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Another Successful Opening Day

We have a tradition in our family of attending Opening Day at (now) Minute Maid Park. My wife and I started this tradition in high school and we continue it even with the kids in school. The kids love it because they get to leave school early and tell everyone they are heading off to […]

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Mark Saccomanno Makes a Big Splash

I’m sure I’ve mentioned before that we, along with three other families, are season ticket holders for the Round Rock Express. As such, we went to 17 ball games this year. Our seats are just a few rows back from third base. Anyway, I’ve mentioned this before. Last night, Express third baseman Mark Saccomanno homered […]

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Roger Clemens Is A Yankee

Roger Clemens announced today that he has signed a $28 million (prorated, of course) deal with the New York Yankees. Considering Andy Pettitte left for the Yankees in the off-season (ending his rehab assignment with the Houston club), it’s really no surprise that Clemens would follow suit. Apparently Clemens was able to secure the same […]

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Jim Deshaies pointed out this interesting fact during yesterday’s broadcast. On Apr 29, 2005, Roger Clemens started for the Houston Astros against Greg Maddux of the Chicago Cubs. This marked the only time in history that two 300 game winners have opposed each other. As if that wasn’t incredible enough, future HOFer Jeff Bagwell hit […]

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