1. Fresh 2015 MLB Contenders and Pretenders Post-Trade Deadline

    With MLB 's non-waiver trade deadline having come and gone on July 31, it's finally here. Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the stretch run. Which teams have the goods to make the most of it? Well, that's what we're here to discuss...

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  2. Big-Name MLB Waiver Trade Targets Who Could Still Move by August 31

    So, you think just because July 31 has passed that Major League Baseball's trade season is over, eh? Guess again, chump. OK, sorry for calling you "chump" just now...

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  3. 10 Biggest Takeaways from 2015 MLB Trade Deadline Week

    You can let out that deep breath now. Major League Baseball's non-waiver trade deadline came and went Friday, thus putting an end to a week filled with trade madness of the highest order...

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  4. Why Did the Padres Go Quiet, Close Up Shop on Deadline Day?

    Heading into the final hours of Major League Baseball's non-waiver trade season, the San Diego Padres were expected to put up a white flag and start supplying buyers with valuable assets left and right...

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  5. David Price Rental Makes Jays' Dream of Taking Down Yankees, AL East a Reality

    That sound the New York Yankees are hearing is footsteps coming from the direction of Toronto. And they're coming fast...

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  6. 5 Surprises We Could See on 2015 MLB Trade Deadline Day

    In the last hours before the 2015 MLB trade deadline arrives at 4 p.m. ET on Friday, you should be prepared for anything. Which, this being trade-deadline season and all, is obviously easier said than done...

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  7. Dodgers Grab Former Ace Mat Latos at Perfect Time

    The Los Angeles Dodgers have been on the prowl for a big-name starting pitcher ahead of the trade deadline, and word is they've acquired one not named Cole Hamels or David Price...

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  8. Full Preview, Final Predictions for the 2015 MLB Trade Deadline

    It's so close now, you can almost touch it. When the clock strikes 4 p.m. ET on Friday, July 31, MLB 's non-waiver trade deadline will have arrived. Here's what you can expect in the final two days before then: utter madness...

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  9. Nationals Gambling on Jonathan Papelbon's Big-Game Past as They Eye Title Push

    The Washington Nationals have struck a deal that gives them the bullpen they need to track down the World Series title that eluded them in 2012 and 2014. Or so they hope, anyway...

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  10. Ranking the Top 15 Players Still Available at the MLB Trade Deadline

    With the likes of Scott Kazmir, Johnny Cueto and Troy Tulowitzki—as reported by Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal —gone from the block, the remaining days of Major League Baseball's ...

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  11. Win or Lose, Troy Tulowitzki Makes Blue Jays Must-See TV

    It was shaping up to be a quiet Monday evening in the baseball world. There was some decent drama between the lines, but nothing major. Likewise, no momentous trades were on the horizon...

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  12. Craig Biggio Turned Unmatched Versatility into Hall of Fame Legacy

    On Sunday, longtime Houston Astros great Craig Biggio will be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. When that's done, perhaps the main takeaway will be that a little versatility can go a long way...

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  13. 10 Biggest Takeaways from Week 16's MLB Action

    As much as it may seem like the past week was full of nothing but trade rumors, I bring glad tidings. There was actual baseball played in this, the 16th week of the 2015 MLB season! If you missed any of it, you've come to the right place...

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  14. Are Any Current Pitchers Capable of John Smoltz's Tommy John to HOF Path?

    OK, folks. It's time to update your knowledge of Tommy John surgery trivia. You already know that Tommy John was the first player to undergo the revolutionary elbow ligament replacement surgery in 1974...

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  15. Scott Kazmir Trade Is Smart, Clear Message Astros Are Going for It in 2015

    If you're just now joining us from an extended stay underneath a rock or inside a hypersleep chamber, yes, the Houston Astros really are 53-43 and in the middle of the American League playoff picture...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about over 1 year ago 73,543 reads 103 comments

  16. Former No. 1 Pick Mark Appel Is Huge-Upside Wild Card of 2015 Trade Season

    Who's the best trade chip on the summer market? Heck, pick one. Between Johnny Cueto , Cole Hamels, David Price, Justin Upton and Carlos Gomez, there are plenty to choose from. But none of them is the market's most interesting trade chip...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about over 1 year ago 32,335 reads 17 comments

  17. Win-Win Trade Scenarios MLB Teams Should Pull the Trigger On

    In theory, shouldn't all baseball trades be fair deals for both sides? That's the whole point of the word "trade." Legend says it stands for Transaction Really Appeased Denizens Everywhere...

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  18. Yankees, Mets Face Difficult Trade Decisions in Balancing Present vs. Future

    The year is 2015, but in New York, it's feeling more like 2006 or 2007. For the first time since then, both the Yankees and Mets have a real shot at playing baseball in October...

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  19. Every MLB Contender's Most Likely Trade Deadline Deal

    Can you feel the tension? It's palpable. With MLB 's July 31 non-waiver trade deadline now just 10 days away, all would-be contenders are on the clock to make improvements for the stretch run to October...

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  20. Old Albert Pujols Looking Like Younger Self as He Continues Home Run Surge

    Yeah, Albert Pujols is 35 years old. And yeah, that's pretty old by baseball standards. But these days, he's swinging like he's 35 going on 25...

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  21. Odds of MLB's Biggest 2015 Surprise Stars Continuing in the 2nd Half

    Before any given season, we always think we know who baseball's big stars are and what they're going to do. And to our credit, for the most part, we tend to be right. But then there are those other guys who show up...

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  22. Breaking Down the 5 Most Likely Impact MLB Trades Post-All-Star Break

    It's seemingly come out of nowhere, but right there on the horizon is the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline. For the next two weeks, all would-be contenders will be scrambling to make deals...

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  23. Angels Hitting Sustainable Peak Despite Front Office Civil War

    For much of 2015, things have been a bit hellish for the Los Angeles Angels . They began the year by raising a ruckus over Josh Hamilton's latest relapse...

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  24. Kyle Schwarber's Call-Up Could Be Just What Cubs Need to Ignite Offense

    The first time the Chicago Cubs called up top prospect Kyle Schwarber, it was just for a quick look-see that didn't figure to impact the Cubs' season in any major way. But now Chicago is calling on Schwarber again...

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  25. 25 Post-All-Star MLB Predictions for Trade Deadline, Playoff Races and More

    Shhh...can you hear that? Total silence on the Major League Baseball landscape. With the All-Star Game having just passed by, the 2015 season is in the eye of the storm. But this silence won't last, of course...

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