1. David Price and Matt Wieters: The Future Faces of the American League

    Last year, Evan Longoria had an amazing year for the Tampa Bay Rays. But the Rays have another gem prospect in left handed fireballing pitcher David Price. Last year, Price was 12-1 with a 2...

    Bleacher  Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 5 years ago 534 reads 16 comments

  2. Andy MacPhail Working Out His Kinks, Heading Towards Good Rotation

    Heading into the 2009 offseason, the Baltimore Orioles were in need of pitching. Last year, the O's finished 68-93 because of the lack of healthy, competent arms. Jeremy Guthrie was the only good starting pitcher...

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  3. Nine Burning Questions: Answers to Q's Around the Diamond

    Recently, I purchased a baseball magazine at Borders. In the magazine, there were rankings of all the players. Projections, fantasy trends, you name it. But before they previewed the players, they asked 10 burning questions for the position...

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  4. Expect Pablo Sandoval to Make His Mark in '09

    Last year, Pablo Sandoval was an unsung brilliant prospect. The 22-year old was unknown when the year began, but went straight through the San Francisco Giants farm system. He had 20 home runs, 96 RBI and hit ...

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  5. Tony Romo Vows To Be a Better Leader: Is This a Turning Point?

    Every successful football team needs a vocal leader. Now, quarterback Tony Romo wants to be the leader of the Dallas Cowboys...

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  6. With Signing of Pie, Orioles Lineup All But Set

    Today, the Baltimore Orioles traded young pitchers Garrett Olson and Henry Williamson to the Chicago Cubs for coveted left fielder Felix Pie. The signing helps the O's not only because it gets Olson out, who was miserable last year (9-10, 6...

    Bleacher  Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 5 years ago 664 reads 21 comments

  7. An Open Letter to Ray Lewis

    Dear Raymond Anthony Lewis: Let me start off by saying I admire you. You have the toughness that can't be topped by any one alive. You are a true Baltimore legend. But you have been through your hitches...

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  8. Yes, Babe Ruth Was Underrated

    A total of 714 home runs. A career batting average of .342. An alleged called-shot. Yes, we think we know Babe Ruth. He is the power hitter. The Sultan of Swat. An American hero...

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  9. MLB's Finest: Amos Rusie

    Let’s throw the names out there. Sandy Koufax, Roger Clemens, Pedro Martinez, Nolan Ryan, Randy Johnson, Curt Schilling and Lefty Grove. Those are the strikeout pitchers of our day...

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  10. '08 and '98: The 90 Year Difference Between the Greatest Baseball Years

    Baseball has a very illustrious history. Nobody clearly knows who the inventor of the past time is, there is a lingo as long as the dictionary and there are legends that will live on forever...

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  11. Mel Kiper, Jr. Has Nightmare about Draft Pick He Didn't Know About (Humor)

    NFL Draft guru Mel Kiper Jr. had a nightmare last night about a draft pick he didn't know of. His name was Rory Nicol, an Ohio State tight end. In the nightmare, the Philadelphia Eagles selected him in the final round with the sixth to last pick...

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  12. Third-and-18: Comparing the Two Standout Rookie Quarterbacks

    In the 2008 NFL Draft, two stars made their splash. With the third overall pick in the NFL Draft, the Atlanta Falcons selected Boston College quarterback Matt Ryan. He was considered the best quarterback in the draft...

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  13. Baltimore Ravens: Lewis, Reed Playmakers, Ngata and Leonhard Fly Under the Radar

    Ray Lewis. Ed Reed. Bart Scott. Terrell Suggs. Kelly Gregg. Samari Rolle. The Ravens have plenty of big name players defensively. But nose tackle Haloti Ngata and safety Jim Leonhard have been flying under the radar...

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  14. NFL Playoffs: In AFC Rematches, Expect Revenge

    In the AFC, there are going to be two great matchups. Today, the Ravens play the Tennessee Titans. Tomorrow, the San Diego Chargers will visit the Pittsburgh Steelers. Both the Steelers (12-4) and Titans (13-3) had bye weeks in the first round...

    Bleacher  Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 5 years ago 274 reads 15 comments

  15. The Epitome of An Astro: The Craig Biggio Story

    Has there been a better Astro then catcher/second baseman Craig Biggio? I very much doubt it. In his career, he hit 291 home runs, drove in 1,175 runs, hit .281, recorded 3,060 hits, 1,844 runs and was elected to seven All Star games...

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  16. Baltimore Orioles' 12-Step Journey to Success

    The Baltimore Orioles are a bad franchise. As a fan, I know this. Something has to be said when your team hasn't had a winning season since 1997. They have close to no pitching, an old lineup, and poor pitching management...

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  17. Brett Favre: Mr. Discriminated

    Brett Favre has been called the most overrated football player and most overrated quarterback in football today. He just got through a three-interception performance against the Miami Dolphins, who have the 25th-best pass defense...

    Bleacher  Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 5 years ago 855 reads 40 comments

  18. Matt Ryan + Joe Flacco = Tom Brady + Ben Roethlisberger?

    This year, Matt Ryan and Joe Flacco have completely changed their respective team's seasons. Last year, Ryan's Falcons and Flacco's Ravens went a combined 8-24. This year, they are a combined 20-10, much due to the play of the rookies...

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  19. Will the Real NBA MVP Please Stand Up?

    Dwyane Wade. Kobe Bryant. LeBron James. Chris Paul. Dwight Howard. Those are the possibilities for MVP. There is no clear-cut winner and all five are having tremendous seasons...

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  20. Arizona Cardinals: Don't You Want Momentum?

    After clinching the NFC West division with a 34-10 victory over the St. Louis Rams, the Arizona Cardinals are listless. They have lost to the Minnesota Vikings, 35-14 and to the New England Patriots, 47-7...

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  21. The City of Baltimore's Top 10 Moments of 2008

    2008 has been an up-and-down season for Baltimore teams. The O's lost for their tenth consecutive year, finishing 68-93. The Ravens, led by Joe Flacco, are 10-5 and look headed to the playoffs...

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  22. Ravens-Cowboys: Late Runs Spoil Cowboys' Last Game at Texas Stadium

    Following a 13-9 loss to the Steelers, Joe Flacco and the Baltimore Ravens showed great poise, leading the Ravens to a 33-24 win over the Dallas Cowboys on Saturday night, moving Baltimore to 10-5...

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  23. Tim Redding: Blue Collar Pitchers Not the Saviors, But Could Help

    According to www.mlbtraderumors.com, the Baltimore Orioles are aggressively pursuing 2008 Nationals pitcher and current free agent Tim Redding. Last year with the last place Washington Nationals, Redding was 10-11 with a 4...

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  24. AFC and NFC: Pro Bowl Picks of Conflicting Community Leaders

    This Saturday night, the Baltimore Ravens will face the Dallas Cowboys in Texas Stadium. That doesn't mean a Raven and Cowboy fan can't get along. Ravens co-community leader Isaac Barrow (a.k...

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  25. Is It Just Me, Or Is Andy MacPhail Having an Incredible Offseason?

    Ryan Freel. Justin Turner. Brandon Waring. Cesar Izturis. So far, the O's have gotten four players in the offseason. Those aren't names that you may know. Most should know who Freel is...

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