Tag Archives: This One Counts

No complaints with Haren, Peavy to start

Can’t find much to argue with in the All-Star Game starters. Dan Haren has had an amazing run and been consistent all season, while Jake Peavy has been just as dominant. And as a National League fan, I’m hoping Haren’s uncharacteristically “rough” outings in his last two starts carry over. Peavy may have lost his

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An All-Star Game (or two) in Yankee Stadium’s future?

Two weeks ago, the New York Post reported that MLB officials and the Yankees have discussed awarding the 2008 All-Star Game to Yankee Stadium. (Rumor is that one will count.) That’s a great idea. Seriously, it’s a fine way to cap off the historic site’s long and storied history. It’s something they should’ve done in

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Keep it simple, stupid

Today’s games should count more than yesterday’s, if you ask me. Oh, there are no major-league games today? My point exactly. Driving into work this morning, a caller and the host made a point on WFAN about the idiocy known as “This One Counts.” (I won’t drop this until Major League Baseball does.) No matter

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I hate that this one counts

Of all the stupid things Bud Selig has brought to Major League Baseball (shiny toupees and used-car-dealer suits on national TV during the home run derby among them), determining which team gets home-field advantage for the league’s championship by using the outcome of an exhibition game has got to be one of the dumbest. There

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