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The Road to Glory

World Series, Game 1. 50 degrees and cloudy by Lake Erie. I wish they’d start at least one Fall Classic matchup before 8:00 pm. I bet the fans in Cleveland and Chicago do, too. The only Venezuelan news of note … Continue reading

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Catch Me If You Can

Jose Lobaton hit a tape-measure homer to help Washington even the NLDS with Los Angeles today. Jose is one of a group which may comprise the golden age of Venezuelan catchers in MLB. In Chicago, Miguel Montero has kindly and … Continue reading

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Zeke to the Rescue, Gorkys on Tap

Last night, while the headlines were made by Toronto’s Dominican Bash Brothers, Jose Bautista and Edwin Encarnacion, the game remained tied after nine because of Ezequiel Carrera’s fifth-inning RBI. Now Toronto will move on to Texas, with whom they had … Continue reading

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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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Gotham: A Tale of Two Shortstops

The Mets began 2o16 with two Venezuelans vying for the shortstop role. As the season winds down and the playoffs loom, only one may remain. Wilmer Flores is a Met fan favorite and always will be, if only for his … Continue reading

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Down to the Wire

Is Williams PĂ©rez 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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Back in the Race, in a New York Minute

Ronald Torreyes, Wilmer Flores, and Asdrubal Cabrera bring the Gotham squads to the precipice of respectability–and the vaunted Wild Card. Asdrubal has, in a low-key-veteran way, led the Mets this season, and it’s perhaps no surprise that he was out … Continue reading

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