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Posted by: dp57 on Mar 30, 2011 at 08:35:35 PM

Its opening day.  A day of new beginnings.  A day of new horizons. A day of new hope.  For players like Eduardo Nunez, it’s a chance to prove him.  A chance to show he can succeed in “the show” and be a valuable asset to the team.  For others, like Jorge Posada, it might be his last hurrah.  His last tour to take in the glory of MLB life, before he retires to a life of luxury. 

For Derek Jeter, it might be a chance at redemption.  A chance to show the critics that he is still able to perform at a high level, despite his age, despite everything else the critics complain about which I completely ignore.  Mark Teixeira has yet another chance to have a hot April and get that spring slump monkey off his back.

For Russell Martin,

Posted by: dp57 on Feb 13, 2011 at 09:32:52 PM

My cousin went to High School every day.  I know you are saying, so did I.  But you are wrong.  She went every day.  Every single school day.  180 days, for 4 years straight.  720 straight days of school!  I taught high school.  In my 18 years there, not one student EVER had perfect attendance for even 1 year, never mind 4!  God, didn't she ever need a mental health day?  We teachers need them all the time.  We justify that if we didn't take them, conveniently on Yankee Opening Day, we might go ballistic and honestly tell the students what we actually thought of their work.  And what would that lead to? Depression and anxiety in the hallways. Xanax being popped like M&Ms. People crying in the bathrooms.  Oh, wait,