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‘Dores Slow Cards’ Mo’ at the Jim

Irresistible force. Immovable object.

Unless Tuesday evening’s matchup found the powers battling at 3d & Central knotted when curfew hit, somebody’s momentum was going to be thwarted, if only temporarily.

The Vanderbilt Commodores (39-9) took the field for the midweek Battle of the Barrel, ranked either #2 or #3 depending on which poll you look at, on an 11 game winning streak. RF JJ Bleday leads the nation with 23 taters. At .429, Austin Martin, is among the leading hitters in the land.

The #6 or #3 Louisville Cardinals (39-10) victory skein stood at nine, after recently sweeping then #2 NC State in Raleigh. Pitching ace Reid Detmers is a lock All-American.

The visiting nine in the black hats prevailed, 6-2, in the relatively close but laborious three hour forty six minute game.

Since 2007, when Dan McDonnell took the reins at U of L, the schools have developed what is arguably the most intriguing rivalry in college baseball. Continue reading ‘Dores Slow Cards’ Mo’ at the Jim

Seedy K’s Peerless Pigskin Prognostications: Week I

endimagesYo, yo, yo, football fans.

Seedy K here. They call me the Grande Poobah of Pigskin Predictionarianism.

College is my game, Conjecture is my name.

I hope you’re as ready for another season as I am. I know the players are. I know the coaches are. Except, uh, Tim Beckman, who was scalped by the Fighting Illini hierarchy a week before kickoff. Buh, bye, Timmy.

Forget the heat. Forget the humidity. Forget the seriously anxious fan bases in Crimson Country — the Tide hasn’t rolled all the way in, what, three years now — or Scarlet Territory — the Buckeyes are unanimous pre-kickoff #1. That’s according to scribes, and its a lofty position from which THE OSU has never been the last man standing at the end of the season. Ever.

For my less than well considered take on the entirety of the upcoming campaign, meaning who I think might make the playoff, feel free to click here.

But, you know, you gotta play ’em one at a time, not look ahead, stay in the moment, etc, etc..

So, with that in mind, I hereby share with you five sure fire winners from the season’s opening weekend. Continue reading Seedy K’s Peerless Pigskin Prognostications: Week I