1. 2011 NLCS: The Milwaukee Brewers Breed Passionate Fans of All Ages

    It was an amazing summer here in Milwaukee with the Brewers drawing of 3,000,000 fans, setting team records for home victories (57) and total wins (96), while winning their first division title since 1982...

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  2. MLB Fantasy Baseball 2011: 25 Surprise Starts, Both Good and Bad

    After every fantasy baseball draft, team owners assess their strengths and weaknesses and compare their team to the others in the league. Baseball, more than in any other sport, has its share of surprising players during the course of a season...

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  3. 2011 NFL Mock Draft: A 1st-Round Mock Draft for People with Common Sense

    Common sense isn't as common as many people believe it to be. Nowhere is this truer than in an NFL team's front office...

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  4. Alfonso Soriano and 14 Former MLB Superstars Who Look Washed Up

    Going into each season we wonder. We wonder what rookies will step up and make a name for themselves. We wonder which teams will fall flat on their faces and even which teams will shock the world...

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  5. Milwaukee Brewers' Ryan Braun Signs 5-Year $105 Million Contract Extension

    The Milwaukee Brewers today signed 27-year-old outfielder Ryan Braun to a five-year contract extension which will make him only one of two MLB players signed through 2020, the other being the Colorado Rockies ' Troy Tulowitzki...

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  6. Zach Greinke Comeback: Brewers' Ace Dominant in First Rehab Start

    It has been well-documented that Brewers manager Ron Roenicke is adamant about Zack Greinke making three rehab starts prior to being activated to the Major League roster...

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  7. Fantasy Baseball: The Week's 10 Star Players You Need To Bench

    There are a number of star players out there that you may have been starting in your weekly lineups. Some don't belong in any lineup this week unless that lineup is at the local police precinct...

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  8. MLB Fantasy Baseball 2011: 10 Up, 10 Down in This Week's Player Stock Report

    We are now officially one-and-a-half weeks into the 2011 MLB season, and there has already been significant movement on player's stock in the realm of fantasy baseball. A player's movement, up or down, is relative at this point...

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  9. Eight Is Enough: Eight Things We've Learned About the 2011 Milwaukee Brewers

    The Brewers just finished up their first of three games in a weekend series against the rival Chicago Cubs at Miller Park. Let me say that the game was not played crisply by either club...

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  10. MLB Trade Rumors: Chris Carpenter, Aramis Ramirez and 15 Names to Watch

    Yes, I realize it's only April 7, but there are already Red Sox fans out there ready to plunge off bridges. While that may be a bit of an overreaction, some fans of other teams aren't finding much to be optimistic about at this point, either...

    J. Batovsky Written by J. Batovsky about over 3 years ago 6,193 reads 5 comments

  11. MLB Fantasy Baseball 2011: 10 Waiver Wire Pick-Ups for Week 2 (4/4/11-4/10/11)

    Week one of the 2011 fantasy baseball season is just about in the books. Some of you may feel quite optimistic; while others may be a bit discouraged. Just remember that the fantasy baseball season is long, just like the MLB regular season...

    J. Batovsky Written by J. Batovsky about over 3 years ago 2,662 reads 3 comments

  12. MLB Opening Day 2011: 13 Historically Slow Starters to Watch in April

    The 2011 MLB season is just about to get underway. Rest assured, you will be swearing at your computer, TV, phone or maybe even the radio. It seems that every year there are certain players who aren't able to shift gears until after March and April...

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  13. Fantasy Baseball 2011: One Draft Sleeper from Every Major League Team

    This is sort of like last minute Christmas shopping. Here is one final tip for you before you have your fantasy baseball league draft. Sorry but I can't stop you from picking a bunch of stiffs...

    J. Batovsky Written by J. Batovsky about over 3 years ago 4,590 reads 5 comments

  14. MLB Power Rankings: Mike Hampton and Each Team's Worst Contracts of All Time

    Money does grow on trees in professional sports. All you have to do is look at contracts that teams dole out every season that make fans scratch their heads and swear at their computers until steam shoots out of their ears...

    J. Batovsky Written by J. Batovsky about over 3 years ago 4,405 reads 35 comments

  15. Milwaukee Brewers: 5 Reasons Why Ron Roenicke Will Be NL Manager of the Year

    Thank God. Those are the two words I uttered when I first heard Ken Macha would not be back with the Brewers for a third season. That euphoria lasted all of five minutes because then I found out who was going to replace him...

    J. Batovsky Written by J. Batovsky about over 3 years ago 1,039 reads 3 comments

  16. MLB Predictions 2011:10 Players Who Will Be Missed the Most By Their Former Team

    As things move closer to Opening Day, teams are starting to look around at their potential rosters. The most obvious thing they notice is who they don't see. Teams have lost and gained players through free-agent signings, trades and retirement...

    J. Batovsky Written by J. Batovsky about over 3 years ago 1,386 reads 12 comments

  17. Pedro Martinez's Colored Gloves and the 25 Greatest Accessories in MLB History

    Baseball has always been a sport based mainly upon tradition. People fear change, and Major League Baseball is no different. Nearly everything you see on this list comes from the past 35 years or so...

    J. Batovsky Written by J. Batovsky about over 3 years ago 8,541 reads 33 comments

  18. Robinson Cano, Albert Pujols and MLB's Most Riveting Spring Extension Talks

    This time of the Spring is good for a few different things: 1. Seeing outfielders lose fly-balls in Arizona's "high sky" (is there any other kind?) 2...

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  19. MLB Preview 2011: A.J. Burnett and Each Team's Most Important Comeback Player

    A team's fortunes can often be severely altered by the injury or severe under-performance of just one player. When a team is littered with those types of players (see the New York Mets), a season can be over in just a few short months...

    J. Batovsky Written by J. Batovsky about over 3 years ago 2,059 reads 22 comments

  20. MLB Power Rankings: The 15 Top-Tier Prospects Most Likely To Flame Out

    I've written a number of pieces on some of the top prospects in Major League Baseball. For the most part, my opinions have been positive, looking at what these up-and-comers do well...

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  21. MLB Predictions 2011: Power Ranking the Top 10 MVP Favorites for Each League

    While spring training is still almost a week away, it's never too early to take a peek at which players have the best chance of playing at an MVP level in each league...

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  22. MLB Rumors: One 2012 Free Agent Each Team Could Target After the Season

    While the 2011 free-agent frenzy has pretty much come and gone, there is always next year. Let's take a sneak peek at what might be in store for the winter of 2012...

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  23. MLB Predictions 2011: Pedro Alvarez and Each Club's Potential Breakout Star

    Every season gives each team and each player a new lease on life. This could be their year—their year to step up and make the fans and front office realize that they are here to stay...

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  24. Rickie Weeks is Not the Future for the Milwaukee Brewers at Second Base

    This is THE year for the Brewers. Just ask anyone. If they are going to win, it will be in 2011. It is a foregone conclusion that Prince Fielder will be leaving via free agency in 2012...

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  25. MLB Power Rankings: The All-Time Best Player in the History of Every MLB Team

    This is a TALL order. Deciding on who is the best player of all time for each MLB team is like trying to decide who the best soldier was in each of America's wars. There's absolutely no way to get everyone to agree...

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