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By Jake Archer On Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

The Top 5 Must-Watch Pitchers in Baseball

After watching Chris Sale and Justin Verlander go at it yesterday in Detroit and then tuning in to see Jon Lester pitch last night, I got thinking about the best pitchers to watch in baseball. Now, I know there More...

By Frank Pimentel On Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016

World Series Game 7 Will Be Glorious

The Chicago Cubs’ Addison Russell celebrates after his grand slam against the Cleveland Indians during the third inning of Game 6 of the World Series Tuesday in Cleveland. Well, here we go. Put all your cards More...

By Frank Pimentel On Monday, October 24th, 2016

Battle Of The Brain Trust On Display For This Fall Classic

Before the first pitch is thrown tomorrow night in Cleveland, there are two men at the forefront of the matchup in this Fall Classic. No, I’m not talking about Game 1 starters Jon Lester and Corey Kluber More...

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By Rocco Constantino On Saturday, February 13th, 2016

Top 10 Closers For 2016

With each passing day, hope continues to rise as winter winds down and Spring Training inches closer.  Baseball Hot Corner continues to preview the 2016 season by examining the top 10 players at each position. More...

By Brandon Jopko On Wednesday, June 17th, 2015

Thinking Big To Help The Toronto Blue Jays

Grantland’s Jonah Keri wrote today of the Toronto Blue Jays’ season and of them being just two games above .500 despite the league’s best offense, “thank a terrible pitching staff, consisting of a phalanx More...

By Nick Rutkowski On Sunday, April 26th, 2015
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Going Deep: Week Four Fantasy Baseball Options

As the season has gotten underway, those playing in deeper leagues, or AL/NL only formats are beginning to deal with slow starts and injuries, and are now pillaging the waiver wire for potentially viable options. More...

By Jen Rainwater On Wednesday, April 15th, 2015
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Cleveland’s Carlos Carrasco Hit In Face By Line Drive

Carlos Carrasco   It was a scary moment at Cleveland’s Progressive Field Tuesday night, a very scary moment. Cleveland Indians‘ starter Carlos Carrasco lay flat on the mound, his face on the ground, More...

By Marc Keller On Thursday, March 26th, 2015

Opening Day Preview: Cincinnati Reds

Cincinnati Reds 2015 Preview Already playing in a very tough NL Central division, the Cincinnati Reds 2014 season was underwhelming largely due to a number of injuries to some of their key players in the batting More...

By Brandon Jopko On Sunday, March 15th, 2015

Current & Future Cuban All-Stars, Part 3

Angels’ Cuban infielder, Roberto Baldoquin, is in their minor league camp right now and GM Jerry Dipoto recently shared with the media that Boldoquin is a leader and will likely be one of the most mature players More...

By Michael Theed On Tuesday, February 24th, 2015
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The NL Central All-Star Team

Pic Credit: Dilip Vishwanat; Getty Images North America The Baseball Hot Corner is here again for another division-based all-star team. This time, we take a look at the all-star roster that would be formed from More...

By Michael Theed On Friday, February 13th, 2015

Aroldis Chapman, Cincinnati Reds Avoid Arbitration

In a day filled with ball clubs avoiding arbitration with their relief aces, this situation proved no different. The Cincinnati Reds settle with Aroldis Chapman on a contract that will net the fireball throwing More...

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By Brendan Panikkar On Thursday, February 12th, 2015

Will The Cincinnati Reds Bounce Back In 2015?

Johnny Cueto is key to the Reds bouncing back in 2015. In 2014 the Cincinnati Reds ended up finishing 76-86. A disappointing season for a team that was bounced from the playoffs by losing a 1 game Wild Card playoff More...

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By Matthew Roberts On Monday, February 2nd, 2015

Rob Manfred Agenda: Two And Done?

Rob Manfred, newly minted commissioner of Major League Baseball, stayed mostly quiet after his election allowing Bud Selig to close the book on his storied, if not controversial, tenure. However, since the official More...

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By Wes Armstrong On Monday, January 12th, 2015

Top 10: Closers In Baseball

“Dennis Eckersley strikes so much fear into me, that I feel like my rat-tail is going to fall off.” This is a quote from 8-year-old Wes Armstrong and it sums up the devastation felt by the fans of opposing More...

By Jen Rainwater On Saturday, January 10th, 2015

You’ve Heard Of Yoan Moncada But What About Yoan Lopez?

Photo Credit: Donald Miralle/Getty Images. You’ve probably already heard of the young switch-hitting middle infielder from Cuba, Yoan Moncada, who has drawn significant interest from the New York Yankees and More...

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