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JAN
2012

Baseball Italia

I think what you need to understand right off is, I’m not doing this because I want to be famous. Yes, I know Italy is not a path back to the majors. Yes, I am scared that it could hurt me financially, wont help me build a big brand name for myself, and wont give me access to the...
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JAN
2012

Out Of My League, Chapter 64

Chapter Sixty-four I got the call again that night. It was getting easier to manage the big league stadium factor now that I’d made a few trips to the mound. I wasn’t comfortable by any stretch, but I did make it through the eighth inning without much trouble, which gave me some...
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JAN
2012

Out Of My League Sample Chapters!

    Chapter 16 of Out Of My League   Chapter 1 of Out Of My League   Chapter 35 of Out Of My League   Chapter 64 of Out Of My League  
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JAN
2012

Out Of My League, Chapter 35

Chapter Thirty-five   On Monday, after losing a day game with the Bees, we packed up and hopped a flight to Colorado Springs, home of the Rockies’ Triple A team, the Sky Sox. Sky Sox Stadium is the highest-altitude park in baseball, even higher than the infamous Mile High Stadium...
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JAN
2012

Tim Thomas, and Other Wasted Opportunities.

  Note to self: if you’re going to show-up the president and your team, and polarize America in the process, make a bigger statement than a Facebook message. Yes folks, I get Timmy was trying to make a point—and he did, kinda—but he could have really went the distance. I...
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JAN
2012

MiLB Survival Tip #4 — Think For Yourself.

  I’m going to say this as plainly as I can: stop doing stupid shit just because everyone else on the team is doing it. It’s not a good reason to do something in any other walk of life so don’t be fooled into thinking it’s a good reason now. Being on a team is a lot like...
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JAN
2012

Tips For Spring Training

With spring training right around the corner I’d like to take a moment to remind all those players attending minor league camp of the resolutions they swore they’d uphold, but have subsequently forgotten. I’m not talking about stuff like working out harder, or running more, or...
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JAN
2012

Out Of My League, Chapter 16

In this Chapter of Out Of My League we rejoin our old palls, Slappy, Roscoe, and Maddog as they discuss the process of reverse scouting the brass during a spring training simulation game. Enjoy 
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JAN
2012

Out Of My League—Chapter 1

The following is an excerpt form my coming book, Out Of My League.   Chapter 1
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JAN
2012

Dirk Hayhurst on Countdown With Keith Olbermann

Keith and I discuss baseball, life, and Out Of My League on his fabulous show, Countdown With Keith Olbermann.  
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