1. Is Justin Masterson's Injury the Final Nail in Indians' Playoff Coffin?

    Sitting 3.5 games back for the second AL Wild Card spot, the Cleveland Indians got a little bad news concerning Justin Masterson . The news isn't good, especially considering Masterson is 14-10 with a 3...

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  2. MLB Releases the Full 2013 Postseason Schedule

    Major League Baseball has released its full 2013 postseason schedule. According to Mark Newman of MLB .com, the Wild Card games will be Oct. 2. The National League Divisional Series will begin the next day (Oct...

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  3. Should the Nationals Be Protecting Bryce Harper From Himself?

    The Washington Nationals are infamous for protecting Stephen Strasburg during the 2012 season, setting an innings limit on him...

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  4. Updated Playoff Odds for Every MLB Contender Post-Waiver Deadline, Call-Ups

    With one month to go in the MLB season, the playoff race is slowly taking shape. Players on 40-man rosters as of Sunday are eligible for postseason play. Some teams made multiple moves through August to improve their rosters, while others stood pat..

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 1 year ago 5,443 reads 5 comments

  5. How Michael Young Will Impact the Dodgers' World Series Chase

    In a move to add depth before the playoffs, the Los Angeles Dodgers traded for Michael Young of the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday night, according to Mark Saxon of ESPN Los Angeles...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 1 year ago 14,607 reads 21 comments

  6. Georgia vs. Clemson: Live Game Grades and Analysis for the Bulldogs

    Tonight's top-10 matchup between the Clemson Tigers and Georgia Bulldogs was a heavyweight battle. In the end, the Tigers came out on top...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 1 year ago 11,442 reads 159 comments

  7. Torii Hunter Hits Clutch Walk-off Home Run as Tigers Shock A's in 9th

    Miguel Cabrera was on the bench with an ab injury and Max Scherzer had the worst start of his season so far...

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  8. Can Clay Buchholz Return to Form in Time to Be Red Sox's Playoff Ace?

    Boston Red Sox fans finally have a timetable concerning the return of Clay Buchholz . Buchholz , who was 9-0 with a 1...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 1 year ago 2,417 reads 16 comments

  9. MLB Trade Deadline: 5 Possible Last-Minute MLB Waiver Deadline Steals

    The MLB waiver trade deadline is just a couple of days away and we've already seen some big moves go down in August...

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  10. What to Expect from Top Mariners Prospect Taijuan Walker in His MLB Debut

    Taijuan Walker finally got the call and will make his much-anticipated debut for the Seattle Mariners on Friday at the Houston Astros . Walker, who is the top prospect in the Mariners system and No...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 1 year ago 2,984 reads 11 comments

  11. Will Don Mattingly's Disciplinarian Approach Work on Yasiel Puig?

    Yasiel Puig was removed from the Los Angeles Dodgers lineup in the fifth inning Wednesday against the Chicago Cubs , and it wasn't because of an injury: Mark Saxon of ...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 1 year ago 16,230 reads 75 comments

  12. Is Justin Verlander Already Entering First Stage of Pitching Decline?

    Justin Verlander is having one of the worst seasons of his professional career. The Detroit Tigers ace is currently sitting at 12-10 with a 3.73 ERA...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 1 year ago 5,081 reads 18 comments

  13. MLB Teams Guaranteed to Choke Down the Stretch

    With just about a month to go in the MLB season, the playoff picture is slowly taking shape. But while some teams are moving into playoff positioning, others are finding every way possible to miss the postseason...

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  14. Why 12-Year Bryce Harper Contract Would Be Franchise Suicide for the Nationals

    Scott Boras is at it again, and this time it concerns Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper. According to Adam Kilgore of the Washington Post , Boras has laid out ...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 1 year ago 2,990 reads 15 comments

  15. Can the Blue Jays Ever Reach Max Potential with John Gibbons Managing Them?

    The 2013 season has been disappointing for the Toronto Blue Jays . With the acquisitions of R.A. Dickey and Jose Reyes, among others, many thought the Blue Jays would contend for a division title...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 1 year ago 1,012 reads 10 comments

  16. Miguel Cabrera's Insane 2013 Season Could Result in Even Rarer 'Sextuple Crown'

    Miguel Cabrera is one month away from possibly joining the likes of Nap Lajoie, Ty Cobb, Rogers Hornsby, Chuck Klein and Carl Yastrzemski...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 1 year ago 17,701 reads 50 comments

  17. MLB's 2013 All-Rookie Team with 1 Month to Go

    Rookies have been making a huge impact across the MLB this year. With one month to go in the season, the race for each league's rookie of the year is coming down to the wire. While some rookies won't be in the running, they still deserve a mention.

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 1 year ago 3,347 reads 14 comments

  18. Ichiro's Costly Error Helps Lead to Painful Yankees Loss to Blue Jays

    It's very rare that New York Yankees outfielder Ichiro Suzuki makes an error. But in Monday's game against the Toronto Blue Jays , Ichiro made an error that was particularly hurtful to his team's chances...

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  19. Brandon Barnes Makes Incredible Leaping Catch to Rob Adam Dunn

    Brandon Barnes has done it again for the Houston Astros . In his latest foray into the spectacular, Barnes robbed Adam Dunn of the Chicago White Sox of a home run during the fourth inning of Monday's game...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 1 year ago 2,120 reads 4 comments

  20. Will A-Rod Get to 700 Home Runs and Should We Even Care?

    With a solo home run in the fifth inning of Monday's game against the Toronto Blue Jays , Alex Rodriguez moved up to 650 career home runs and 10 within Willie Mays for fourth all time...

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  21. What a Healthy Derek Jeter Brings to the Surging Yankees Lineup

    Derek Jeter returned the New York Yankees lineup on Monday, much to the delight of fans. Jeter has played in five games this year, visiting the disabled list twice after beginning the season as a spectator...

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  22. Are the New York Mets Cursed By Multiple Ace Pitcher Injuries?

    The New York Mets and ace pitchers just don't mix. According to ESPN New York's Adam Rubin , pitcher Matt Harvey has a partial tear in his elbow. Harvey is unlikely to pitch again this season, general manager Sandy Alderson said...

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  23. Breaking Down the 3 Most Likely Trade Scenarios for Kendrys Morales

    Kendrys Morales has been claimed on waivers by some unknown team, according to Fox Sports' Jon Paul Morosi . The Seattle Mariners have had a disappointing season to say the least...

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  24. The Biggest Impact September Call-Ups of the Last 15 Years

    MLB rosters will expand to 40 players in less than a week as some of the best talent in the minor leagues will get the call to live their dreams in September...

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  25. 2014 MLB Free Agency: 15 Players Who Need a Huge Finish to Cash In

    With a little more than a month left in the MLB season, many teams are still fighting for their playoff lives, while others are looking toward next year. For some players, free agency is looming and they've been behind the eight ball all year...

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