JD 9/15-- The one that was almost about baseball

So the season is just around the corner (someone mentioned today it's 3 weeks 'til the preseason). I'm sure I speak for all of us when I say I can't wait. This is the season that we find out what the current Blazers are really made of after 2 years with the core intact (if injured) and 2 first-round playoff exits. Some Blazers got useful international experience this summer, others saw their limitations in a new light last year as they were forced to shoulder a larger role with our skeletal roster. So my question to you is, who's going to surprise us this year? Who will step up and be a leader, or unveil a new facet of their game, increase their production to the next level, or take a huge step back?


I was thisclose to making this JD about baseball... So as an alternate topic, who wins the AL East, NL East & West, and NL Wild Card? Who wins mvp and Cy Young in both leagues? Discuss, or thank me for not making baseball the primary topic.


Remember, summer officially ends in a week. So quit yer junkin' and get some sun!

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