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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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August 13: Pitchers and Catchers

This week we saw a couple of catchers step to the fore while a surprise pitching duo made their mark. And yes, they’re all Venezuelans. The Mets of Flushing continue to, well, flush their season down the local sewage pipes, … 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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The Emperor Wears No Clothes

King Felix Hernandez survives a spotty outing to win his first decision of 2016. 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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Weekend One-Liners: All-Star Infield to Cincinnati

For the weekend of June 6-7, 2015: The day after after I posted a nice article about Carlos Carrasco, his three-game win streak came to an end. Sorry to jinx you, man. Félix Hernández won on Saturday night in front … Continue reading

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Resistance is Futile

I was delighted to read about the A’s shortstop Marcus Semien, who went to high school and university in my old adopted hometown of Berkeley, California and has returned home this year to play in the Coliseum. Young Marcus will … Continue reading

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