He wears his hair in the fashionable Dennis Eckersley style.
Bob Melvin = Philip Seymour Hoffman
Yeah, he played Art Howe in the first "Moneyball". So what? Philip Seymour Hoffman may be the greatest actor of our time. You think he can't pull off Howe and Melvin? Like Bob Melvin is so interesting? You're an idiot who knows nothing about cinema.
Yoenis Cespedes = Dennis Haysbert
Dennis Haysbert has played a Cuban baseball refugee who can hit before. Haysbert is 58 and Cespedes is only 26, sure, but he'll seem a lot younger when he's not trying to sell the audience insurance.
"Who the hell are you?" Guy no one ever heard of
It's just a big steroids catalog.
"I am proud of what we accomplished with this movie," said Brad Pitt. "But sometimes it doesn't matter how smart you are or how much you try, a big budget film just destroys everything else."
"Yankees 2011" was directed by James Cameron his first film since 2009's "Avatar."
"Could the story have been better? Less contrived? Sure," said Cameron. "Was the writing obvious and cliched? No doubt. But the special effects were amazing. Between all of the effects and the marketing that was put behind it, I am convinced that by the end of 'Yankees 2011', the audience actually believed the 2011 Yankees were a great team. Now that's impressive storytelling."
Academy Award voters insist that they are not affected by a movie studio's Oscar push P.R., but it would be hard to remember "Moneyball" in light of the promotional blitz put on for "Yankees 2011." From the Yankees, voters received a baseball signed by everyone on the team, a personal visit from Derek Jeter, free season tickets to every home game at Yankee Stadium and $50,000 cash. From "Moneyball" producers, voters received an e-mail from former A's first baseman Scott Hatteberg.
It's the most exciting moment of the A's season.
The people attending an Orioles-A's games should be the ones who are ashamed.
At least it's not directly over a major artery.
June 17, 2011 Column
Tweet of the Week
Gio Gonzalez's Mom Likes Having Sex with Younger Men
From @GioGonzalez47 AKA Oakland A's starting pitcher Gio Gonzalez
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