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Your Jeter-Centric 2014 World Series Preview

Ladies and gentlemen, the 2014 World Series began last night.

And this year, I think we all know the World Series means just a little bit more.

Because this was the last year that Derek Jeter graced a baseball field, and all that happens in his wake this post-season will happen under a large shadow in the shape of the number 2.

Both the Royals and the Giants have obviously dedicated their seasons to the Captain, and are playing to earn his undying respect. Sorry: re2pect. Therefore, we can safely assume that whoever wins the Series will do so by playing the most Jeterian game possible under the circumstances, and reinventing themselves in Jeter’s image.

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So let’s this break this down so we can make a scientific prediction: who will win the 2014 World Series?

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30 Fictions: Your 2012 MLB Preview / N.L. West

To get ready for the 2012 baseball season, we’re looking at each team by way of a short story or one-act play. Why? Why the fuck not. Up next: the National League West, the last division standing.


1. San Francisco Giants (Predicted Finish: 88-64)

EXT. LAKE DEL VALLE – NIGHT

TIM LINCECUM and BARRY ZITO sit on the banks of Lake Del Valle near San Francisco, their jeans rolled up and their bare feet dangling in the cool water. They pass a joint between them in the quiet night, and they’re using rolled up $100 bills from Zito’s wallet to relight it. (Ed. Yes, we’re resorting to cheap shots here. Give us a break, we’re 10,000 fucking words deep into this thing and we’re starting to lose our minds.)

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