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March 20, 2012

Premium Article Western Front: They Slugged Like Ed Brinkman

by Geoff Young

The Texas Rangers might be considered an offensive juggernaut now, but that hasn't always been the case.

March 13, 2012

Premium Article Western Front: Better Than Doug Mientkiewicz

by Geoff Young

James Loney hasn't exactly set Hollywood ablaze with his hitting prowess; can he still cash in on his mediocrity?

February 28, 2012

Premium Article Western Front: Post-Moneyball Randomness

by Geoff Young

Making three bold predictions for the Oakland Athletics for the 2012 season, and the introduction of the probability of nothing stupid happening.

February 21, 2012

Premium Article Western Front: Runs? We Don't Need No Stinkin' Runs!

by Geoff Young

Given their overturned offense, will the 2012 Giants be able to improve their won-loss record from 2011?

February 14, 2012

Western Front: Dirk Hayhurst's Search for Sustainable Happiness

by Geoff Young

Garfoose wrangler, author, and newly-minted Italian leaguer Dirk Hayhurst discusses baseball, his new book, and his decision to move across the pond.

February 6, 2012

Western Front: Scrappy Rain, Scrappy Rain

by Geoff Young

While it may be easy to root for certain ballplayers, we have to be open to honest assessments of their abilities.

January 31, 2012

Premium Article Western Front: Fixing a Bug in the Mariners

by Geoff Young

Though Seattle is riddled with major glitches, it addressed a "blue screen of doom" type of malfunction by acquiring a bat this offseason.

January 23, 2012

Premium Article Western Front: Perpetually Rebuilding the Padres

by Geoff Young

Padres fans have constant reminders of past failures and rebuilds as their team attempts to field a winner.

January 17, 2012

Western Front: A Haphazard History of Halos at the Hot Corner

by Geoff Young

It's a stroll through Angels history to find those memorable and unmemorable men who manned third base.

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