1. MLB Predictions 2011: Who Will Be Each AL Team's Biggest Disappointment

    Each year, the baseball season plays out in three acts. The first act is characterized by an abundance of hope around the league. Some teams get off to good starts, some bad, but everyone thinks this might just be their year...

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  2. MLB Spring Training: 7 MLB Prospects Who Hurt Their Stock

    For veterans and superstars, spring training is a time to get into big league shape and prepare for the upcoming season. For those players competing for a spot on the team, it can be a bit more stressful...

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  3. MLB Trade Ideas: 10 Closers the Rangers Could Target If Feliz Becomes Starter

    This time last year, Neftali Feliz was just another reliever. Well, not quite. Feliz entered last season as one of baseball's five best prospects, but with the Rangers rotation full ...

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  4. MLB Preview: A Look at the AL East

    The American League East is the best division in baseball. It really isn't close. The Red Sox are arguably the best team in baseball and the Yankees aren't too far behind. The Rays had the best record in baseball last season...

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  5. MLB Spring Training 2011: The 10 Biggest Injuries So Far

    Spring training is here and with it comes the best and worst of America's pastime. The first games of a new season are chalk full of prospects hoping to make an impression on the ...

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  6. MLB Preview 2011: Projecting the Chicago Cubs' Starting Lineup

    The last time the Chicago Cubs won a World Series, Teddy Roosevelt was president and World War I was six years in the future. Yeah, it's been a while...

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  7. MLB Predictions: Projecting Every Team's Fifth Starter

    Spring training is upon us and the first games of the exhibition season are almost here. While the best position players and pitchers in baseball will use this next month to get back ...

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  8. Los Angeles Dodgers: Grading Ned Colletti's Offseason Moves

    The Dodgers have gone through a rough patch. After a year of ownership conflicts, a down season and traded stars, some will forget that the Los Angeles Dodgers were the best team ...

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  9. MLB Trade Rumors: 9 Potential Landing Spots For Jonathan Broxton

    Jonathan Broxton is really good. A year ago, few would have disagreed with the statement that Broxton was the best closer in baseball, and it seemed inconceivable that the Los Angeles Dodgers would let him go anywhere...

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  10. MLB Rumors: Ranking Vladimir Guerrero and the Top 15 Free Agents Remaining

    Back in early December, I went over the 20 best pitchers remaining on the free agent market. A few days before 2011 began, I returned to the topic of free agency to take a look at the 12 best bargains left on the free agent market...

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  11. MLB Predictions: 10 Aging Stars Who Will Have Huge Seasons

    Vladimir Guerrero hit .300 last year with 29 home runs and 115 RBI. He made the All-Star team, and for the first few months of the season, he looked like an MVP candidate...

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  12. MLB Power Rankings: Who Is the American League's Top Power-Hitting Lineup?

    The best power hitting team in the game came out of the AL East in 2010. No, it wasn't the Yankees, or the Red Sox, or the Rays. It was the Toronto Blue Jays. Lead by outfielder Jose Bautista, combined the Jays led the league in home runs by a mile...

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  13. MLB Predictions: Picking the Major Award Winners for the 2011 Season

    You know what time it is. The NFL playoffs are just days away, but more importantly, pitchers and catchers report in just over a month. With that in mind, it's about time we start handing out these end of season awards...

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  14. MLB Free Agency: Ranking the 12 Best Values Remaining on the Market

    As 2010 comes to a close, the free agent market is no longer what it was just a month ago. Cliff Lee and Jayson Werth have signed, and top relievers like Bobby Jenks and Pedro Feliciano are now off the market...

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  15. 10 Panic Moves Teams May Make after Missing Out On Cliff Lee, Carl Crawford

    Heading into the offseason, the Yankees considered themselves favorites to land Cliff Lee, and the Rangers definitely thought they had a chance...

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  16. Cliff Lee: Where Do the Yankees Go With the Ace in Philly?

    In a stunning turn of events Monday night, 2008 Cy Young award winner Cliff Lee agreed to return to the Philadelphia Phillies, turning down higher offers from the two teams long believed to be the only contenders in the Lee sweepstakes...

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  17. MLB Free Agency: Ranking the 20 Best Pitchers Still Available

    It's the middle of December and as a blizzard hits the Midwest United States, the baseball hot stove is just heating up. In the past couple of weeks, the Red Sox have signed Carl Crawford and traded for Adrian Gonzalez...

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  18. MLB Free Agency: Cliff Lee and the 20 Most Coveted Free Agent Pitchers Ever

    You can never have too much pitching. Pitching wins championships. Momentum is only as good as your next day's starting pitcher...

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  19. MLB Rumors: 10 Shortstops Who Could Replace Yankees Icon Derek Jeter

    For the first time in his career, Derek Jeter is a free agent. Jeter's ten year 189 million dollar contract is up, and while just weeks ago it seemed impossible that Jeter would sign ...

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  20. Seattle Mariners: 10 Prospects Who Could Make An Impact in 2011

    The Seattle Mariners did not have a picture-perfect 2010 season. After a surprise 85-77 campaign in 2009, the Mariners lost 101 games last season, matching their 2008 low...

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  21. Roy Halladay Wins National League Cy Young Award

    In a move that surprised no one, Phillies pitcher Roy Halladay unanimously won his second career Cy Young award—his first in the National League—beating out Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright for the most prestigious prize in pitching...

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  22. MLB Free Agency: Power Ranking the 15 Best Free Agents over 30

    What makes a great free-agent pickup? In baseball, most of the biggest free-agent signings—guys like Alex Rodriguez, Carlos Beltran and Mark Teixeira—enter the process ...

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  23. 2011 MLB Breakout Candidate: Yovani Gallardo

    Milwaukee Brewers ace Yovani Gallardo isn’t a household name—not yet anyway. The young righty and his electric stuff are no stranger to most baseball fans and fantasy ...

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  24. AL Manager of the Year Prediction: Ron Washington's Solemn 2010 Has Happy End

    This isn't how Ron Washington wanted his season to end. An AL West title, the franchise's first playoff series victory, and a trip to the World Series will not soon by forgotten by a fan base long starved for baseball success...

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  25. MLB Free Agents: The Top 10 Catchers on the Market

    It's one of the most important positions in all of sports—the captain of the defense, the leader of the pitching staff. Finding a catcher who can hold his own behind the plate and in the batters box is far from a simple task...

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