Tag Archives: Baseball

Father’s Day (Redux)

Hello, old friends! Long time, no write. Since it’s Father’s Day (and I’ve been incredibly delinquent in updating this site in recent months), I’m taking this opportunity to share a storytelling podcast I recorded last year.  The topic is my … Continue reading

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Father’s Day

Let’s try something a little different, shall we? I thought I would take some time to honor my dad by telling the story of my favorite Father’s Day memory. Instead of writing my usual 2,000-word treatise, I took a different … Continue reading

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Imbeciles React to Justin Verlander’s Contract Extension

The news last week that local athlete Justin Verlander had signed the most lucrative contract of any pitcher in the history of baseball met with praise and pride in the Central Virginia area.  The deal, valued at up to $202 million … Continue reading

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Memo to Red Sox: Fire Everyone

Except her: I can’t even comment rationally on this debacle yet.  I know this much – Remy got it exactly right following the game. “Inexcusable.” He brought up a great point as well.  With somewhat less talent, Boston was hamstrung … Continue reading

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PhillieBot to Throw Out First Pitch

I may have mentioned once or twice that we here at the Axis of Ego are celebrating Robot History Month.  Well, apparently, so are the Philadelphia Phillies. A robot (brilliantly dubbed “PhillieBot”) will throw out the first pitch at the … Continue reading

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MLB.TV for PS3 Somehow Got Even Better

Major League Baseball expanded its MLB.TV service to the Playstation 3 for the first time last year.  Rarely does something revolutionize a sports fan experience overnight, but MLB.TV did the trick for me. I’ve been a Major League Baseball fan … Continue reading

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Fantasizing About Baseball. Wait, That’s Not Right . . .

The crack of the virtual bat and the sight of pristinely trimmed e-grass can only mean that fantasy baseball season is just a few days away*. I have a checkered fantasy baseball past.  While I’ve always had a knack for … Continue reading

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