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Friday Links (14 Sep 07)

Yummy links… Full palette of skippers up for award (MLB.com). National Manager of the Year? My money is on Bob Melvin because most experts didn’t expect the Diamondbacks to win the NL West. They should have, but they didn’t. Hoffman heeds no call for career exit strategy (San Diego Union-Tribune). Fluff piece on everyone’s favorite [...]

Storm Watch: Elsinore Takes Lead in Series against Lancaster

We arrived at the Diamond just after 6 p.m. (and just after the obligatory stop at In ‘n’ Out). Got seats in our favorite spot behind home plate, but a little closer than usual — first row, right next to the radar gun that fed the scoreboard silly numbers like 47 and 52. Attendance for [...]

Missions, Storm Advance

Congrats to the San Antonio Missions and Lake Elsinore Storm for advancing in their league playoffs. The Missions beat the Frisco Rough Riders, 5-0, on Friday at home (recap | box) to sweep their three-game series, while the Storm topped the Inland Empire 66ers, 8-2, at The Diamond in Elsinore (recap | box). One of [...]

Road Trip to Cooperstown: Oklahoma City to Knoxville

Two guys have been adrift at sea in a small boat for several days. One looks concerned. “What’s wrong,” asks the other, “did we spring a leak?” “No, it’s just that…” “What? What is it?” “Well, I thought the ocean would be larger.” * * * I couldn’t get to Knoxville in time for the [...]