The Coldest Hot Stove Ever

by Dr Lefty Another week has gone by, and we’re almost to 2018. Spring training camps open in about 6 1/2 weeks. This free agent/trade tracker¬†tells the story*: If you skim through it, you see very few signings or trades of any major consequence. Obviously the trades of Giancarlo Stanton,…

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Happy Festivus!

by DrLefty   Today is the 20th anniversary of Festivus, the only “holiday” created by a TV sitcom (“Seinfeld”). (If you don’t believe it’s a holiday, try googling it.)   I celebrate it religiously by airing grievances (one of the rites of Festivus) on Facebook every year.¬† Here at TWG,…

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No Moore

by Dr Lefty I’m racing the clock today, both because there’s a howling gale wind here and we could lose power any minute and because we have Star Wars tickets for 12:30–so I thought I’d get my post up early this time. Between the Alabama Senate election this week and…

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OK, Now What?

by Dr Lefty Twenty-five years ago yesterday, Barry Bonds signed a free-agent deal with the San Francisco Giants for what was then the biggest contract in baseball history. That moment transformed a franchise, built a ballpark, and gave us a lot of amazing memories. On the anniversary of that significant…

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