1. Oakland Athletics: Dallas Braden Done for 2011

    In an unfortunate turn of events, Athletics lefty Dallas Braden is done for the season. Following an April 17 outing against the Detroit Tigers , Braden complained of stiffness in his left shoulder...

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  2. The Brushback: A Pitch of the Past

    Times have changed in the game of baseball, that’s for sure. The brushback pitch for example, is a lost art...

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  3. The NAL Is Going Major League in 2011 with Signing of Willy Aybar and Others

    First it was Jose and Ozzie Canseco. Now it’s Willy Aybar. It was announced earlier this week that the Edmonton Capitals have signed the former Tampa Bay Ray for the upcoming 2011 season...

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  4. James Paxton: After a Controversial Career at UK, Paxton Back on Baseball Grid

    James Paxton was a highly touted lefty coming out of Kentucky. His numbers during his junior year were not truly indicative of his talent (5.86 ERA), but 115 strikeouts in 78 Division I innings will indeed get you noticed...

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  5. Independent Baseball: Would You Play for Free?

    The Pecos League picked up the pieces once the Continental Baseball League fell apart. Now with less than a week before opening day, this new six-team start-up is fully functional and ready to entertain its fans...

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  6. MLB Flamethrowers: Is Velocity Overrated?

    Are the days of Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine behind us? In their heyday, it was rare that you read 90 mph on the radar gun...

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  7. NAIA World Series Coming Soon

    May 27 marks the 55th Annual Avista-NAIA World Series. Many are more enthralled with the Road to Omaha and the enduring history that surrounds it, but there is tremendous history and excitement in the NAIA brand of baseball...

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  8. College Baseball: The How-To of Choosing the Right School

    As with most aspiring college-bound athletes, the Florida States, Miamis and Floridas of the world are really out of the realm of the normal everyday Joe...

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  9. Toronto Blue Jays: Early Thoughts on the 2011 Season

    With the Tampa Bay Rays and Boston Red Sox virtually going winless, the first week of the baseball season was an ideal time for the Toronto Blue Jays to take advantage of the opposition's hiccups and ride the wave for as long as possible...

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  10. Toronto Blue Jays: Who's the Greatest Pitcher to Ever Take the Mound for Them?

    When it comes to determining the greatest starting pitcher in a franchise’s history, where do you even start? Considering the Toronto Blue Jays have been in existence since ...

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  11. MLB: Can 'Moneyball' Movie Stick To the Script?

    Don’t get me wrong—I am no movie critic and haven’t yet been given the keys to run a major-league franchise, but I can say that I am really looking forward to Moneyball ...

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  12. Brett Cecil Has His Work Cut out for Him Against the Boston Red Sox

    The Boston Red Sox are indeed struggling, but their matchup on Friday against Brett Cecil could be exactly what they are looking for...

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  13. Jose Canseco, Welcome To the Yuma Scorpions

    When it comes to baseball, people have so many opinions on Jose Canseco that the debate can go on for hours. One thing we cannot dispute is his love for game, as evidenced by what has just transpired...

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  14. Aaron Hill Generating Very Little for the Toronto Blue Jays

    One week into the regular season, and Toronto Blue Jays second baseman, Aaron Hill ’s numbers are on the egregious side; .259 SLG (ranks 302), and .207 OBP (ranks 350)...

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  15. The Dream Is in the Cards for North American League Hopefuls

    It’s that time of year again for unsigned athletes. Tryouts for the North American Baseball League will be held May 1. The best thing about these tryouts: contracts are handed out at the end of the day...

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  16. Scott Kazmir: Not Looking Like Anaheim's Angel

    The spring training struggles for Scott Kazmir translated into an awful performance in his first regular season start. The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim are looking at 2011 as a rebirth of sorts...

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  17. Minor Casualties: Two More Independent Baseball Teams Cut

    The Southwestern States League and the Ultimate Baseball League are the latest casualties of the Independent baseball curse. Whether they should be categorized as leagues that failed would be unfair; they never got off the starting blocks...

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  18. Barry Bonds and the Steroid Saga Leave Us Unfulfilled

    Arguably the greatest player the game has ever seen should be praised, correct? Instead, he is the poster boy of everything that was wrong with the game...

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  19. Los Angeles Angels: Is the End Near for Scott Kazmir?

    Scott Kazmir, the once highly-touted first-round pick of the New York Mets in the 2002 amateur draft, might have pitched his last game for the Angels. Last year was horrendous; 9-15, 5...

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  20. Toronto Blue Jays: Is J.P. Arencibia's Potential at Catcher a Handicap?

    Catching is a position in baseball that deserves immense credit; those able to combine power and average with All-Star-calibre defense are far and few between...

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  21. Toronto Blue Jays: Is the Aaron Hill Era Nearing an End in Toronto?

    A player expected to be major contributor to the Toronto Blue Jays in 2011 may end up hurting the club in the long run...

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  22. Washington Nationals: The Bryce Harper Thrill Ride Hits a Snag

    The next big thing is human after all. The roller coaster of hype that is Bryce Harper has unfortunately hit a road block: A ...

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  23. Johnny Damon: Will He Make the Hall of Fame?

    Johnny Damon is on the cusp of reaching a statistic that almost guarantees entry into the Hall of Fame: 3,000 hits...

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  24. Los Angeles Angels Lefty Scott Kazmir Faces Make-It-or-Break-It Spring Training

    It is not the season that will determine Scott Kazmir’s future with Anaheim, its Spring Training. That’s not easy for someone who is typically penciled into the starting rotation...

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  25. Cardinals' Albert Pujols Hits a Home Run Like No Other

    Albert Pujols is a man who is on the road that very few get to take: a road to greatness. In today’s game, there is so much speculation about steroids, HGH and whatever ...

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