1. Philadelphia Phillies: 5 Versatile Prospects in the Farm System

    When you look at today’s game, being able to play multiple positions is important. Look at a guy like Ben Zobrist of the Tampa Bay Rays. He can play seven positions...

    Adrian  Fedkiw Written by Adrian Fedkiw about over 3 years ago 2,942 reads 24 comments

  2. Philadelphia Phillies: 5 Things To Take Away from the Houston Astros Series

    After a convincing 7-3 victory yesterday afternoon against Houston, the Phillies solidified a three-game sweep of the Astros...

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  3. MLB Preview 2011: Finalizing the On-Paper Series, Who Wins the World Series?

    To me, Opening Day always marked the beginning of spring—despite what that silly groundhog says. A little bit after 1 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, the season officially begins, and I can't contain myself...

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  4. MLB Preview 2011: Looking at Josh Hamilton and the Texas Rangers on Paper

    Before the start of last postseason, the Rangers had never won a playoff series. In three playoff appearances, they were knocked out in the first round each time by the New York Yankees...

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  5. MLB Preview 2011: Looking at Felix Hernandez and the Seattle Mariners on Paper

    There's not much to cheer about in Seattle, but they do have two of the most exciting players in baseball in Cy Young Award winner Felix Hernandez and Ichiro. Just a year ago, the Mariners were a popular pick to win the AL West...

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  6. MLB Preview 2011: Looking at Trevor Cahill and the Oakland Athletics on Paper

    The A's seem to be everyone's "sleeper" team this upcoming season, and rightfully so. The foursome of Trevor Cahill, Brett Anderson, ...

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  7. MLB Preview 2011: Looking at Jered Weaver and the Los Angeles Angels on Paper

    Before the start of last season, the Angels won five AL West crowns in six years. But last season, Kendrys Morales went down for the season and everything went downhill from there, as Texas celebrated with the Western Division title...

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  8. Philadelphia Phillies: 5 Ways They Still Win 100 Games Without Chase Utley

    On the first day of spring training, all of Philadelphia was excited. Finally, one of the most hyped pitching staffs ever reported to camp...

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  9. MLB Preview 2011: Looking at Joe Mauer and the Minnesota Twins on Paper

    For whatever reason, year after year, the Twins get overlooked, yet they always seems to sit atop the AL Central standings by season's end. Last year they won 94 games, despite the opening day starters missing more than 300 games...

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  10. MLB Preview 2011: Looking at Joakim Soria and the Kansas City Royals on Paper

    It's going to be extremely difficult for the Royals to compete this season. They lost 95 games last year, and lost the likes of Zack Greinke, Yuniesky Betancourt, and Jose Guillen, to boot...

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  11. Detroit Tigers: Looking at Miguel Cabrera and the Tigers on Paper

    The story of the offseason in Detroit has been the well being of Miguel Cabrera. We all know the story by now. As Cabrera continues to fight his demons, I don't see why that will be a hindrance on the baseball diamond...

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  12. MLB Preview 2011: Looking at Shin-Soo Choo and the Cleveland Indians on Paper

    As the Indians continue to rebuild, this season's storylines revolve around the development of young guys like Matt Laporta and Carlos Santana. Grady Sizemore's health is another thing to keep an eye on...

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  13. MLB Preview 2011: Looking at Alexei Ramirez and the Chicago White Sox on Paper

    The White Sox are a popular dark-horse candidate to win the AL Central. The x-factor to me is Jake Peavy. When healthy, he can dominate. With him healthy, the rotation has great depth, although they don't really have a true ace...

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  14. MLB Preview 2011: Looking at Jose Bautista and the Toronto Blue Jays on Paper

    For the fourth time in five years, the Blue Jays played over .500 baseball. They finished 85-77 in 2010 after a promising start. They also flat-out pounded the ball...

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  15. MLB Preview 2011: Looking at Evan Longoria and the Tampa Bay Rays on Paper

    Tampa Bay lost a lot over the offseason. Gone is Carlos Pena who provided the pop in the middle of the lineup. Carl Crawford provided speed, and Jason Bartlett had a solid glove at short...

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  16. MLB Preview 2011: Looking at Derek Jeter and the New York Yankees on Paper

    The Yankees usually get who they want during the offseason, but this past offseason, they missed out on the Cliff Lee sweepstakes. They threw more money at him than Philadelphia, but Lee said no thanks...

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  17. MLB Preview 2011: Looking at Adrian Gonzalez and the Boston Red Sox on Paper

    The Red Sox had the most disappointing season of any team in baseball a year ago. General Manager Theo Epstein went out and was extremely aggressive in the offseason. They went out and acquired Adrian Gonzalez via trade before the winter meetings...

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  18. MLB Preview 2011: Looking at Adam Jones and the Baltimore Orioles on Paper

    Is this the year that Baltimore finally breaks out? They have arguably one of the more dangerous lineups in the American League, but the pitching is young and unproven...

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  19. MLB Preview 2011: Looking at Tim Lincecum and the San Francisco Giants on Paper

    World Champions! It only took the Giants 66 years to climb back to the top of the mountain, and it was the first World Series title in San Francisco. And to those who say it was a fluke, it wasn't...

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  20. MLB Preview 2011: Looking at Mat Latos and the San Diego Padres on Paper

    The San Diego Padres led the NL West for 148 days. A 10-game losing streak near the end of the season bunched the entire division together...

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  21. MLB Preview 2011: Looking at Clayton Kershaw and the LA Dodgers on Paper

    The Dodgers addressed two issues in the offseason; pitching depth and power. Los Angeles was 14th in the National League in home runs last season. Grant it, Rod Barajas and Juan Uribe aren't sexy signings, but they add pop to the lineup...

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  22. MLB Preview 2011: Looking at Troy Tulowitzki and the Colorado Rockies on Paper

    The Rockies decided to build their franchise around Troy Tulowitzki. Colorado awarded him with a seven-year $134 million extension. Teaming up with Tulo is Carlos Gonzalez. He contended for a Triple Crown for a majority of the season...

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  23. MLB Preview 2011: Looking at Justin Upton and the Arizona Diamondbacks on Paper

    Before the start of last season, the Diamondbacks were a trendy pick to make some noise in the NL West. Then Brandon Webb's shoulder suffered a set-back and the season went down the toilet...

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  24. MLB Preview 2011: Looking at Albert Pujols and the St. Louis Cardinals on Paper

    Sometimes, when a star player goes down, the team rallies around and comes together, but the Cardinals will have to rally for an entire season...

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  25. MLB Preview 2011: Looking at Andrew McCutchen and the Pirates on Paper

    The Pirates are in the midst of 18 consecutive losing seasons, and that number will most likely hit 19 after this season. They scored the fewest runs in the NL last season, and also gave up the most...

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