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Posts tagged baseball

Batting practice

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Fenway Park panorama

The offseason is too long … and too cold.

Happy birthday, Big Papi!

Big Papi

#boston #davidortiz @davidortiz @RedSox

Today’s photo comes from the 2012 season. On this day, David Ortiz scored four times. He also had a home run. This may look like his home run swing, but it wasn’t.

NLCS begins today

Jesse Chavez

My random, desktop image of the day reminded me that the 2018 MLB playoffs resume today. I have no horses in the race anymore so I don’t really care what happens. I haven’t seen a professional baseball game in several years now, perhaps the longest stretch of my life.

Anyway, today’s photo comes from 2012, the year Jesse Chavez started the season in Toronto and ended up in Oakland. Since pitching for my A’s from 2012 until 2015, Jesse has pitched for five different teams.

A’s win again

Inevitable out

@NBCSAthletics #mlb #athletics @Athletics

Today’s photo obviously isn’t from today’s game. This is from 2012, another season in which the A’s had the fourth best record in baseball and a payroll not in the top 28. They are currently 70-48 with a payroll under $80 million. Compare that to, say, the 59-60 Giants and their $207 million payroll or the team they beat today, the 59-60 Angels, and their $173 million payroll.

Train platform to enter car #6

Baseball motif in tile floor of Japanese metro station

I took today’s photo after watching a Swallows game in Tokyo at Meiji Jingu Stadium (明治神宮野球場). I think I was in the Gaienmae Station. Is anyone familiar with that station? Am I correct in that guess?

Happy birthday, Miguel Cabrera!

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Miguel Cabrera

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