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Off-Season Haiku: We Are All Wilson Ramos

    Home, with family We feel safe, comfortable Protected, at ease   Is it real, or not The safety, security Or just a belief   Who is watching you Are your neighbors friend or foe How you ever know   The games we play, games ...

HangingSliders is back. Sort of.

It’s been a long while since I’ve posted here. Almost two months. But if you follow me on Twitter or Facebook, you know I’ve been busy writing about baseball. Very busy. In early September, I started writing weekend features for Bas ...

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Off-Season Haiku: We Are All Wilson Ramos

November 14, 2011

    Home, with family We feel safe, comfortable Protected, at ease   Is it real, or not The safety, security Or just a belief   Who is watching you Are your neighbors friend or foe How you ever know   The games we play, games For sport, for fun, for a chance Oh, the [...]

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HangingSliders is back. Sort of.

November 13, 2011

It’s been a long while since I’ve posted here. Almost two months. But if you follow me on Twitter or Facebook, you know I’ve been busy writing about baseball. Very busy. In early September, I started writing weekend features for Baseball Nation. These pieces run the gamut from baseball poetry to baseball analysis to baseball [...]

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Thoughts on Bill Neukom’s Unexpected “Retirement” as Giants CEO

September 15, 2011

By now you’ve heard that San Francisco Giants Managing General Partner and CEO Bill Neukom will be leaving that position soon, to be replaced by Giants President Larry Baer.  The news broke in a story by Mark Purdy of the San Jose Mercury News around 4 pm Wednesday afternoon.  If you haven’t done so already, [...]

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The Best Bench Among National League Contenders

September 13, 2011

All of a sudden, there is some intrigue in the race for the playoffs in the National League. Yes, the Braves are in a tail spin, but their chances of making the playoffs as the Wild Card team are still 94.5%, according to Baseball Prospectus. There just isn’t enough time for the “surging” Giants to [...]

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Goings On with HangingSliders

September 9, 2011

Last week, I made my debut at Baseball Nation, the flagship baseball page of SBNation. It’s a post entitled Meditations on the Stretch Run.  You can find it here. I will be writing features for Baseball Nation on occasion but still posting here the baseball analysis, commentary, poetry and humor you’ve come to love at [...]

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Bill Neukom Means Business

September 1, 2011

 ”Ownership was apprised throughout the process,” Giants General Manager Brian Sabean said. “That was not a problem.” –Story by Andrew Baggarly on MercuryNews.com The process referred to is the one that led the Giants to designate Miguel Tejada and Aaron Rowand for assignment on Wednesday. Ownership is Giants Managing General Partner and Chief Executive Office [...]

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