1. Godfather Media Inc. Purchase Yuma Scorpions

    In the always exciting and never boring North American League, the Yuma Scorpions have been sold by Diamond Sports & Entertainment, Inc. and purchased by Godfather Media, Inc...

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  2. Clarifying the Southern University Thunderbirds' Move to the Big Sky Conference

    As a lifelong fan of the game, it’s difficult to fathom a school with a history of more than 60 years to change conferences, ultimately forfeiting their baseball program...

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  3. Southern Utah Thunderbirds Discontinue Baseball Program

    It’s very difficult to write about baseball teams that discontinue their program, but unfortunately that’s the nature of the beast...

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  4. Perception Is the Toronto Blue Jays' Biggest Flaw

    Tampa Bay just signed slugging first baseman Carlos Pena to a one-year contract for $7.25 million. In the eyes of Jays fans, this is another transaction that will make people ...

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  5. Normal CornBelters Using Social Media to Their Advantage

    Last week I wrote about former Atlanta Braves prospect Robert Brooks joining the Independent Normal CornBelters to try and prolong a once promising career. This week the CornBelters are jumping on the Facebook train at full speed...

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  6. Addition of Michael Pineda Strengthens Yankees Rotation but Weakens Lineup

    The New York Yankees have done very little this offseason—no blockbuster trades, no scandals. It has been pretty low key. That is, until now...

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  7. Former Atlanta Braves Prospect Signs with Normal CornBelters

    Robert Brooks , who was drafted by the Atlanta Braves in the 20th round of the 2008 draft, has signed with the independent Normal CornBelters of the Frontier League, according to pantagraph...

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  8. MLB's 2012 season has the makings of a classic

    With the 2012 MLB season still a few months away, it gives a lot of us ample time sit back and become arm-chair quarterbacks during these winter months. With MLB...

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  9. Barry Larkin Is Your Lone 2012 Hall of Fame Inductee

    Again, the debate rages on about who should be in the MLB Hall of Fame. If I had a chance to cast a ballot, only two players would receive my vote: Rafael Palmeiro and Barry Larkin ...

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  10. London Rippers Can Appeal to a Wide Audience

    Despite the negative press about the London Rippers logo, it is very original, it stands out, makes people take notice, and will make an amazing baseball hat...

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  11. David Freese Tops MLB's Best Moments of 2011

    The 2011 MLB season was filled with great moments and some bad ones, but as always the game has a way of reminding us just how much fun it is...

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  12. Fort Worth Cats Sold: Team Will Join the North American League

    It’s been quite an interesting week for a long-time American Association team. The Fort Worth Cats, one of the founding members of the American Association, have been sold ...

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  13. Yu Darvish Will Have Expectations That Are Impossible to Meet

    The rumor-mills are again going strong. Yu Darvish, Japan’s biggest and brightest star, has certainly created a firestorm over the past month...

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  14. Interview with Tim Ferguson: Florida Developmental Baseball Program

    Devon Teeple—The GM’s Perspective—Tim, what is your baseball background; high school, college and your time in the Expos farm system? Tim Ferguson: I grew up ...

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  15. Ryan Braun: Milwaukee Brewers Star Will Always Be Guilty

    Late Saturday, it was reported that NL MVP Ryan Braun tested positive for PEDs. The last thing anyone was thinking is that Ryan Braun is a cheater. Many will jump to conclusions, lash out and condemn the guy for eternity...

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  16. Writing from MLB's Winter Meetings: Day 4

    It took till early Thursday morning to iron out the details but the biggest deal in recent memory finally occurred at the Baseball Winter Meetings: Albert Pujols signs...

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  17. MLB's Winter Meetings: Day 3

    The feeling around the Hilton Anatole is that Albert Pujols will more than likely make his decision by the end of Wednesday. At this time the St...

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  18. Writing from MLB's Winter Meetings: Day 2

    The GM’s Perspective continues to update its followers on the happenings at the Winter Meetings in Dallas, and to say that this journey to Dallas was a good idea would be an understatement...

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  19. Writing from MLB's Winter Meetings: Day 1

    As promised, The GM’s Perspective is reporting on its first winter meetings, and it really is all it’s cracked up to be...

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  20. Independent Leagues combining schedules is a nice first step

    The American Association and the The Can-Am League have agreed to play interlocking schedules in 2012. According to Miles Wolff , who is the commissioner of both leagues, this ...

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  21. London Rippers Legal Battles Could Cost Hundreds of Thousands

    The newest Frontier League team, the London Rippers, are ready to take the field in 2012, but by that time, the “Rippers” might not be their name anymore...

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  22. Toronto Blue Jays' Chances Vastly Improve with MLB's Second Wild Card

    Now that MLB has brought in a second wild-card team, this will obviously give the middle-of-the-pack teams some new hope come the 2013 regular season...

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  23. An MVP-Less Justin Verlander Would Continue a Horrible Trend

    I'm all for a pitcher winning the MVP award, and not just because I'm a former hurler myself. If a pitcher, Justin Verlander for example, is the most valuable player on his team, he deserves the award...

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  24. Justin Verlander Wins AL MVP…Sounds Good, Right?

    I will say it outright, “ Justin Verlander should win the American League MVP award.” If you remove Justin Verlander from the Detroit Tigers , they are not a playoff team, not even close...

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  25. ROY Is Just the Beginning for Atlanta Braves Closer Craig Kimbrel

    Craig Kimbrel was named the National League Rookie of the Year, unanimously. Posting 46 saves, a NL rookie record, a 2.10 ERA and 127 strikeouts in just 77 innings, Kimbrel is poised to anchor an Atlanta Braves bullpen for years to come...

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