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Aww, look at Manhorse. He's so happy! (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
Aww, look at Manhorse. He's so happy! (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
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Question of the Day: In honor of the World Champion San Francisco Giants, today's question is about Buster Posey. Posey was one of the only position players on the Giants worth his salt (he hit .305/.357/.505 on the year) while our own Matt Wieters of course has struggled so far (he hit .249/.319/.377 in 2010), but for 2011 and beyond, who would you rather have, and to what do you attribute the difference in performance? -Andrew

Giants win the Series! Giants win the Series! | SFGiants.com: News
So, the Giants won Game 5. That means Texas will start C.J. Wilson in Game 6...wait, that's it? The Giants won in five games? Well, I'll be darned.

Your F***ing Polling Location
Where you go to f***ing vote today. -zk

Orioles Insider: Kranitz, Bergesen, Guthrie talk about Kranitz leaving 
One disturbing note about Rick Kranitz leaving is no one in the Orioles' front office even contacted him during the last two weeks of his contract. At least tell the guy you're not bringing him back.

Orioles Insider: Kranitz heads to Houston 
Rick Kranitz accepted a job as the Houston Astros' minor league pitching coordinator. He wanted to stay on a MLB staff, but Mark Connor's all but hanging up picture frames in Kranny's old office.

The Favre streak doesn’t feel anything like Ripken’s | Examiner.com
What this guy is saying is that Brett Favre, you are no Cal Ripken. - Stacey

Giants’ Huff Followed Winding Road to World Series - NYTimes.com
Aw, Huff Daddy.- Stacey

BaseballAmerica.com: Baltimore Orioles Top 10 Prospects
As discussed in yesterday's Bird Droppings, the Orioles top 10 prospects as decided by Baseball America were released yesterday with Manny Machado at the top.- Stacey

Joe Buck and Tim McCarver are ruining the playoffs - MLB - Yahoo! Sports
Yeah they are!- Stacey

Rangers CEO Greenberg on Yankees fans: 'Awful, violent' - Big League Stew - MLB  - Yahoo! Sports
Tell us something we don't know, Chucky.- Stacey

Baseball Seeks to Limit Champagne Celebrations - NYTimes.com
Major League Baseball is cracking down on the alcohol spewing.- Stacey

Listen, Lupus, you didn't come into this life just to sit around on a dugout bench, did ya? Now get your Open Thread out there and do the best you can.