1. MLB Trade Scenarios: Predicting Where Each Top Target Wants to Be Dealt

    Very few MLB players get to have a say in where they are traded. Only players with no-trade clauses or 10-and-five rights are able to try to steer to where they want to be traded if they are going to be dealt...

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  2. St Louis Cardinals Trade Rumors: Latest Updates and Reaction

    In the days leading up to the July 31st MLB trade deadline there will be a number of St. Louis Cardinals trade rumors that come up. With rumors coming in fast and furious, it is hard to keep track of all of them...

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  3. MLB Trade Rumors: 5 Teams Who Could Pry James Shields Away from the Rays

    There will not be too many top-tier starting pitchers on the trade market this summer. Zack Greinke and Cole Hamels are names that there will be a lot of speculation about, but after them the talent level drops off...

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  4. MLB Trade Rumors: Updating Every Team's Top Trade Chip Entering July

    Teams around baseball have not wasted time making deals. The Baltimore Orioles already brought in Jim Thome, and the Los Angeles Dodgers tried to acquire Carlos Lee. There are a number of trades that are just waiting to be made...

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  5. 2012 MLB All-Star Snubs: 10 Snubbed Stars Who Most Deserve Final Two Spots

    Rosters have been released for the 2012 MLB All-Star Game in Kansas City, MO., and a number of deserving players will be going to the game. However, as always, there are a good number of questionable snubs...

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  6. Trevor Bauer: 5 MLB Aces Bauer's Stuff Is Already Superior Than

    After putting together impressive numbers in the minor leagues, Trevor Bauer, the third overall pick in the 2011 MLB draft, made his major league debut for the Arizona Diamondbacks ...

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  7. MLB Trade Rumors: One Move Each MLB Team Can Make to Get into Contention

    There are a number of trades that will go down over the next month that will have an impact on the playoff races this year. For some teams, one move can make a huge difference...

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  8. 5 Reasons That Baseball's Popularity Is Reaching All-Time Heights

    Baseball is America's pastime, and fans cannot wait to get out to the ballpark to go and see games. Many teams have seen their attendance numbers increase over the past few seasons...

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  9. 7 Current MLB Players Who Will Be Broadcasters or on ESPN Someday

    Major League Baseball players certainly know a lot about the game that they play, and many of them are qualified to have a career in the game once they retire from playing...

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  10. Odds of All 30 MLB Teams' Biggest Star Making the Hall of Fame

    There have been a number of outstanding players in baseball, but only 297 individuals have been chosen to be immortalized in the halls of the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown...

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  11. MLB Trade Deadline: The 20 Best Midseason Acquisitions in MLB History

    As the calendar creeps closer and closer to July 31, MLB teams will need to have a better idea of what their approach will be at the MLB trade deadline. Buyers and sellers will emerge, and big names could end up on the market...

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  12. Tampa Bay Rays' "Fake" Throwbacks and MLB's 5 Ugliest Novelty Uniforms

    Throwback uniforms are normally a very fitting tribute to a team's history. For some of baseball's younger teams, they don't have a long line of history to recall. These teams normally wait a while until breaking out throwback uniforms...

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  13. MLB Trade Speculation: Should Phillies Deal Cliff Lee, Sign Hamels Long Term?

    With the Philadelphia Phillies looking up at the rest of the National League East in the standings, they may make the decision to be sellers at the trade deadline this year...

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  14. 10 Most Memorable Player-Umpire Confrontations in Baseball History

    For the most part, baseball players and umpires are able to get along. While the players may not agree with every call, they generally react in a respectable manner. However, there are times when players blow up after calls...

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  15. Bobby and Barry Bonds and MLB's 10 Greatest Father-Son Combos of All Time

    Almost every boy can think back to a time when he was young and played catch with his father in the yard or at the local baseball field. For many children, this helped spark an interest in baseball...

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  16. MLB Free Agency: Every Team's Soon-to-Be FA They Can't Fit Under the Budget

    It is inevitable that MLB teams will eventually lose some of the players on their roster to free agency because they are not willing to pay players what another team is offering...

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  17. MLB Free Agency: 5 Teams Ben Sheets Could Help in Pennant Races

    Ben Sheets has played in just 20 games since the 2008 season, but that does not mean he is ready to give up on pitching in the big leagues. Tim Dierkes , of MLB Trade Rumors, has reported that Sheets has begun to make a comeback...

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  18. MLB Trade Rumors: Ranking Odds of Ryan Dempster Landing with Each Top Suitor

    Could Ryan Dempster actually be the best player traded prior to the 2012 MLB Trade Deadline ? According to David Schoenfield of ESPN.com, that may be the case...

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  19. Can Stephen Strasburg, Bryce Harper Lead Nationals to the World Series in 2012?

    Just as recently as 2009, the Washington Nationals were the laughingstock of the National League when they won just 59 games and finished with the worst record in all of baseball...

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  20. MLB Power Rankings: Re-Ranking All 30 MLB Farm Systems Post-Draft

    A lot has changed since preseason prospect lists were released. A number of top prospects such as Mike Trout and Bryce Harper have been called up to the majors. Other talented prospects have struggled...

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  21. 2012 MLB Draft: Top 5 MLB Farm Systems at Developing Talent

    Now that the 2012 MLB draft is done, the teams will focus on trying to sign their picks. Once they are signed, they will become members of their respective team's farm system...

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  22. 2012 MLB Draft Results: Biggest Winners and Losers of Complete MLB Draft

    Like most drafts, the 2012 MLB draft was full of surprises. It will take a while for many of the players to reach the majors and for the draft to be effectively fully evaluated, but we can crown the early winners and losers based on where players went..

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  23. MLB Trade Scenarios: Updating Every MLB Team's Biggest 'Sell High' Prospect

    With the MLB trade deadline two months away, scouts are starting to report to teams about potential trade candidates they should be looking into. Some of these players could be prospects that another team is looking to sell high on...

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  24. 2013 MLB Mock Draft: Early Predictions for Next Year's Top 10 Picks

    With the 2012 MLB Draft in the books, it is now time to start looking forward to the 2013 MLB Draft. Like this year's draft, there is no one superstar who truly stands out, but there ...

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  25. MLB Trade Rumors: Hunter Pence, Kevin Youkilis and 5 Hottest Bats Available

    Prior to the 2011 trade deadline, a number of big names were on the move. That should be the case once again this year. The trade winds have begun to pick up and more and more rumors have been flying around...

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