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First Pitch: It’s Time to Replace Wandy Rodriguez With Brandon Cumpton

First Pitch: It’s Time to Replace Wandy Rodriguez With Brandon Cumpton

On a personal note, I've had a string of migraine/tension headaches for almost two weeks straight. This is something I've dealt with my entire life, and I've never gotten an answer from doctors as to why it happens. Some of you might know this, especially the kind people who have shared their similar stories and helpful tips on Twitter in the past (those are always appreciated). Overall, this problem kind of sucks, but it makes me very appreciative that I've got a job where I can work from home and set my own schedule, and totally sleep through the casual deadline of getting this article up around midnight to 1 AM.

Tonight I feel like I have a golf ball lodged in the base of my neck, directly next to my spine. Unfortunately, that's no exaggeration. As a result, I'm taking a different ap...

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