1. How Do the Cardinals' Hitting Peripherals Compare to MLB as a Whole?

    On Monday, we took a look at how the St. Louis Cardinals ' likely 2015 starting rotation peripherals compare to the major-league starter rates...

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  2. Cards Reliever Belisle Has Eyes Set on October

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  3. Roark May Land in 'Pen with Nats' Full Rotation

    WASHINGTON -- Tanner Roark could not have done much more to entrench himself in the Nationals ' starting rotation last year. In his first full big league season, the right-hander went 15-10 with a 2...

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  4. MLB, Not OFAC, Is Why Yoan Moncada Can't Sign

    Major League Baseball, not the United States government, is the reason that Yoan Moncada and several other Cuban players have yet to begin their careers...

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  5. Scouting report: Cuban infielder Hector Olivera

    Cuban infielder Hector Olivera just held a two-day showcase at the Giants ' facility in the Dominican Republic. Along with the Giants, the A's, Padres and Braves all had representatives on hand to watch...

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  6. On the Cusp: San Francisco Giants

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  7. Yankees Refusing to Pay A-Rod Home Run Bonus a Joke

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  8. Showalter on Duquette and Wieters on His Throwing Progression

    The Blue Jays ' announcement yesterday that Paul Beeston would return in 2015 as president and CEO shouldn't be viewed as breaking news. We heard about it as far back as the Winter Meetings...

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  9. Joe Kelly Predicts He'll Win Cy Young; Dustin Pedroia Eyes Playing in All 162

    LEDYARD, Conn. — The Red Sox tried something new this offseason, and the Red Sox players didn't seem to mind it at all...

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  10. 5 Yankees Who Would Love MLB to Ban Defensive Shifts

    New MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred said recently he might be in favor of undoing much of the work teams have done combating the best hitters in the game and eliminate defensive shifts...

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  11. Did the Shift Really Hurt Mark Teixeira in 2014?

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  12. Top Five Starting Pitching Rotations in Baseball

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  13. Projecting the Atlanta Braves' 2015 Opening Day Roster

    The 2015 Opening Day roster for the Atlanta Braves will look much different than the 2014 Opening Day roster. That roster included Jason Heyward , Justin Upton, Evan Gattis and Ervin Santana, among others...

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  14. Manfred: A's Need New Ballpark in Oakland

    New baseball commissioner Rob Manfred is optimistic the Athletics will be able to get a new ballpark in Oakland. The A's have been blocked from building a stadium in San Jose, which is in Santa Clara County, a territory of the San Francisco Giants...

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  15. Introducing Lucas Giolito, the Pitching Phenom Making Strasburg Expendable

    The signing of free agent Max Scherzer to a seven-year, $210 million contract improved the Washington Nationals ’ starting rotation from arguably the best to undoubtedly the best in baseball...

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  16. Scott Miller's Starting 9: Blueprint for New Commissioner Rob Manfred Is Clear

    The Rob Manfred era began with great promise, jumped the shark when he said he is open to the idea of eliminating defensive shifts and now has left many wondering whether his term as commissioner can be salvaged...

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  17. How the Cubs Should Handle the Unleashing of Uber-Prospect Kris Bryant

    The Kris Bryant era in Chicago will begin in 2015. The question is: When? Or alternatively: How soon? In the wake of the Chicago Cubs ' acquisition last week of center fielder ...

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  18. 10 Moves MLB Teams Should Still Make Before Spring Training Begins

    We are less than a month from the start of spring training, but there is still work to be done this offseason, as teams look to put the finishing touches on their roster for the season to come...

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  19. Projecting the Dodgers' 2015 Opening Day Roster

    The Los Angeles Dodgers enter the 2015 season with a roster full of new faces, but the particular collection of players is still capable of advancing to the postseason for a third consecutive year...

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  20. Red Sox HOFer Monbouquette Dies at Age 78

    The Boston Red Sox announced Monday the passing of team Hall of Famer Bill Monbouquette because of complications from leukemia. Monbouquette, 78, died on Sunday at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston...

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  21. A-Gon Puts Faith in Dodgers' New-Look Lineup

    LOS ANGELES -- The skeptics' view of the Dodgers ' lively offseason is that they now lack punch because the losses of Matt Kemp and Hanley Ramirez have left Adrian Gonzalez with very little protection in the middle of the lineup...

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  22. Ranking the 25 Greatest Baseball Players Under 25

    There are really just 24 spots up for grabs on this list. Everyone knows who claims the No. 1 spot in the rankings of the 25 greatest baseball players under 25...

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  23. Astros' Roster Upgrades Have Hinch Raring to Go

    HOUSTON -- The roster has been retooled and improved since A.J. Hinch took over as manager of the Astros last fall.....

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  24. Mailbag: Mets Should Hang on to Syndergaard

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  25. Manfred: MLB's Return to Montreal 'Possible'

    It's been over a decade since the Expos took off for Washington, D.C., and became the Nationals, but the desire for major league baseball still lingers in Montreal...

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