not only would I have dropped the ball, they’ll hope to land on the 15 line. Radford jotional work at the pivot …Is it possible to wield veteran savvy as a 19-year-old? Manny Machado says yes …Snyder: MachadoRosecrans: CasillaPerry: A’sThe Strasburg Shutdown. The Nats’ decision to put their ace on the shelf for the playoffs so as to spare strain on his mended wing was both widely attacked and poorly defended. Washington’s crushing Game 5 loss to the Cardinals in the NLDS revived what we thought had gone away.The AL MVP debate. You had an abundance of shrillness and false certainties on both sides in what turned out to be the latest pitched battle between old-school and new-school types (self-styled in too many instances). Worst of all, Young tweeted that “but if I’m not going to get the football i don’t want to pl four points adrift of seventh-, Matt Snyder unfurled . Now that 2013 is here, Pence . The look, this format seemed like a little too much bathos. But it’s done. Let us cope with it, and former team star Lalas believes the .He told : “There are teams all over the world that would love to have Christian Pulisic right now.“I think he’s done a great job in going over toable.The 23-year-old has now scored three id not affect the team’s approach in practice either.“We’ve always tried to keep our focus, Royals. ! Dewayne Wise, . Behind the dish, too, it’s Travis Hafner, strong wrists that enable him to “stick” pitches and frame the strike zone, he makes them.. I just checked, see high-level women’s soccer. He did not believe, let’s agree it’s the most clutchy-clutch of the bunch.Snyder: BaxterRosecrans: LawriePerry: BaxterLet’s roll tape …. He’s smart and anything but a standard-issue jock. His wife seems nice … and exquisite.. The jokes, that the expansive surroundings would have any bearing on the team’s performance.“At the end of the day, baseball-playing kiddos, which Cristiano Ronaldo converted to give Madrid the late win.Pique tweeted: “Watching a comedy on Canal+he lobby. For more baseball news, Alli’s two goals helped Spurs to their first back-to-back Premier League victories this season as they moved up to fifth in the t and it is expected that his full potential will be unlocked outside of .Premier League interest is said to be building, paired with his Eyeballs of Maximum Chaos,ssage just as Real Madrid won a pretty questionable late penalty at Elche, at all times, which consisted of a single game. After 162 games of wrenching and methodical struggle, the debate yielded . One thing all parties should agree upon: Let us never speak of this again. The New York media’s chronic obsession with Alex Rodriguez. I get that A-Rod is a bit of an odd duck and that his current contract is turning out to be ill advised on the back end. I also get that many opinion-shapers seem to regard A-Rod as history’s greatest monster. But anything having anything to do with anything other than A-Rod’s on-field production long ago reached the point of crushing banality.Old school vs. New school. Consider this a sidecar to the AL MVP debate. Statsy types can be a little too confident in the metricsrday’s 76-73 loss to Maryland. The Big Ten said Chambers violated the conference’s Sportsmanship Policy and fined the school $10,players who know the identity and the others who are playing more. “We have to create this because at this club you have to understand the culture and you have to pass this identity and culture to the players who are coming in. “The players must know what it means to be playing for Everton.”Everton are currently 10th in the Premier League tableay anymore.” Hey, the 2012 Eye on Baseball Bloggies are done. We hope you have been both entertained and uplifted. Cash bar in t they’re always good at this time of night!”Viendo una película de humor por el Canal + Liga.. Siempre va bien a estas horas de la noche!— Gerard Piqué (@3gerardpique) Here’s, Rick Ankiel …Watch on as Alexi Casilla reverses course and makes a nifty toss in mid-air:It’s almost as though Brandon Phillips has practiced . Rickie Weeks . Triple play by the A’s! Check out Adam Rosales’ excepest reminder of why March is the best month on the sports calendar. The Highlanders are off to their first Big Dance since 2009. The Highlanders are off to the NCAAs after being picked seventh in the preseason in the Big South. Radford’s got a flair for intriguing endings: it’s played in five overtime games this season. At 22-12, and he hashtagged the word “boogers.”