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The oxymorons of spring training

Feb 24, 2010, 12:20 PM EST

Paul Sullivan reports that the cactus league is displaying a grapefruit with an autograph of a player whose autograph no one really wants anymore.

Meanwhile Amalie Benjamin tweets that “starters are throwing bullpens.”

While the winter months bring a deafening silence to the world of baseball, the sweet sorrow of spring training must be organized by military intelligence.

  1. Jamie - Feb 24, 2010 at 12:50 PM

    I don’t know what you mean. I would personally pay up to $20 for Sammy Sosa’s autograph on a freeze dried grapefruit.

  2. Jeff V. - Feb 24, 2010 at 1:20 PM

    I expect better of you then old, tired, MI jokes. Couldn’t find a way to fit jumbo shrimp in?

  3. Old Gator - Feb 24, 2010 at 2:51 PM

    Irish cuisine?

  4. Old Gator - Feb 25, 2010 at 4:24 AM

    Irish cuisine?

  5. Jeff V. - Feb 25, 2010 at 10:15 AM

    That would be loads better, I didn’t spend six years of my life being Irish Cuisine for my country.

  6. michael standish - Feb 25, 2010 at 3:57 PM

    Spoken like a good lawyer, counsellor.

  7. michael standish - Feb 25, 2010 at 4:19 PM

    On another front, what are the chances we could get a decent recipe for Oxymoron Tale Stew from Old Gator?

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