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Double edged sword....

Posted at 8:36 AM on July 7, 2006 by David Zingler (3 Comments)

I'm sure you've all already heard that A.J. Pierzynski beat out Francisco Liriano for the final spot on the American League All Star team. A South Sider over a Twin, yuck. And if that weren't bad enought, Pierzynski's addition to the squad likely means less playing time for Joe Mauer....

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The leftover pile

Posted at 3:07 PM on July 7, 2006 by Ben Tesch

Here's some random links for the shortened holiday week:

From Make magazine:
The National Needle Arts Association (TNNA) is proud to announce a new program - Stitch N' Pitch! Building on the success at the Seattle Mariners last year, the Stitch N' Pitch event has been structured into a formal program. Partnering with individual baseball clubs, TNNA is helping to bring two American traditions together -- Baseball and the NeedleArts.

Graphical Side by Side: Liriano and Hernandez
A comparison of pitching phenoms Felix Hernandez and Francisco Liriano.

From Ask Yahoo!:
Has a major league baseball manager or player ever won an argument with an umpire?

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