Author Archives: Austin Gisriel

About Austin Gisriel

You know the guy that records a baseball game from the West Coast in July and doesn't watch it until January just to see baseball in the winter? That's me. I'm a writer always in search of a good story, baseball or otherwise.

Auto-correct Can Kiss My Add

One of Life’s great annoyances in this advanced electronic age is the auto-correct spelling feature present in our phones. It never seems to get certain things correct, automatically or otherwise. For example, when I type way I get easy and … Continue reading

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Randolph Scott’s Hat

As I have written before, movies can be unintentionally funny if the writing is poor. Once that occurs, I just can’t take a film seriously. Sloppy scripting is by no means a modern phenomenon, either. I recently watched A Lawless … Continue reading

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Wrapping Up the World Series

After going one-for-two in my wild card game picks, and three-for-four in the divisional series predictions, my crystal ball went as cold as the Cubs bats. As you may recall, I had the Cubs beating Toronto to become World Champions. … Continue reading

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Royally Improved

I didn’t think anything could make me root for the Kansas City Royals after they performed their Team Punk act during the postseason last year, especially against the Orioles, but I found myself doing so anyway the moment Jose Bautista … Continue reading

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Playoff Picture and Summer Pictures

My playoff predictions proved to be more accurate than my regular season predictions. Toronto and Kansas City both won their respective series in five, although the Blue Jays did it the hard way. I will also point out that Ben … Continue reading

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2015 MLB Playoff Predictions: Cubs End Curse!

The major league baseball playoffs are truly set, now that Houston and Chicago have joined the field. (For the record, I had the Astros winning 5-3 and the Pirates winning 3-2.) These are some very interesting match ups and no … Continue reading

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Bat Droppings

I am always curious about language and how certain terms originate and the journey that those terms usually take before coming to mean what they do. I recently heard the term, bats**t crazy [see note below] and it occurred to … Continue reading

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