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The Last Word and The Word After That

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Trying to understand the Music City Bowl even when we don't want to, and carrying the experience forward into a brighter future.

Jim "Boy Wonder" Bowden (!) leads a "Small Market GM Roundtable" with contributions from Theo...

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Video: GM's Corner: Week 2

Jim "Boy Wonder" Bowden (!) leads a "Small Market GM Roundtable" with contributions from Theo Epstein (representing big markets), Josh Byrnes, Dave Dombrowski, Mark Shapiro, and... wait for it... a really, really, beaten-down looking Dayton Moore. I'll let you watch for the highlights.I made a bunch of jokes on Twitter, but I'll let you guys take it. Dayton does say "impactful" and busts out the "we have to overpay... not that we're making excuses!" line.

Looming in the background, of course, is Willie Bloomquist, who played seven different positions...

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Looming in the background, of course, is Willie Bloomquist, who played seven different positions and made just 10 errors despite all the switching around. "He's unbelievable. Willie can do all," Hillman said. "Willie's our ace in the hole. He's one of those guys who'll never get the credit he's due."

This whole article is full of brilliant nuggets of wisdom from Trey and Dayton on defensive stats and what makes a good player. Who better to learn from? Best Royals.com article in a long time.

"There’s so much to be gained from process," Irvin told me and two Miami radio hosts. "Professional ...

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"There’s so much to be gained from process," Irvin told me and two Miami radio hosts. "Professional athletics doesn’t have time for process. Athletes are given wealth instantly. We live in a society that used to prepare meals in a process and put them in the oven to bake and now we put things in a microwave and eat right away. We’re into instant gratification. We’ve lost the process. We’ve lost patience."

Michael lrvin, who apparently is moonlighting as Royals PR Flack/Mystery Sabermetrician, to Jason Whitlock

Thinking About the Royals & Chiefs And Trusting the Process

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A few days ago a reader named Drew emailed me suggesting that a post discussing the Royals & Chiefs would be pretty interesting. Here's part of what he wrote: I think it would be great to have...

When, Precisely, Would You Like Me to Panic Over Our Lack of a Defensive Coordinator?

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MaconDawg says not to panic. David Hale says not to panic. Paul Westerdawg says not to panic. Doug Gillett says not to panic. Well, someone has to panic over the Georgia Bulldogs' lack of a...

Dayton Moore's Top 5 One-Track-Mind Acquisitions

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  1. Veteran/Mentor Catcher - Jason Kendall
  2. True SS - Yuni Betancourt
  3. RBI-Man - Jose Guillen
  4. Power Bat - Mike Jacobs
  5. Hard-Throwing Reliever - Professor Farnsworth

Guess. No, really, guess.

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Sigh. Probably a post coming on this at FanGraphs later tonight or tomorrow morning. T the P

Winter Meetings Day One Open Thread

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It's funny, but I didn't know the Winter Meetings existed until about 2006. Now, I can't wait for them each December. Longtime readers know the drill: if you see something posted by one of the...

A small Tweet Cloud of my brilliant contributions so far... I wonder what I tweet about?

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A small Tweet Cloud of my brilliant contributions so far... I wonder what I tweet about?

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