1. Baltimore Orioles: Challenging May Schedule Might Dictate Club's Course

    If there were ever a time for Baltimore’s Orioles to prove an enduring gleam in its fans' eyes and not just a teasing wink of hope, that time is now...

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  2. NY Yankees Ivan Nova and Seattle Mariners Felix Hernandez: Tale of 2 Hurlers

    If there were ever a song that best epitomizes life as a Major League starting pitcher it would no doubt be the Rolling Stones, “You Can’t Always Get What You Want...

    James  Morisette Written by James Morisette about 2 years ago 728 reads 4 comments

  3. Chicago Cubs and Philadelphia Phillies to Honor Highest Scoring MLB Game Ever

    This season, Major League Baseball will celebrate the 90th birthday of one of the coolest, yet least talked about feats in baseball history — the highest scoring big league game ever...

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  4. Baltimore Orioles: 2012 Team Showing Signs of Being Different from Past Seasons

    Perhaps it is the beautiful Sunday morning sunshine poking through the window of my home here in Maryland. Maybe it is the intoxicating waft of eggs and pancakes sizzling in the kitchen...

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  5. New York Yankees: Tracking Progress of Top 5 Active Draft Picks from Last Year

    I remember it like it was yesterday. It was the first day I opened my first pack of baseball cards. The pack was 1989 Topps. The first card I pulled was a Randy Johnson baseball card from when he was with the Seattle Mariners ...

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  6. Nick Castellanos, Detroit Tigers Prospect, Continues to Fly Beneath Hype's Radar

    By the end of this weekend, the baseball world will be swimming in highlights from 20-year-old Mike Trout’s call up in Cleveland and 19-year-old Bryce Harper’s debut in Los Angeles...

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  7. Mike Trout Has Golden Opportunity to Become This Year's Buster Posey

    There is no way I can hide my excitement. Watching the Angels and Nationals play today will be equal to my tearing open a retail pack of baseball cards as a 12-year-old. Last night I wrote a piece on Bryce Harper ...

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  8. Starlin Castro: Could Chicago Cubs Star Soon Don Pinstripes?

    In January of this year, the New York Times ran a story that said the Yankees are saving now for a potential free-agency splash next winter...

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  9. Bryce Harper Recalled: The Washington Nationals Are the 'Natinals' No More!

    To quote Terrell Owens, “Getcha popcorn ready.” The most hyped prospect the baseball world has seen in decades has been summoned to the show. His name is Bryce Harper ...

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  10. Texas Rangers Fast Becoming MLB's Version of the New Orleans Saints

    Controversy aside, the New Orleans Saints football team fields one of the most dynamic, electrifying and unpredictable franchises in the NFL...

    James  Morisette Written by James Morisette about 2 years ago 1,210 reads 13 comments

  11. Mike Trout: Struggling LA Angels Offense Can Find the Spark with Prospect

    Fighting a knee-jerk reaction, I mean this with the utmost respect toward the Los Angeles Angels organization. I understand it is April...

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  12. MLB: Will Derek Jeter Pass Hank Aaron on the All-Time Hit List?

    In a recent Bleacher Report Article, New York Yankees Captain Derek Jeter is a Renaissance Man , I wrote that the seemingly rejuvenated New York Yankee captain is on track to have an enormous year...

    James  Morisette Written by James Morisette about 2 years ago 1,239 reads 8 comments

  13. Dream Hurlers: MLB's Greatest 1-2-3 Right-Handed Pitching Combination

    Last weekend, my friends and I were engaged in a friendly—but fierce—debate over a few cold ones...

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  14. MLB: Detroit Tigers Get Raw Deal Today vs. Texas Rangers

    Understand it's early in the 2012 baseball campaign. Understand teams, players and umpires will make mistakes, especially in April. Completely copy the world has much bigger issues than questionable calls during early ballgames...

    James  Morisette Written by James Morisette about 2 years ago 2,628 reads 21 comments

  15. MLB: New York Yankees Captain Derek Jeter Is a Renaissance Man

    What metaphysical or mythical figure whipped the baseball time clock back a decade on Derek Jeter ? To say the famed New York Yankees captain is performing more like a 27-year-old than a 37-year-old this spring is an understatement...

    James  Morisette Written by James Morisette about 2 years ago 1,532 reads 1 comments

  16. MLB: Is Baseball a Dying Sport or Is It as Strong as Ever?

    At one point in American history, baseball was equal to religion. From factories to steel mills, churches and schools, to small towns, large cities coast to coast, and on US military ...

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  17. Could Nolan Reimold Change the Role of Big League Leadoff Hitters?

    It was a subtle but potentially important moment in baseball. During the first play on Opening Day at Oriole Park at Camden Yards, Baltimore’s leadoff hitter Nolan Reimold—a ...

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  18. Athletes Who Epitomize Strong Leadership on and off the Field

    I learned at a young age the power of intangibles. As expressed in the dictionary, “intangibles are hard to value...

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  19. 2012 MLB Season Will Be One of the Most Memorable in Years

    With balmy weather stretching the nation, and Opening Day just a few days past, baseball fanatics have slowly readied minds and spirits for the pleasures of America’s pastime...

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  20. MLB: Motown, 'Song of Solomon' and the Detroit Tigers

    I grew up just outside Motown, during a time when the Detroit Tigers , much like the local economy, toiled to stay afloat in the midst of global change. This was the late-1990s...

    James  Morisette Written by James Morisette about over 3 years ago 651 reads 1 comments

  21. MLB: 5 Hidden Gem Ballplayers That Could Leave Their Mark On Baseball

    A soul-soothing, mid-May dusk settled over Baltimore City the night the baseball world stood still. On 333 West Camden Street, at the Orioles' swank, monolithic brick and wrought-iron ...

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