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Link Dump 9-23 plus Diego 5

Excuse me while I wipe the vomit away after following that Rangers game. Thanks for nothing, chair-chuckers. It's looking grim but WE ARE STILL IN IT, DAMN IT!  Let's go D-Rays! We need some help here!

I actually am sick, so I am indulging myself and posting this a couple of hours early.

A Few Links:
After missing 2004 with shoulder injury, Ellis as dependable as ever (AP)
Mark Ellis is slapping hits every which way, a dependable leadoff man for the Oakland Athletics at a time they desperately need one. For Ellis, this is a resurgence to celebrate after missing all of 2004 with a serious shoulder injury. He came back ready in spring training, though general manager Billy Beane signed Keith Ginter as insurance in case the second baseman didn't produce or got hurt...

A comeback award we wish would go away
When it comes to performance-enhancing drugs, Major League Baseball has adopted the philosophy, if you can call it that, of If you can't beat 'em, get in bed with 'em. ... Ellis could win the old comeback award, though, because everyone is eligible. He had an excellent '03, missed '04 with a blown-out shoulder, and has contributed heavily to the A's gutty pennant drive. Ellis, who homered Wednesday, has been doing a Rickey Henderson-like job at leadoff.

Fascinating article on Gatorade's uselessness and great marketing:                                                                                                               http://sports.yahoo.com/top/news;_ylt=AkJvG4wVxiQwPWwWgSYcd185nYcB?slug=dw-gatorade092205&prov=y hoo&type=lgns

And now without further ado, the continuing Adventures of Diego Chavez.  

                                                                             
(The story so far:1,2,3,4)

Will they make it to Asslantis? What other random crap will end up in this compost heap of an epic?  

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