1. MLB: Ranking the Top 5 Rookies of the NL Central

    There's a good crop of rookies this year in the NL Central. Some are accompanied by spectacular hype, while others are exceeding expectations. This year's crop is weaker than the last few...

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  2. MLB: Ranking the Top 5 Rookies of the AL Central

    The rookie crop in the American League Central Division is a little weak in rookies right now. The strongest prospects in the division are Mike Moustakas, Eric Hosmer and Lonnie Chisenhall, but they are still maturing in the minors...

    Corey Hanley Written by Corey Hanley about over 3 years ago 1,152 reads 4 comments

  3. MLB's 7 Most Deceptive Bodies

    Scouts in the majors always seem to rave about guys that are "built" to play baseball. What I mean to say is, some players are knocked because their bodies are not quite in the best shape or they are not as blessed as an Albert Pujols type...

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  4. MLB: Early Season AL Gold Glove Predictions

    This is a very interesting year for the Gold Glove voting because it could be peppered with new faces. Many of the incumbents are facing injuries or regressing in defensive ability, so they may not be able to pick up another award...

    Corey Hanley Written by Corey Hanley about over 3 years ago 1,612 reads 2 comments

  5. MLB: Ranking the Top 5 Rookies of the NL East

    Last week, I ranked the rookie pitchers of the AL East, featuring arms like Zach Britton, Kyle Drabek and Ivan Nova. This week, I've decided to take on the NL counterpart and expand my rankings to include the rookie hitters as well...

    Corey Hanley Written by Corey Hanley about over 3 years ago 524 reads 5 comments

  6. San Francisco Giants: The Franchise Preview Episode Review

    If you're a fan of sports, you have probably seen Hard Knocks or 24/7 Road to the NHL Winter Classic on HBO, following the Jets or the Capitals and Penguins, respectively...

    Corey Hanley Written by Corey Hanley about over 3 years ago 1,244 reads 1 comments

  7. MLB: 16 Rookies Pushing for a Midseason Callup

    Some dubbed 2010 the "Year of the Rookie" after many top tier prospects entered the big leagues. Jason Heyward and Neftali Feliz were among those to make it to the show on Opening Day, but a wave of impact players took a little time to join them...

    Corey Hanley Written by Corey Hanley about over 3 years ago 1,372 reads 14 comments

  8. Ryan Braun and the Other Active Jews Who Will Be Keeping Kosher for Passover

    With Passover coming up soon, it's nice to take a look at the small selection of Jewish athletes that entertain us every night. Many Jews have donned jerseys for your favorite teams, such as Sandy Koufax, Shawn Green, and Hank Greenberg...

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  9. MLB: Chris Heisey and the All-Bench Team

    Bench players don't get enough love these days. Especially some of the guys who get a good deal of playing time, but aren't technically at the top of the depth chart...

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  10. MLB: Ranking the Rookie Pitchers of the AL East

    The AL East is known for big bats, big budgets, and big markets, but this year is the year of the pitcher. Except for the Red Sox, each team in the division has one promising rookie in their starting rotation...

    Corey Hanley Written by Corey Hanley about over 3 years ago 1,035 reads 0 comments