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I asked a friend of mine in Baltimore media when the Orioles were going to dive into the trading pool early on Tuesday. He responded by predicting the acquisition of a relief pitcher. The Orioles acquired Francisco Rodriguez from the Brewers on Tuesday in exchange for infielder Nick Delmonico. Rodriguez successfully closed out all 10 […]

Harmon returns to the microphone for another 30 minutes of auditory brilliance. — NHL Playoffs (Game 7s) — NBA Playoffs (Tim Duncan and the Spurs, Flopping 101 and more) — MLB (news & notes from fantasyland) — Disney innovations — Kate Upton against Victoria’s Secret and so much more. Listen to internet radio with Swollen […]

Kyuji Fujikawa felt a pop while pitching to Joey Votto on Sunday. On Wednesday, it was confirmed that the former Cubs closer will undergo Tommy John surgery. Speaking of Tommy John surgeries, Dr. Lewis Yocum died on Tuesday from liver cancer. Yocum was the Angels’ team physician for 36 years and was well-known for helping […]

Kansas City starter Jeremy Guthrie claimed his third consecutive victory on Thursday against one of his former teams (Baltimore). Guthrie scattered seven hits and three walks over six innings pitched, allowing a single earned run (two total) to reduce his season ERA to 2.28. He possesses a pedestrian strikeout rate (5.7 per nine innings pitched), […]

Atlanta closer Craig Kimbrel, untouchable in 2012, blew his third save opportunity in his past five tries on Tuesday night against the Reds. Kimbrel allowed two home runs in this outing (Shin-Soo Choo and pinch-hitter Devin Mesoraco) and raised his ERA to 3.38. He’s still striking out batters at a strong pace, but he’s been […]

I had a chance to take in 42 over the weekend. Here’s the review on the site . If reading the lengthy account isn’t your thing, or you like the sound of my voice, then you can get a bit of the same here . According to ” The Boston Globe , John Lackey has […]

The first game of the 2013 Major League Baseball season was played on Sunday night. Everyone’s favorite punching bag, the Houston Astros, defeated the Texas Rangers by a count of 8-2. The number of “take a picture of the standings” Tweets that I read was positively astounding. Those Tweets were immediately followed by a barrage […]