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Tuesday, December 7th, 2010 at 12:40pm

Two Bits for Werth?

Posted by BW in Offseason, Players

According to Yahoo Sports, newly minted Right Fielder for Life Jayson Werth is gonna need a trim. Said GM Mike “Rizzo” Rizzo,¬†”The team policy is, facial hair is OK but it’s got to be groomed. It’s got to be nicely … professionally groomed.” And as viewers of the Phailers’ playoff run and of the Fox [...]

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010 at 7:01am

Sun Rises in East: The Jesus Injured Again

Posted by BW in Players

The bad news: The Jesus is off of his Venezuelan League team’s roster with an injury. The good news: The Jesus hurt his calf, not his shoulder again. And even a Nats player probably can’t turn a charlie horse into a two-year injury, so we may just live to see The Jesus come again. Supposedly, [...]

Monday, November 15th, 2010 at 11:52pm

Hundreds for Posey but Not One Vote for Natsiah

Posted by BW in Offseason, Players

If¬†Jeannette Rankin were still around to vote for Rookie of the Year, she totally would have cast her lone ballot for Strasburg. But Washington’s most famous antiunanimitarian was not available, so the Natsiah got fewer votes for Rookie of the Year than league-average hitter Jose “Who?” Tabata. Though to be fair to Tabata, he plays [...]

Friday, November 12th, 2010 at 11:05am

Origin of the Silver Slugger

Posted by BW in Offseason, Players

Far across the galazy, a young third baseman on the planet Zim-Ra trembled before the world-consuming might of Galacticus and weighed an awful choice. He could have the cherished Gold Glove if only he would serve Galacticus as his personal herald of evil and destruction. Surely a small price to pay for universe-spanning power and [...]

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