1. Washington Nationals Retired Numbers: Who's Next?

    After the first two articles in my Retired Numbers Series, I decided to continues on with a team common to both of them: the Washington Nationals . As I said in the Orioles articles, I am an Orioles fan from when I resided in the D...

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  2. MLB Trade Deadline: Possible Trade Target for St. Louis Cardinals

    With the trade deadline now approaching, the Cardinals are surely looking to make some moves at the deadline...

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  3. Texas Rangers Retired Numbers: Who's Next?

    For the first article in my Retired Number Series, I started with a team I knew well . For the second one, though, I wanted to do a team that I didn’t know as much about...

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  4. Baltimore Orioles Retired Numbers: Who's Next?

    So, this is the first article in my Retired Number Series, so it’s going to be an experiment. And, it seemed that the most fitting choice for honorary first team would be the Baltimore Orioles ...

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  5. MLB All-Star Game 2011: Fixing the All-Star Rosters, Again

    So, we meet again, MLB All-Star rosters. Just like last year: two enter, one a person with a red sharpie, the other an abstract list of baseball players. One leaves covered in red mark-ups (in this case, that would be the roster)...

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  6. MLB's Overlooked All-Star Team

    With MLB's 2011 All-Star Game just around the corner, we will be seeing some of the most brilliant and visible stars of the game today. I would like to take a moment to recognize something else, though: players who are almost exactly the opposite...

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  7. Chipper Jones vs. Ken Griffey, Jr.: Which One Is the Better Choice?

    So, ESPN has an interesting thought experiment going. Chipper Jones and Ken Griffey, Jr. are both excellent players, former No. 1 picks, and future Hall of Famers...

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  8. MLB Draft: What Can You Expect from the First and Second Rounds?

    I’ve still been thinking a lot about the draft even though it was last week, so I decided to take one more quick look at it in a different way...

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  9. Ozzie Guillen Thinks Paul Konerko Is a Hall of Famer: Is He Right?

    Ozzie Guillen, in a recent interview , apparently started promoting Paul Konerko for the Hall of Fame. The interview, as a whole, came out as a mess that bugged me in so many ways...

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  10. MLB Draft 2011: What Makes a Successful Draft for PItchers?

    In my last piece , I looked at what contributes to a successful draft as far as drafting hitters goes...

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  11. MLB Draft 2011: What Makes a Successful Draft, Position Players?

    Major League Baseball’s draft is fast approaching—it starts this Monday. In preparation of that, I decided to ask a question that has been asked before, but research ...

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  12. St. Louis Cardinals Early Trade Analysis: Do They Need to Make Any Moves?

    As a St. Louis Cardinals fan, I remember the negative buzz that surrounded this team in Spring Training. Between Adam Wainwright’s injury and Albert Pujols’ contract extension, nothing seemed to be going right...

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  13. New York Mets Owner Fred Wilpon: Is He Right To Criticize His Stars?

    So, apparently, in a recent interview with the New York Post, Mets owner Fred Wilpon was given a fairly positive portrayal (I haven’t gotten a chance to read the full thing yet, but I’ve heard some good things about it)...

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  14. 2011 MLB Preview: Five Common Predictions for the Season That Won't Happen

    Every year, there seems to be some trendy prediction that everyone loves to make before the season. For example, last year, everybody (myself included) seemed to think the Mariners were looking like a playoff team...

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  15. Future Hall-Of-Famer Retires: Reflecting on Jim Edmonds' Career

    Center fielder and Cardinal great Jim Edmonds is retiring. After deciding his injury is too severe to risk a comeback, the eight-time Gold Glove winner is retiring as a member of the team he is most associated with...

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  16. MLB Knee-Jerk Reaction Roundup: Tampa Bay Rays Prove Brilliant; Angels, Less So

    The baseball world seems to have gone crazy to end the week. The Tampa Bay Rays have acquired both Manny Ramirez and Johnny Damon. What’s truly amazing is the size of the deals: for one year of each, the Rays spent a mere $7...

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  17. Carlos Gonzalez's Confusing New Mega-Deal with Rockies: Knee-Jerk Reactions

    ESPN.com is reporting that Carlos Gonzalez has signed a seven-year extension with the Rockies worth $80 million. This deal is rather questionable, for several reasons. There is no question that Gonzalez is young and talented, as evidenced by his ...

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  18. Okay, Bud Selig, It's Not Funny Anymore: More Instant Replay, Please

    I don't claim to have watched every game this postseason, due to the unfortunate condition of having things to do during the day. And yet, somehow, I've managed to see many, many blown calls...

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  19. Colby Rasmus and Tony La Russa: How The Cardinals Should Resolve The Rift

    I don’t usually write about teams that I am a fan of-admittedly, that’s partly because my teams aren’t always doing something interesting, so it’s easier to write about the current events...

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  20. Ryan Zimmerman: Can the MVP in the NL Get Some Attention?

    The race for Most Valuable Player in the AL looks to be dominated by Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton. But what about in the NL? As you may or may not know (depending on whether you’ve ...

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  21. Hurlers for the Hall 3: AL and NL West

    The pitchers of the AL and NL West may not be the best to use as a finale in my Future Hall of Fame series. Unlike all of the groups I’ve done, there have been no sure-fire candidates, like a Chipper Jones or a Mariano Rivera...

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  22. Hurlers for the Hall 2: AL and NL Central Pitchers

    It’s been awhile since the last article in this series. I’ve been busy lately, but I’m dead set on finishing it up, and I only have this and one more to go...

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  23. Hurlers for the Hall 1: AL and NL East Pitchers

    Let me just preface this by saying that pitchers, as a whole, are much more difficult to predict than hitters, at least as far as the rest of their career goes...

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  24. MLB Trade Deadline: Ryan Ludwick/Jake Westbrook Trade, Knee-Jerk Reactions

    The Cardinals, Padres, and Indians have completed a swap that moves former All-Stars Ryan Ludwick and Jake Westbrook. The Cardinals send Ryan Ludwick to the Padres and money to the Indians...

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  25. Lance Berkman to the New York Yankees: Knee-Jerk Reactions

    It looks like long-time Astros star Lance Berkman is headed to the Yankees, according to ESPN. The Texas native, who even played at Rice University in Houston, is finally leaving the sinking franchise...

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