Paul Assenmacher w/ a bad attitude

Actually, that’s not fair to Assenmacher, who was better than Al Hrabosky, at least as a Brave. And he was more affordable than the Mad Hungarian, signed to a ridiculous (at its time) 5-year, $2.2 million contract prior to the 1980 season. Geno flopped as the Braves closer in ’79, but Hrabosky wasn’t much better […]

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Lance Armstrong, minus the good deeds

Roger Clemens’ denial is contagious. In a┬áLos Angeles Times┬ástory, The Rocket’s lawyers vehemently defended his client (shocking, I know). “For them to say, ‘He’s not getting into the Hall of Fame because I know he did it’?” co-counsel Michael Attanasio said (latimes.com). “I think that’s shameful.” And … “I would think that if a baseball […]

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