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By Frank Pimentel On Sunday, March 12th, 2017

United States Punches Ticket To Round Two In San Diego

The World Baseball Classic has been special to watch for fans of the game across the globe over the last few days. The atmosphere, heightened drama and heroics on display with seemingly every game have been an More...

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By Clayton Richer On Thursday, September 3rd, 2015
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Josh Donaldson Takes Stranglehold Of AL MVP Race

Toronto Blue Jays hot corner specialist Josh Donaldson has gone full beast-mode on the AL MVP race taking a stranglehold as the odds on favorite for the prestigious award. Donaldson has leapfrogged Mike Trout, More...

By Marc Keller On Thursday, June 4th, 2015

Seattle Mariners Beef Up Lineup By Trading For Mark Trumbo

The Seattle Mariners offense is reeling, and reinforcement are coming.  Today, the Mariners acquired power-hitting outfielder Mark Trumbo, along with starting pitcher Vidal Nuno, from the Arizona Diamondbacks More...

By Matthew Roberts On Friday, April 3rd, 2015

Josh Hamilton Dodges Discipline Bullet

As my bio makes clear, I am a long-time, die-hard fan of the Texas Rangers. So writing about Los Angeles Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton is a sensitive subject for me. On the one hand, I adored him during More...

By Jen Rainwater On Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

White Sox Slugger Jose Abreu Hitting Over .500 This Spring

Chicago White Sox slugger Jose Abreu has been proving all spring that his American League Rookie of the Year Award in 2014 was no fluke. Unfortunately and oddly, this has gone largely unnoticed or at least unreported More...

By Douglas Fox On Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

Opening Day Preview: Baltimore Orioles

Heading into 2014, Baltimore Orioles management and their fans had to be excited.  With a solid core of young players, and a top prospect set to make a meaningful contribution at some point during the year, the More...

By Brendan Panikkar On Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

Opening Day Preview: Seattle Mariners

King Felix Hernandez leads a great Seattle Mariners pitching staff 2015 Seattle Mariners Preview 2014 saw the Seattle Mariners make a charge for the post-season last year and finished 1 game behind the Oakland More...

By Jen Rainwater On Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

Should James Shields Be Worried?

James Shields. Photo Credit: Getty Images. Should James Shields be worried that he didn’t take the Royals qualifying offer of $15.3 million for one-year? The jury is out on this question but it appears that More...

By Mark Gallant On Monday, December 29th, 2014
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America’s Pastime Past Its Prime- Part 2: Power Outage

While there may not be a clear face of baseball, there are other reasons that baseball seems to be declining in popularity. Perhaps the biggest one is the lack of home runs and overall offense. There has been a More...

By Collin Budd On Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

Did The Seattle Mariners Overpay For Nelson Cruz?

According to reports from earlier today, the Seattle Mariners and free agent right-handed slugger Nelson Cruz have reached an agreement for a four year, $57 million contract. Prior to today’s signings, baseball More...

By Marc Keller On Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

Oakland A’s Agree To Deal With Designated Hitter Billy Butler

The Oakland A’s have come to terms with former Kansas City Royals Designated Hitter (DH) Billy Butler on a 3-year, $30 million contract late Tuesday night.  Butler is coming off a down year, hitting just .271/.323/.379 More...

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By Tim Stoeckle On Monday, November 3rd, 2014
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15 Predictions For The MLB Off-Season

While the Bay Area continues to celebrate the San Francisco Giants third World Series victory in five years, the rest of the baseball world turns their attention to the off-season, where teams will prepare themselves More...

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By Frank Pimentel On Saturday, October 18th, 2014
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Crush Davis To Beantown

As you all know by now, Baltimore Orioles slugger Chris Davis was suspended 25 games by major league baseball for the use of amphetamines linked to Adderall he had taken to help him treat his ADHD. Davis failed More...

By Nick Rutkowski On Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

Why The Baltimore Orioles Will Win The World Series

Your 2014 World Series champion Baltimore Orioles. That felt strange to type, and maybe that’s because the team hasn’t won the World Series since 1983.  Well, this year could be the year.  The American More...

Mike Trout
By Daniel Levitt On Friday, July 4th, 2014

Will 2014 Be Mike Trout’s Year?

Mike Trout: widely regarded as baseball’s best player, most complete five-tool talent since Bo Jackson and sought after by every team in the majors. Why is it then, that this 22 year old phenom has never More...

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