1. Baltimore Orioles: 3 Keys to Winning the Yankees-Orioles-Rays AL East Battle

    It seems every article written about the Baltimore Orioles this summer points to the phrase, “Buck Showalter's team is not going away...

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  2. Zoilo Almonte: Is New York Yankees Outfield Prospect Ready for September Callup?

    For an MLB prospect, there is nothing cooler than getting that big call to the show. This is especially true when the prospect is called up in the heat of a pennant race...

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  3. Billy Cundiff: Baltimore Ravens' Kicker Still Endures Malice from Fans

    Remember the 1994 slapstick comedy Ace Ventura Pet Detective ? For those who have never seen this iconic box-office hit, Jim Carrey plays Ace Ventura, an unorthodox, off-the-wall genius savior of all non-humans in danger...

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  4. Why LA Dodgers Now Have Enough to Win the World Series

    Magic Johnson and Co. just fired a gigantic cannon shot across the big league’s bow. In a stunning development, the Los Angeles Dodgers just pulled the trigger on a mega ...

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  5. Chris Davis: Baltimore Orioles Slugger Smacks 3 Bombs, Sparks Scary Irony

    On August 22, the Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre massacred Orioles pitching with three home runs in Texas’ 12-3 onslaught at Rangers’ Ballpark...

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  6. Dylan Bundy: Are Orioles Grooming Hot Prospect to Be Next Justin Verlander?

    Detroit Tigers ace Justin Verlander does not appear human at times. A fierce competitor, with an almost tireless, rubber-like arm, Verlander looks more like a descendant from Mork and Mindy's Planet Ork than Planet Earth...

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  7. Clayton Blackburn: S.F. Giants Pitching Prospect a Sleeping Giant

    Clayton Kershaw, meet your future rival in the National League West. His name is Clayton Blackburn. Blackburn is an exciting 19-year-old hurler climbing the ranks in the San Francisco Giants organization...

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  8. Clayton Blackburn and 10 Minor League Pitchers with Sick K/BB Stats

    Chicks dig the long ball. But baseball fans also dig that popping sound; that distinct, Randy Johnson-like snap that makes men proud to be men and gives women hot flashes...

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  9. San Francisco Giants Playing with Resiliency and a Chip on Their Shoulders

    Morale in San Francisco must be through the roof Thursday morning. Fresh off a three-game sweep of the Los Angeles Dodgers , Buster Posey and Co. own firm grip of the steering wheel that is the National League West Division...

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  10. ESPN's Skip Bayless Should Face Punishment for Jeter PED Comments

    It is sad. It is sad that because of Melky Cabrera and Bartolo Colon’s 50-game suspensions for use of PEDs, every MLB player with an uptick in performance in the twilight of their careers will be the target of suspicion...

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  11. Adrian Beltre, Texas Rangers Torture Orioles on Anniversary of 30-3 Rout

    In May, Texas Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton tortured the Baltimore Orioles with four two-run home runs at Camden Yards...

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  12. MLB Trade Rumors: Could Baltimore Orioles Be Close to Landing Joe Saunders?

    Tuesday, Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports reported Arizona Diamondbacks starting left-hander Joe Saunders had been placed on trade waivers. From Rosenthal: (Saunders) will be on waivers until 1 p...

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  13. Derek Jeter: N.Y. Yankees Icon Sets Sights on Willie Mays

    Just over one season ago, New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter earned his 3,000th hit . Since that day, when Jeter thwacked an exhilarating home run off Tampa Bay Rays ace ...

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  14. N.Y. Yankees' Top Under-the-Radar Pitching Prospects at Each Minor League Level

    Recently, Bleacher Report revealed top under-the-radar hitting prospects for the New York Yankees at each of its eight minor league levels...

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  15. Brock Holt: Pittsburgh Pirates' Hot Prospect Pounding on the Door at PNC Park

    Pittsburgh Pirates infield prospect Brock Holt is not on the list of Top 100 MLB prospects . Nor is he on the Pittsburgh Pirates 40-man roster. In fact, only recently has this 24-year-old snuck onto the Top 20 Pirates Prospects sheet...

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  16. This Week in Baseball History: Lightning Strikes & Ankle-Biting Dogs (Aug 20-26)

    Baseball is a beautiful sport. It is resilient. It sparks emotion and the human imagination. And at times it is a brilliantly scripted play, full of colorful characters and memorable scenes...

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  17. Baltimore Orioles: Weekly Activity Report (WAR) for August 13-26

    It is crunch time, and the '12 Baltimore Orioles have not yet blinked in the face of an exciting pennant race. Buck Showalter and his confident band of brothers are officially at war with five AL clubs for a wild-card spot...

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  18. Baltimore Orioles Top Under-the-Radar Hitting Prospects, Each Minor League Level

    One major challenge Baltimore Orioles ' brass will face over the next few years involves adding much needed hitting depth to its minor league system...

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  19. MLB Needs to Institute Zero-Tolerance Policy on Steroids Immediately

    Shoeless Joe Jackson was banned from the major leagues for life for his alleged role in tossing the 1919 World Series. Pete Rose was banned for life for betting on the game he loved...

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  20. Is MLB Undergoing Major Changing of the Guard?

    We are watching a major changing of the guard in Major League Baseball—and it is truly exciting to watch. As a child of the 1990s, this changing of the guard takes me to a time when my friends and I watched Ken Griffey Jr...

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  21. N.Y. Yankees' Top Under-the-Radar Hitting Prospects at Each Minor League Level

    Gary Sanchez, Mason Williams and Tyler Austin. Austin Romine, Dante Bichette Jr. and Cito Culver. These are just six hitting prospects the New York Yankees boast up and down its minor league system...

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  22. Felix Hernandez Tosses 1st Perfect Game in Seattle Mariners History

    On April 21, during a sunny weekend afternoon, White Sox right-hander Phil Humber tossed a perfect game against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field...

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  23. Melky Cabrera: Suspension of San Francisco Giants Star Opens Steroid-Era Wounds

    Awful This is the only word that can describe Melky Cabrera ’s suspension for testing positive for performance-enhancing drugs...

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  24. Baltimore Orioles: Time to Enjoy Scoreboard Watching at Camden Yards

    I remember September 21, 2006 like it was yesterday. At Camden Yards, a surprising Detroit Tigers team played the Baltimore Orioles in a mid-afternoon affair . For Miguel Tejada and Co...

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  25. Aroldis Chapman: Does ESPN Feature on Reds Fireballer Lack Objectivity?

    Monday, ESPN senior baseball writer Jayson Stark wrote a very compelling feature. In this feature he made a pitch for Aroldis Chapman to win the 2012 NL Cy Young Award over R.A...

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