Roll the Dice

Hi.  I am learning how to use this site.  Here are some rather gambling idioms/metaphors used for baseball happenings.

NY Times: Monday, February 11, 2008

“A’s roll the dice with Sweeney”  “Mike Sweeney said he jumped the gun a little Sunday when the five-time All-Star told the Kansas City media that he’d signed a minor-league deal with Oakland. There was one little problem—no one had told the A’s.”

NY Times, February 7, 2008

“Before the Ante, the Mets have a pair of Aces”: an article about John Santana and Willie Randolph, ace pitchers for the New York Mets baseball team.  (Aces are the highest cards in a deck of cards.


Have fun watching the World Series Wednesday!



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