1. 2011 MLB All-Star Game Lets Lowest Rating in History: What Can Be Done?

    When it comes to the all-star games among the four major professional sports, the Major League Baseball midsummer classic has always stood out as the most popular...

    Perry Schwartz Written by Perry Schwartz about 3 years ago 511 reads 0 comments

  2. Johnny Damon: Is the Tampa Bay Rays Outfielder Worthy of MLB Hall of Fame?

    Tampa Bay Rays DH Johnny Damon recently hit his 500th career double, becoming just the 11th player in major league history to eclipse 500 doubles, 100 triples, 200 home runs and 2,500 hits for his career...

    Perry Schwartz Written by Perry Schwartz about 3 years ago 513 reads 8 comments

  3. MLB Power Rankings: The 8 Most Overrated Power Pitchers in Baseball

    As spectators, we tend to glorify fastballs, as well as pitchers that strikeout a lot of hitters. Even though a strikeout is usually no more beneficial to a pitcher than a ground ...

    Perry Schwartz Written by Perry Schwartz about 3 years ago 181 reads 1 comments

  4. 2011 MLB All-Star Game: Predicting the Starting Lineup for the NL

    After a 14-year drought, the National League finally beat the American League in the All-Star game last summer...

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  5. Los Angeles Dodgers: Ranking the Best Years in Dodgers History

    2011 has been anything but a great year for the Los Angeles Dodgers . There have been a number of injuries to the Dodger infield and pitching staff, the team is currently in last ...

    Perry Schwartz Written by Perry Schwartz about 3 years ago 8,002 reads 10 comments

  6. Will CC Sabathia or Anybody Else Reach 300 Wins?

    CC Sabathia won his 11th game of the season on Thursday and is currently leading the AL in wins for the third consecutive year. The big left-hander has now reached double-digit wins all 11 years of his great career...

    Perry Schwartz Written by Perry Schwartz about 3 years ago 2,139 reads 17 comments

  7. MLB Trades: 9 Stars Who Should Never Have Been Traded

    With the 2011 MLB trade deadline looming, we take a look at some of the most ill-advised trades in baseball history. Typically, when athletes emerge into superstars, their franchises do all they can to lock them up to long-term deals...

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  8. L.A. Dodgers: Five Things We Love About the Dodgers' 'Youth Movement'

    The Los Angeles Dodgers have found a way to make the 2011 season less of a waste, for lack of a better word...

    Perry Schwartz Written by Perry Schwartz about 3 years ago 1,432 reads 4 comments

  9. Ichiro, Alberto Pujols Both in Danger of Ending Spectacular Career Streaks

    From 2001 to 2010, there were very few things that baseball stat geeks could count on. One was that Albert Pujols would hit .300 with at least 30 home runs and 100 RBI. Another was the guarantee that Ichiro would hit ...

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  10. L.A. Dodgers: The 10 Best Draft Picks in Team History

    Selecting the right players in the MLB Draft can be nearly impossible. As opposed to a sport like basketball where a seven-foot frame and great athleticism can just about guarantee NBA success, baseball is a whole lot trickier...

    Perry Schwartz Written by Perry Schwartz about 3 years ago 4,651 reads 2 comments

  11. MLB Awards: 5 Early Candidates for AL MVP

    With ten weeks of the Major League Baseball regular season officially in the books, we will take a look at the early candidates for AL MVP. The following five AL players are enjoying spectacular 2011 seasons...

    Perry Schwartz Written by Perry Schwartz about 3 years ago 1,928 reads 15 comments

  12. L.A. Dodgers: The Chavez Ravine Fire and 8 Bizarre Stadium Incidents

    Dodger stadium hasn't been all fun and games in 2011. Besides the fact that the Dodgers are under .500 at home, fans have been given several other reasons to think twice about going to a Dodger game...

    Perry Schwartz Written by Perry Schwartz about 3 years ago 1,041 reads 1 comments

  13. Los Angeles Dodgers: 10 Things the Fans Still Have to Look Forward to in 2011

    Just two years removed from a 95-win regular season and home-field advantage throughout the playoffs, the Los Angeles Dodgers suddenly look like one of the lowliest teams in all of baseball...

