1. Grading Miguel Cabrera as Player of the Year and All 2012 Players Choice Awards

    Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera showed fans throughout baseball that he is indeed one of the most feared sluggers in the game. His play caught the eyes of his peers as well...

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  2. MLB Free Agency: Creating a 25-Man Roster of the Top Offseason Targets

    With each season in Major League Baseball comes a new crop of free agents. This year's class features a group that isn't necessarily top-heavy with elite talent. However, it's a group that is diverse in nature...

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  3. MLB Free Agency 2013: Ranking 10 Biggest Red Flag Free Agents

    With over 165 free agents on the market during the offseason in Major League Baseball, the winter months will certainly provide plenty of drama and excitement...

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  4. New York Mets Offseason Tracker: Latest Trade Rumors, Free Agency News

    The New York Mets finished the 2012 MLB season with their fourth consecutive losing season, and the fans are getting restless. In fact, the fans are staying away in droves. Citi Field drew just 2...

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  5. MLB Free Agency: Ranking All 30 Teams' Most Coveted Free Agents

    Over the next several weeks, each MLB team will be looking to bolster their rosters via trade or through the acquisition of free agents...

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  6. MLB Trade Rumors: Would Vernon Wells for John Lackey Swap Help Either Team Win?

    The Los Angeles Angels and Boston Red Sox have been intertwined in baseball history on more than one occasion...

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  7. MLB Free Agency: Updated Destination Predictions for Top 55 Targets This Winter

    As of this past weekend, all MLB free agents are free to negotiate with all teams, and the action will likely get frenetic in the coming weeks...

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  8. Alex Rodriguez and MLB's 25 Most Overpaid Hitters in 2012

    Owners in Major League Baseball paid out a total over $1 billion in salaries for the 2012 season. Just looking at that statistic alone makes me dizzy. The average player made about $3...

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  9. 2013 MLB Free Agency: A Comprehensive Guide to This Year's Market

    With the parade for the world champion San Francisco Giants now wrapped up, the real business of baseball takes center stage...

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  10. 2013 MLB Free Agency: Each MLB Team's Top Offseason Move If Fans Ran the Show

    The 2012 Major League Baseball season may now be in the books, but for fans, an equally enticing league is about to start—the Hot Stove league. All winter long, fans of each team will be closely monitoring moves made by their respective teams...

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  11. Andre Ethier Trade Rumors: 5 Teams That Should Call the Los Angeles Dodgers ASAP

    The Los Angeles Dodgers made a bevy of moves last season—both to try to capitalize on a postseason berth right away and to fortify their team for the future. Apparently, they're not done with possible blockbuster deals...

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  12. MLB Gold Glove Awards: 10 Amazing Fielders Who Got Screwed in Vote Nominations

    On Monday afternoon, Rawlings announced its Gold Glove Award finalists for each position in both leagues. Rawlings relies on votes from each team's manager and up to six coaches from each team as well...

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  13. MLB Free Agency: One Surprise Destination Option for Top 10 Players Available

    With free agency now looming on the horizon for Major League Baseball, dozens of players and their agents will be negotiating for better contracts with quite a few different teams...

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  14. 50 Biggest 'Goat' Moments in World Series History

    Ever since the first World Series was played in 1903, fans have been witness to some of the most exciting and memorable moments in the history of baseball. Some of those moments, however, would rather be forgotten by the players involved...

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  15. The 10 Most Memorable Moments of the 2012 World Series

    The Detroit Tigers got a taste of their own medicine. After sweeping the New York Yankees in the ALCS, the Tigers found themselves on the wrong end of the broom job, courtesy of the San Francisco Giants in the 2012 World Series ...

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  16. All 30 MLB Teams' Blueprint for a Successful Offseason

    For any team in sports to be successful, a detailed plan must be in place. That plan likely includes a drafting philosophy, a complete process of development, a spending plan for free agents and an extensive scouting process...

    Doug Mead Written by Doug Mead about almost 2 years ago 8,090 reads 33 comments

  17. 10 MLB Free Agents Guaranteed to Be Overpaid This Winter

    Just weeks after the end of the World Series, the bidding will begin for over 160 players who are eligible for free agency. That doesn't even count players who have option years that need to be decided on...

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  18. 5 Reasons Starting Madison Bumgarner over Tim Lincecum in Game 2 Is Right Call

    When San Francisco manager Bruce Bochy announced his starting rotation for the first four games of the 2012 World Series against the Detroit Tigers , former Cy Young Award winner Tim Lincecum was not on the list...

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  19. Ozzie Guillen and the 10 Most Polarizing MLB Managers of All Time

    Ozzie Guillen and his love of everything Castro turned out to be his final undoing. As reported by the Associated Press, Guillen was dismissed by the Miami Marlins on Tuesday (h/t ESPN)...

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  20. MLB Free Agency: 18 Players Who Are About to Get Filthy Rich

    Several players across MLB are about to get paid. A few of them may need to bring along a wheelbarrow. This year's crop of free agents may not rival that of last year's, and it's ...

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  21. Why San Francisco Giants' Momentum Will Be Impossible to Stop in World Series

    There is nothing quite like the power of a rolling freight train—it just keeps coming, never slowing down and relentless in its pursuit. That may just describe the San Francisco Giants right about now...

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  22. 50 Greatest Moments in World Series History

    MLB fans across the world have been waiting the 108th edition of the World Series , and it is finally upon us, featuring the San Francisco Giants and the Detroit Tigers...

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  23. Cardinals vs. Giants: Team Grades from NLCS Game 7

    The weather in San Francisco cooperated just enough on Monday night as the Giants and St. Louis Cardinals set out to decide the National League pennant in a seventh and deciding game of the 2012 NLCS...

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  24. Where Would Giants Comeback Rank with the Greatest in LCS History?

    On Monday night, weather permitting, the San Francisco Giants will attempt to accomplish something only previously achieved by two National League teams...

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  25. Each MLB Team's Top Rookie of All Time

    Major League Baseball has seen tens of thousands of prospects over the years make it all the way through the minor league system to finally get their chance to star on the big stage...

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