1. MLB Report Cards: Grading All of the Offseason's Major Trade Acquisitions

    2011 saw aces and all-stars switch leagues as well as teams. Adrian Gonzalez goes from the cash strapped Padres to the cash rich Red Sox ...

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  2. MLB Power Rankings: The 10 Best Sliders in the Game Today

    This is the most interesting article I have written to date. I've been asked to write about one of the most arm demanding pitches there is in baseball, and that is the slider. The slider is a pitch that is a double edge sword...

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  3. Ozzie Guillen: His 10 Most Memorable Quotes of All Time

    When I got this assignment to talk about Ozzie Guillen's top quotes, I had a smile across my face the size of the space between Michael Strahan's front teeth...

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  4. MLB Power Rankings: Baseball's Top 20 Biggest Trash-Talkers and Agitators

    With the induction of Dennis Rodman into the basketball hall of fame, it seemed appropriate to look back at baseball's all-time bad boys. Some of these guys were big trash talkers that could back it up...

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  5. MLB Trade Rumors: Top Trade Targets at Each Position

    As the 2011 is not even a week old, there are already talks of who may be around come the trading deadline or who may be on the move before then...

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  6. MLB Opening Day Predictions: Favorites and Contenders for 2011 Awards

    It's here! It's finally here! The day all baseball fans begin counting down towards once pitchers and catchers report in February: Opening Day! Hope springs eternal for all 30 teams and their fans...

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  7. MLB Rankings: Who All 30 Teams Wish They Had Back

    Whether it be free agency, trades or the inability to sign draft picks, all 30 teams, at some point in their history, have made mistakes with regards to who could have been on their team...

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  8. MLB Preview 2011: Picking Each Team's “Sure Thing” Player for the Season

    There are few "sure things" in life. Some that come to mind are death and taxes, which are not exactly what most people like to think about...

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  9. Spring Training 2011: Alex Rodriguez and 25 Aging Stars Ready to Shine

    All major league teams are now full bore in camp and the countdown until March 31st can't end quick enough...

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  10. MLB Predictions: The Next 15 MLB Stars Up for Long-Term Extensions

    With all the talk surrounding King Albert this spring training and Jose Bautista signing a five-year extension, Bleacher Report has decided to look at the next group of MLB stars that are looking at potential long-term contract extensions...

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  11. 2011 MLB Preview: Each Team's Player Who'll Be Missed Most from Last Season

    Injuries and free agency are parts of MLB that people love and hate. We love it when our team signs the "big fish" in the free agent market, and we cringe and weep when our star player goes down for any extended period of time...

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  12. MLB Predictions: Josh Hamilton and the 2011 AL West Preseason All-Stars

    The AL West in 2010 was full of "firsts." The Texas Rangers played in their first Fall Classic. The Oakland A's Dallas Braden threw the season's first perfect game...

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  13. MLB Preview 2011: Adrian Beltre and All 30 Teams' Most Unpredictable Hitter

    It's a bases loaded situation in the bottom of the ninth inning. You are on the edge of your seat as your team is down by 1. All's you need is a bloop base hit to the outfield and you win the game...

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  14. MLB Power Rankings: AJ Burnett and the League's 15 Most Unpredictable Hurlers

    You're sitting at home watching the ball game and a pitching change is made. They bring in your team's closer and you hold your breath. "Please let him get the last out, that's all I ask" you say as the count runs full...

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  15. MLB Predictions: Reasons Why the Minnesota Twins Can Contend in 2011

    "People ask me what I do in winter when there's no baseball. I'll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring...

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  16. MLB Predictions: 10 Unfamiliar Names Who Will Make Huge Impacts in 2011

    Pitchers and catchers report in a little over three weeks. It's been a short offseason for the Rangers and the Giants, but for everybody else, spring training can't get here quick enough...

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  17. MLB Trade Rumors: 10 Starting Pitchers the Minnesota Twins Should Target

    After missing out on Zack Greinke, though it was unlikely he’d be traded in-division, who is a second top SP the Twins can get to team with Francisco Liriano (assuming the Twins ...

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  18. MLB Trade Rumors: 10 Deals for Minnesota Twins to Hold Off White Sox and Tigers

    Two months until pitchers and catchers report. Baseball can’t get here soon enough! With the Tigers and White Sox being active in the early free agent market and loading up ...

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  19. Minnesota Twins: Rating Their Chances of Landing Prince Fielder or Other Stars

    With Zach Greinke off the board signing with the Milwaukee Brewers, what if the Twins were in a position to grab their neighbor to the east's other prized possession, Prince Fielder? ...

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  20. MLB Rumors: 10 Players the Minnesota Twins Would Love To Land This Offseason

    With most of the big name free agents signed, sealed and delivered to their respective teams, it's time to look at what is still out there for the Minnesota Twins...

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  21. Jesse Crain Is Leaving: Should Minnesota Twins Fans Be Upset or Grateful?

    Earlier this week, Jesse Crain signed a three-year, $13 million contract with the Chicago White Sox. As I mentioned in a previous article, the Twins are going to really need ...

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  22. Twins 'Cold' During 'Hot' Season: What The Twins Have Done and Not Done

    Dec. 22, 2010 Twins ‘Cold’ During ‘Hot’ Season by Andy Vanfossan With 2010 coming to an end, now is a good time to look at the positives and negatives for the last month and a half of the free agent season...

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