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    Derek Jeter

    Must C: Derek Jeter “Made In New York” Video

    The latest Gatorade commercial featuring Derek Jeter titled Made in New York is sure to give you chills. The video features Jeter walking to the ball-park acknowledging citizens of New York along the way. Truly a masterpiece an...
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    Dee Gordon

    Dee Gordon Turns Double-Play Of The Year

    Los Angeles Dodgers speedster Dee Gordon starts the double-play of the season deflecting a well placed ball to Justin Turner after a diving stop. The Dodgers are poised to go far in the post-season with web-gems like this from ...
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    AL East
     
    Adam Jones

    Adam Jones Pies Fans After Clinching AL East Title

    Baltimore Orioles outfielder Adam Jones treated fans to a delicious dessert after the Orioles clinched the AL East title, the only problem was it was in the form of a pie to the face. That’s the right, the fan-favorite di...
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    AL East
     
    Derek Jeter

    Derek Jeter Addresses Crowd At Yankee Stadium

    New York Yankees legend Derek Jeter addressed the Yankee faithful during “Derek Jeter Day” as the future Hall-Of -Famer closes in on retirement. Regardless if you’re a Yankees fan or not, you have to respect t...
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    American League
     
    Pete Frates

    ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Started With A Ball Player

    An inspirational look into the “ALS Ice Bucket Challenge” and how it originated with baseball player Pete Frates and his journey with Lou Gehrig‘s disease. The frigid challenge has taken the world by storm rai...
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    National League
     
    Pence and Sandoval

    Pence And Sandoval Show-Off Complicated HandShake

    San Francisco Giants teammates Hunter Pence and Pablo Sandoval may have the most complicated yet entertaining celebratory handshake in MLB history. You have to love the “ring around the rosy” twirl at the end. Hunte...
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    AL East
     
    Derek Jeter

    Must C: Derek Jeter “Made In New York” Video

    The latest Gatorade commercial featuring Derek Jeter titled Made in New York is sure to give you chills. The video features Jeter walking to the ball-park acknowledging citizens of New York along the way. Truly a masterpiece an...
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    Dee Gordon

    Dee Gordon Turns Double-Play Of The Year

    Los Angeles Dodgers speedster Dee Gordon starts the double-play of the season deflecting a well placed ball to Justin Turner after a diving stop. The Dodgers are poised to go far in the post-season with web-gems like this from ...
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    AL East
     
    Adam Jones

    Adam Jones Pies Fans After Clinching AL East Title

    Baltimore Orioles outfielder Adam Jones treated fans to a delicious dessert after the Orioles clinched the AL East title, the only problem was it was in the form of a pie to the face. That’s the right, the fan-favorite di...
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    AL East
     
    Derek Jeter

    Derek Jeter Addresses Crowd At Yankee Stadium

    New York Yankees legend Derek Jeter addressed the Yankee faithful during “Derek Jeter Day” as the future Hall-Of -Famer closes in on retirement. Regardless if you’re a Yankees fan or not, you have to respect t...
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    American League
     
    Pete Frates

    ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Started With A Ball Player

    An inspirational look into the “ALS Ice Bucket Challenge” and how it originated with baseball player Pete Frates and his journey with Lou Gehrig‘s disease. The frigid challenge has taken the world by storm rai...
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    National League
     
    Pence and Sandoval

    Pence And Sandoval Show-Off Complicated HandShake

    San Francisco Giants teammates Hunter Pence and Pablo Sandoval may have the most complicated yet entertaining celebratory handshake in MLB history. You have to love the “ring around the rosy” twirl at the end. Hunte...

 
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National League
 
Wainwright and Molina
Wainwright and Molina
Wainwright and Molina

Why The St. Louis Cardinals Will Win The World Series

The St. Louis Cardinals will be out for playoff vengeance as the redbirds attempt to redeem themselves from a World Series loss to the Boston Red Sox in 2013. The Cards won the National League Central division with a 90-72 reco...
 
AL Central
 
Kluber and Hernandez
Kluber and Hernandez
Kluber and Hernandez

Who Wins The AL Cy Young Award In 2014?

There is no disputing that Corey Kluber and Felix Hernandez have both pitched well enough to earn the American League Cy Young award in 2014. Neither has made themselves standout– unless you count Hernandez giving up eigh...
 
 
AL Central
 
Miggy & VMart
Miggy & VMart
Miggy & VMart

Why The Detroit Tigers Will Win The World Series

The Detroit Tigers won a 4th straight AL Central title in 2014 by holding off a pesky bunch of Kansas City Royals. They did it with an imperfect team that started hot, floundered for weeks and then brought it home with a solid ...

