1. MLB Trade Rumors: Updating Best Suitors for Market's Top 10 Starting Pitchers

    On Sunday afternoon, Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Roy Halladay was forced to leave in the second inning in Philly's game against the St. Louis Cardinals with what was termed as tightness in the back of his right shoulder...

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  2. MLB Draft 2012: Power Ranking 50 Worst Draft Busts of All Time

    The 2012 MLB draft is fast approaching. All 30 teams are busily preparing to select a group of talented youngsters from the high school and college levels that they believe will help lead their teams well into the future...

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  3. 11 Most Memorable Manager Tantrums in Baseball History

    The life of a baseball manager is demanding. They are part coach, mentor, mediator, task-master, tactician, field general and sometimes even father figure. Each manager brings his own unique style into his job as well...

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  4. MLB Power Rankings: Who Are the Top 25 Closers Right Now?

    The highly skilled role of closer on a Major League Baseball team has certainly evolved over the years. While the 1960s and 1970s featured relievers capable of throwing multiple innings ...

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  5. Roy Oswalt Rumors: Updating Every Suitors' Odds of Landing Him

    During this past offseason, speculation was all over the board as far as where starting pitcher Roy Oswalt would end up after becoming a free agent...

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  6. MLB Trade Rumors: Updating Top 20 Players Potentially Available This Summer

    Have you ever wondered what it's like to be a professional baseball player whose name is constantly mentioned in trade rumors? That has to be unsettling, regardless of what they might say publicly...

    Doug Mead Written by Doug Mead about 2 years ago 14,225 reads 36 comments

  7. Bryce Harper vs. Cole Hamels and MLB's 10 Most Heated Hitter-Pitcher Rivalries

    On May 6, Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Cole Hamels delivered what he called a purpose pitch right into the back of Washington Nationals prized prospect Bryce Harper, and ...

    Doug Mead Written by Doug Mead about 2 years ago 4,601 reads 14 comments

  8. MLB Trade Scenarios: 25 Young Players Every Seller Will Try to Acquire

    Prospects in Major League Baseball often live a life of uncertainty. When they're originally drafted, they are either selected because they were the best athlete available at the time, or they filled a positional need within the organization...

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  9. Are Pitch Counts at the Root of Young Arm Injuries in the Major Leagues?

    Washington Nationals fans saw their young phenom starting pitcher, Stephen Strasburg, hit his first major-league home run on Sunday. However, they also saw him lifted after five innings and 90 pitches due to tightness in his right forearm...

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  10. MLB Trade Rumors: All 30 MLB Teams' Hottest Trade Buzz

    With the 2012 MLB season reaching the quarter pole, we are already starting to get separation between the contenders and the also-rans...

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  11. Ranking MLB's Top 50 Hitters at the One-Quarter Mark of the 2012 Season

    By the time interleague action ends on Sunday night, the 2012 MLB season will have reached the one-quarter mark, and while some of the usual suspects are at the top of the hitting charts, there are some surprises as well...

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  12. MLB Trade Rumors: 10 Available Players Not Worth the Asking Price

    There is no doubt a great number people think it’s way too early to be thinking about trades in MLB...

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  13. MLB Trade Rumors: 15 MLB-Ready Prospects Turning Veterans into Trade Bait

    Several top MLB prospects have already made their way to the majors early in the 2012 season. Bryce Harper, Mike Trout and Jarrod Parker, among others, have already provided significant contributions to their teams as the season nears the quarter pole..

    Doug Mead Written by Doug Mead about 2 years ago 9,709 reads 30 comments

  14. Bryce Harper, Brett Lawrie and 12 Other Costly Tantrums in Baseball History

    To say that Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Brett Lawrie was a little fired up on Tuesday night is akin to saying that Milton Bradley had a slight anger management issue...

    Doug Mead Written by Doug Mead about 2 years ago 1,928 reads 5 comments

  15. Every MLB Team's Biggest on-Field Issue Contributing to Their Success/Failure

    The 2012 season in MLB has certainly seen a share of surprises thus far. With almost a quarter of the season finished, only one division winner from last year is currently leading ...

    Doug Mead Written by Doug Mead about 2 years ago 2,541 reads 9 comments

  16. Cal Ripken's 2,632-Game Streak and MLB's 10 Most Unbreakable Records

    On Monday afternoon, the Los Angeles Dodgers announced that center fielder Matt Kemp was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left hamstring...

    Doug Mead Written by Doug Mead about 2 years ago 7,093 reads 34 comments

  17. 2013 MLB Free Agency: Why This Will Be the Quietest FA Period We've Ever Seen

    This past offseason in MLB saw a flurry of free-agent signings that gave new meaning to the word “active...

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  18. Joey Votto's Walk-off Grand Slam and MLB's 10 Memorable Performances of 2012

    The 2012 MLB season is almost at the quarter mark, and thus far a number of memorable performances have caused a re-writing of the record books...

    Doug Mead Written by Doug Mead about 2 years ago 2,361 reads 9 comments

  19. 2013 MLB Free Agency: Every Team's Top Soon-to-Be FA They Won't Re-Sign

    In Major League Baseball, free agency is the ultimate art of speculation. They should really refer to GMs as practicing general managers, because much like attorneys and physicians, they are constantly practicing at their craft in order to succeed...

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  20. 50 Best Logos in Major League Baseball History

    For many years now, logos have provided a great form of advertising for any entity that uses them. Logos are seen as a small identifying mark for its company, and oftentimes companies are remembered and recognized through their logo...

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  21. Josh Beckett and Top 10 MLB Stars Currently on Fans' Most Hated List

    As the 2012 MLB season marches on midway through its second month, many fans are getting increasingly frustrated over the performance—and in some cases actions—of their favorite players...

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  22. MLB Trade Scenarios: One Trade to Replace Each Contender's Huge Injury Loss

    Thus far, the 2012 MLB season has seen a veritable plethora of players shelved for a significant period of time. In fact, the 2012 disabled list All-Star team just might be the strongest in history, but that's a story for another day...

    Doug Mead Written by Doug Mead about 2 years ago 1,258 reads 1 comments

  23. Baseball's Best Umpire Third-Strike Calls Ever

    Throughout the history of baseball, umpires have played an important role in acting as officials in charge of enforcing the rules of the game and in keeping the peace between the white lines...

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  24. MLB Free Agency: Josh Hamilton and 8 Players Getting More Expensive by the Game

    When watching Texas Rangers center fielder Josh Hamilton and his record-tying night on Tuesday evening, one image came to mind—dollar signs...

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  25. 15 Most Impressive MLB Prospect Highlight Videos on YouTube

    Over the past several years, athletes in high school and college have used modern technology in many different ways to help showcase their talents and promote themselves for prospective employers...

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