1. Phillies Outfield Situation with Upcoming Return of Domonic Brown

    With Domonic Brown set to begin a rehab assignment today, the Phillies need to decide how he fits into the roster upon his arrival early next week...

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  2. James Loney: Why the Dodgers Need to Make a Change at First Base

    The Dodgers currently sit at 12-12 and are four games behind the Rockies for first place in the NL West...

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  3. Jered Weaver Dominant in Shutout Against Oakland A's

    Jered Weaver 's Final Line: 9 IP 7 H 0 R 0 ER 1 BB 10 K 1 GB/FB Ratio Jered Weaver continued his dominant 2011 campaign with his second consecutive complete game and his first shutout of the season against the struggling Oakland A's lineup...

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  4. Joey Votto: Examining the MVP's Improved Plate Discipline

    It is hard to imagine Joey Votto improving on his 2010 NL MVP numbers, but the Reds first baseman has already greatly improved the very few weaknesses in his game...

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  5. Toronto Blue Jays' Brandon Morrow Impressive in First Start of 2011 Season

    Brandon Morrow 's Final Line: 5.2 IP 3 H 3R 3ER 2BB 10K 1 GB/FB Ratio 1 HR Brandon Morrow looked very effective against in yesterday's 6-4 loss to Tampa Bay Rays in his first start coming back from the DL after an elbow strain...

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  6. Cleveland Indians: Can Josh Tomlin Keep Pitching at This Level?

    Surprisingly the Indians are seventh in baseball in ERA, led by the strong performance of the starting rotation...

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  7. Brett Anderson and Trevor Cahill's Early-Season Adjustments Have Paid Off

    The A's are off to a decent start to the 2011 season, going 9-8 in their first 17 games. They currently lead baseball in ERA and are fourth in pitching WAR because of the strong ...

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  8. New York Yankees: Jorge Posada's Odd Start to the 2011 Season

    Many Yankee fans and fantasy owners have been down on Jorge Posada 's start to the 2011 season. Posada's start is one of the more baffling and unlucky starts that I have seen. He is currently batting ...

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  9. Ryan Franklin: Cardinals Closer's Luck Has Run Out

    Tony La Russa has gotten away with using Ryan Franklin as the Cardinals ' closer for two years, and today should be the day he makes a change that is two years overdue...

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  10. What to Make of Lance Berkman's Power Surge in Arizona

    Lance Berkman has shown the rest of baseball that he still has some life left in his bat during the Cardinals last few games in Arizona . Berkman had been struggling heading into Arizona with a ...

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  11. Michael Pineda: Continues to Impress for Seattle Mariners

    Michael Pineda has gotten off to a great start for the Mariners , and he has been one of the lone bright spots for a Mariners team that has struggled during the first two weeks of the season...

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  12. Breaking Down Matt Harrison and Alexi Ogando's Impressive Starts to the Season

    Matt Harrison and Alexi Ogando had two terrific performances which have helped propel the Rangers to a 9-1 record and an early lead in the AL West...

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  13. Tampa Bay Rays' Offensive Struggles a Concern in Winless Start

    The Boston Red Sox have taken all the panic stricken headlines the last few days, but it is surprising to see the reigning AL East Champion Tampa Bay Rays receiving very little headlines after a poor start to the season...

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  14. Chris Young: Gives the Mets Hope in the Starting Rotation

    Chris Young Final Line: 5.1IP 5H 1R 1ER 4BB 7K 1.00 GB/FB Ratio Chris Young's problems over the last few seasons have coincided with his durability, and not his ability to pitch...

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  15. Fernando Rodney, Jordan Walden and Mike Scioscia's Easy Decision

    Four games into the Angels' season, there is a clamoring among fans for Fernando Rodney to be taken out of the closer role...

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  16. Pitcher Breakdown: The Yankees Are Worried About Phil Hughes

    Phil Hughes Final Line: 4IP, 5H, 5R, 5ER, 2BB, 1K .333 GB/FB ratio One of the mysteries during the Yankees spring training centered around the lack of velocity Phil Hughes displayed in his few starts...

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  17. Brett Myers: Why Yesterday's Quality Start Shows Signs of Possible Trouble

    By all accounts Brett Myers pitched a strong seven innings for the Astros during yesterday's disappointing loss to the Philadelphia Phillies ...

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  18. Clayton Kershaw vs. Tim Lincecum: Breakdown of Pitching Duel on MLB Opening Day

    Here's a breakdown of both starting pitchers in last night's San Francisco Giants/ Los Angeles Dodgers game. Clayton Kershaw's Final Line: 7IP 4H 0R 0ER 1BB 9K 1...

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  19. Yankees-Tigers Starting Pitching Performances: Verlander Vs. Sabathia

    CC Sabathia Final Line: 6 IP 6H 3R 2ER 2BB 7K .5 GB/FB ratio New York Yankees ' CC Sabathia didn’t have his best stuff against the Tigers , but he was able to hang in and have a quality start...

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  20. MLB Pitch Values: Top 10 Splitters of 2010

    Before the start of the season, I wanted to see which pitchers statistically had the best fastballs, curveballs, sliders, cutters, changeups and splitters of the 2010 season. Here is a look at the top splitters of the 2010 season...

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  21. MLB Pitch Values: Top 10 Changeups of 2010 MLB Season

    Before the start of the season, I wanted to see which pitchers statistically had the best fastballs, curveballs, sliders, cutters, changeups and splitters of the 2010 season. Here are a look at the top curveballs of the 2010 season...

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  22. Baltimore Orioles: 2011 MLB Season Preview

    BALTIMORE ORIOLES Last year: 66-96, 5th place in AL East Manager: Buck Showalter PROJECTED LINEUP: C- Matt Wieters (S) 1B- Derrek Lee (R) 2B- Brian Roberts (S) ...

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  23. Texas Rangers: 2011 MLB Season Preview

    TEXAS RANGERS Last Year: 90-72, 1st in AL West Manager: Ron Washington PROJECTED LINEUP C- Yorvit Torrealba (R) 1B- Mitch Moreland (L) 2B- Ian Kinsler ...

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  24. Chicago Cubs: 2011 MLB Season Preview

    CHICAGO CUBS Last Year: 75-87, 5th in NL Central Manager: Mike Quade PROJECTED LINEUP C- Geovany Soto (R) 1B- Carlos Pena (L) 2B- Darwin Barney (R) 3B- Aramis ...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 3 years ago 1,176 reads 6 comments

  25. Philadelphia Phillies: 2011 MLB Season Preview

    PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES Last Year: 97-65, 1st in NL East Manager: Charlie Manuel PROJECTED LINEUP C- Carlos Ruiz (R) 1B- Ryan Howard (L) 2B- Chase Utley (L) (will ...

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