1. One Waiver-Deadline Deal Each Contender Can Make to Secure Playoff Berth

    A number of teams have made improvements to their roster prior to the 2012 MLB trade deadline, but they may not be enough to get them into the playoffs...

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  2. MLB Trade Speculation: 5 Big-Name Players Who'll Still Be Traded by August 31

    Although the MLB trade deadline has already passed, that does not mean that big names cannot still be changing uniforms during this August trade deadline...

    Robert  Knapel Written by Robert Knapel about 2 years ago 14,003 reads 20 comments

  3. 2012 MLB Trade Deadline: Grades, Thoughts and Analysis of the 5 Biggest Deals

    A number of big trades went down before the 2012 MLB trade deadline as big names went from struggling teams to teams that are in contention in the playoff races. These deals could help shape the results that we see throughout the rest of the season...

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  4. MLB Trades 2012: Winners and Losers from Trade Deadline

    The (actual) 2012 MLB trade deadline has come and gone, and a number of players now find themselves on new teams. Per usual, there was a flurry of activity as a number of teams with postseason dreams scrambled to bring in impact players...

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  5. MLB Rumors: Latest Buzz Going into Trade Deadline

    The MLB trade deadline is almost here, and there are a number of big names that are still considered to be on the trading block. This could lead to a flurry of action over the next few days...

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  6. MLB Trade Rumors: Latest Updates from Around the League

    There have already been big names on the move prior to the 2012 MLB trade deadline, and that was just the start of all of the action. More players will be changing teams in the coming days...

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  7. MLB Trade Rumors: Updates from Around the League

    There are still a number of moves that could be made in the days leading up to the 2012 MLB trade deadline, and the rumor mill has never been hotter...

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  8. Hanley Ramirez Traded: Grades and Analysis for the Dodgers-Marlins Deal

    Yet another big name has been dealt prior to the 2012 MLB trade deadline. The Los Angeles Dodgers have made a huge move and acquired Hanley Ramirez , according to Tim Brown of Yahoo! Sports...

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  9. Hanley Ramirez Trade Rumors: 5 Contenders That Should Strike for Marlins' Star

    The trade of Anibal Sanchez and Omar Infante to the Detroit Tigers should have indicated that there are going to be changes with the Miami Marlins' roster during the days before the 2012 MLB trade deadline...

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  10. MLB Trade Scenarios: Each Top Target's Nightmare Trade Destination

    With a flurry of trade action already occurring, there will be a number of teams that now feel the pressure to make a move before the 2012 MLB trade deadline...

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  11. 9 Old-Time Baseball Hall of Famers Who Don't Deserve to Be in Cooperstown

    Spots in Cooperstown are reserved for players that have left an impressive mark on the game of baseball. The players who have been enshrined were either one of the best players of their era or made a major impact on the game in another way...

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  12. Cliff Lee Trade Rumors: Why Rangers Reunion Would Finally Get Both a Ring

    The Texas Rangers acquired Cliff Lee in 2010 with the hope that he could lead them to a World Series title. Lee was decent in his stint with the Texas Rangers in 2010, but he didn't get a ring...

    Robert  Knapel Written by Robert Knapel about 2 years ago 4,367 reads 6 comments

  13. MLB Hall of Fame Induction 2012: 10 Players Whose Speeches Would Be Hilarious

    Being inducted into Cooperstown is an incredibly special moment, so it should come as no surprise that the players going into the Hall give eloquent, well-prepared speeches...

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  14. MLB Trade Rumors: 5 Possible Destinations for Giancarlo Stanton

    As crazy as it may seem, there is a possibility that the Miami Marlins could trade Giancarlo Stanton prior to the 2012 MLB Trade Deadline , according to Buster Olney of ESPN (Insider required)...

    Robert  Knapel Written by Robert Knapel about 2 years ago 9,231 reads 36 comments

  15. MLB Trade Rumors: Could James Shields Be Dealt to Hated AL East Rival?

    Intra-division trades between hated rivals are rare, but they do happen on occasion. There was the famous 1964 deal in which the Chicago Cubs sent Lou Brock, Jack Spring and Paul Toth to the rival St...

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  16. Baseball's 20 Greatest Diving Catches Ever

    One of the most exciting plays in baseball is watching an outfielder chase after a ball that he shouldn't be able to catch. Seeing a player make an outstanding diving catch is always a treat for the fans and it could turn a game around...

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  17. MLB Hall of Fame Induction: Odds for the Top 15 Players on the Ballot in 2013

    Barry Larkin and Ron Santo will be the next two players enshrined in Cooperstown later this summer. There will a number of players that will look to join them next year as a member of the MLB Hall of Fame Class of 2013...

    Robert  Knapel Written by Robert Knapel about 2 years ago 8,041 reads 48 comments

  18. MLB Trade Rumors: 5 Players Who Are Already One Foot out the Door

    As the 2012 MLB trade deadline gets closer, there are some players that seem to already be on the way out the door. It is just a matter of where they will be traded. Some talented players may be dealt because of issues that they have...

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  19. The 7.0 Most Mobile Players in Baseball

    A speedster can have a huge impact on a baseball game. However, mobile players are more than just guys that can swipe bases without a problem. They also have great range in the field, which gives them the ability to make plays that others cannot...

    Robert  Knapel Written by Robert Knapel about 2 years ago 1,535 reads 11 comments

  20. MLB All-Star Game 2012: Chipper Jones, R.A. Dickey and 7 Must-Watch Moments

    The 2012 MLB All-Star Game in Kansas City will certainly have some exciting, can't-miss moments. There are players whose outstanding careers are ending, while other players are just getting started...

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  21. 2012 Home Run Derby Results: 10 Sluggers We Need to See in Next Year's Event

    Prince Fielder has been named the winner of the 2012 MLB Home Run Derby after hitting 12 dingers in the final round. The Tigers sluggers hit 28 over the course of the competition for his second Home Run Derby win...

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  22. Home Run Derby 2012: Predicting Round by Round Who Will Win the HR Derby

    Some of the best home run hitters in baseball will battle it out to become the 2012 Home Run Derby champion during All-Star Weekend in Kansas City. One thing is for certain, baseballs will be flying through the sky on Monday night...

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  23. Home Run Derby 2012: How Every Contestant Matches Up with Kauffman Stadium

    The Home Run Derby is arguably the most exciting part of the All-Star festivities. There are eight players participating in the derby this year, which pits Team Kemp against Team Cano...

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  24. 6 Things Bryce Harper Adds to the 2012 MLB All-Star Game

    Giancarlo Stanton was set to play in the 2012 All-Star Game, but with upcoming knee surgery, he will not only miss the game , he will also miss the next four to six weeks, according to The Miami Herald...

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  25. MLB Trade Rumors: Why Shelby Miller for Zack Greinke Deal Would Be a Good Move

    There have been a number of St. Louis Cardinals trade rumors floating around over the past few days, and one thing seems to be apparent from them: The Cardinals will be looking for pitching help at the trade deadline this year...

    Robert  Knapel Written by Robert Knapel about 2 years ago 16,585 reads 44 comments