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Area Codes Day 4 Notes

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August 8, 2012

Short day for me at Blair Field today. Here are some worthwhile notes, mostly on pitching, because pitching is what you get when the batters are gassed.

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Area Codes Day 3: Man, that 405 SUCKS

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August 7, 2012

To the rest of you out-of-towners, welcome to our SoCal lives. I’m not much of a road rager, but traffic was murder, it’s late, and I’m going to be quick.

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Area Codes Day 2 Notes

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August 6, 2012

Hey, has anybody ever seen a foul ball take out a radar gun? I haven’t seen it either. I’d like to see it. I’ve heard of guys dropping guns and breaking them, but not an actual foul ball killing a radar gun. I have seen foul balls take out laptops in big league press boxes, though. I love it when that happens, especially when I don’t like the person.

I wish I could say Day 2 was full of such excitement, but I’m afraid overt theatrics were not involved. We saw some little flashes here and there. Such is life.

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2012 Area Codes Day 1: Simpson Hits Homer

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August 5, 2012

Well, I guess the BP power wasn’t a fluke. Of course you had to be up and ready to go in the ballpark at 8 a.m. on Sunday morning to see this guy’s easy hands, but he made up for the guys who slept in some eight hours later with a couple of shots that made Texas ballplayer Corey Simpson the story for Opening Day of the Please Let Me Get Drafted Good Games.

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