Newberg: The unpredictability of what comes next

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This contribution was provided by Jamey Newberg of The Newberg Report. The Newberg Report provides daily coverage of the Texas Rangers. I was about five years into my law practice and a year into writing regularly about baseball when I decided, late in 1999, married but not yet a dad, that the natural thing for me to try doing […]

Newberg: Wild Pitching

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This contribution was provided by Jamey Newberg of The Newberg Report. The Newberg Report provides daily coverage of the Texas Rangers. Martin Perez’s last three full months on a big league mound: 11-4, 3.23 over 17 starts. Derek Holland’s six starts to finish 2014: 1.46 ERA, five walks in 37 innings. Matt Harrison’s last healthy season […]

Newberg: Josh Hamilton and the accountability partnership

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This contribution was provided by Jamey Newberg of The Newberg Report. The Newberg Report provides daily coverage of the Texas Rangers. Dear Josh: Apologize. Wear it. Come clean. This is the perfect fit for you, even though you may not be the perfect fit for them.  This is the one place that might — might — work for you in […]

Newberg: Big Picture

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This contribution was provided by Jamey Newberg of The Newberg Report. The Newberg Report provides daily coverage of the Texas Rangers. I’m not really a pack rat, but I do tend to hang onto remnants of my insanities.  Stuff I’ve written.  A fractured aluminum Easton 33” from high school.  The sports pages the day after the Herschel Trade. […]

An opportunity to help

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This contribution was provided by Jamey Newberg of The Newberg Report. The Newberg Report provides daily coverage of the Texas Rangers. This is Gary McGraw. He lives in Gaston, Oregon, and watches high school and college baseball games.  In Oregon.  And in Idaho.  And in Washington State.  And in Montana.  And in Wyoming.  And in Canada.  […]

Newberg: Cold-blooded

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This contribution was provided by Jamey Newberg of The Newberg Report. The Newberg Report provides daily coverage of the Texas Rangers. It was Monday night, August 3, 2009, with a really bad A’s team hosting a Rangers club battling to hang onto a Wild Card spot.  There were about 10,500 fans in the Oakland stands, or about 4,500 fewer […]

Newberg: Opening Day, and that which cannot be believed

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This contribution was provided by Jamey Newberg of The Newberg Report. The Newberg Report provides daily coverage of the Texas Rangers. On the first day of the 2010 Major League Baseball season, five years and a day ago, Scott Feldman got the start for Texas. Rich Harden started Game Two. C.J. Wilson, who hadn’t started a big […]

Newberg: Straight Outta Compton….to New Jersey?

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This contribution was provided by Jamey Newberg of The Newberg Report. The Newberg Report provides daily coverage of the Texas Rangers. The Keone Kela backstory is familiar to some and will be soon to many more, but the present tense is the story now, with last night providing the latest chapter, and an exclamation point. Asked to pitch […]

Newberg: The hoping and the hating

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This contribution was provided by Jamey Newberg of The Newberg Report. The Newberg Report provides daily coverage of the Texas Rangers. A few days ago a friend sent me a link to a BBC article on cricket and rugby, which I nearly deleted as quickly as you’re considering deleting this, but I checked it out, and both the subtitle […]

Newberg: Yu Darvish, and the discovery of positive findings

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This contribution was provided by Jamey Newberg of The Newberg Report. The Newberg Report provides daily coverage of the Texas Rangers. You can expect all kinds of residual effects when you lose your number one starter before the battle is even joined, repercussions that go beyond asking your sixth starter to take the ball more than […]