1. 2008 MLB All-Star Game: If There Were A 16th Inning

    Whether it was an attempt to be a good rookie, or better yet, a good teammate, Tampa Bay Rays third baseman Evan Longoria said in a postgame interview that if the 2008 MLB All-Star Game had gone into the 16th inning, he would have volunteered to pitch...

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  2. 2008 All-Star Game Review: Albert Pujols

    Arguably the game's best hitter, St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Albert Pujols, showed his offensive prowess tonight in the 2008 MLB All-Star Game...

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  3. 2008 MLB All-Star Game Review: Ben Sheets

    Milwaukee Brewers ace Ben Sheets and Cleveland Indians' Cliff Lee have more in common than starting the 2008 MLB All-Star Game, namely a big man named CC Sabathia...

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  4. 2008 MLB All-Star Game Review: Cliff Lee

    It was obvious who would start for the American League in the 2008 MLB All-Star Game: Cleveland Indians' lefty, Cliff Lee. After beginning the season with a microscopic ERA, Lee tossed his way to a 12-2 record and a 2...

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  5. MLB Prediction Contest: Week Two

    As promised, Week Two of our MLB Prediction Contest is here! If you missed last week's guesses, you can see them here...

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  6. Ben Sheets Is the Right Man to Start for NL

    With San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Tim Lincecum having tossed eight strong innings on Sunday, it seems only logical that Colorado Rockies manager Clint Hurdle selected someone else to start for his NL team in Tuesday's All-Star Game...

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  7. Tiger Who? Kenny Perry Wins Yet Again

    For those of you who thought that the the 2008 golf season was over now that Tiger Woods is going under the knife, I give you Kenny Perry...

    Ben Weixlmann Written by Ben Weixlmann about over 6 years ago 518 reads 1 comments

  8. Cardinals-Pirates: Cards' Bats Rake Again in 11-6 Win

    St. Louis Cardinal second baseman Aaron Miles provided brute power with 5 RBIs in the Cardinals 11-6 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates Sunday afternoon...

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  9. MLB All-Star Game: Remembering Carl Hubbell

    You may never have heard of Carl Hubbell, but what he did in the 1934 All-Star Game probably won't ever be duplicated. The lefty not only struck out five Hall-of-Famers in the second All-Star Game ever, but he did it in five consecutive at-bats...

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  10. Cardinals-Pirates: Cards Get Up Big, Bullpen Loses It All

    The St. Louis Cardinals bullpen ruined an excellent offensive effort, giving up nine runs in the final four innings in a 12-11 loss. The Cardinals were stellar at the plate, pounding out 22 hits to the Pirates' 13...

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  11. Evan Longoria's Amazing Rookie Season Lands Him All-Star Spot

    Coming out of Long Beach State, Evan Longoria was perhaps more recognized for his name than for his baseball. His name, freakishly similar to Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria, gave him a fair amount of publicity...

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  12. Exclusive Matt Jones Police Tape Script!

    While thumbing through some online files in an attempt to learn more about Matt Jones' incident, I ran across some shocking footage! The Jacksonville Jaguars tight end/wide receiver was allegedly caught with a fair amount of crystalline tropane alkaloid..

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  13. Cardinals-Phillies: Mulder Leaves Early, Phillies Score Late

    St. Louis Cardinals' starting pitcher Mark Mulder faced just three batters before reinjuring his shoulder in tonight's 4-2 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies. The rest of the game went by normally, until the eighth inning...

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  14. Mark Mulder Throws 16 Pitches, Leaves Game with Shoulder Pain

    Talk about a curveball. St. Louis Cardinal fans' knees buckled when Mark Mulder dropped one from 12-to-6. Mulder pitched 0.1 innings, walking two, and striking out one during his 16-pitch stint...

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  15. Cardinals-Phillies: Mark Mulder Makes First Start Since September 2007

    It should be quite interesting when St. Louis Cardinals starter Mark Mulder takes the mound against Phillies starter J.A. Happ tonight, something Mulder hasn't done in almost a year...

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  16. Cardinals-Phillies: Redbird Pitching Spot-On, Collect Nice Road Win

    On a night where runs were at a premium, the St. Louis Cardinals managed just two, but got a much-needed victory...

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  17. Why Kevin Youkilis Might Just Be The Most Underrated Player in Baseball

    He won his first Gold Glove in 2007, and he's finally been selected as an All-Star in 2008. Boston Red Sox first baseman Kevin Youkilis may not get the credit he deserves, but he is quite possibly the best defensive first baseman in all of baseball...

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  18. Carlos Quentin: Player Spotlight

    The road to the big leagues started for Chicago White Sox outfielder Carlos Quentin in Bellflower, California. Growing up in the San Diego area, Quentin was a three-sport star in high school, but his passion was for baseball...

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  19. Brad Lidge: Player Spotlight

    We all remember St. Louis Cardinals' first baseman Albert Pujols' towering shot off of then-Houston Astros reliever Brad Lidge in the 2005 NLCS...

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  20. Cardinals-Cubs: Another Poor Offensive Day Costs Cardinals Win

    It was just another day at the ballpark for the St. Louis Cardinals, or at least another game without much offensive firepower. The Cardinals managed just seven hits to the Cubs' 16, and lost the finale of the series 7-1 at Busch Stadium...

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  21. Royals-Rays: Tampa Bay Pitching Dominant, Rays Win 7th in a Row

    When in this madness going to stop? Apparently rookie third baseman and starting pitcher James Shields don't plan on ending the fun anytime soon...

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  22. Rafael Nadal Captures Wimbledon Crown, Ends Federer's Reign

    This match was truly something special. I'll admit that I am a recreational tennis viewer, but I always catch the grand slam finals. I may very well have just seen the best there is to offer...

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  23. Cardinals-Cubs: Rick Ankiel Walk-Off Spectacular!

    The sixth inning that could have been for the St. Louis Cardinals left me wondering whether or not the Cards would pull out a victory this afternoon at Busch Stadium...

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  24. In Looking Back...This MLB Season Has Been One Of The Best

    No matter if the Boston Red Sox end up winning the AL East, or the Detroit Tigers win the AL Central, this season will still have more than lived up to the hype...

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  25. Three Players That Can Contend For NBA Rookie of The Year

    After yet another talent-laden NBA Draft class, it's now time to look ahead to who the best rookies will be out of the Class of 2009. There have been numerous projections, but I will take my best shot at making the top three ROY candidates list too...

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