1. Meet MLB's All-'Young Buck' Swagger Team

    While the MLB is brimming with exciting talent, there are some up-and-coming ballplayers that have it . When it comes to these players, there is no true definition to describe what it is...

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  2. Miguel Cabrera Launches Two Missiles, Makes History in Tigers' Sweep

    The green camera well dug into the bush and ivy wall at Comerica Park looks like a machine-gun bunker. Sunday, cameramen in the well became the target of two heat-seeking missiles launched by Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera ...

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  3. Is Penn State Scandal Just Getting Started?

    At roughly 6 a.m. Sunday, a team of blue-collar workers with white hardhats and lime green reflective vests showed up outside Beaver Stadium...

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  4. MLB Trade Scenarios: Should Baltimore Orioles Make Pitch for Peter Bourjos?

    Being a big league executive is one of the toughest jobs in sports. For Baltimore Orioles ' Executive VP of Baseball Operations Dan Duquette , his job is even more of a challenge...

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  5. Jordin Tootoo: Red Wings' Fans Should Go Coo Coo for No. 22

    Pest, sandpaper, gnat or instigator, call bruising Inuit Jordin Tootoo what you will. But when Tootoo pulls the old red and white over his head and takes the ice for the Detroit ...

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  6. New York Yankees: Comparing 2012 Team to Teams from Past Decade

    With all the hustle bustle and hard daily grind that comes with being a New York Yankees fan, it can at times be tough to stop and appreciate just how consistent this team has been the past decade...

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  7. Jose Iglesias: Will Sox' Cuban Defector Unite with Ozzie Guillen in Miami?

    It has been a bit more than three months since Miami Marlins skipper Ozzie Guillén enraged the Cuban-American community, by making an especially lll-conceived remark about the Cuban Dictator Fidel Castro...

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  8. Boog Powell: Band of Orioles Bronze Legends Incomplete Without Slugger

    While growing up in Metro Detroit, my eyeballs could not help but be glued to my television the first time I saw Oriole Park at Camden Yards. It was a typical late summer evening in early September 1995, when I watched Cal Ripken Jr...

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  9. Mike Trout vs. Mickey Mantle: An Early Career Statistical Comparison

    “[Mike Trout’s] a strong guy, runs really well, power—he reminds me a little bit of [Mickey] Mantle...

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  10. Baltimore Orioles at Critical Crossroad in 2012 Season

    If Monday’s 19-7 barnyard slaughter by the lowly Minnesota Twins is not a wake-up call for Dan Duquette and the Baltimore Orioles , I do not know what is...

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  11. Bobby Valentine's Monster Ego Destroying Boston Red Sox

    On Sunday, ESPN writer Gordon Edes reported that Boston Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine placed blame for his strained relationship with Chicago White Sox third baseman Kevin Youkilis strictly on Youkilis...

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  12. New York Yankees: Five Hottest Prospects in Dominican Summer League

    The Dominican Summer League (DSL) is one of the most intriguing levels of minor league baseball. Founded in 1985, this 35-team league has been the initial gateway for many major league players...

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  13. When Jocks Go Rogue on Social Media

    There was once a time in which athletes handled contentious affairs in quiet, before running onto the field of battle as one unit...

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  14. L.J. Hoes: Baltimore Orioles Hot Prospect Knocking on Door at Camden Yards

    Last Sunday I penned an article discussing how Detroit Tigers hot prospect Nick Castellanos may force team GM Dave Dombrowski’s hand to call him up to the major leagues...

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  15. New York Yankees: Updating Progress of Top 5 Active Draft Picks from 2011

    In April I wrote a piece cataloging the progress of the top five active New York Yankees draft picks from 2011. Being so early in the season, I was able to provide a brief synopsis for each pick...

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  16. 5 Reasons Orioles Own Red Sox in AL East

    What a roller coaster first half to the 2012 big league season it has been for the Baltimore Orioles . This usual doormat of the AL East has dug its tattered fingers into the side of MLB ’s muddy well and muscled from the depths of despair...

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  17. Prince Fielder Wins 2012 Home Run Derby, Finishes Father's Chapter

    It was 1990. Within the world-famous ivy confines of Chicago’s Wrigley Field, tens of thousands of excited baseball fans geared up for what was to be an epic Home Run Derby...

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  18. Detroit Red Wings, Hockeytown Is All That

    On Saturday, freelance writer Greg Eno wrote an article where he thumbed his nose at the Detroit Red Wings for the club’s inability to acquire Zach Parise and Ryan Suter ...

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  19. Nick Castellanos: Could Hot Prospect Force Detroit Tigers' Hand?

    The Detroit Tigers ' highly prized third base prospect Nick Castellanos is showing no signs of slowing down at Double-A Erie. OK, maybe a little. But after coming off an early spring where he batted ...

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  20. NHL Rumors: Red Wings' Moves Would Send Shock Waves Through NHL

    Friday, Gregg Krupa of The Detroit News wrote an article stating it may be best if the Detroit Red Wings “stand pat” heading into the upcoming NHL season...

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  21. Zack Greinke Spiking Points to Thin-Skinned MLB Umpires

    Friday, John Heyman of CBS Sports reported the Baltimore Orioles and Atlanta Braves were the biggest players in the running to acquire Milwaukee Brewers ace Zack Greinke this trade deadline...

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  22. Ranking Midseason Records for All 30 MLB Teams from 2011-2012

    The 2012 MLB season has evolved into an enigma regarding team records. This is especially true when comparing team records through 81 games in 2011 to the same point this year...

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  23. 5 Reasons Orioles Should Acquire Phillies' Placido Polanco

    Besides starting pitching, three harsh realities poke Baltimore Orioles fans in the collective eyeball nearly every night. First, Baltimore is dead last in the major leagues in fielding...

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  24. MLB All-Star "Final Vote" Results 2012: How Fans Got It Right

    In life, three things are certain: death, taxes and deserving ballplayers in the major leagues will get snubbed. Fortunately, baseball fans today play a key role in determining the fate of excellent players on the bubble...

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  25. London 2012: Rogue Chinese Hurdler Takes Show at University Games

    At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China put on a breathtaking show that made its country proud. But like a rock star who screams the wrong city he is playing in, the Chinese may be taking a deep sigh today...

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