1. World Series 2010 Predictions: 9 Reasons a Ring Won’t Keep Cliff Lee in Texas

    The momentum is building. Last Friday, the Texas Rangers defeated the Yankees, ending New York's title defense, and sending Brian Cashman's front office into overdrive...

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  2. ALCS 2010: Why Cliff Lee Will Suffer His First Career Playoff Loss Tonight

    The Yankees may have stolen a game in Texas, but heading into Game 3 of the 2010 ALCS, they can't be happy about their situation...

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  3. MLB Rumors: Why Cliff Lee Belongs in the NL When He Signs Long-Term Deal

    It's probably fair to say Cliff Lee struggled down the stretch in 2010. While his bloated ERA and sub-.500 winning percentage with Texas were certainly not all his fault, his Cy Young ...

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  4. Minnesota Twins: Ranking the 10 Best Playoff Performers in Team History

    Ron Gardenhire was hired as Minessota Twins manager on January 4, 2002. Since then, the Twins have won the American League Central six times. From their MLB debut in 1961 until 2001, the Twins made the playoffs five times...

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  5. MLB Free Agency: Jason Bay, Nick Johnson and the 20 Worst Player Moves of 2010

    Barry Zito. Vernon Wells. Mike Hampton. It doesn't matter how much money is at stake, Major League GM's make a lot of mistakes. Few names prove as much better than the three players listed above...

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  6. MLB Instant Replay: Proof Expansion Is Needed

    Is 2010 the year of the instant replay?In baseball, it certainly is. Though limited instant replay was instituted in 2008, and fair/foul calls are now reviewable, the debate over whether to expand instant replay still rages...

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  7. The Deserving AL Gold Glove Winners of 2010

    Defense wins championships. Well maybe not in baseball. Still, as the 2008 Tampa Bay Rays, the 2009 Seattle Mariners, and the 2010 San Diego Padres have shown us, a good defense goes a long way in today's game...

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  8. Francisco Rodriguez and The 10 Worst Mental Breakdowns in MLB History (Video)

    Less than a month ago, Francisco Rodriguez injured his right thumb in an altercation with his girlfriend's father at Citi Filed in New York...

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  9. MLB Pennant Races: 10 Predictions For the Playoff Contenders

    If the season were to end today, the New York Yankees, Tampa Bay Rays, Minnesota Twins, Texas Rangers, Atlanta Braves, Cincinnati Reds, San Diego Padres, and Philadelphia Phillies would make the playoffs...

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  10. Down Year for Pujols Could Produce Triple Crown

    For the first time in many years, we have a Triple Crown race in Major League Baseball. Not one, but two players are within striking distance of one of the most elusive achievements in all of sports...

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  11. Stephen Strasburg's Tommy John Surgery Not the End of the World

    Last Saturday, Stephen Strasburg, in his first game back after a short DL stint, left his start against the Philadelphia Phillies with an injury to his pitching arm...

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  12. The AL Cy Young Race: Six Leading Contenders

    With a little over a month to go in the 2010 Major League season, the Cy Young race in the American League is still wide open...

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  13. AL East: 10 Players Who Hold the Keys to the Division Title

    For most of the season, either the New York Yankees or the Tampa Bay Rays have had the best record in baseball. It's August 23rd, and not much has changed since May.The Yankees stand a game up in the AL East, with a 77-47 record...

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  14. NL West: Five X Factors Who Will Determine the Division

    Had I asked you in April who you saw leading the NL West in mid-August, you'd likely have answered with either the Rockies or the Dodgers. I know I would have...

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  15. Toronto Blue Jays Extend Ricky Romero

    The Blue Jays signed 25-year-old former top-10 pick Ricky Romero to a five year, $30.1 million contract that will keep him signed with the team through 2015 on Saturday. Romero, the team's first round pick in 2005, has a 3...

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  16. The 10 Most Unclaimable Players in Baseball

    It's August 10th 2009 and rumors are beginning to circulate that an AL team has placed a waiver claim on Blue Jays outfielder Alex Rios. In this day and age, putting a player on waivers is not unusual...

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  17. Five Best Replacements for Free-Agent-to-be Carl Crawford

    It's August 4th and the Tampa Bay Rays have the best record in baseball. After defeating the Twins last night, the Rays sit alone atop the American League East. The Rays MVP to date? That would be Carl Crawford...

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  18. Baseball's International All-Star Team

    From 1998 to 2002, the NHL All-Star game was played between an All-Star team from North America and an All-Star team made up of players from around the world...

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  19. Your National League MVP Is...?

    Who has been the most valuable player in the National League so far this season? Ask that question to 10 different people, you’ll probably get four or five different answers...

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  20. MLB Trade Rumors: 15 Players Likely On The Move

    It's already June 18th, and the Major League trading deadline is just over six weeks away. Some teams like the Mariners and Nationals are clear sellers willing to move potentially helpful veteran players for prospects...

    Alex Written by Alex about over 4 years ago 7,276 reads 13 comments

  21. 2010 MLB Draft Results: Yankees Select Shortstop Cito Culver in First Round

    The board could not have fallen more perfectly for the New York Yankees Monday night. Picking 32nd overall, they had several potential top-10 talents available for selection, including ...

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  22. The 10 Greatest Right-Handed Pitchers of All Time

    It's difficult to make a list like this, because from the two spot on down to maybe six or seven, it's nearly impossible to put one guy over another. Some pitchers had long careers and good primes, others had shorter careers but amazing primes...

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  23. The 10 Greatest First Basemen in MLB History

    When you think of first baseman, you think of power. From Jimmie Foxx, to Willie McCovey, to Mark McGwire, and now Albert Pujols, first baseman are asked to hit the ball really far...

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  24. Ubaldo Jimenez's Craziness

    Yesterday, Ubaldo Jimenez struck out nine and walked none in a complete game shutout. Jimenez hasn’t allowed a run in his last 27.1 innings. It’s June 1st, and his ERA stands at 0...

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  25. The 10 Greatest Offensive Seasons in Major League History

    I think we all know that Babe Ruth was probably the greatest offensive player in the history of baseball. Ted Williams was probably second, and Ty Cobb, Barry Bonds, and Lou Gehrig round out my own personal top five...

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