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Passed Out in the 4th Inning Saturday Sept 7, 2013 Links

A byproduct of a full day of work and a full stomach, passing out face down on a laptop keyboard on the couch is not the most comfortable position to sleep. Fortunately, my keyboard is also drool proof. For your amusement, a links post that is rather light on Jays links.

Mune high fives Current Highwire Act Casey Janssen
Mune high fives Current Highwire Act Casey Janssen
Hannah Foslien


One bad inning against Blue Jays does in Pelfrey | Star Tribune
A very sad for the other side recap: It was a pitch Mike Pelfrey knew he would lie awake into the early morning thinking about


The Blue Jay Hunter: Flashback Friday: Kelly Gruber and Cecil Fielder Switch Places 18 Times
Another distant memory from Ian. Yikes. 2B Cecil Fielder.


Baseball Argument Escalates Into Umpire Grabbing Manager By The Throat
More zaniness from Taiwan's Chinese Professional Baseball League, the only baseball league in the world that really matters. And this one involves Manny Ramirez's old team, the EDA Rhinos, in a recent game against the Brother Elephants. Man, even the baseball team names in Taiwan are perfect. Note: Imagine being the translator in this.

Guy You've Never Heard Of Misses Perfect Game By One Pitch
Giants pitcher Yusmeiro Petit, of whom you've never heard, ensured his continued obscurity by missing out on a perfect game when on the final out he allowed a hit to the Diamondbacks' Eric Chavez on a 3-2 count.

The best rookies of the ‘90s
From HBT: A completely serious examination of the Decade of Hamelin

Brewers’ Ryan Braun is calling season ticket holders to apologize for doping | National Post
Milwaukee Brewers executive Rick Schlesinger tells WTMJ radio it was Ryan Braun's idea

The Worst of the Best: The Week(s)’s Wildest Swings | FanGraphs Baseball
Welcome to the MLB, Kevin Pillar.

The Worst of the Best: The Week(s)’s Wildest Pitches | FanGraphs Baseball
JPA "wang"ed it.

AFL Prospects: Blue Jays, Cardinals, Diamondbacks, Rays, Rockies | FanGraphs Baseball
A couple of Jays mentions.


Nike Forced Schools To Return Gear That Needed More Swooshes
No controversy here, just a friendly reminder of who actually runs sports. More swooshes! We need more swooshes! People won't see the swooshes!


Baseball History September 7th - National Pastime - Baseball History
1968 (In a moment that would make Hank "Human Fungo" Aaron XXIV proud) Heading toward home plate with the winning run in the bottom of the ninth, Hank Aaron falls down and is tagged out by Houston's third baseman Doug Rader. The last-place Astros come back for an improbable 6-3 victory over the Braves when they score three runs in the top of the tenth frame.

1994 In the second game of a doubleheader at Cincinnati, Cardinal outfielder Mark Whiten hits four home runs in one game helping to tie two established RBI records. With 12 RBIs in second game he equals the single game mark set by Jim Bottomley in 1924, and his opening game ribbie ties a 21-year old record established by Nate Colbert for the most RBIs (13) in a twin bill.