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By Jake Archer On Friday, June 2nd, 2017

Which Teams Should Be Hitting The Panic Button In Early June?

So I just took a look at the standings to get a gauge on what’s going on around the majors. I had a pretty loose idea of who was doing well and who wasn’t, but I had no idea what the actual standings looked More...

By Clayton Richer On Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

Owning the NL East Can Hurt the Nationals in October

The Nationals already seem set to cruise to the National League East title, which makes ease their greatest opponent for the rest of the season. Despite their comfortable lead, the Nationals do have worries and More...

By Jake Archer On Saturday, May 20th, 2017

Bat Flipping And Retaliation Are Part Of Baseball

The other night the most unlikeable player in baseball, Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Jose Bautista, dropped a vicious bat flip on the heads of the Atlanta Braves after taking them deep. The Braves, who seem like More...

By Frank Pimentel On Monday, May 1st, 2017

Craig Kimbrel Flourishes In April

The Boston Red Sox finished the month of April with a 13-11 record and the biggest bright-side for the Boston club after the first month beyond Chris Sale has been Craig Kimbrel. The right-handed flame thrower More...

By Ben Porter On Sunday, February 12th, 2017

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...

Otis Nixon
By Danny Gallagher On Friday, August 19th, 2016
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Former Expo/Jay Helps Those With Addictions After Taking Suggestion From Whitney Houston

   Otis Nixon answered the phone at his foundation office in Georgia so I was surprised but, often-times, he’s his own executive assistant. Sometimes, the calls are re-directed to his cellphone. After re-acquainting More...

By Rocco Constantino On Saturday, June 11th, 2016

A Year In Pinstripes…And Then Some By Billy Sample Gives Baseball Fans A Look Behind Clubhouse Doors

The 1985 New York Yankees are surprisingly one of the great unforgotten teams of the 1980’s.  They won the second most games in the American League, had Hall of Famers Rickey Henderson, Davie Winfield More...

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By Rocco Constantino On Thursday, February 25th, 2016

Top 300 Moments that Shaped Major League Baseball Preview: NL East

Starting on March 1, Baseball Hot Corner will rank the Top 300 moments that shaped baseball history.  All moments from 1900 forward are eligible and the list includes moments from on and off the field.  There More...

By Marc Keller On Friday, December 11th, 2015

Atlanta Braves Deal Away Shelby Miller, Score Big With Prospects

The Atlanta Braves have been floating starting pitcher Shelby Miller on the open market for some time now this offseason, seeing what they could possibly garner back in a deal with the hopes of capitalizing on More...

By Frank Pimentel On Friday, November 13th, 2015

Red Sox Acquire Craig Kimbrel

The Boston Red Sox have themselves a new closer, and his name is Craig Kimbrel. President of Baseball Operations Dave Dombrowski has made his first official trade with the Red Sox, and he certainly made a splash. More...

John Burkett
By Clayton Richer On Monday, August 3rd, 2015

Former MLB All-Star Pitcher Turns His Hand To Poker

John Burkett had 14 seasons in Major League Baseball representing the likes of San Francisco Giants, Boston Red Sox, Atlanta Braves, Texas Rangers and Florida Marlins along the way. The all-star pitcher finished More...

Bryce Harper
By Wayne Cavadi On Monday, July 13th, 2015

NL East At The Break: Who Are The Buyers And Sellers?

Bryce Harper #34 of the Washington Nationals poses for a portrait during photo day at Space Coast Stadium on February 23, 2014 in Viera, Florida. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images) Happy All Star Break everybody. More...

By Wayne Cavadi On Monday, July 6th, 2015
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Nationals Get Top Marks On NL East’s Midseason Report Card

Usually, each Monday I come at you with everything you need to know that happened in the NL East last week. However, with most teams in baseball having played 81 to 83 of their games, that means we are at the halfway More...

By Wayne Cavadi On Monday, June 29th, 2015

The Washington Nationals Take Charge: NL East Wrap Up

The Washington Nationals seem to have awoken and they are making some room for themselves atop the NL East. Nothing changed hands in the rankings of the NL East this week, but the Nationals, behind the best starting More...

By Wayne Cavadi On Monday, June 22nd, 2015

Vol. 10: NL East Weekly Wrap Up

It was a week full of highlights in the NL East. The Washington Nationals regained first place behind some historic pitching and this Harper kid who seems to be contending for a Triple Crown. The last two days More...

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