1. Pittsburgh Pirates vs. St. Louis Cardinals: NLDS Position by Position Breakdown

    After defeating the Cincinnati Reds in the Wild Card Play-in Game, the Pittsburgh Pirates will have their first shot at a World Series in 20 years. Meanwhile, their NLDS opponent, the St...

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  2. 5 Matchups We Can't Wait to See in MLB Playoffs

    During the MLB postseason, the best of the best are pitted against each other. Not only are there interesting battles with the teams involved, but there are also a number of matchups between players that should be watched as well...

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  3. Reasons Each World Series Contender Can Win It All

    With the MLB regular season drawing to a close, it is now clear who the contenders for the World Series title will be in 2013...

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  4. The Top 5 Catches Made by Fans in 2013

    Baseball players are not the only people who put their skills on display at the ballpark. Home runs and foul balls also give fans a chance to get in on the act and show off their abilities...

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  5. 5 Events That Will Make the 2013 MLB Season Stand out in Memory

    As the 2013 MLB regular season winds to a close, there are a number of moments that will make this season stand out. These memories include the end of the career for a major league legend, as well as the start of one, for an emerging star...

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  6. Each MLB Team's Biggest Emerging Star of the 2013 Season

    Every season there is at least one player on every team who surprises both the fans and the franchise with his performance...

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  7. 5 Most Shocking Batting Champions in MLB History

    The two names atop the leaderboard for batting average in the National League are certainly not players that were thought of as contenders for the batting crown at the start of the season...

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  8. 5 Rehabbing MLB Stars Who Will Have the Most Impact Upon Their Return

    A number of MLB teams are not at full strength at this point in the year because some of their players are still recovering from offseason surgeries and spring injuries...

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  9. 1 Trade Idea to Fill Each of MLB's Biggest Injury Losses

    Injuries are always a major cause for concern in the MLB , and some teams are forced to deal with major ones at the beginning of the year...

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  10. Handing out MLB Awards Based on Spring Training Performance

    Opening Day is just around the corner and it is almost time for the games and the statistics to actually count. However, spring training performances should not be completely discounted...

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  11. MLB Predictions 2013: Projecting Final Standings and Winners of Each Division

    After a long winter and a quick spring training, the MLB season is now right on our doorsteps. Teams have been preparing for a while to get a shot at the World Series title. On Opening Day, everyone will start to chase after baseball's biggest prize..

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  12. Giving a Job Security Score to All 30 MLB Managers Entering 2013

    The start of a new season does not mean that MLB managers gets a fresh slate. Many of them have to worry about their job security based on their team's performance from the previous years...

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  13. 10 Most Surprising Spring Training Performances

    Every year in spring training there are a few performances that stick out. Unexpected players put up outstanding numbers and prospects demonstrate that their timetable may need to be sped up...

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  14. 5 International Players That Earned Themselves an MLB Future at the WBC

    Not only does the World Baseball Classic allow some of the MLB's top talent to compete for their countries, but it also provides an opportunity for players that are not a part of the league to showcase their talents...

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  15. Grading the World Baseball Classic Performance of Top MLB Stars

    A number of big names put their talent on display during the 2013 World Baseball Classic , and it made for a very exciting tournament...

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  16. Biggest Takeaways from the First Half of MLB Spring Training

    As we wait for the MLB regular season to start on March 31, we are left with the second half of spring training action to keep us occupied. It is hard to believe we are just about two weeks away from the start of official games...

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  17. 5 Players Disappointing New Teams the Most at Spring Training

    In most cases, spring training statistics should not be taken too seriously. Players are still getting ready to begin the season and they are working on many different aspects of their games...

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  18. World Baseball Classic 2013 Results: Pool 1's Biggest Heroes, Goats

    Japan became the first team to punch their ticket to the semifinals of the 2013 World Baseball Classic after their outstanding performance in Pool 1...

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  19. Updated Odds for Every Closer Battle in Spring Training

    Positions battles are a very common part of spring training and year in and year out, there are more battles at one position than any other. The closer's role is normally highly contested on a number of different teams...

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  20. World Baseball Classic 2013 Results: Pool A's Biggest Stars, Goats

    As expected, both Japan and Cuba advanced to the next round from Pool A of the 2013 World Baseball Classic . Pool play featured a number of exciting games, and there were players that came up big in important moments...

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  21. MLB Players Whose Life Stories Would Make Must-See Movies

    A number of players in the big leagues can wow fans with their performances on the field, but some of them also have incredibly interesting backstories about their road to the major leagues...

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  22. 5 Bold Predictions for the 2013 World Baseball Classic

    The World Baseball Classic is supposed to be a showcase of the world's best talent. Top players from around the globe will get to represent their home nations in baseball's biggest tournament...

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  23. World Baseball Classic 2013: Breaking Down All 16 Teams

    While many fans know about some of the teams in the World Baseball Classic, there are some teams that are big unknowns because a majority of their players are not in the MLB . Some of these teams are actually among the best in the tournament...

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  24. Breaking Down Top MLB Players by Country of Origin

    With the 2013 World Baseball Classic right around the corner, it is a good time to look at some of the top baseball countries from around the globe...

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  25. World Baseball Classic 2013 Preview: Predicting How Far Each Team Will Go

    There have already been two completed World Baseball Classics and both times, the trophy has gone to Japan. Fifteen other teams will be looking to take that trophy away from them this year...

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