1. Padres 2013: Final Predictions for Every Padres Spring Training Position Battle

    With opening day two weeks away, the San Diego Padres still have a few question marks they need to address before going into the 2013 season. First on that list is who will fill out the number-three through five spots in the rotation...

    Gary Ousdahl Written by Gary Ousdahl about over 2 years ago 1,794 reads 17 comments

  2. Cincinnati Reds 2013: Should Aroldis Chapman Start or Close?

    According to Buster Olney of ESPN.com , Aroldis Chapman's long-anticipated outcome of whether or not he will start or close this season has been solved. Chapman wants to close...

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  3. Toronto Blue Jays: The Most Dominant Lineup in Major League Baseball

    I said it on Christmas and I'll say it again: The Toronto Blue Jays are arguably the favorite to win the American League East...

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  4. Zack Greinke, Carl Crawford Among Many Question Marks the Dodgers Face

    On paper, the Los Angeles Dodgers look great. When you look at their current roster, it looks menacing and capable of winning the National League West...

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  5. San Diego Padres: Will Carlos Quentin Ever Be Healthy Enough to Play Everyday?

    Carlos Quentin has never been completely healthy his entire career. Ever since being drafted by the Arizona Diamondbacks with the 29th overall pick in 2003, Quentin has been plagued with constant injury...

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  6. Los Angeles Dodgers 2013: Will Adrian Gonzalez Have a Monster Year?

    With Adrian Gonzalez entering his first full season with the Los Angeles Dodgers , a lot is expected out of the first baseman going into 2013...

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  7. New York Yankees 2013: 197 Hits X 2 Seasons = 3,000 Hits for Ichiro Suzuki

    Ichiro Suzuki is the greatest Japanese baseball player to ever play in the United States. Before we get into this, let's take a brief look at some of the storylines for the New York Yankees going into 2013...

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  8. San Diego Padres 2013: Persistent Pitching Problems Plague Padres

    Has it started already? Is the Padres ' pitching staff already set up for failure before the 2013 season starts? Casey Kelly, the Padres' fourth-best prospect according to MLB...

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  9. Texas Rangers 2013: Keep Looking Lohse, Lowe Is the Guy for Texas

    The Texas Rangers were looking for starting pitching and they got it Wednesday by signing free-agent right-handed pitcher Derek Lowe to a minor league contract, according to Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News ...

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  10. Los Angeles Dodgers 2013: Does Matt Kemp Have What It Takes to Go 50-50 in 2013?

    Matt Kemp is set to make his first start of the spring today in Glendale, Arizona . And though he's already had five spring at-bats with no hits, Kemp is focused on having a monster year in 2013 for the Dodgers ...

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  11. Padres 2013 Spring Training Stock Watch: Which Players Are on Fire or Slumping?

    Through 12 spring training games this year, the San Diego Padres (6-6) still have a lot of question marks. For this particular article, I'm going to focus on three areas of performance this spring: starting pitching, the infield and the outfield...

    Gary Ousdahl Written by Gary Ousdahl about over 2 years ago 1,118 reads 8 comments

  12. Colorado Rockies 2013: Is Troy Tulowitzki Still the Best Shortstop in the Game?

    How many of you believe that the Colorado Rockies ' Troy Tulowitzki is still the best shortstop in the game today? OK, Yankees fans, calm down. We all love Derek Jeter and know he's the greatest living legend currently playing shortstop...

    Gary Ousdahl Written by Gary Ousdahl about over 2 years ago 1,809 reads 6 comments

  13. MLB Free Agency: Will Kyle Lohse Go to the Texas Rangers?

    According to T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com , Texas Rangers left-handed starting pitcher Martin Perez suffered a fractured ulna in his left forearm after he was struck by a line drive ...

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  14. Los Angeles Dodgers 2013: Carl Crawford Replaced in Left Field?

    According to Kevin Baxter of LATimes .com , Skip Schumaker and Jerry Hairston Jr. could replace Carl Crawford should his comeback from reconstructive elbow surgery remain stalled...

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  15. Fantasy Baseball 2013: Will Huston Street Be the Fantasy Closer of the Year?

    Okay, call me crazy, but I know I'm right... San Diego Padres closer Huston Street will be the late-round fantasy draft closer of the year. Well, that is if he can stay healthy for a full season...

    Gary Ousdahl Written by Gary Ousdahl about over 2 years ago 385 reads 17 comments

  16. Cleveland Indians 2013: The Tribe Should Trade Chris Perez

    The Cleveland Indians should consider trading closer Chris Perez as soon as possible. According to MLB.com , Perez suffered a subscapularis strain in his throwing shoulder this spring and will probably not return for the next three to four weeks...

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  17. 2013 Fantasy Baseball: Chase Headley Is a Great Pick for Your Fantasy Team

    Have you drafted your fantasy team yet? If you haven't, there are sure a lot of fantastic third base options in this year's draft...

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  18. MLB Free Agency: Where and When Will Kyle Lohse Land?

    Going into the second week of Spring Training, Kyle Lohse remains the most intriguing name available on the free-agent market...

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  19. New York Yankees: Will There Be a Power Outage in the Bronx This Year?

    Is it inevitable that the New York Yankees will hit fewer home runs in 2013? According to MLB.com and Robinson Cano, expectations haven't changed one bit. I'm gonna tell you one thing: this game can change...

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  20. San Diego Padres: Will Kyle Blanks Make a Difference in 2013?

    Though he's been riddled by injuries since he reached the big leagues in 2009, The San Diego Padres ' Kyle Blanks could prove to be an interesting player to keep your eyes on this spring...

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  21. Will Andrew Cashner Be Ready to Start Opening Day?

    According to UT San Diego , Andrew Cashner has tweeted, "Like I've said all along, I will be ready to start Opening Day." This leaves a very interesting situation for Bud Black and the Padres ' front office...

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  22. Fantasy Baseball 2013: San Diego Padres Fantasy Standouts

    With spring-training games in full force, if you're like me, you've probably mock drafted, analyzed and are close to prepared for your 2013 fantasy draft...

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  23. Complete San Diego Padres 2013 Season Preview

    With spring training games around the corner, the San Diego Padres are going to have a lot to prove to both themselves and fans in 2013...

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  24. Kyle Lohse vs. Roy Oswalt: Will the Padres Add a Starter Before Opening Day?

    Good news for Padres fans? According to MLB .com's Corey Brock , it seems that San Diego general manager Josh Byrnes is open to bringing in another starting pitcher from ...

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  25. Jason Giambi Signing Signals No Jim Thome for Indians

    According to Troy Renck of the Denver Post , the Cleveland Indians are close to finalizing a minor league deal with former Rockies slugger Jason Giambi. The contract would also include an invitation to spring training...

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