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Hot Stove Week in Review Jan 5-11

NEWS The BBWAA elected 4 new Hall of Fame members and that is the first time that has happened since 1955. Randy Johnson (97.3), Pedro Martinez (91.1), John Smoltz (82.9) and Craig Biggio (82.7). The next closest were Mike Piazza (69.9), Jeff Bagwell (55.7), Tim Raines (55.0), Curt Schilling (39.2), Roger Clemens (37.5), Barry Bonds…

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What Baseball Means To Me by Daniel Foote

Guest Writer Daniel Foote: The crack of the bat, the roar of the crowd, the different smells of the ball park are all things that bring back memories of my childhood. Baseball has been such a large part of my life and a part of me that my first memory in life is being at…

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Hot Stove Week in Review Dec 29 – Jan 4

With the Holidays and New Year’s over let’s hope the Hot Stove starts to heat up again. Still a few big free agents left in Max Scherzer and James Shields. Also a few teams still have an overabundance of outfielders and will need to make trades, Padres and Red Sox, just to need a few.…

2014 In Review

2014 was full of changes for the 9 Inning Know It All crew. Josh moved back to his hometown of Longview, WA, Norm got married, and Kelly…well he has 3 daughters so crazy is a better word to describe his year.  Through it all we have enjoyed sharing our thoughts about baseball with everyone. Check…

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The Case for Edgar Martinez

(Kelly’s Thoughts) Everyone here in the Pacific Northwest knows that Edgar Martinez belongs in the Hall of Fame. Will he ever get there I don’t know but I asked a friend of mine who is a big supporter of Edgar to write a little something on why he thinks he is a Hall of Famer. By Aaron…

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Hot Stove Week in Review Dec 22-28

I hope everyone had a great Holiday season and a Merry Christmas. With New Year right around the corner Pitchers and Catchers begin reporting February 18th. Teams still have a lot of work to do with January and February beginning where teams add depth and many important pieces. Here’s to your team adding the player…

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2014 Bowman Draft Review

By Kelly: Big changes to the 2014 Bowman Draft Picks and Prospects. First of all they changed the name to just Bowman Draft. Another one of the big changes is that there are no more rookie cards in the set. It now focuses more on the latest draft picks just beginning their journey to a…

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Hot Stove Week in Review Dec 12-21

NEWS LaTroy Hawkins of the Rockies announced on the MLB Network that the 2015 season will be his last. It will be his 21st season in the show. He played with 10 different teams spending a majority of his career with the Twins. Jon Lester of the Cubs picked to wear #34 because he is…