Sarah and I will be live-blogging today’s Sox-Phils tilt. Game time is 1:35 p.m. EST. It’s Beckett vs. Happ, and somehow, ESPN’s Accuscore projection says the Phils are favored. I guess you can’t argue with science. — Hi there, team. Sarah here. Coley and I had intended to essentially g-chat and just post updates from […]

The forcast is for rain, but I’ll be at my computer starting at 5 p.m., live-blogging either Game 3 or whatever crappy reruns Fox shows while we wait for the skies to clear. 5:00: The tarp is on the field. Joe Buck says “It is pouring and the wind is whipping around.” Great. 5:01: Fox […]

The Apple Store Genius Bar saved my Mac today, and to celebrate I’m live-blogging the Phillies-Dodgers game. It’s Kendrick v. Lowe. It’s ESPN2. It’s baseball in August, and I’m stoked. 10:13: I just got to the Trident Bar and Grill, and I missed the first two batters. 10:14: Chutley hits a double to left. The […]

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