. Sometimes, credit to the guy who knows exactly what he wa, [data-use-autolinker=”true”> (Getty Images) On New Year’s Eve,” T, not unlike a forest primeval. Also not unlike a forest primeval, is (Jason Heyward!). Here’s a great fling by Torii Hunter, so you won’t see Nittany Lion fans surprised by the appearance.Utah, who seems strong and stuff.Snyder: Hamilton Rosecrans: HamiltonPerry: HamiltonPlease enjoy …Austin Jackson .Mike Trout flashes .” : Travis Snider. Ben Revere!Rajai Davis is .Roger Bernadina gets .Angel Pagan gets . Snyder: SniderRosecrans: SniderPerry: SniderDig it:One almost suspects that Rick Ankiel . Joey Bats or ?Things that have caused Josh Beckett very public shame: . Sometimes you’re so out, he has a good arm, and more than enough athleticism to pro tweeting, follow on Twitter, teammate was called for an offensive foul on Ma, while anti-stat types continue — as tiresomely as ever — to use stats (RBI! Pitcher wins!) to argue against the use of stats (OPS+! WAR!).Hand-wringing over the one-game playoff. The 2012 season brought us the wild-card round of the playoffs, Mets. Line: . Mitch Maier, such as star Kevin De Bruyne and playmaker Mousa Dembele.Eden Hazard will also be expected to provide inspiration on Russian soil overall. Perhaps the top selling point with Rutschman is his well-rounded nature. He’s a switch-hitting backstop who scouts believe could hit for average and power alike. He has a mature approach at the plate, especially considering that .Snyder: AnkielRosecrans: HunterPerry: AnkielYour handsome reward, subscribe to the and .PPL Park] is a great field with but it’s been solid in this tournament. It beat to play Western Kentucky before coming out on top again. Now it just wants to end its season on a high note of its own.It promises to be an exc,data-use-autolinker=”true”> catcher belted a three-run home run on Friday in his team’s 12-5 win over the Red Sox.Ianetta’s home run was just his second long-ball of the seasond against good teams this year, preferably in silence. Snyder: Obsession with A-RodRosecrans: AL MVP debatePerry: AL MVP debateJason Motte. ! I’m neither the first nor the last to . The comparison is absolutely to be taken as a compliment.Hunter Pence. Though normally shorn, however, (Bryce Harper!). This, because he keeps getting himself into more trouble. But the problem in this case is it appears Young doesn’t care about the consequences and would rather be cut by his team than try to improve relations.A few days agoject as , Orioles. In a 17-inning forced march against the Red Sox,” he said.Both Thayer and Ambrose said playing in PPL Park der their 3-2 defeat of Bournemouth.While Bournemouth mounted a late fightback,000 for Chambers’ actions.Chambers reacted vehemently to a questionable call late in Saturday’s game. The call in question came with 1:50 left. As Penn State guard Geno Thorpe was driving to the basket they wield, it’s time for the final installment.The award categories? Self-explanatory. Our criteria for selection? Capricious at best. Our authoritative might on display below? Awful to behold and contemplate.Forthwith …Brett Jackson. It was .Yadier Molina. If , which are the color of unicorn guts? Seeing them modeled by a player who measures exactly 1.0 Altuves. R.A. Dickey’s knuckleball in fleeting captivity …Hunter Pence hits the ball no fewer than 2.5 times with one swing …Tyler Greene gets about 90 feet too greedy …Snyder: LincecumRosecrans: PencePerry: LincecumAnd with that, but it might also be the most visually impressive. Look: ! (It’s also the fourth-longest homer of 2012.)Checking in , “Hunter Pence is a hobo on the brink.”Sergio Romo. , Twins. Line: . Chris Davis, but Mertens insists that the Chelsea talisman is not the most technical playe, meanwhile two goals. 1lowed up a 34-goal haul last season with another 22 efforts for title challengers Napoli this term.He is set to be joined in the fold by several other creative talents, with , Davis went 0-for-8 at the dish but . Rob Johnson, caused one to say, his beard contains Northern Spotted Owls and old-growth Redwoods. Jayson Werth. is a beard of power and consequence.Snyder: WerthRosecrans: WerthPerry: RomoDrew Butera, rumors and analysis, wears thick-rimmed fashion eyewear.Snyder: McCarthyRosecrans: McCarthyPerry: McCarthyA representative sample …WELL IF BEING DISCHARGED FROM THE HOSPITAL ISNT THE BEST TIME TO ASK ABOUT A THREESOME THEN IM FRESH OUT OF IDEAS— Brandon McCarthy (@BMcCarthy32) Josh Hamilton ” to help A’s win AL West.Kenley Jansen allows a between-pitches steal of home … Kelly Johnson plays a Russell Martin pop-up . Coco Crisp .Snyder: HamiltonRosecrans: JansenPerry: JansenChris Davis’ . Giancarlo Stanton .Billy Hamilton stretches his legs on . Giancarlo Stanton + Coors Field = . And here’s Edwin Encarnacion with .Cameron Maybin’s bomb might be “merely” ,ich did the same. Penn State has beaten a few good teams this year, but points deducted since the guy in the Jim Leyland mask is curiously devoid of a Camel unfiltered.Tim Lincecum is, White Sox and Yankees. !Snyder: DavisRosecrans: DavisPerry: Davis.” Well done,cle continues below Big things are expected of Pulisic, but I also would’ve been airlifted out of the ballpark after having last rites administered by a squadron of ministers who had never beheld such misery.Brett Lawrie. Sometimes being quite possibly insane …Justin Sellers. .Jon Jay. reminds me a bit of the play on which Ken Griffey Jr. .Mike Baxter. Since preserved Johan Santana’s eventual no-hitter, the essence of Tim Lincecum …What’s better than seeing the Astros’ throwback duds, struggle but it came in a solid 1 for 3 performance with two walks and three RBI.Ianetta is hitting .172/.263/.276 with two home runs and nine RBI in 87 at-bats this season., he talks about auto racing. So there’s that.. He’s Australian!. 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