays. However, his drug abuse problems diminished what … Continue reading

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