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How Amazing Is It...

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...That, on the same day the Pirates cemented their claim to be the worst team in baseball by being swept in embarrassing fashion by the Royals, Jim Tracy is named a coach in the All-Star Game? Last night, that piece of news and the score of the Bucs/Royals game followed each other closely on ESPN's ticker. I know the Tracy announcement is just PR, but still, there just aren't words to describe things like this. It probably doesn't matter much, but if I were a member of a contending team and home-field advantage in the World Series didn't matter to me, I'd be somewhat upset about this.