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Myers wants to ‘stick it’ to Phillies

I go back and forth on Brett Myers. I’ve met the guy a couple of times, and he was decent, cordial, and didn’t come off as a prick — which he certainly can sometimes in the media. He can be a tough pitcher when he’s healthy and focused, but he has had injury issues the

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Unimaginative fans let the Braves down

From the top in Atlanta. This is the tenth in a series. Previous posts are:Tiger StadiumAtlantic City SurfTrenton ThunderCape Fear CrocsNewark BearsNew Jersey CardinalsNew Jersey JackalsStaten Island YankeesSomerset Patriots Keep in mind that this was written five years before the Braves had to offer free tickets for Game 2 of the NLDS to anyone who

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Tiger Stadium is baseball’s greatest loss

The Corner: Michigan and Trumbull, Detroit. This is the ninth in a series. Previous posts are: Atlantic City SurfTrenton ThunderCape Fear CrocsNewark BearsNew Jersey CardinalsNew Jersey JackalsStaten Island YankeesSomerset Patriots October 3, 1999 The San Francisco Giants finished their stay in Candlestick Park Thursday, and the Houston Astros conclude their tenure beneath the painted ceiling

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Traveling to Atlantic City for baseball is worth the gamble

Warming up in the Atlantic City Surf bullpen. This is the eighth in a series. Previous posts are: Trenton ThunderCape Fear CrocsNewark BearsNew Jersey CardinalsNew Jersey JackalsStaten Island YankeesSomerset Patriots August 22, 1999 The Surf is always up at the Sandcastle. The name is a bit misleading, but nonetheless, a trip to The Sandcastle is

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Thunder covers all the bases

Where minor league baseball returned to New Jersey. This is the seventh in a series. Previous posts are: Cape Fear CrocsNewark BearsNew Jersey CardinalsNew Jersey JackalsStaten Island YankeesSomerset Patriots August 8, 1999 Something sets Mercer County Waterfront Park aside from the rest of New Jersey’s minor league baseball scene. It might be the setting –

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