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AzFL Peoria (6-3 loss to Phoenix)
Juan Miranda: 1 for 4, 1 K
Reegie Corona: 0 for 3 – 4 for 18 with 6 K
Eric Wordekemper: 1 IP, zeroes – stranded 2 inherited runners, throwing only 9 pitches in the process (6 for strikes)

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I have no idea.

Hat tip to It’s a Fly World. This is the last Red Sox picture I’ll post today. I promise. Someone just tell the Yanks to hurry up and do something down in Tampa today…

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AzFL Peoria (9-1 win over Mesa)
Brett Gardner: 1 for 4, 1 BB – 10 hits & 4 walks in only 6 games (.483 OBP)

HWB Honolulu (2-0 win over North Shore)
Austin Jackson: 0 for 1, 1 R, 3 BB, 1 SB - wow, a game like this was unthinkable for him a year ago
Bradley Suttle: 0 for 4, 1 K – hitting .086

Venezuela Winter League box scores haven’t been posted yet. I’ll try to get an update posted later today (assuming the box scores get posted at some point), but no promises.

VWL Update: (thanks to commentor Yanks26 for the heads up)
Justin Pope: 2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 3 K, 0-3 GB/FB
Marcos Vechionacci: 1 for 3, 1 R, 1 HR, 4 RBI, 2 BB – both walks were intentional…fear the Vech (.455-.618-.818 in his homeland)
Edwar Gonzalez: 0 for 4, 1 K

If you’re bored at work, take a quick scroll through the rosters for some of the VWL teams, some of those names are big time blasts from the pasts.

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Shorty McSlappy

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Your wish is our command. Submitted for your approval, it’s Shorty McSlappy, the Red Sox second baseman. This photo comes to us courtesy of The Boston Globe. The Red Sox and their fans should never complain about A-Rod‘s 2004 ALCS play again.


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  • Did you see that?!?

    Dustin Pedroia just tried to slap the ball out of Victor Martinez’s hand as he went by on the first play of the game. I kid you not, rewind it on your DVR and check that shit out. It’s a good play though, because he’s a “gamer” and “gritty” and a “Red Sox” and “not A-Rod.”

    And for those of you who witnessed Kevin Youkilis reading the lineup, tell me he doesn’t look and sound like someone you’d meet online at 3am.
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So it took Yankees beat reporters until 1 p.m. to figure out that the organizational meetings wouldn’t be at Legends Field. It goes hand in hand with what Max Kellerman said about baseball writers today (and I’m paraphrasing): They’re bringing in people with IQs in the 90s, which for them are geniuses. What did the reporters do after they finally figured out that they were in the wrong place? Started stalking, of course. Ed Price on what ensued:

“We’re seeking out all of owner George Steinbrenner‘s usual haunts in the Tampa Bay area, including restaurants and hotels.”

Hey, Ed. If you do that to your ex-girlfriend you’ll end up with a paper requiring you stay 500 feet away at all times.

Anyway, Howard Rubenstein announced the outcome of today’s proceedings, and it’s a doozy. So what’s in the box?


Hopefully at least one of you gets that.

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