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SPORTS

It’s Baseball, Ray – Corndogs & Steroids

“And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.” -F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby   We have arrived at that point in the Baseball season in Minnesota…
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EPL Season Wrap Up

Without further ado, let’s see how terribly I predicted the Premier League.
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It’s Baseball, Ray – Counting by the Light of the Full Moon

“So? What’s his batting average on Tuesdays with a full moon and a runner on second?”
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EPL Week 37 – West Brom gets the boot

West Brom will be spending the 18/19 season in the Championship.
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It’s Baseball Ray – All For One

Abandon hope, all ye who exit April with less than 10 wins
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EPL Week 36 – Crystal Palace had a good week

Week 36 included one of the biggest shock results of the season when Crystal Palace battered Leicester City 5-0 at home.
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It’s Baseball, Ray – Of Black Cats and Ladders

Over the years, I have endured a fair amount of grief over my need to mark the flagpole upon departure. My friends find increasingly clever and creative ways to make fun of me for it. That’s just fine by me. Roger Clemens used to go and touch the Babe Ruth plaque in Monument Park before every home game he pitched for the Yankees. My flagpole thing isn’t all that weird.
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It’s Baseball, Ray – Home Sweet Home

There is a reason why “Home” is important to the game of baseball. It signifies the completion of a journey around the diamond’s four corners. It is the return to where you started. It’s recorded and will ultimately decide the outcome of the contest.
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It’s Baseball, Ray – The First Rule of Fight Club

Retribution is one of those unwritten rules in Baseball. You do something like spike a player, you are gonna get plunked. There are things you just don’t do and the game has a self-regulating tendency outside of the formal rules.
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EPL Week 33 – Best Manchester Derby ever?

The three home defeats mean that Pep Guardiola has now lost as many games at home in a month than Jose Mourinho has in two years with Manchester United
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