21
NOV
2012

MLB Hot Stove Guest.

I joined Keith and Brian to talk Jays and books today. Here is the link— http://mlb.mlb.com/video/play.jsp?content_id=25498515&c_id=mlb You can get any or all of my books here, FYI—http://dirkhayhurst.com/books/
19
NOV
2012

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year.

The holiday season is here once again. Easily my least favorite time of the year. I don’t mind the presents or the capitalism or the binge eating. I just hate faking that I care about a bunch of people that I don’t really care about. I know, I know; that’s so...
16
NOV
2012

Melky Cabrera: Numerical Positives, Intangible Negatives.

Yes, Melkman is talented. Even if he doesn’t put up the stunning numbers he did in 2012, he’s still a good player and he’ll help the line up. From 2005 on he’s had an OPS over 700. The Jays deal, considering Melky’s upside, is reasonable—not to long,...
16
NOV
2012

Garfoose Fabric

Made it for Mrs. Garfoose as a present. She = love.
16
NOV
2012

Friday Morning Ramble.

(Unedited, just like life). Friday Morning Ramble. Last night, lying in bed, I was thinking about things I could do with my life; of what I could or should do with myself now that baseball is gone. What are my skills? Baseball, talking about baseball, writing about...
15
NOV
2012

The Downside Spin

Now that we’ve all danced like wild indians around the celebration bonfire and slammed frothy mugs in toast of the new Jays acquisitions, we awake this morning to the sober reality that, yes, there could be some downside to picking an ace with a history of shoulder issues,...
13
NOV
2012

3 Quick Jays Thoughts, Post Trade

1. This entices veteran players who would not have considered Toronto as a viable option since it places the Jays into immediate contention for the AL East crown. When you’re an older player who’s made your money, you care about winning over another major pay out. The...
12
NOV
2012

Jesus Riding a Velociraptor…

Admittedly, I haven’t spent a lot of time reading the Book of Revelations. But I’m pretty sure this is how the whole end of days thing goes down… Qapla‘ !!!!!!
12
NOV
2012

Little Bets

I’m in the hospital right now. Again. I write this from my cell phone. I can’t help but compare my time at the Cleveland Clinic to my time in Las Vegas. Giant sprawling buildings, valet parking, exotic cars driven by wealthy doctors. Food courts full of obese and...
10
NOV
2012

Know Why to Laugh

I guess you could say my family has a history of mental issues, some stark, some hilarious. If you’ve read my book, you know my dad has had a tough time dealing with the mental trauma stemming from his physical disabilities. Conversely you also know that my grandmother is a...
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