    Perry Schwartz Written by Perry Schwartz about 3 years ago 1,447 reads 4 comments

  14. Hong-Chih Kuo and 10 MLB Players Who've Hit the DL for Mental Health Reasons

    Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Hong-Chih Kuo was recently placed on the DL due to what has been labeled as an anxiety disorder...

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  15. Are the Philadelphia Phillies' Big Four Living Up to the Hype?

    During this past offseason, starting pitcher Cliff Lee signed a five-year, $120 million deal with the Philadelphia Phillies ...

    Perry Schwartz Written by Perry Schwartz about 3 years ago 1,679 reads 6 comments

  16. MLB Trade Speculation: 5 Possible Destinations for Hiroki Kuroda

    Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda might very well be the most underrated pitcher in all of baseball. He has a mediocre career win-loss record of 32-33, but his career ERA is very solid at 3...

    Perry Schwartz Written by Perry Schwartz about 3 years ago 2,086 reads 6 comments

  17. Lance Berkman and 10 More Clean Power Hitters That Are Hall of Fame Worthy

    Right fielder Lance Berkman is well on his way to an impressive bounce-back season for the St. Louis Cardinals. After an awful 2010 season, which included a devastating left knee injury, he is hitting ...

    Perry Schwartz Written by Perry Schwartz about 3 years ago 3,070 reads 16 comments

  18. Matt Kemp and the Los Angeles Dodgers' 10 Best Power-Speed Combos in History

    Los Angeles Dodgers center fielder Matt Kemp is off to a fantastic start in 2011. He is hitting over .336 and is among the NL leaders in home runs, RBI, on-base percentage, slugging percentage, extra-base hits and stolen bases...

    Perry Schwartz Written by Perry Schwartz about 3 years ago 3,995 reads 11 comments

  19. Los Angeles Dodgers Look to Take Advantage of Golden Opportunity

    Through 31 games, the Los Angeles Dodgers have a rather unimpressive record of just 15-16. While their mediocre start may not be particularly surprising, especially given the ...

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  20. MLB Power Rankings: Who's the New No. 1 Team After Week 5?

    With just over four weeks of baseball in the books, we are beginning to get a sense of how the 2011 season will play out. But of course, 25-29 games is just a small fraction of the regular season (15...

    Perry Schwartz Written by Perry Schwartz about over 3 years ago 3,114 reads 0 comments

  21. MLB All-Star Game 2011: Dodgers' Kemp and Ethier Could Start

    Major League Baseball released its ballot for the 2011 All-Star game this past week. It may be a little early to label a player's 2011 season as All-Star caliber, but nevertheless votes casted today are worth just as much as those in late June...

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  22. Jayson Werth and the 5 Dumbest $100 Million Contracts Handed Out in MLB History

    Washington Nationals ' right fielder Jayson Werth is hitting just .220 with six RBI in 21 games this season. He signed a seven-year, $126 million deal with Washington during the offseason, but is extremely unlikely to live up to the hype...

    Perry Schwartz Written by Perry Schwartz about over 3 years ago 414 reads 5 comments

  23. Los Angeles Dodgers: 5 Reasons Jerry Sands Will Stick in LA

    After an awful start offensively to begin the 2011 regular season, the Los Angeles Dodgers called up prospect Jerry Sands...

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  24. MLB Free Agency: 10 Best Starting Pitchers Who May Be Available Next Offseason

    Depending on how the next seven months play out, we could see several high quality starting pitchers enter the market during the offseason...

    Perry Schwartz Written by Perry Schwartz about over 3 years ago 3,452 reads 9 comments

  25. 2011 NBA Draft: 5 Reasons Harrison Barnes Made the Right Call by Staying at UNC

    It appears that forward Harrison Barnes will return to the University of North Carolina for his sophomore season. While it is not a foregone conclusion, all signs are pointing to Barnes waiting at least one more year before entering the NBA Draft...

    Perry Schwartz Written by Perry Schwartz about over 3 years ago 1,071 reads 6 comments