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Top 10 Shortstops For 2017

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As of 2015, BHC writers on the staff have been routinely ranking each player at each position in all of Major League Baseball. The list below includes five honorable mentions as well as the top ten shortstops in the game. Their previous year’s ranking appears in parentheses. NR = Not Rated in 2016, HM= Honorable Mention in 2016  Honorable Mentions Trevor More...

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By Ben Porter On Sunday, February 12th, 2017
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Atlanta Braves Acquire Brandon Phillips

Glove flips, behind the backs, and between the legs feeds? Brandon Phillips routinely makes plays that children impersonate on the playground. Some might consider him the father of modern baseball swag, others More...

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By Rocco Constantino On Friday, February 10th, 2017
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Bobby Valentine Expands on Disguise Story at ALS Fundraiser

Last week, Michelle Ioannu from Rising Apple published an article giving fans further insight on the infamous night that Bobby Valentine was ejected and returned to the dugout wearing a disguise.  The new nugget More...

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By Kevin Peters On Wednesday, February 1st, 2017
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St. Louis Cardinals Heavily Punished By MLB

In baseball, cheating is generally confined to on-the-field intrigue or the use of performance-enhancing drugs. Corporate espionage is almost unheard of, yet the St. Louis Cardinals discovered on January 30 that More...

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By Rocco Constantino On Friday, January 27th, 2017
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Former Royals, Cardinals Pitcher Mark Littell Shares Baseball Stories in Captivating New Book

In 1973, Mark Littell, then just 20 years old, dominated AAA to the tune of a 16-6 record with a 2.92 ERA.  The righty was a key part of a young core of Kansas City Royals that included George Brett and Frank More...

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By Kevin Peters On Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017
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Keys To a Successful 2017 Season for the New York Mets

The New York Mets were able to make one of the biggest moves of the off-season when they resigned slugger Yoenis Cespedes to a huge contract. Despite securing the best free agent on the market, not much else has More...

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By Rocco Constantino On Wednesday, December 21st, 2016
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Remembering MLB Players That We Lost in 2016

Monte Irvin, January 11 The legendary crossover star of the Negro Leagues and Major League Baseball was among the first wave of players to integrate the sport.  On July 8, 1949, Irvin became just the fourth black More...

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By Frank Pimentel On Wednesday, December 21st, 2016
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Greg Holland Is The Washington Nationals Guy

The Washington Nationals are running out of options on the closer market. They missed out on all the top names including Aroldis Chapman, Kenley Jansen and re-signing Mark Melancon. They were in the running for More...

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By Rocco Constantino On Sunday, December 4th, 2016
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Taking a Closer Look at the Five Commissioners in the MLB Hall of Fame

On December 4, Bud Selig became the fifth former commissioner to be elected to the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame. He won election when 15 of the 16 members of the newly formed Today’s Game Era members More...

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By Clayton Richer On Thursday, November 24th, 2016
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10 Simple Yet Effective Youth Baseball Coaching Tips to Incorporate in Your Training Sessions

Youth baseball coaching is a daunting task that requires dedication and patience. Youths new to this game know little or nothing about the essentials of play, and need to be coached from bottom up, especially, from More...








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