Author Archives: Michael Augustine

Thoughts on the Ichiro trade

Ichiro Suzuki is going to fit in nicely inside the Yankee clubhouse and I love the trade.  Acquired for a very modest price, you could wonder aloud if Seattle was feeling a little guilty about the damage that occurred in … Continue reading

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Why Andrew McCutchen is MLB’s best player

It’s the point in the season where avid baseball fans will start declaring which player is the best hitter.  Most of the time, the claim will end up being completely subjective but it becomes easier to back up your claim … Continue reading

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BBD’s midseason awards

Since not much is going on in Yankee land this week…besides the cordial treatment of Robinson Cano by all the classy fans at Kaufmann Stadium, so I’m going to appoint my mid-season award winners in several standard and non-standard categories. … Continue reading

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BBD’s 2012 All-Star Game ballot

I completely understand what the All-Star game is all about.  It’s set up for the fans, by the fans, but the definition of a baseball All-Star should be changed; its much more of a popularity contest that ends up determining … Continue reading

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