1. Things Each MLB Fanbase Is Most Excited About on Opening Day

    For the first time in months, we can finally change our answer to one of the most annoying questions in the history of mankind: "Are we there yet?" Instead of threatening to turn ...

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  2. Grading Every Team's Spring Training Performance

    As teams get ready to graduate their 25-man rosters from spring camp to the regular season, what better time to take a look at how each team has fared this spring—and what lies ahead? I can't think of one...

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  3. Predictions for Every MLB Team in April

    You can't slow it down, much less stop it from arriving. No matter how much you fight it, " It's Goin ' Down " in less than a week...

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  4. Winners and Losers of Kyle Lohse Signing with the Milwaukee Brewers

    With Opening Day only a week away, the Milwaukee Brewers made a strong move to solidify their starting rotation—and have replaced the void left when they traded Zack Greinke ...

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  5. Winners and Losers of Vernon Wells to New York Yankees Trade

    It was just last month that I looked at why a trade for Los Angeles Angels outfielder Vernon Wells or former Yankee and current Chicago Cub Alfonso Soriano was a bad idea for the New York Yankees...

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  6. One Player from Each MLB Team Who Will Be Gone in 2014

    Every once in a while, art truly does imitate life. Like Wayne and Garth in the comedy classic Wayne's World , baseball fans fear change ...

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  7. Predicting the RBI Leaders of Every MLB Team in 2013

    There are those among us who believe that RBI is a relatively meaningless statistic when it comes to measuring a player's value. I'm not one of those folks...

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  8. The Most Memorable Moments from the 2013 World Baseball Classic

    With infallible superheros, heated brawls, merciful endings, comeback victories and sheer perfection, the 2013 World Baseball Classic truly had something for everyone...

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  9. MLB Teams That Will Battle over Elvis Andrus Blockbuster Next Winter

    As if scrutiny over letting Josh Hamilton walk as a free agent and the uncertain future of Nolan Ryan with the club weren't enough, the Texas Rangers can add trade speculation to the ...

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  10. World Baseball Classic 2013 Results: Pool 2's Biggest Stars, Goats

    Just like that, the 2013 World Baseball Classic has come down to four teams. We all expected that Japan would come out of Pool 1, and the two-time WBC champions are joined in ...

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  11. 20 Predictions for the Second Half of MLB Spring Training 2013

    Amazingly enough, the 2013 MLB regular season starts in less than three weeks. Time flies when, well...time just flies...

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  12. The 1 Rookie on Every MLB Team to Watch in 2013

    Over the course of the 2012 season, 291 players—174 position players, 117 pitchers—made their major league debuts...

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  13. Gio Gonzalez and X-Factors for Team USA Winning 2013 World Baseball Classic

    It might be difficult for fans of USA Baseball, but I implore you: Please stop humming the theme song to Mighty Mouse in your head...

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  14. World Baseball Classic 2013: Full Pool 2 Preview, Predictions for Top Stars

    In the blink of an eye, the first round of the 2013 World Baseball Classic has come and gone. While the teams that comprised Pools A and B are already well into second-round action, ...

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  15. Grading Early Performances of the 2013 World Baseball Classic's Top 25 Players

    Having major league talent on your roster doesn't assure a team of victory in the World Baseball Classic—j ust ask Miguel Cabrera and Team Venezuela, eliminated from advancing ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about over 1 year ago 10,309 reads 27 comments

  16. 10 Mid-Spring Training Flops We Should Already Be Worrying About

    Baseball is a fickle mistress. She doesn't care how much money a player makes, what the numbers on the back of his baseball card says or how many individual awards a player may have picked up along the way...

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  17. Biggest Takeaways from Week 2 of MLB Spring Training

    Just as MLB teams began to get comfortable and into a groove, along came the World Baseball Classic to interrupt spring training and take some of the best players in baseball out of exhibition games...

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  18. Yankees Would Be Foolish to Trade Assets to Replace Mark Teixeira

    Trading assets to replace Mark Teixeira's bat in the lineup is just about the last thing that New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman needs to consider. As reported by MLB ...

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  19. Dominican Republic World Baseball Classic 2013: Schedule, Roster and Predictions

    After finishing the 2009 tournament in ninth place, the Dominican Republic heads into the 2013 World Baseball Classic looking for redemption...

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  20. How Giancarlo Stanton/Miguel Cabrera/Prince Fielder Trio Would Shake Up MLB

    Two groups of people have two totally opposite reactions to this headline. Fans of the Detroit Tigers immediately say "Yes, where do I sign up for this?!?!" Those who don't cheer ...

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  21. Monumental Differences Between Today's Baseball Players and Those of Yesteryear

    You've heard the saying, "the more things change, the more they stay the same?" That doesn't apply here. While baseball has stood firm on many of its longstanding traditions and ...

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  22. Biggest Winners and Losers of the First Week of Spring Training Games

    It is still too early for panic and gloating to enter the picture, yet the first week of spring training games has certainly opened some eyes...

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  23. 10 Early Breakout Stars of Spring Training

    Stop me if you've heard this one before: A largely unknown or inexperienced player puts up big numbers in spring training, gets fans excited...and is never heard from again during the subsequent regular season...

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  24. Most Complete Player on Every MLB Team

    I'm not one to make promises that can't be kept, so with that in mind, I guarantee you two things: not every player on this list was his team's leader in WAR (we'll get to that in ...

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  25. Fun Fan Giveaway Ideas for the 2013 MLB Season

    After a while, giveaways at the ballpark begin to get stale. You can only have so many magnetic calendars, bobbleheads and fatheads...

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