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2013 is just over the horizon, and 2012 is ready to fade into the sunset. To bridge the gap, enjoy a brief review of the past year in American sports. Published 11:09 a.m. December 31, 2012 - Comments
With an inordinate amount of attention given to the 2013 Hall of Fame ballot rookies, Tim Raines and Edgar Martinez are being overlooked, while Jeff Bagwell and Jack Morris fight for the established vote. Published 12:34 p.m. December 28, 2012 - Comments
The focus of the 2013 Baseball Hall of Fame election is riveted on Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and Sammy Sosa. But three other candidates deserve closer looks: Mike Piazza, Craig Biggio and Curt Schilling. Published 1:27 p.m. December 26, 2012 - Comments
In a span of less than a decade, the Florida/Miami Marlins franchise went from a low-budget contender to a high-budget failure, losing its most important asset: the fans. Published 11:37 a.m. November 26, 2012 - Comments
All the years that Lance Armstrong rode to victory, I saw him as a hero both as a rare clean cyclist, and for his work against cancer. Two days ago, that image became a facade. Published 12:20 p.m. October 24, 2012 - Comments
The Reds are the model of consistency. The Giants are the picture of streakiness. In a five-game series, getting hot at the right time makes all the difference between a sweep one way or the other. Published 8:20 p.m. October 6, 2012 - Comments
Arjuna Subramanian is an aspiring baseball writer living in the Washington D.C. area. He started his writing with his blog Painting The Black on MLBlogs in May of 2009. He fell in love with the sabermetric movement during the ...Read More
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Arjuna Subramanian is an aspiring baseball writer living in the Washington D.C. area. He started his writing with his blog Painting The Black on MLBlogs in May of 2009. He fell in love with the sabermetric movement during the 2008-2009 offseason, and strives to provide balanced articles from both sides of the statistics/scouting divide.
When not writing, watching/listening to baseball, over-analyzing his Chicago Cubs, staring in disbelief at the writing of Thomas Boswell, or keeping tabs on the latest Milton Bradley blowup, he can usually be found at the DC Fencers Club, where he is a competitive epee fencer.