1. Oakland A's 2012 Outlook by Position: Third Base

    The A's have spent the last two offseasons attempting to address the third base position in Oakland . The first attempt, trading for Kevin Kouzmanoff before the 2010 season, brought mixed results...

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  2. 40 Greatest Players in Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers History

    The Dodgers franchise is one of the most storied clubs in baseball history. The team was established in 1883 in Brooklyn, but did not take on the name "Dodgers" until 1932. Since 1932, several great players have won Dodger blue...

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  3. Ranking MLB's 20 Biggest Offseason Trade Fleeces of All Time

    The MLB offseason is a time when teams evaluate their rosters and look to improve for the upcoming season. When it comes to trades, the best deals are those that help both teams get better...

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  4. 2012 MLB Free Agency: Ranking the 10 Best Second Basemen Available

    There is very little to get excited about when discussing the 2012 second base free agent crop. The top potentially available names are very unlikely to reach free agency, because ...

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  5. Oakland A's 2012 Outlook by Position: Second Base

    This is our third week of reviewing the Oakland A's 2012 roster by position. This week's position is second base. The A's entered 2011 with the understanding that it would be Mark Ellis' final season with Oakland...

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  6. 2012 MLB Free Agency: Every Team's Pitching Target This Offseason

    The saying has always been "pitching wins championships." Obviously, it takes a little more than just pitching to make the postseason and progress through the playoffs and into the ...

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  7. MLB Trade Rumors: 10 Stars in Their Prime Who Could Be Moved This Winter

    Trading a player in his prime, the blockbuster trade, is one of the most exciting moments of an offseason for fans of the team...

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  8. MLB Trade Scenarios: 15 Big Hitters That Could Be Dealt This Offseason

    Now that the 2011 World Series is about to begin, get used to reading trade scenarios and free agent speculation...

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  9. Cal Ripken Jr., Nolan Ryan and 40 Most Overrated Baseball Players of All Time

    Get ready to fire off your comments telling me I don't know sports and questioning how I could pick a specific baseball player or players as overrated considering their contributions to the game...

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  10. Oakland A's 2012 Outlook by Position: First Base

    Welcome to second week of the Oakland Athletics' position breakdown analysis. Last week we took a look at the catcher position, this week we will take a look at the A’s first-base depth moving into to 2012...

    Brandon McClintock Written by Brandon McClintock about over 2 years ago 1,272 reads 2 comments

  11. MLB Trade Talk: Predicting Every Team's Biggest Trade Target This Offseason

    This piece is not intended to relay any actual trade rumors that may be floating around the Internet before the beginning of the official offseason in a couple of weeks...

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  12. MLB Free Agents 2012: Ranking the 10 Best Outfielders

    Free agency won't officially begin until five days after the completion of the World Series, but that doesn't mean it is too early to start looking at who some of the top players that may switch teams will be...

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  13. 50 Most Hated Players in Baseball History

    To continue down the same path we touched on a couple weeks ago when we looked at the most disliked player in each franchise's recent memory , now we're going to dip back into the ...

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  14. Oakland A's 2012 Outlook by Position: Catcher

    Let’s begin our offseason with a look at where the A’s stand at each of their positions heading into next year...

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  15. MLB Trade Speculation: James Shields and 15 Big Names Who Will Be Shopped

    We're still a few weeks away from any big-time trade rumors hitting the internet and perhaps even actually being consummated by willing teams...

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  16. Ivan Nova vs. Doug Fister: Breaking Down Key ALDS Game 5 Pitching Matchup

    It may not be the marquee pitching matchup of CC Sabathia and Justin Verlander, but Game 5 still has the pitching quality that should make for a closely fought elimination game and high drama down to the final out...

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  17. Adrian Beltre: Is He More Dangerous Than Josh Hamilton Right Now?

    Is Adrian Beltre more dangerous than Josh Hamilton right now? The simple answer following a three-home-run performance in an elimination playoff game is yes. That would simply represent the instant gut reaction though...

    Brandon McClintock Written by Brandon McClintock about almost 3 years ago 84 reads 1 comments

  18. Final 2011 Grades on MLB's Top 55 Signings, Acquisitions

    Following the completion of the regular season, one of the favorite things for fans and sports writers to do is look back at how each major acquisition performed during the season...

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  19. MLB Playoff Predictions: Each Team's Odds to Win the World Series

    Wow, what an amazing finish to the regular season. Both Wild Card teams were decided on the final day of the regular season. The Boston Red Sox, Tampa Bay Rays, St...

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  20. Most Disliked Player in the Recent History of Every MLB Team

    These are always fun debates to have amongst our fellow fans: which player is the most hated or reviled player to have ever worn the uniform of our beloved hometown teams? There's always a number of arguments that can be made...

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  21. Oakland Athletics: Stadium Decision to Impact Offseason Direction?

    While it's been no secret in recent seasons that the A's have directly blamed their stadium situation with their ability to attract top-level free agents, it appears they are not ...

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  22. One Historical Item or Idea Every MLB Team Should Bring Back

    Do you ever just sit back and think about your team's past and reminisce on items that you'd like to see brought back? This week's assignment list from Bleacher Report gave me the ...

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  23. Fielding MLB's All-Overrated and All-Underrated Lineups

    The season's not quite over yet, but with just about a week remaining, not much will sway the statistics enough to change a player's appearance as either an underrated or overrated performer...

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  24. Godzilla Returns? Hideki Matsui Return to Oakland Athletics in 2012 Seems Likely

    It has been no secret all season that the A’s have several roster decisions to make this coming offseason as they sift through the wreckage that was their 2011 season...

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  25. 2012 MLB Free Agency: Predicting the Biggest Steal at Each Position

    By the very nature of this title, "biggest steal at each position," you won't find Albert Pujols, Prince Fielder or Jose Reyes listed here anywhere...

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