1. Steve Ott's 'Cheap Shot': Yay or Nay?

    Dallas Stars grinder Steve Ott has been featured on this site before for his aggressive style of play. He is one of the most notorious agitators in the league, one of those players who is hated by opponents but respected by teammates...

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  2. Improvements Will Keep Fenway Park Alive for 40 to 50 Years, Lucchino Says

    Like any aging ballpark, Fenway has had to undergo its share of heavy maintenance in recent years. But after this decade's series of improvements, the oldest park in the majors may ...

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  3. From Bronco To Bear: Cutler Headed to Chicago

    The bizarrely compelling saga of Jay Cutler and the Broncos has finally met its end. Denver has sent the disgruntled quarterback to the Chicago Bears for QB Kyle Orton, a first- and third-round pick in 2009, and a first-round pick in 2010...

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  4. Brad Penny May Be Red Sox Fifth Starter after Final Spring Outing

    All indications were that Brad Penny simply needed not to implode in his final spring training outing Thursday against Minnesota in order to secure the final rotation spot on the Red Sox...

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  5. Bullpen Key to Boston Red Sox Success in 2009

    With a bullpen ERA of about 4.00 in 2008, the Red Sox finished right around the league average. However, they still won 95 games despite that and numerous injuries to key players...

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  6. Red Sox's Beckett Sub-Par in Final Spring Outing before Opening Day

    Josh Beckett was shaky in his final spring training start before the Red Sox's season opener against Tampa Bay this Sunday, allowing three runs on seven hits and a walk with just one strikeout...

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  7. Jon Lester Changes Up His Pitching Arsenal

    As he came up through the Red Sox farm system, Jon Lester's repertoire of mid-90s heat, a plus curve and great cutter was considered top-of-the-rotation stuff on its own. Now, he has developed an above-average change-up, Ian Browne reported Sunday...

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  8. Curt Schilling Is a Hall Of Famer

    Yes, Curt Schilling deserves a spot in Cooperstown. Jayson Stark agrees that we've witnessed greatness from him. Rob Neyer says: "Of course" he's a Hall of Famer...

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  9. Boston Red Sox: Jason Bay Needs To Bat Fifth

    This piece is definitely not meant to show any disrespect for J.D. Drew and what he has accomplished for the Red Sox. When he is in the lineup, he is a very good hitter...

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  10. A Hit From Behind on Randy Jones? Hilarious!

    Boston Bruins play-by-play announcer Jack Edwards, to those who live outside of New England, is known for being a bit of a homer. But it seems that with this video, he is being treated a little unfairly...

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  11. Will King Felix Ascend to His Throne in 2009?

    On Monday, I predicted Roy Halladay to win the Cy Young Award this season, and declared his biggest competition to be CC Sabathia. But those two are safe bets to win or compete for the award...

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  12. Stephen Strasburg: Boras' $50 Million Man?

    It should come as no surprise to anyone that not only did Scott Boras snap up likely No. 1 pick Stephen Strasburg as his latest client, but made it known that he intends to get him one of the ...

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  13. Baseball Predictions: 2009 Awards

    It’s always fun to prognosticate what one thinks will happen over the course of a season, in any sport...

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  14. Baseball's 2009 Breakout Team Candidates

    I think I’d be hard-pressed to find anyone who seriously predicted the Tampa Bay Rays to win the American League East in 2008...

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