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  • Blog Post: PIC: Please Sign Here!

    Boston Red Sox pitcher Hideki Okajima is asked for his autographs from the outfield fence before the Major League Baseball regular season game between the Red Sox and the Oakland Athletics at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Japan, Wednesday, March 26, 2008. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
  • Blog Post: Phillies Fan Tasered - Video

    The net is buzzing about the Phillies fan who ran onto the field, and was tasered. Below is the best version of the video showing the fan being tasered. Did this Phillies fan deserve to be tasered? Too harsh? Let us know in the comments section. Video of Phillies Fan Tasered:
  • Blog Post: Don Mattingly's Wife!

  • Blog Post: 2009 World Series Baseball Odds from Las Vegas

    Yankees alone have same chance as the three other teams combined! Las Vegas, Nevada (October 13, 2009) - Using Las Vegas odds, the teams expected to make and win the World Series can be identified. RJ Bell of Pregame.com provides the most accurate possible consensus of a sporting event's true...
  • Blog Post: VIDEO: Baseball Player LEAPS Over Tag!

  • Blog Post: Internet is Buzzing with Talk of Vegas-Runner

    Recently I did a post on amazing win steak odds & the definition of average which discussed what an average bettor should expect, and explains how rare big winning is. Vegas-Runner is a Pregame Pro with a unique background: Betting since the 5th grade, Vegas-Runner made his bones in Philly, learning...
  • Blog Post: How Baseball Betting Has Changed in the Sabermetric Era [Podcast Interview]

    Gill Alexander is a pioneer in applying advanced statistics (i.e., Sabermetrics ) to handicapping and MLB betting. Gill joined RJ Bell on the “Today in Sports Betting” podcast to discuss. News from the interview . . . Value uncovered from Sabermetric analysis points to opportunity on the underdog side...
  • Blog Post: 2010 MLB Baseball Playoff Betting Odds

    October 7, 2010 (Las Vegas, Nevada) – Betting odds for the 2010 MLB playoffs . . . World Series Betting Odds: Philledelphia Phillies +250 (29% chance) New York Yankees +370 (21% chance) Tampa Bay Rays +550 (15% chance) San Francisco Giants +1000 (9% chance) Minnesota Twins +1150 (8% chance) Texas Rangers...
  • Blog Post: Kirby Puckett on Steroids?

    Bill James, a leading baseball stats guy, speculates in his 2008 book about Kirby Puckett and the Twins championship teams in regards to steroid use. Quote from James: "Two of the greatest home run under-producers of all time were teammates: Kirby Puckett and Gary Gaetti in 1984. Puckett hit no...
  • Blog Post: 1st Time in 6 Years of MLB Baseball (Betting Dork Podcast)

    Wednesday's Sabermetrics handicapping is discussed with forum guest Basewinner and host Gill Alexander. Plus, some glaring ERA-FIP numbers on today's MLB board, and some afternoon and evening free picks on today's Betting Dork podcast. >>> CLICK to listen to Sabermetrics Wednesday...
  • Blog Post: March 18, 2008: CNBC, Scripps News Service, and Baltimore Sun

    RJ Bell was quoted as a "numbers cruncher" by CNBC's Darren Rovell in an interview with Bob Bowman, MLB.com CEO. To see the video of this interview, click here . *** An article in the Las Vegas Sun by Jeff Haney was also picked up by Scripps News Service: Las Vegas analyst...
  • Blog Post: Amazing Win Streak Odds + the Definition of Average

    Most of us are average at most things. By definition, average is what the typical person can do. If we are lucky, we are extraordinary at some things. Average in sports betting is 50% winners . . . and thats what most of us can do. Nothing wrong with that you lose the juice, and have fun along the way...
  • Blog Post: VIDEO: Line Drive Off Pitchers Head!

  • Blog Post: Injury Factors to Consider When Star Misses Game

    For the first game the star is out, the other players on the team rally to the rescue, playing with extra effort to compensate for the star's absence. In addition, the opponent often lets down - thinking it may be an easy game with the star out. Also, if the star's absence is announced the day...
  • Blog Post: Red Sox Fans Send Yankee Fan to Hospital

    (from the web) Cambridge - The official start to the 2008 baseball season is about a month away, but the age-old rivalry between the Yankees and Red Sox is already getting ugly. A group of men some with Irish accents beat up a 23-year-old Cambridge man and sent him to the hospital after they spotted...
  • Blog Post: Stephen Strasburgh Odds (Baseball Betting Tips)

    Stephen Strasburgh, of the Washington Nationals, is scheduled to make his MLB debut Tuesday night. Line on tonight's game: Strasburgh is a -220 favorite (69% chance to win) over the Pittsburgh Pirates (see updates at www.PregameLines.com ) Picks: See free picks on Strasburgh and more on Pregame.com...
  • Blog Post: Video: How a Brewers Fan Is Treated at a Cubs Game

    How a Milwaukee Brewers fan wearing a Jim Edmonds jersey is treated at a Chicago Cubs game. Is this a sign of supporting your team, or a sign of classlessness? Comment your opinion . . .
  • Blog Post: Insightful Quote from Barry Bonds

    During a Grand Jury testimony, a juror asked about Greg Anderson, the athlete's beleaguered friend and trainer. "With all the money you make, have you ever thought of maybe building him a mansion or something?" Bonds replied, "One, I'm black. And I'm keeping my money. And...
  • Blog Post: BIGGEST Gambling Wins in History

    Here are the details of some of the biggest wins by players over the house: Event: Super Bowl 20 (1986) Prop bet: Would William The Refrigerator Perry score a touchdown? Odds: Opened at 20-1 . . . closed all the way down to 2-1 Result: He scored a TD in the 3 rd quarter. Vegas loss: Some estimate upwards...
  • Blog Post: 2010 MLB Baseball Stats Update (Betting Dork Podcast)

    MLB Totals and Run Line bettors and the role of Umpires with over and under betting is discussed on today's Betting Dork podcast. In addition to a general statistics updated for 2010, Gill Alexander also discusses: * Top Run Supported Starters (some of whom are on the mound tonight) * Best / Worst...
  • Blog Post: Inside Story of Pitcher Greg Maddux

    I can remember living in Columbus, Ohio in 1997 . . . reading Baseball Weekly and there was a advertisement for TBS baseball, and it said: Matisse Monet Maddux Tim Keown of ESPN has written an interesting insider's view: " Inside the man's head resides the most comprehensive history...