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REACTION: BRYCE HARPER

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The baseball world — no, retract that — sports fans everywhere were shocked (and many relieved) early Thursday afternoon when Jeff Passan was first to report that Bryce Harper was in the process of finalizing a 13-year, $330 million deal with the Philadelphia Phillies. I knew he was going to enjoy a sweet pay day, but 13 years and $330 million with no opt out? Harper is 26 years old...

RIVERA HAS EARNED UNANIMOUS VOTE

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MLB.com pushed out a series of polls on social media on Saturday, inviting fans to voice their opinions on Tuesday’s Cooperstown induction announcement. Who should be on the Class of 2019 list of inductees? Roger Clemens? Barry Bonds? Is it time? Mike Mussina? Curt Schilling? Edgar Martinez? Worthy? Then there was the Mariano Rivera question: Should he be voted in unanimously? There’s...

SOMEWHERE BOB GIBSON IS SMILING

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Somewhere Bob Gibson is smiling. It’s only January 20 and the Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals are already sniping each other. The war of words started during the annual, usually light-hearted winter team fan fests (the Cubs Convention and Cardinals Caravan). In tongue-and-cheek style former Cubs pitcher Ryan Dempster asked Kris Bryant about potentially playing in St. Louis...

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John Strubel

Hi. My name is John Strubel. I am a storyteller. I love to write. My writing is predominantly related to my greatest passion in life: baseball. Thanks for visiting my website.

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