Happy Birthday–January 13

Ernie Calbert (1887)
Fred Schulte (1901)
Ron Brand (1940)
Makoto Matsubara (1944)
Mike Tyson (1950)
Bob Forsch (1950)
Odell Jones (1953)
Gene Roof (1958)
Kevin Mitchell (1962)
Kevin McClatchy (1963)
Elmer Dessens (1971)

There do not appear to be any players with connections to the Minnesota Twins who were born on this day. The closest we come is Gene Roof, whose brother, Phil, played for the Twins. We would, however, like to wish a happy birthday to a certain Dread Pirate.

Spanning the Globe

DOMINICAN LEAGUE

Escogido 7, Aguilas 1 in Escogido.  Pedro Florimon was 1-for-4 with a run for Escogido.

Licey 8, Cibao 0 in Cibao.  Alexi Casilla was 2-for-4 for Cibao.  Wilkin Ramirez was 1-for-3 with a walk for Cibao.

PUERTO RICAN LEAGUE

Ponce 9, Mayaguez 6 in Mayaguez.  Angel Morales was used as a pinch-runner by Ponce.  Nelvin Fuentes retired all four batters he faced for Mayaguez.

AUSTRALIAN LEAGUE

Melbourne 6, Brisbane 5 in Brisbane.  Rory Rhodes was 0-for-4 for Brisbane.

Happy Birthday–January 12

Henry Larkin (1860)
Tom Kinslow (1866)
George Browne (1876)
Joe Hauser (1899)
Lee Allen (1915)
Alfredo Ortiz (1944)
Ron Polk (1944)
Paul Reuschel (1947)
Randy Jones (1950)
Terry Whitfield (1953)
Mike Marshall (1960)
Tim Hulett (1960)
Casey Candaele (1961)
Andy Fox (1971)
Luis Ayala (1978)
Dontrelle Willils (1982)

The Mike Marshall listed above is the outfielder/first baseman who played mostly for the Dodgers.

Continue reading Happy Birthday–January 12

Spanning the Globe

DOMINICAN LEAGUE

Cibao 10, Aguilas 6 in Cibao.  Alexi Casilla was 3-for-4 with a walk, a run, and an RBI for Cibao.  Wilkin Ramirez was 1-for-4 with a run for Cibao.  Luis Perdomo gave up hits to both batters he faced for Aguilas, but was not charged with a run.

Licey 14, Escogido 4 in Escogido.  Pedro Florimon was 2-for-4 with a run for Escogido.

PUERTO RICAN LEAGUE

Mayaguez 5, Ponce 4 in Ponce.  Angel Morales was used as a pinch-runner, but did not bat for Ponce.

Anzoategui 8, La Guaira 2 in La Guaira.  Lester Oliveros struck out two in a scoreless inning while giving up two hits and a walk.

Demetri Martin – These Are Jokes

in an extremely loose combination of comedy week(s) and your daily WGOM video, here's demetri martin and his guitar (don't worry, i would never actually play one of those guitar comedians).

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UmLubAD3SEA
2004 (sorry for the quality)

i was a fan before, but i never really saw his show. if people dislike this young greek man due to that, i got nothin'.

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