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Hughes the starter in Rising Stars

Posted by: Peter Abraham - Posted in Misc on Oct 24, 2008 Print This Post Print This Post | Email This Post Email This Post

Phil Hughes, the pride of the Yankees (at least for now) will start in the Rising Stars game in Arizona tonight. It’s a 7:15 MST start. He will oppose Atlanta prospect Tommy Hanson, who is one of the players the Padres could want for Jake Peavy.

Expect many scouts there to watch those guys pitch.

You can follow the game on MLB.com’s AFL page.

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It’s Weird Combination time here on the blog.

What do A-Rod, Tony Hawk, Kobe Bryant and Michael Phelps have in common? They did a commercial for Guitar Hero World Tour directed by Brett Ratner. It’s worth a watch.

Meanwhile, the trio of Billy Beane, John Kerry and Newt Gingrich wrote an op-ed piece for the Times suggesting that SABR-type stats can be used to improve the health care system in the United States. Maybe they can tackle the economy next.

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