1. Rickie Weeks Out For Season

    Brewers second baseman Rickie Weeks will miss the remainder of the season with a wrist tear. Weeks, who was hitting .272 with nine home runs, was just starting to live up to his high expectations...

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  2. Jake Peavy Exclusive: Part II

    To see Part I of the interview, click here.The MLB Draft is always an interesting event to follow because you cannot fully judge a team by the moves they make until you see how the players perform at the next level...

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  3. International Baseball Prospect: Interview with Jorge Arangure

    A couple weeks ago, ESPN.com article caught my eye about some of the top international prospects in this years pool. The article was written by Jorge Arangure, and I was curious to find out more about the process...

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  4. WIll the Nationals Pass on Strasburg?

    Nationals owner Stan Kasten is telling people that he will pay a fair-market rate for Stephen Strasburg. If that's so, you can expect these negotiations to carry out all the way until ...

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  5. The Indians Could Shop Carl Pavano, Mark DeRosa—Not Cliff Lee

    The New York Post suggests that the Indians would likely shop Carl Pavano or Mark DeRosa before they consider trading Cliff Lee...

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  6. Nick Johnson: Could the Red Sox Target the Nationals' First Baseman?

    Nationals first baseman Nick Johnson is off to a solid start this season, hitting .333 with three home runs and a .421 on-base percentage. Johnson hasn't had a full season since 2006, missing all of 2007 and playing in just 38 games in 2008...

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  7. A Jake Peavy Exclusive Part I

    Last Wednesday, I went to cover the Padres/Cubs game and had a sit down interview with Padres ace Jake Peavy. Coming to Chicago—a place where he was nearly traded to last offseason—everyone was curious to see how he would handle the pressure..

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  8. Ackley Seattle Bound?

    With the Nationals already set on pitcher Stephen Strasburg, it is now the Mariners turn to pick the best player on the market. That player may be Dustin Ackley, who is hitting .405 with 17 home runs and a ...

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  9. Doug Davis and the Diamondbacks

    In Friday's game versus the Braves, Diamondbacks manager A.J. Hinch pulled Doug Davis from the on-deck circle for a pinch hitter with two outs in the seventh inning. Davis, who had only thrown 80 pitches at that point, confronted Hinch in the dugout...

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  10. Angel Guzman Emerging as Cubs Reliever

    Once considered a top prospect in the Cubs organization, Angel Guzman is beginning to emerge as a solid reliever in the Cubs bullpen...

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  11. 2009 MLB First-Year Player Draft Order

    Here is the order for the 2009 MLB First-Year Player Draft, which is set to take place June 9-10.1. Washington Nationals2. Seattle Mariners3. San Diego Padres4. Pittsburgh Pirates5. Baltimore Orioles6...

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  12. Pirates Eye Dominican Phenom

    16-year old shortstop Miguel Angel Sano is the top international prospect in this years pool. The Pittsburgh -Post Gazette is reporting that the Pirates may have the inside track in signing Sano, who is 6'3'' and 189 pounds...

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  13. Yankees, Angels Interested In Lopez

    The Boston Herald is reporting that the Red Sox have put Javier Lopez on waivers and are waiting to hear whether or not he can be assigned to Triple-A Pawtucket. Lopez is 0-2 with a 9...

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  14. Quick Hits: Ordonez, Bonds, Peavy, Papelbon

    Quick Hits: Tigers outfielder Magglio Ordonez is off to a terrible start, hitting just .241 with 2 homeruns in 30 games. The Tigers will owe Ordonez 18 million dollars if he reaches 457 plate appearances this season...

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  15. Would the Indians Fire Wedge?

    The Indians are currently 6.5 games out of first, and have lost three of their last 10 games. Wedge isn't at all too concerned about his status, as he is more focused on getting his team turned around...

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  16. Atlanta Braves Have Pieces for Big Trade

    The Braves are off to a 16-16 start and they seemed poised to make a trade soon. Neither Garrett Anderson nor Jordan Schafer is hitting well, and it would make sense that they would go after a power hitting corner outfielder...

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  17. Red Sox Could Trade Penny

    Buster Olney of ESPN.com speculates on his blog about the chances of the Red Sox trading Brad Penny, who is 3-1 in six starts. Penny owns a booming 6.96 ERA and has a strikeout-to-walk ratio of 16/15 - not all that spectacular...

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  18. Time to Trade? Five MLB Players who Should Be On the Block

    Here are five guys whose team would benefit from trading them sooner rather than later:5. Ichiro Suzuki, MarinersIchiro is one of the best hitters in the game, and has shown it by compiling a ...

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  19. Pursuit For Peavy Heating Up

    Tim Sullivan of the San Diego Tribune is reporting that Dodgers GM Ned Colletti could use the 7.7 million dollars that won't be going to Manny Ramirez during his suspension and use it for acquiring Padres pitcher Jake Peavy...

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  20. Strasburg Update

    The presumptive number one overall pick Stephen Strasburg struck out 17 batters on his way to no-hit victory. The San Diego State Aztecs, led by Hall of Famer Ton Gwynn, defeated the Air Force 5-0...

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  21. Cubs' Ramirez Exits With Injury

    Cubs third baseman Aramis Ramirez has left the game in the bottom of the third inning with what looked to be a separated shoulder. Ramirez extended his body to make a diving play and came up in excruciating pain holding the bicep/shoulder area...

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  22. Update: Freel Traded to Cubs

    The Orioles and Cubs have completed a trade that would send utility player Ryan Freel to the Cubs for outfielder Joey Gathright...

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  23. Coghlan Coming Up, Bonifacio To Bench?

    Rob Neyer via blog wrote about the arrival of third base prospect Chris Coghlan and how it will impact Emilio Bonifacio, who is hitting .250 on the year. Bonifacio got off to hot start, but fell quickly and is hitting just ...

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  24. Miss DeRosa Much? Cubs Pursuing Freel

    Cubs-in-talks-with-O's-over-Freel">The Cubs have reportedly approached the Orioles about utility player Ryan Freel. Freel can play all three outfield positions, second, and third base...

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  25. Diamondbacks Appoint Hinch As Manager

    In a rather surprising move, the Diamondbacks have named A.J. Hinch, currently their farm director, as their new manager. Hinch, a former major league catcher, has no managerial experience...

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