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The More Things Change…

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If Victor Zambrano and Kris Benson were both available to start last night, why on Earth did the Mets go with Benson so he was facing Atlanta for the third time in a row? Clearly, they knew how to hit him, hence the 8-0 loss.And even though the rotation is improved, the Mets still can’t […]

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As the Trading Deadline Looms

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The deadline for Major League Baseball trading, without submitting players to the waiver process, is at 4 p.m. EST. All week long, teams have been rumored to be doing this and that but yesterday the dominoes started to fall.The Florida/Los Angeles deal leaves me scratching my head. It seems to help Florida more than LA, […]

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Television ala carte

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For years now, I have had an on again/off again debate with the head guy at Cablevision-Norwalk, the local office for the main company. I’ve been a long-time proponent of ala carte pricing for cable. Why should I be paying for channels when I could care less?I’ve always gotten nowhere, but earlier this year the […]

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And now we’re syndicated

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Thanks to Nomi Burstein, I have now been syndicated via LiveJournal. I’m not sure if this is anything like being similar to Paul Harvey but it’s kinda neat to know this will be seen by lots of bored people.Deb thinks this will freak Katie out, but she has her own LJ space; it’s nice and […]

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We’re live!

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Glenn tells me we’re live to those interested. The comments section works and all those wishing to chat have to register with TypeKey. It’s a necessary evil but after some horrendous experiences over at Peter’s board, it’s safer this way.

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What’s a Final Frontiersmen?

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Well, me.And yes, it’s a Star Trek reference. As many know, I have enjoyed the series since the 1960s and it has been a key part of my life.However, the specific term originated with an old friend, Mike Flynn, when he invited me to share his Rotisserie Baseball team with me. Mike helped found one […]

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Why am I doing this?

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Well, gosh, everyone’s doing it.And if everyone were to jump off the bridge, would I follow? When Mr. Siskind first asked me that in fourth grade, I didn’t have a ready answer for him. It was my only run-in with the principal so I got off lucky, I suppose.Today, the answer is, of course not. […]

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