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Don Fehr has served the players' financial interests well. But...
Part 3 of our 'Baby Pictures' Series
Oh no! Not another Daisuke Matsuzaka column!
Who'll be the next Hall of Fame class that will make us say "HUH?"
…than to speak and remove all doubt.
Miscellaneous ranting designed to remove any remaining doubts
In ring one: The Boston Red Sox; ring two: Daisuke Matsuzaka; ring three: Scott Boras
Sometimes the ultrasound misses things.
How were some of today's best players viewed back in the day?
I can't believe what I'm about to write ...
Verducci being Very-Douchey?
A-Rod, a-bust a-gain. Will he, should he be a-Yank come April?
No Blue Jays in the postseason again? What to do?
It's better than brussel sprouts, but it still ain't Buffalo wings and Labatts Blue
Can A-Rod catch A-Break? Not A-Chance.
The American League Cy Young looks to be wrapped up—the NL is still wide open
The Red Sox have lost 24 of their last 36...so why on earth haven't the Jays taken second place?
A final predictive look at the NL Wild Card race
...and other compelling events from someone who can't seem to stay on one topic for more than 700 words
Miss me? (Didn't think so.)
Since Bud Selig won't do the right thing and cancel the season now that the Jays are out of it....
A stream of consciousness monologue from the over-caffeinated Canadian
In the Bronx this baseball aristocrat has his head in the guillotine of public opinion.
Let's see if Nostradumbass can predict his way out of a wet paper bag ... or the National League
How are the Blue Birds doing in their quest for October?
Is Jose Canseco MLB's canary-in-a-mineshaft? Is he credible?
A Philliebusted in the city of Brotherly Love.
A drunken Paris Hilton is positively chaste compared to Detroit politicians
(... and don’t bother counting the lines.)
Once again MLB is going to be all wet
Blue Jays early season report card.
Not for the faint of heart or weak of stomach
Nature abhors a vacuum and I have a void
... and let's celebrate Ruth and Aaron
Some days, I think people do things just to tick me off.
Have you ever wondered what they're really saying when they spout clichés?
The battle to destroy Tiger Stadium
Step aside Abbott and Costello, baseball has got a new comedic duo—Loria and Samson
A sobering dose of reality
Will the Jays fly high, or will clipped wings mean they'll be royally plucked?
What does Barry Bonds have to do with our legacy?
It's not the end of the world—it's far, far worse
Pre-WWII weirdness from the sport that does it best
We're dumb, it's fun! Get used to it.
A nostalgic look back at the 1994 Expos (the starters and relievers)
A nostalgic look back at the 1994 Montreal Expos (Part 1)
Will 2006 be a year of success or a 1997 repeat for everybody's favorite team? (Well, they should be!)
To get into the Hall of Fame will Mark McGwire have to buy a ticket?
Just wondering when Selig will start his 2006 "contract" with America
Confessions of Joe Carter's biggest fan