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Will Augerot

6 April 2012

The champions of baseball’s offseason were the Miami (née Florida) Marlins, who not only got a hip alliterative name and fresh uniforms, but also moved into space-age Marlins Park this week. To complete the makeover, they made a host of pricey upgrades, adding the twin loose cannons of Chicago, manager Ozzie Guillen and pitcher Carlos Zambrano. More…

23 November 2009

It’s over. The best team in baseball in 2009 won the World Series, and for a fan of the New York Mets, it couldn’t have turned out worse. Our two most-hated enemies facing off; it’s amazing that I tuned in at all. This year, though, the Mets tanked so early that I was hungry for baseball again by the time the World Series arrived—and I watched every game. More…