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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (9/28/2012)

No more replacement refs!  How long until spectators start complaining about the old fashioned NFL referees?  On that note, I had a couple of articles on Forbes that touched on the referee drama: 1) NFL Replacement Referees Have Compromised The Game’s Integrity And League’s Position On Sports Betting; and 2) NFL’s Lockout Of Referees Is […]

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On To The Next One: Jose Valverde

Jose Valverde is in the midst of one of his best seasons in his 8 year Major League career.  His ERA is below 3.00 and he is a perfect 17-for-17 in save opportunities.  He will need to continue to be Mr. Reliable in the 2nd half of the season if the Detroit Tigers hope to […]

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Valverde Gets Paid

The Detroit Tigers and reliever Jose Valverde reached a deal on a two-year, $14 million contract Tuesday. A $9 million 2012 option is included in the deal. Valverde led the National League in saves in the 2007 and 2008 seasons. Valverde was signed to fill the void left by Fernando Rodney and Brandon Lyon. Rodney […]