Athletics vs White Sox: Wild Card Preview

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The 60-game season has wrapped up, and now it is time for the most unique postseason that MLB has ever seen. This year, eight teams from each league made the playoffs, as opposed to the previous rules with five per league. In a normal year, the AL West champion Oakland Athletics would have gotten the […] READ MORE


Last Word on Sports 2020 All-Star Selections: American League

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The season is roughly halfway over for most teams, so now is a good chance at what should have been the all-star teams from each of the respective leagues. Members of the Last Word on Sports baseball staff voted on what these hypothetical 2020 All-Star squads would look like. So here are the results for […] READ MORE


This Week In Home Runs: Week of 8/17 Padres Are Grand

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We had another crazy week of home runs with 267 bombs hit in total. That was one off from the previous week. The players are still adjusting to some games getting postponed due to positive COVID-19 tests. For those who love to watch the game, we have seen more doubleheaders this year than in any […] READ MORE


MLB Qualifying Offer Deadline

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MLB Qualifying Offer Deadline Thursday was the deadline for Major League players to accept or decline the one-year qualifying offer tendered by their teams. The qualifying offer is a one year contract for 17.8 million dollars. 10 players had qualifying offers this offseason. Accepting the Offer 17.8 million dollars is a lot of money to […] READ MORE


Jose Abreu Accepts Qualifying Offer

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Jose Abreu Accepts Qualifying Offer It is decision day for Major League Baseball players that were given the qualifying offer. Teams were able to offer certain potential free agents a 1-year contract at $17.8 million. The team would receive draft pick compensation if the player declined the offer and entered the free-agent market. It has […] READ MORE


Luke Voit Headlines All Star Snubs

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Every year, the release of the All-Star Game rosters is promptly followed by discussions on who was snubbed from the game. There are valid reasons for the inclusion of some and the exclusion of others, but at the end of the day, not every player that deserves to be an All Star, gets to be […] READ MORE


Chicago White Sox Rebuild has Team Close to Competing

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Chicago White Sox Rebuild has Team on Verge of Competing Again The Chicago White Sox can’t be too surprised to find themselves just a half game behind the Cleveland Indians for first place in the American League Central. After all, their master plan of rebuilding and rebooting for the future is finally coming to fruition. Out […] READ MORE


Chicago White Sox 2017 Season Preview

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Last season, the Chicago White Sox came to the realization they were not the competitor they fancied themselves as seasons prior. That realization resulted in the trade of Chris Sale and then again moving Adam Eaton this winter. In the end, what’s left is a team that (still) has some really intriguing pieces and needs […] READ MORE


Top 5 American League First Basemen

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The first base position has traditionally been where most MLB franchises turn to for the pop in their lineup. These American League first basemen certainly fit that bill, and will be key weapons for their respective teams in 2017. Top 5 American League First Basemen 1. Miguel Cabrera – Detriot Tigers The future Hall of Famer is what […] READ MORE