1. Checking in on the Top Unsigned MLB Draft Picks

    With a little more than 24 hours remaining until the 2011 MLB draft signing deadline, only 10 of 33 first-round picks have come to an agreement with the teams that drafted them...

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  2. 2012 MLB Mock Draft: An Early Look at Next Year's Top 15 Picks (w/ Video)

    It's been two months since the MLB Draft. It's also been that long since we took our first glance at the draft board for the 2012 draft...

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  3. Is Bryce Harper the Man? Breaking Down the Race for MiLB Player of the Year

    Bryce Harper came into the 2011 season with all the attention that could possibly be afforded a No. 1 overall pick, and for a few months it looked like he was going to pull a "Matt ...

    Zachary Ball Written by Zachary Ball about almost 3 years ago 1,247 reads 7 comments

  4. Projecting Each MLB Team's Most Likely Future Hall-of-Famer

    When it comes to the Hall of Fame, it pays to be a Yankees fan. Not only does New York have more members in Cooperstown than any other squad, but they also have at least four future members suiting up for them this season...

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  5. 10 Most Likely Prospects to Join the Orioles When Rosters Expand in September

    September is right around the corner, which means it's nearly time for Major League rosters to expand. For Orioles fans who are being forced to watch another late-season collapse ...

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  6. Diamondbacks Ink Trevor Bauer; Is a September Call-Up a Possibility?

    The Arizona Diamondbacks and former UCLA right-hander Trevor Bauer agreed on a four-year Major League contract on July 25th, estimated to be worth a total of just over $7 million...

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  7. Every MLB Team's Prospect They Are Lucky Did Not Get Traded

    There's numerous tales of prospects who were considered premium trade-bait one season, and after sneaking through the deadline untouched, went on to have incredibly productive big-league careers...

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  8. Power Ranking the Top 16 MLB Prospects Dealt at the Deadline

    Every year it happens, and for some reason, we're always surprised when it does. Prospects that teams considered untouchable on Thursday, somehow become very tradeable on Saturday...

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  9. MLB Trades: Baltimore Orioles Deal Koji Uehara to Texas for Underperforming Duo

    The Baltimore Orioles have been the subject of trade talks due to the fact that they have a number of veterans, many of whom have experience in the playoffs...

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  10. MLB Trade Rumors: Deal or No Deal? Updating the 12 Hottest Names on the Block

    Carlos Beltran, Colby Rasmus, Edwin Jackson and Kosuke Fukudome were all off the market before the weekend, taking their talents to new cities and new teams, and while the flurry of ...

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  11. MLB Trade Rumors: Ranking the 10 Best Hitters Who Will Be Available

    I'm not going to lie. When I saw how well Carlos Beltran was actually performing this year, I started to wonder why he wasn't the guy every team was trying to auction the farm (system) for...

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  12. MLB Trade Rumors: Every Team's Untouchable Prospect in Any Deal

    "Untouchable." Around this time every year, that word is tossed around as teams wheel and deal and try to make moves to secure a shot at the playoffs...

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  13. U.S. Women's Soccer Team and the 10 Classiest Losers of the 2011 Sports Year

    It's hard to lose. It's even harder to talk about losing. It's just about the hardest thing ever to talk about losing to the media, with an estimated 13...

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  14. MLB Trade Rumors: Ranking Each Team's Best Minor League Trade Asset

    There's an obvious reason why teams like Pittsburgh, Toronto, Milwaukee and Cincinnati are the teams dealing away players at the trade deadline, to teams like Boston, New York and Philadelphia...

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  15. Baltimore Orioles Top Prospects: Who's Hot and Who's Not, July 15th

    It's been a very busy month for the Orioles farm system. The organization saw two of their top prospects named to rosters for the Futures Game in Manny Machado, who suited up for ...

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  16. Top 18 Sports Scenes from Non-Sports Movies/Televisions Shows (Video)

    We all know the top all-time scenes from sports movies. Robert Redford's massive home run at the end of The Natural. Kevin Costner playing catch with his dad in Field of Dreams...

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  17. Breaking Down Baseball America's Midseason Top 50 Prospects

    Baseball America released their midseason edition of their Top 50 prospect rankings for Major League Baseball about a week ago...

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  18. MLB Trade Speculation: The Best Prospect at Every Position Who Could Be Moved

    Like it or not, if you root for a team that is in contention--I'm looking at you Milwaukee, Atlanta, Colorado, Arizona, Texas and Tampa Bay--you're likely to witness one or more big-name prospects heading out of town before this year's trade deadline...

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  19. Grant Green and the Top Performers from the MLB Futures All-Star Game

    By all accounts, this year's version of the Futures Game, pitting the top prospects in all of baseball against each other, was the best in a very long time—possibly the top contest ever...

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  20. 2011 MLB Home Run Derby: 15 Players We Would Have Loved to See in a HR Derby

    Looking back at past lists of Home Run Derby participants, it's hard to believe that some of these guys ever warranted an invitation...

    Zachary Ball Written by Zachary Ball about 3 years ago 2,239 reads 2 comments

  21. 2011 MLB Futures Game: A Position-by-Position Look at the Players

    The Futures Game was created some time prior to the first ever matchup between the World and USA squads that took place during the 1999 All-Star break. That first-ever contest featured some top prospects who went on to become big-league superstars...

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  22. Every MLB Team's Prospect Most Likely to Become a Big-Time Bust

    Bryce Harper entered the professional ranks with more hype than any other prospect (not named Stephen Strasburg) in baseball history. He also has more pressure than any other prospect...

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  23. MLB Trade Speculation: Each Team's Double-A Prospect Most Likely to Get Dealt

    When the trade deadline rolls around this year, you're going to see plenty of rumors flying about the Yankees, Red Sox and Rangers looking to add some pieces to their roster via trades...

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  24. The 10 Worst Coaching Comebacks in Sports History

    Coaching comebacks are nothing new. Especially in a sport like baseball, where managers are recycled like newspapers...

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  25. Kevin Gausman: No Rest for Draft-Eligible LSU/Team USA/Cape Cod League Pitcher

    Few schools have as solid of a track record with draft-eligible sophomores as Louisiana State University. Micah Gibbs and D.J...

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