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Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Primer Dugout (and link of the day) 11-13-2012

Milwaukee Sentinel, November 13, 1912:

Jimmy Block, the Milwaukee catcher, declares that he is through with baseball as far as the Milwaukee club is concerned. A finger on his throwing hand is badly maimed, and he says he will never don a Brewer uniform again unless the club is willing to pay for a surgical operation on the finger.

I don’t know if Block ever got the surgery, but there’s no record of him in professional baseball in 1913. He returns in 1914 with the ChiFeds, then eventually spends part of 1916 back in Milwaukee.

Dan Lee is a Big Hunk of Neufchâtel Posted: November 13, 2012 at 06:20 AM | 6 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: bruno block, dugout, history

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   1. Dan Lee is a Big Hunk of Neufchâtel Posted: November 13, 2012 at 06:25 AM (#4301154)
No superstars on today's Birthday Team, but the pitching staff is really deep.

Yes, it's weird to play Wes Parker in right, but he played 155 career games in the outfield, and it allows me to use Bilko at first instead of Larry Harlow in right field.

C/Manager: Johnny Kling
1B: Steve Bilko
2B: Alex Kampouris
3B: John Kroner
SS: Asdrubal Cabrera
LF: Josh Devore
CF: Jim Delsing
RF: Wes Parker

SP/Pitching Coach: Mel Stottlemyre
SP: Pat Hentgen
SP: Dan Petry
SP: Ted Wilks
SP: Milt Shoffner
RP: Gene Garber

Frontier League Legend: Jason Simontacchi
   2. Harveys Wallbangers Posted: November 13, 2012 at 08:02 AM (#4301167)


hunter morris led the Southern League in home runs, rbi, hits, slugging percentage, total base,and extra-base hits. he bats lefty and plays first base. huntsville is a fair minor league park in that guys who hit there seeem to hit in the majors. he doesn't have great control of the strike zone with his 117 to 40 strikeout to walk numbers show. he isn't an outfielder and he's already 24.

doug melvin is wise to not sign hart long term and i would not be shocked if hart gets traded before the start of the season.

   3. JJ1986 Posted: November 13, 2012 at 12:02 PM (#4301385)
Cubs sign Scott Baker to a 1-year deal. He had Tommy John in April.
   4. Craig in MN Posted: November 13, 2012 at 12:21 PM (#4301403)
Baker gets $5.5 million guaranteed, plus 1.5 in possible bonuses. That's nuts.
   5. Davo's Favorite Tacos Are Moose Tacos Posted: November 13, 2012 at 12:45 PM (#4301426)
If the Twins really couldn't match that, that's sad.
   6. Crispix reaches boiling point with lackluster play Posted: November 13, 2012 at 03:52 PM (#4301632)
BIG NEWS

Baltimore signs Dan Meyer and Daniel McCutchen and Jason Pridie

Yankees claim David Herndon on waivers from the Blue Jays. The Blue Jays had claimed him on waivers from the Phillies during the World Series a couple weeks ago.

Twins sign Eric Fryer, one of the 8 people who started games at catcher for last year's Pirates

Red Sox sign Terry Doyle, who sounds like someone who would have played for the Red Sox in about 1904.
Red Sox sign Mitch Maier, who ends his six-year career with the Royals

Royals send Jeremy "Puff Puff Pass" Jeffress to Blue Jays, receive cash

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