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Film Review: Trouble with the Curve

Aging Scout Out to Prove His Baseball, Fatherly Worth

In sports, it usually takes three of something to deem it a streak, especially in baseball where there’s a number for everything. Maybe it’s just a coincidence that for the second consecutive year we’ve been given a baseball film in late September (recall last year’s Moneyball, the Oscar nominated Billy Beane memoir). This year’s diamond flick, Trouble With The Curve, besides a similar release date examines more front office dynamics, but this time with a slap back at the sabermetric world, balancing front office order by chronicling an aging scout who believes in evaluating players without those hokey computers.

On Deck: September 17th - Yankees Right Ship, AL Wild Card Debate

Mike Trout winds up at the core of another argument

The guys take calls on the Yankees, who've won two series in a row, and hear from WFUV Yankees Beat Reporter Alex Smith on how the team's looking heading into a series against Toronto. They also check in on the Mets and discuss the A's and Angels' chances in the Wild Card in a heated debate.