1. Justin Verlander and the Mega Extension: How Will It Work out for the Tigers?

    Adam Wainwright isn ’t the only ace to sign a massive extension this week; he’s not even the one with the biggest deal now...

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  2. Adam Wainwright's Massive Extension, and What It Means for the Cardinals

    With less than a week until opening day, the Cardinals finished a last-minute extension with Adam Wainwright , according to Ken Rosenthal . And not just any extension. It's a massive five-year, $97...

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  3. Kansas City Royals Retired Numbers: Who's Next?

    The Kansas City Royals were one of the eight expansion teams to begin their lives in the 1960s, and as I’ve found while doing the Retired Numbers Series , these teams tend to run the gamut with regards to how stingy they are at retiring numbers...

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  4. Michael Bourn Signs with Cleveland Indians: How Does It Affect 2013?

    I have to admit, I didn ’t see this one coming: The Cleveland Indians have signed Michael Bourn , according to Jon Heyman . It makes the overall result of the 2013 Indians’ offseason more confusing...

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  5. Mike Trout and the 2013 Los Angeles Angels: How Much Will They Improve?

    We’re drawing ever closer to spring training (at long last), meaning we can finally begin looking at the 2013 season in earnest...

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  6. Atlanta Braves Retired Numbers: Who's Next?

    The Atlanta Braves are a challenging team to cover for the Retired Numbers Series . Only one team—the Chicago Cubs —can compare to them in age. Both teams got their start in 1876, making them the two oldest teams in existence...

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  7. Atlanta Braves Acquire Justin Upton, Top Diamondbacks in Long Run

    Justin Upton ’s ticket out of Arizona has finally been punched, according to ESPN, after two years of speculation and one false start to Seattle . But he finally found his way to the Atlanta Braves , joining his older brother B...

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  8. Chicago Cubs Retired Numbers: Who's Next?

    The Chicago Cubs are one of the two oldest teams currently playing in the Major Leagues, dating all the way back to 1876. With a history that long, that means there will be a lot of players to cover in their entry in the Retired Numbers Series ...

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  9. Tampa Bay Rays' Retired Numbers: Who's Next?

    The Tampa Bay Rays are different than most of the other teams in the league, That difference is especially apparent when compared to the other teams that are covered in the Retired Numbers Series ...

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  10. Elvis Andrus to the Cardinals Might Work for Both Sides

    It’s been interesting to follow the offseasons of the Texas Rangers and St. Louis Cardinals , especially as a comparison...

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  11. 2018 Hall of Fame Ballot Might Become the Biggest Challenge on the Horizon

    Well, it’s been a few days since the baseball Hall of Fame announcement that no one is going in for 2013...

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  12. R.A. Dickey Trade: Why the Blue Jays One-Upped the Royals

    Things are looking pretty close to done on the trade that sends reigning NL Cy Young winner R.A. Dickey from the Mets to the Blue Jays ...

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  13. Longtime Brave Andruw Jones Moves on to Japan: Is He a Hall of Famer?

    Andruw Jones is officially signing with the Rakuten Eagles. It seems weird to think that he’s only 35 going on 36, yet he might be done in the Major Leagues...

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  14. Indians, Reds Come out Far Ahead in Three-Way Trade with Diamondbacks

    According to Tom Withers of The Associated Press (h/t Yahoo! Sports ), the Cleveland Indians and Arizona Diamondbacks finally finished a three-team deal, but it wasn’t ...

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  15. Kansas City Royals Miss Big in Trade for James Shields

    The Royals have traded for Rays pitchers James Shields and Wade Davis, while giving up prospects Wil Myers (OF), Jake Odorizzi (P), Mike Montgomery (P), and Patrick Leonard (3B)...

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  16. 3 Small Fixes That Could Make a Big Difference in Baseball Hall of Fame Voting

    Hall of Fame season is fast descending upon us. The ballot for the 2013 was announced Wednesday , and writers are already mobilizing to build support for voting movements and ideologies...

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  17. Evan Longoria: Can He Live Up to His Huge New Contract?

    The Tampa Bay Rays have done something very un -Rays-like today, handing Evan Longoria a $100 million, six-year contract...

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  18. Baltimore Orioles: A 5-Step Plan for the Offseason

    The free agent season is officially underway, and before everything starts to get insane with rumors and theories and mystery teams buying everybody up, I want to look at some of the interesting situations to look forward to...

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  19. MLB Playoffs: Is Adam Wainwright the St. Louis Cardinals' Ace Again?

    The Cardinals find themselves in need of an ace for a one-game playoff at week’s end, in what will be most important game of the season (so far, of course...fingers crossed)...

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  20. Jack Wilson Retires: Reflecting on the Former Pirate Shortstop

    I’ ve mentioned a few times that I used to live in Pittsburgh when I was younger and tried to be a Pirates fan for a bit...

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  21. Ben Zobrist: Tampa Bay Rays' Underrated and Unique Star

    I have long been impressed with Ben Zobrist . Ever since his breakout 2009 season, he’s flown under the radar to an almost absurd extent. 2012 marked his third straight year as an All-Star snub...

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  22. Stephen Strasburg's Shutdown and Playing the Odds in the Playoffs

    I didn’t really intend to write more about Stephen Strasburg . I already covered the issue once , and that was going to be it. But, even with the shutdown upon us, more information on the decision has come out...

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  23. Baltimore Orioles: Nick Markakis' Injury Will Be Huge Hit to Playoff Chances

    The Orioles lost Nick Markakis on Saturday for more or less the rest of the season following his broken thumb. There are several ways I want to look at this...

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  24. San Diego Padres Retired Numbers: Who's Next?

    The San Diego Padres were one of the four teams that joined Major League Baseball in 1969, along with the Seattle Pilots ( Milwaukee Brewers ), Kansas City Royals , and Montreal Expos (Washington Nationals) ...

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  25. Bryce Harper, Wade Miley, and the Meaning of the Rookie of the Year

    There are fewer than thirty games left in the season. I find that shocking, for some reason. There still seems so much left ahead of us, but no team has more than thirty games left...

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