For Rebuilding MLB Teams, Being Good Can Be Bad

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By Ryan Timmerman – Last Word On Baseball The best wins come when you least expect them. Too many, however, raise expectations to a place where they become the expectation, not a pleasant surprise. Like fans, general managers and other upper-management types can fall prey to the decoy of unexpected wins. And that leads to […] READ MORE


Crowding the Plate Podcast Episode 25: The San Francisco Giants Collapse

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By Joe Hojnacki – Last Word On Baseball Last Word on Baseball Giants correspondent Daniel Sperry joins the show to talk about what exactly happened to the San Francisco Giants this season. Their mid-season collapse has allowed a battered Los Angeles Dodgers team to storm in for the NL West lead. Their bullpen has been an […] READ MORE


New York Yankees Playoff Hopes Still Alive

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As we rapidly approach the final month of the MLB season, the New York Yankees hope there's enough time to make one final run at the postseason. READ MORE




Colorado Rockies 2016 Midseason Report

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The Colorado Rockies 2016 Midseason Report looks at the impact of Tyler Chatwood and Nolan Arenado, and if the Rockies become buyers or sellers. READ MORE


Reyes to Return to Queens

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Jose Reyes to return to Queens after being designated for assignment by the Colorado Rockies. He will join a Mets team that is in dire need of infield help. READ MORE