 
AL West
 
Mike Trout
Mike Trout
Mike Trout

Why The Los Angeles Angels Will Win The World Series

The year was 2004. The Los Angeles Angels seemed very different than they do now. Mike Trout was playing Little League, Jered Weaver was a young prospect in Single-A, and Josh Hamilton was on the road to drug addiction. A team ...
 
 
AL Central
 
Kansas City Royals
Kansas City Royals
Kansas City Royals

Why The Kansas City Royals Will Win The World Series

The Kansas City Royals are on a momentum train that can’t be stopped. The Royals franchise has not seen post season action ever since the 1985 World Series, and just one win tonight against the Oakland Athletics sends the...

 
 
AL West
 
Oakland A's
Oakland A's
Oakland A's

Why The Oakland A’s Will Win The World Series

Good pitching will always top good hitting and vice-versa. - Casey Stengel   If there is one thing that has defined the 2014 Oakland A’s , it’s good pitching.  With iconoclastic general manager Billy Beane at the hel...
 
National League
 
Posey 1
Posey 1
Posey 1

Why The San Francisco Giants Will Win The World Series –

It’s another October – and it’s another even year – which means the San Francisco Giants are in the postseason. Unlike the incredible postseason runs of 2010 and 2012 that led to the Giants capturing the World Series title in t...
 
 
AL East
 
Gibbons and Bautista
Gibbons and Bautista
Gibbons and Bautista

Toronto Blue Jays Not Real Tight-Knit Group According To Manager

The Toronto Blue Jays are not post-season bound however there has been plenty of banter batted in their direction since the conclusion of the season. Manager John Gibbons appeared on Prime Time Sports with Bob McCown and reveal...

 
Los Angeles Dodgers
 
Clayton Kershaw
Clayton Kershaw
Clayton Kershaw

Why The Los Angeles Dodgers Will Win The World Series

Who says money can’t buy happiness? In this case, the money is the nearly $240-million Los Angeles Dodgers payroll, the highest in baseball.  And the happiness that this money hopes to buy?  The first World Series title s...
 
 
National League
 
Washington Nationals
Washington Nationals
Washington Nationals

Why The Washington Nationals Will Win The World Series

The Washington Nationals head into the postseason this October as the top-seeded team in the National League and they have certainly earned that honor. In fact, they are my pick to win the Fall Classic this year after finishing...
 
National League
 
Edinson Volquez
Edinson Volquez
Edinson Volquez

Why The Pittsburgh Pirates Will Win The World Series

Before you all get carried away, let me be the first to announce that this is the first edition of a Baseball Hot Corner special on why a team will win the World Series. Ten writers will each take a piece and a team and write w...

 
 
AL Central
 
Paul Konerko
Paul Konerko
Paul Konerko

Paul Konerko: An Ode To The Other Retiring Captain

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that legendary New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter will be hanging up his pinstriped number two jersey after his Yankees play the Boston Red Sox this Sunday at Fenway Pa...
 
AL East
 
Mark Buehrle
Mark Buehrle
Mark Buehrle

Off-Season Decisions: Mark Buehrle

Mark Buehrle set a pretty historic milestone yesterday in his second year as a member of the Toronto Blue Jays. With his 8.0 inning, 10 strikeout performance yesterday (September 24th) against the Seattle Mariners, Buehrle beca...
 
 
AL East
 
Joe Kelly
Joe Kelly
Joe Kelly

Joe Kelly Future Outlook

Joe Kelly has proven he can be a salient piece to the Boston Red Sox rotation in 2015 and into the future. Since being traded to Boston from the St. Louis Cardinals along with 1B/OF Allen Craig, Kelly has posted a 3-2 record wi...

 
AL East
 
Derek Jeter
Derek Jeter
Derek Jeter

Derek Jeter Symbolizes All That Is Good With The Game Of Baseball

In case you haven’t heard, New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter is retiring at the conclusion of the season. Earlier last week I was involved in a proverbial water-cooler discussion about Jeter with the boys from my off...
 
 
AL Central
 
Abreu and Trout
Abreu and Trout
Abreu and Trout

Is Jose Abreu More Deserving Of The AL MVP Than Mike Trout?

Chicago White Sox slugger Jose Abreu should get some serious consideration for the American League MVP honors, so before you go anointing Mike Trout the unanimous winner, have a look below at the resume Abreu has compiled in hi...
 
AL West
 
Altuve and Biggio
Altuve and Biggio
Altuve and Biggio

It’s About Respect For The Game

A long time ago, in a National League Galaxy far, far away, there was an Astros second baseman named Bill Doran who telephoned soon to be shifted from catcher to second base Astro Craig Biggio. It was the off season and the Hou...