because he always delivers

Another one of my boys — and, oh, there have been so many this year! My beloved Andrew Carignan finally made his debut with the A’s last week, after two injury riddled minor league seasons, though I don’t have a single photo of him in Carolina uniform — got his call-up to the majors this…

once more into the breach

Another MLB debut by an ex-Tar Heel this week. Kyle Seager, booter of ground balls, grower of tomatoes, hitter of doubles because do you guys know how much farther you have to run if you hit a home run? Your new Mariners third baseman, ladies and gentlemen. I’m more proud that I have any right…

it’s a nickname waiting to happen

Double dipping with two from the archives, since today guys-I’ve-seen-play-before-they-were-famous seems to be a theme: Alex White (#6) and Dustin Ackley (#13), top, both of whom made their MLB debuts this year, during their last ACC home series at Carolina; and bottom, freshly promoted Indians 3B Lonnie Chisenhall, when he was with the Kinston Indians — who are,…