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The New & Improved $100 Project

 Today is June 23rd, the first day of the new and improved $100 project.  For those of you who are new to this blog, I underwent a personal challenge a couple of years ago to put my money where my mouth is … Continue reading

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Oakland A’s Chris Carter Back on Track in Sac

Click here to see the Chris Carter 1/1 Superfractor auction! Oakland A’s 1B/OF/DH monster masher Chris Carter has finished his rehab stint at High-A Stockton (three HR in six games) and rejoined his teammates at AAA Sacramento on Monday night where he singled, … Continue reading

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Coming Soon #8: Charlie Blackmon

A glance at the back of Charles Cobb Blackmon’s baseball card is eye candy to even the most casual prospectors. Now in his fourth season, the former Georgia Tech standout has yet to bat below .295 in any minor league … Continue reading

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10/14 Arizona Fall League Report

Yesterday’s league action did not conjure the offensive fireworks that Tuesday’s action did, but there were a few fine performances to note.  Dustin Ackley had two hits in his first action as a pro, scoring once.  Ike Davis added two … Continue reading

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4/16 High-A Minor League Report

CALIFORNIA LEAGUE Slugger-in-waiting Angel Villalona went yard for the second time and Madison Bumgarner pitched well enough to earn his second win of the season. The Padres’ top international signing Yefri Carvajal hit his first HR.  Diamonbacks top prospect Jarrod Parker … Continue reading

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PPR is on “The Hobby” Again!

I just completed an interview segment with Mike Schopp of WGR 550 AM in Buffalo for his Saturday morning show “The Hobby“.  We discussed some of the rookies to watch this season, most notably Matt Wieters and David Price, as … Continue reading

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Roy Halladay Reads PPR (?)

  I received an early birthday present from my dear old dad.  In a brightly colored box was a baseball signed and personalized by 2003 A.L. Cy Young Award winner and 5-time All Star pitcher Roy Halladay.  Accompanying the baseball … Continue reading

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3/29 Spring Training Report

Offense was the name of the game Sunday as the Cactus League was afire with several spectacular performances.  Josh Hamilton belted two HR and drove in five and Chris Davis chimed in with his 5th HR of the spring in … Continue reading

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Top Caribbean Winter League Performer #3

3.) JUAN FRANCISCO—Cincinnati Reds 3B Team League AVG G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB BB SO SB CS OBP SLG OPS GIG DWL .360 40 161 36 58 9 2 12 37 107 12 34 0 2 … Continue reading

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Braves/White Sox Trade Analysis

  The Chicago White Sox sent 12 game winner Javier Vazquez and LHP Boone Logan to the Atlanta Braves for SS/OF Brent Lillibridge, C Tyler Flowers , 3B Jon Gilmore, and LHP Santos Rodriguez.  Here’s a closer look at the … Continue reading

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