Houston Astros Major Offseason Needs

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The 2020 MLB season has finally come to a close, and now all 30 teams look towards 2021. Every team has various offseason needs, holes to fill or positions to strengthen. The Houston Astros are no different than the rest of the league. They have a variety of positions to strengthen: the outfield, bullpen, and […] READ MORE




2017 MLB Season Predictions

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By the Last Word on Baseball Editorial Staff Opening day is right around the corner. The smell of baseball is in the air. There’s a long way to go and a lot of ball to be played before we inevitably reach October, but it’s never too early for some good old-fashioned prognosticating. In that spirit, […] READ MORE


Top MLB Teams Primed to Exceed Expectations in 2017

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By Mike Edwards – Last Word On Baseball With Spring Training and the World Baseball Classic well underway, opening day for the 2017 MLB season is inching closer and closer. That means its time to peak into the crystal ball and take a stab at predicting which teams will exceed expectations and become a factor […] READ MORE


MLB Announces Punishment for Cardinals Hacking Astros

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By Will Summers – Last Word On Baseball On June 16 of the 2015 season, the St. Louis Cardinals were sitting at a record of 43-21. The Chicago Cubs were sitting six games back in second place. Through two and a half months of play, it was evident that the Cardinals had fielded yet another […] READ MORE


Bagwell, Raines, Rodriguez Join 2017 Baseball Hall of Fame Class

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By Brandon Murphy – Last Word On Baseball For the fourth consecutive year, the BBWAA elected at least two players to join the Baseball Hall of Fame. This year’s ceremony will feature a bruising slugger, the best catcher of the 1990s, and a name long awaiting immortality. The BBWAA selected first baseman Jeff Bagwell, catcher Ivan Rodriguez, and […] READ MORE


MLB Sleeper Prospects: Part 2

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By Marc Nolan – Last Word On Baseball Every year in Major League Baseball, teams have one or two prospects come out of obscurity to become legitimate Major League prospects. Whether through the development of an additional skill or maybe just seeing a player figure out some plus potential in a tool they already possess. […] READ MORE


Texas Rangers Call Up Carlos Gomez

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Carlos Gomez has been called up to play for the Texas Rangers. The flamboyant outfielder was DFA’d by the Houston Astros on Aug. 10, and signed by the Texas on Aug. 20. Rangers Call Up Carlos Gomez Today he was in the lineup batting seventh, and playing left field, but not for the Astros. This […] READ MORE


Mookie Betts AL MVP Favorite

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Coming off an impressive 2015 season, fans and pundits alike foresaw a big 2016 campaign for young Boston Red Sox outfielder Mookie Betts. No one saw this season coming. In 145 games last season, Bett’s hit .291 with 18 home runs, 68 extra-base-hits and 77 RBI. In just 115 games this season Betts is hitting […] READ MORE