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040709 game thread: Where is Cahill buried? 94

All over the world No Holliday tonight: “non-baseball-related condition” If I may channel mikeA: KILL THEM

DLD 4/7/09: Cahill, lineups, Hilary Duff on the run 64

1. Cahill tonight! Excited about that, but sad to read this: Roy Steele, the A’s main public-address announcer since the team arrived in Oakland in 1968, is unlikely to handle PA duties the first month of the season because of poor health. Roy Steele anchors my baseball memories in the same way Bill King does. ...

DLD 04/06/09 and Game 1 Thread 114

via Bullpen Baker via LA Times Let’s. Do. This.

Weekend DLD: Opening Day Roster 62

Slusser Gio, Hannahan, Pennington, Denorfia, Barton down. Devine to 60-day DL… Gallagher, Bailey, in the bullpen. So: Suzuki Powell Giambi Ellis Cabrera “HR” Chavy Nomar Crosby Cust Buck Sweeney Holliday Rajai Braden Cahill Eveland Anderson Outman Gallagher Bailey Ziggy Casilla Springer Wuertz Blevins I’m curious how Gallagher will be used. He may be the second ...

4/3/09: Another tree-saving, newspaper-killing DLD 81

In 2005, when I was working for Safeway in San Rafael, I had the good fortune of getting some free-lance work with Media News Group’s Marin County edition.   Fifty bucks to write a high school football game wrap?  Great work, if you can get it.  Later, I was able to make full-time (albeit-less-than-$14/hr) work out ...

Game Thread (?) 40

Tonight we have a televised! rematch of the 1913 World Series between the A’s and Giants. I am not among the skilled few who are able to conjure gameday during Spring Training so I don’t know the lineups, but it’s Cahill vs. Lincecum. I’m guessing that Slappy “Red” Cabrera will be in the #2 spot. ...

DLD 4/2/09 66

THT has a look at Matt Weiters and finds a beef with PECOTA: These translations, similar to Major League Equivalencies, are just as robust looking as the projection itself. The card gives us a translated batting line of .301/.396/.513 for his High-A performance, and a translated batting line of .349/.436/.627 for his Double-A—and yes, you ...

DLD 4/1/09: alien snuggies and verse from a not-so beautiful mind 158

1. A Wolff and Dellums powwow is set for mid-April. Marine Layer has yet to weigh in, but I think this quote provides the nuance and insight we’re looking for here is a quote I think usefully describes the conundrum [edited to eschew unbecoming passive-aggressive derision]: “I’d love to see them stay in the city ...

Freeing FREE KRAUT 17

First, let me say I’m loving the flexibility here (and am seriously tempted to post this as someone else’s user name).� That said, I discovered that there are plugins developed for WordPress.� Here are some I think we should use: SHOW UNREAD COMMENTS (allcaps = install it or I’ll flag all your comments) Apparently allows ...

DLD 3/31/09 169

Stuff to read through while you delay writing your dissertation… Tigers release Gary Sheffield. When Sheffield arrived at the Tigers’ clubhouse Tuesday, he knew something was up. “People were looking at me funny,” he said. Teammates or staff? “Staff,” he said. That’s because teammates didn’t know yet that Sheffield was about to be released. When ...