Jeff Passan


MLB columnist for Yahoo! Sports. Co-author of Death to the BCS (new edition available at Husband, father, raconteur.

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As Red Sox fans will attest, a ninth inning with Papelbon often necessitates these. Happy heart attacks, Phillies!

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You know you're a baseball nerd when you get excited that someone has a wireless network called "vanlandingham."

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Well, I feel Rangers' fans' pain on the Yadier Molina ball-four call. Looks like Jerry Layne blew that one.

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Yikes. And after a minute patch at 9 CT, it's clear through 11.

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I cringe to think what he's going to look like if they win the World Series.

Beast had a little too much to drink.

Kerwin Danley is calling a tight strike zone -- so tight, in fact, that pitches right down the middle are balls.

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Here's a strike-zone plot from on the Molina at bat. The called third strike was way inside.

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For posterity's sake: Jerry Meals' Baseball-Reference wiki about 40 minutes after the worst call ever.

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