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Christmas Red Ale

This post was originally from a previous beer blog that we’re shutting down. It was originally posted February 7, 2012. We’re moving it here for archival purposes. In December we decided to brew a red ale.  This was only our second homebrewing attempt, the first being a Real Ale earlier in the year.  We tried…

Feb 23, 2014; Scottsdale, AZ, USA; San Francisco Giants center fielder Gregor Blanco (7) poses for a photo during photo day at Scottsdale Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

The Best Fourth Outfielder in Baseball

The Giants’ Gregor Blanco has been described as the best fourth outfielder in baseball. He has filled in admirably the last four years for the Giants when the inevitable outfielder injury occurs. He has averaged 2.4 WAR over those four years despite never being considered a starter. He has only made one opening day lineup…

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Who Got Lucky in 2015?

Winter is coming and baseball has once again forsaken us. We are left to over-analyze stats and obsess about free agents and trades. As I did in 2013 and 2014 I’ll try to find last season’s luckiest and unluckiest players in an attempt to find players likely to regress or improve (egress?) next season. First…