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Venezuelans Gone Wild

Many of you know I don’t like the Wild Card format. To me, it cheapens the playoffs and begs the question, “what is this, hockey?” (10 of 30 MLB teams can now qualify for some sort of playoff spot.) But … Continue reading

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Down to the Wire

Is Williams Pérez the next Big Sexy? There are three weeks to go in the MLB season. With ten playoff positions in the offing, there’s plenty to play for, and a number of Venezuelans are in the mix. In the … Continue reading

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Cookie and the King, on the border

The outside world invades our sporting entertainment: on Colombian Independence Day, tens of thousands of Venezuelans are thankful to the neighbors for opening the border for a short period and allowing them to buy the household necessities which are nonexistent … Continue reading

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Who’s Hot, Who’s Not

As the July 12 All-Star Break approaches, we take a look at Venezuelans who’ve been noteworthy, for better or worse, this season: Good: Jose  Altuve, Houston. After a slightly slow start the mighty mite of Maracay is posting MVP-like numbers, … Continue reading

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Feliz Cumpleaños, Little Louie

All Time Great Luis Aparicio turns 83. Continue reading

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The Alpha and the Omega

The Detroit Tigers have hosted a conclave of criollos for years. Even their first base coach, Omar Vizquel, is a VZ baseball legend. Today, Aníbal Sánchez started the game for Los Tigres, and Caraqueño Francisco Rodríguez finished it, each buffing … Continue reading

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Keep on the Sunny (South) Side

The Chicago White Sox finished fourth out of five teams in the AL Central last season, 10 games under .500, 19 games behind the champion Royals, and a scant one game ahead of last-place Detroit. For Southside outfielder Avisail García, … Continue reading

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