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Bio: Jason Vernon, Aged 27 out of San Francisco. I'm a bookkeeper for a local bookstore. I'm able to sneak in a lot of time reading about my favorite sport, baseball. None of the other major sports matter to me so I'm well-versed in all manner of statistics, history, trade rumors and just who's going to win that Tiger first base job.
Location: San Francisco, CA, Favorite Sport: Baseball
Daily Baseball Notes - Cheat Sheet
Ryan Zimmerman, 5/1/06 - Before he won the third base job in his rookie year this spring, the National’s Ryan Zimmerman had been compared to Brooks Robinson in regards to his glove work. While he certainly didn’t disappoint with his glove work in April his hitting was leaving much to be desired.
Prince Fielder on a Roll, 4/25/06 - Prince Fielder continued the impressive start to his first full season of major league baseball with a three for three night against the Atlanta Braves.
St. Louis Cardinals Lurking, 4/24/06
Watch Out! Bronson Arroyo is Perfect, 4/22/06 - Cincinnati’s unexpected early rise to second place in the National League Central can be mostly attributed to the steadying influence that newly acquired Bronson Arroyo
The American League West Sucks, 4/20/06 - The American League West sucks, read all about it...
Baseball Much Better at Stolen Bases, 4/18/06 - A little over two weeks into the season the Major
League’s stolen base efficiency is sitting at 73.2%...
Parity in the Major Leagues, 4/17/06 - Parity in the AL and none in the NL.
Arizona's Two at First | Sox on Track | Aramis, 4/13/06 - The defending World Champion Chicago White Sox appear to be
back on track after a 1-4 start.
Day Games Galore | Minor League Duty | Extensions, 4/12/06 - In the Washington National home opener the Mets took out the home team with a 7-1 score.
End of Abreu | Hendrickson Twice | Sheets on the Line | Marlin Payroll, 4/11/06 - The horrendous 1-6 start that the Phillies are experiencing could spell the end to Bobby Abreu’s career in the red pinstripes. A lifetime .300+/.400+/.500+ hitter, Abreu’s name has been mentioned in trade talk...
Dusty's Youngster | Two Padre Regulars | Knuckleballer Set Packing | Once a Week, 4/9/06 - Chicago Cub manager Dusty Baker typically will pick a
veteran player over a youngster when he breaks camp and goes north. In spring
training this year he had the incumbent at shortstop, Neifi Perez, going up
against the rookie Ronny Cedeno.
Yankees Falling | Chavez Starts Fast | Shelton Shots | Double Bigs, 4/8/06 - Even though I picked the Yankees for a big fall
this year I’m not feeling real great about it even though they’re off to a 1-3
Ryan's Easy Three | Sabathia to the DL | Crosby Hurt Too | Killer T's, 4/5/06 - Blue Jay fans are no doubt excited that new closer B.J.
Ryan shutdown the Twins in the ninth last night. He recorded two strikeouts over
an 18-pitch performance that included 13 strikes. Yet this outing did not begin
to answer whether or not Ryan is suited for the closer role....
Stick a Fork in Nomar | Glavine Wins 277, 4/4/06 - Stick a fork in Nomar Garciaparra. The man is simply the most injury prone
player since the first half of Paul Molitor’s career...
Whitesox Strength, 4/3/06 - Jamie Moyer is 43
years old this season and is looking to throw 200 innings plus for the sixth
straight year in a row. The man was born in 1962!
Yankees to Fall in 2006, 4/1/06 - There are a lot of Yankee fans and they’re going to look at things through rose-colored glasses...
Baseball Notes, 3/29/06 - It’s never a good thing to lose your starting shortstop to injury especially if you’ve committed millions of dollars to him