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Start thinking about 2016: Seattle Mariners edition

This is the 25th installment in what will be a series of articles that will cover all 30 teams, going in alphabetical order.

There are books and films aplenty with the basic plot of the one who got away. 521 more words

MLB

GCRL Returned Some Great Cards

I have a lot of Dodger cards stacked all over my house.  In their storied history, only one player that spent any significant time wearing Dodger blue is numbered among my favorite (Piazza).  360 more words

Trades

Astros Trade Dan Johnson To Reds

HOUSTON (CBS HOUSTON) – The Astros have traded infielder Dan Johnson to the Reds for a player to be named later or cash considerations.

Johnson had joined the Astros in the offseason on a minor-league deal, but the additions of Evan Gattis and Colby Rasmus further crowded the scene. 62 more words

Sports

The unproductive reunion of Ken Hill, Cardinals

When the Cardinals reacquired Ken Hill, they thought they’d found an ace. Instead, he was a dud.

Twenty years ago, on April 5, 1995, in one of the first big trades made by general manager Walt Jocketty, the Cardinals got Hill from the Expos for pitchers Bryan Eversgerd and Kirk Bullinger and outfielder DaRond Stovall. 820 more words

Pitchers

The Lost Collector Found Me

A while back, A.J. aka The Lost Collector, sent me a stack of cards.  After the recent debacle of losing track of who sent what, I am making a more concerted effort to post as quickly and efficiently as possible, when it comes to trade packages. 244 more words

Trades