1. Updating the Biggest Need MLB Teams Failed to Address This Offseason

    With pitchers and catchers scheduled to report for some MLB teams on Sunday, spring training officially gets underway. That certainly doesn't mean that every team has done everything they can to address all of their needs, however...

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  2. Predicting the Final 2013 MLB Standings

    Experts and fans alike will be passionate about their predictions for 2013 MLB season. In sports, predictions are like opinions—everyone has one...

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  3. Projecting the Starting Lineup of Every MLB Team Entering Spring Training

    As each MLB team gets ready to start spring training in less than a week, many of those teams will be working on tweaking their starting lineups...

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  4. Do MLB Fans Believe Ryan Braun Is Guilty or Innocent in Latest PED Link?

    Milwaukee Brewers left fielder Ryan Braun was headed towards a completely normal offseason—unlike last winter when he was forced to defend himself against a positive test for illegal synthetic testosterone...

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  5. A Complete Fan Guide to MLB Spring Training 2013

    MLB spring training for the 2013 season officially gets underway in less than a week. Supply trucks have already begun their journeys to various sites in Arizona and Florida, as ...

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  6. Breaking Down the Most Bizarre New Twists to the Alex Rodriguez PED Story

    Yes, the Alex Rodriguez PED story is one that will never die. And now, a conspiracy theory that would make Oliver Stone proud is unraveling. Last week, the baseball world was completely rocked once again by new PED allegations...

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  7. 7 Ways Baseball Will Ease the Pain of Another Long NFL Offseason

    Another long NFL offseason has just begun, and for fans who will absolutely pine away for the next six months, there's some good news for you. Baseball can help ease your pain...

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  8. The Top Current MLB Player Wearing Each Number from 1 to 50

    MLB players often have favorite numbers they like to wear when they begin play in the big leagues. Oftentimes, it's just a number assigned to them by their team that they become associated with...

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  9. 10 MLB Players on the Cusp of Becoming All-Stars

    One of the things that continues to make baseball great is the fact that young stars emerge every season. Those rising stars show promise early in their careers, often becoming All-Stars multiple times...

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  10. One Goal for Each of MLB's Top 25 Players During Spring Training

    With spring training beginning in less than two weeks, this is the time of year when MLB 's top stars decide to work on a specific area of their game...

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  11. Must-See Events of the Upcoming 2013 MLB Season

    The 2013 MLB season will feature some must-see events, courtesy of its new interleague schedule and intriguing matchups caused by player movement. For the first time since interleague play began in 1997, each team has the same exact schedule...

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  12. Playing 'What If' with All 30 MLB Teams' Offseason Moves

    With less than two weeks before pitchers and catchers start reporting, MLB offseason moves will likely still be transacted. Several prominent free agents (Michael Bourn, Kyle Lohse, Joe Saunders, Brian Wilson) are still out there for the taking...

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  13. MLB Free Agents Whose Former Teams Will Miss Them the Most in 2013

    Already this offseason, as with every offseason, MLB free agents have cashed in with lucrative contracts, either with their previous teams or with new ones...

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  14. New Alex Rodriguez and MLB PED Revelations All MLB Fans Must Know

    In 2012, new MLB PED revelations alarmed the baseball world. Melky Cabrera, Bartolo Colon and Yasmani Grandal were all handed 50-game suspensions for testing positive for banned substances...

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  15. One Position Battle All 30 MLB Teams Must Watch Very Closely in Spring Training

    Spring training is traditionally a time when each MLB team works to ready themselves for the upcoming regular season. It's also when many position battles take shape...

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  16. Ranking the Greatest Baseball Player Tributes of All Time

    Baseball is a sport that honors its history and tradition. Through touching tributes, yearly celebrations and other noted events, baseball honors its own heroes in unique ways. On Jan...

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  17. Ranking Baseball's Most Unhittable Pitches

    Every single pitcher has what they consider a specialty pitch—that one pitch in their repertoire that sets it apart from any other pitcher's arsenal. Some of those pitches are just downright unhittable...

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  18. Who Has the Most Brutal 2013 MLB Schedule?

    When MLB released its 2013 schedule last September, there were a couple of major changes. With the Houston Astros moving to the American League West, each division in both leagues now has five teams...

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  19. 2013 MLB Free Agency: Latest Updates on Arbitration-Eligible MLB Stars

    On Jan. 18, arbitration-eligible players had until 1:00 p.m. EST to exchange salary figures with their respective ballclubs . Many players avoided arbitration by coming to an agreement on the days prior...

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  20. MLB Power Rankings: Is Your Team's Offseason Overrated or Underrated? Part 2

    On Thursday, we looked at the offseason moves of the lower-ranked MLB teams and contrasted our rankings with how fans may have placed them, based on web feedback. In Part 2, we'll rank the top 15 MLB teams...

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  21. MLB Power Rankings: Is Your Team's Offseason Overrated or Underrated? Part 1

    With less than four weeks to go until spring training officially begins, MLB teams are putting the finishing touches on their offseason plans. Experts and pundits will no doubt label teams as winners or losers based on offseason moves...

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  22. Injury Updates on Derek Jeter and Other MLB Stars Recovering This Offseason

    The image of New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter writhing in pain behind second base in Game 1 of the ALCS against the Detroit Tigers was not a pretty sight...

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  23. One Under-the-Radar Move All 30 MLB Teams Can Make Before Opening Day

    With less than three months to go before Opening Day, there's still time for each MLB team to make a signing that can bolster their rosters...

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  24. MLB Free Agents Who Most Regret Rejecting Offers from Their Former Teams

    Dozens of MLB free agents have already signed new lucrative contracts this offseason, and others will likely sign on the dotted line before the start of spring training as well...

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  25. MLB Free Agency: One Guaranteed Bust Signing/Trade from Every MLB Team

    Here's a news flash—not every MLB free agency signing or trade is successful. The phrase "The best-laid plans of mice and men often go awry," comes to mind...

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