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  • Yadi Molina

    MLB Power Rankings: The September Chase Begins….

    Here’s where things get interesting…Folks it’s that time of the year.  It’s finally time to start thinking about the postseason.  It’s September.  Let’s take a look at who is on top…for...

  • Billy Hamilton

    Young Guns & Cy Youngs: Jose Abreu is Safe, Billy Hamilton Isn’t

    Back to the Rookie of the Year races this week. For last week’s Cy Young review, click here. For the MVP review the week before, click here. Note: This will be...

  • Chicago White Sox v San Francisco Giants

    A’s Acquire Adam Dunn

    Just when we thought Billy Beane was done making moves, he proves us all wrong with the acquisition of Chicago White Sox slugger, Adam Dunn, in exchange for minor-league righty, Nolan...

  • Buck Showalter, Mike Scioscia

    Why September Call Up Rules Must Change

    If your team was in playoff contention, would you want them to face a team out of contention with a full 40-man roster while your team kept a 25-man roster? What...

  • Fenway Park (photo credit: Werner Kunz via Photopin CC)

    The MLB is not the NBA or NFL, and That’s Okay

    The MLB is not the NBA or NFL. So, for all of those ‘experts’ in the main-stream media, quit trying to morph it into a combination of both. Baseball is, has,...

  • San Francisco Giants v Washington Nationals

    Breakout Third Basemen 2014 – Anthony Rendon and Todd Frazier

    This week we’ll take a look at two third basemen who’ve burst onto the scene this year. Do the peripheral stats predict future success or do they indicate these guys are...

  • Los Angeles Dodgers v Colorado Rockies

    What’s Eating Yasiel Puig?

    Yasiel Puig has always been a divisive player, for reasons that everyone and their dog probably know by now. He’s brash. He’s undisciplined. He’s wild. He’s young. Personally, I’ve always been...

  • Arismendy Alcantara

    Alcantara, Baez, Soler Just the Beginning for Cubs

    On Wednesday the highly-touted Chicago Cubs prospect, Jorge Soler, got his first MLB at-bat, and what he did in that at-bat is all Chicago could have hoped for. Soler smacked a...

  • Justin Verlander

    Tigers Pitching Running Out Of Options

    The Detroit Tigers have put themselves in a rare and unfortunate position as of late. The Tigers started the season as World Series favorites, but now a once-dominant pitching staff has...

  • Koji Uehara

    Koji Uehara Needs A Break

    Last week I wrote a piece about a relatively unknown reliever for the Boston Red Sox named Tommy Layne. In it, I expressed the opinion that Layne could and should be...

  • BALTIMORE, MD - APRIL 13: Starting pitcher Mark Buehrle #56 of the Toronto Blue Jays works the first inning against the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on April 13, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

    Looking for the Cause of the Blue Jays Fall

    Is it time to declare the Toronto Blue Jays officially eliminated from postseason contention? Not yet, but we might be getting close. The Blue Jays will be “in contention” into late...

  • Rob Manfred: Photo Credit: Apardavila Via Photpin CC

    Five Challenges Facing Commissioner Manfred

    On August 14th, Major League Baseball’s owners elected Rob Manfred as the new commissioner of baseball. Manfred graduated from Harvard Law School and has been the chief operating officer since 2013,...

  • Mike Trout

    MLB Power Rankings: Halos, Beards, Birds, and Pennants

    I’m back with all new power rankings for the week (sorry about the absence last week, started a little journey called college).  Not much has changed in the top five as...

  • Rob Manfred: Photo Credit: Apardavila Via Photpin CC

    A Possible MLB Rule Change to Unify Both Leagues

    There have been rumors swirling for years that eventually the National League will be forced to join the American League and adopt the designated hitter rule. With Bud Selig retiring as...

  • Washington Nationals second baseman Danny Espinosa (18) and Washington Nationals first baseman Adam LaRoche (25) and Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos (3)

    Streak May Be Over, But Nationals Still Best in NL

    It was a wild ride, but the Nationals’ winning streak is finally over. It took an implosion of Doug Fister and a ten run outburst from the Giants to curb what...

  • St Louis Cardinals v Cincinnati Reds

    Young Guns & Cy Youngs: Hernandez, Kershaw, MVP Contenders

    We’ve returned to the Cy Young rankings this week. For last week’s MVP review, click here. For the Rookie of the Year race the week before, click here. Next week we’ll...

  • Men´s Baseball - XVI Pan Americans Games - Day 11

    Red Sox to Sign Cuban Outfielder Rusney Castillo

    “There’s obviously been attention on this,” Boston Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington said Tuesday. “He’s a player that we’ve seen and have talked to, but we’re just one of several...

  • Dee Gordon

    Breakout Second Basemen 2014

    Today we’ll take a look at two second basemen who played for the NL All-Star team in July that have bounced up and down between the majors and minors over the...

  • Wrigley field cubs tarp

    Despite Loss, Giants Made Right Choice Protesting Game

    Major League Baseball has definitely had some awe inspiring history made this 2014 season; Josh Beckett completes his first no-hitter on May 25th, 2014, his fellow ace teammate, Clayton Kershaw dominates...

  • Pete Rose

    25 Years: Free Pete Rose and His Fans

    It’s been 25 years, and it’s high time to free Pete Rose and his fans. It’s time to let him back in to Major League Baseball for eligibility in the Hall...

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