1. Keys to Every Last-Place MLB Team Salvaging Their Season

    Nobody likes being last. Think back to when you were growing up. When it came to picking teams for a sporting event, be it baseball, kickball, dodgeball—whatever—we dreaded being the last one picked...

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  2. Predicting the Hottest, Coldest Teams for the Month of May

    From strength of schedule to the names that land on a team's disabled list, there are any number of reasons why some teams flourish while others flounder in early-season action...

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  3. MLB Trade Rumors: All 30 Teams' Latest Whispers Heading into May

    Baseball's rumor mill may slow down, but it never grinds to a screeching halt. A month into the regular season, the mill is beginning to churn faster than it has lately, though we ...

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  4. MLB Stars Who Need to Return from Injury ASAP to Save Teams' Seasons

    Injuries don't care how much money a player makes, how gaudy the stats on the back of a player's baseball card are or what time of year it is. When they hit, they often hit hard—and teams are left scrambling trying to fill the void...

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  5. David Price Confrontation Proves It's Time Bud Selig Gets Umpires Under Control

    For years, major league umpires have operated under the misguided belief that they are bigger than the game itself...

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  6. Every MLB Team's Big-Name Pitcher That Needs to Step Up ASAP

    It's too early to pull out the cliche: "It's getting late early." But as the calendar gets set to flip over to the second month of the MLB regular season, early-season struggles ...

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  7. Early Feel-Good Stories of the 2013 MLB Season

    Far too often, feel-good stories in baseball are limited to those players who overcome adversity. Whether it be Josh Hamilton's daily battle with substance abuse or Buster Posey's ...

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  8. All 30 MLB Teams' Worst-Case Injury Scenario

    Be forewarned, friends, as what you'll see on the pages that follow is not for the feint of heart. It doesn't matter how talented a player may be, how much money he may make or how ...

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  9. Sophomore Slump Watch for All of Last Year's Rookie of the Year Vote-Getters

    The "sophomore slump" really does exist. Just ask Atlanta's Jason Heyward, Detroit's Austin Jackson or Ivan Nova of the New York Yankees — three of the more recent examples ...

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  10. MLB Stars Most Likely to Be Traded in 2013

    From MVP candidates (Justin Upton) to Cy Young Award winners (R.A. Dickey) and perennial All-Stars (Jose Reyes), the last six months have seen big names—and big salaries—change hands throughout MLB ...

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  11. 5 Dream Scenarios Already Becoming Reality for MLB Teams in 2013

    Dreams and baseball go hand-in-hand. As kids, most of us dreamed of playing for our favorite teams growing up, spending hours in the backyard pretending to be wearing that uniform as we stepped to the plate or toed the rubber with the game on the line..

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  12. Early Winners, Losers of MLB's Biggest Offseason Trades

    If we were to only look at a team's record and place in the standings, picking the winners and losers of the biggest trades made this past offseason in baseball would be simple...

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  13. 1 Offseason Acquisition For Each MLB Team That's Already Paying Off

    At it's core, adding players to a team's roster in the offseason is nothing more than high-stakes gambling...

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  14. Ranking the Top 25 Baseball Movies of All Time

    With the recent theatrical release of 42 , which tells the story of the iconic Jackie Robinson and is a must-see for baseball and non-baseball fans alike, there's no better time to take a look at the greatest baseball movies ever put to film...

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  15. Is Carlos Quentin a Coward for Dropping Appeal and Avoiding Dodgers' Rematch?

    San Diego's Carlos Quentin isn't a coward for dropping his appeal of the eight-game suspension he faced for his part in a bench-clearing brawl against the Los Angeles Dodgers, but I can understand why you'd call him one...

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  16. MLB's All-Over-the-Hill Team for 2013

    Mike Trout can't outrun him. Giancarlo Stanton can't hit enough home runs to drive him from the game. Father Time is always hanging around the ballpark, and sooner or later, he shows ...

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  17. Biggest Surprises from Early in the MLB Season

    If we've learned anything over the first two weeks of MLB 's regular season, it's this: Being the best team or player on paper means absolutely nothing...

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  18. 15 Slumping MLB Players Who Most Desperately Need Instant Turnarounds

    Baseball fans, be on the lookout for tired cliches being thrown around when it comes to any of the players on this list...

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  19. 10 Ridiculous MLB Stat Projections After the Season's First Week

    If baseball were a video game that you could set to the easiest of skill levels, unbelievable statistics would become commonplace...

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  20. Winners and Losers of a MLB Team's Would-Be Return to Montreal

    It's been nearly a decade since a regular season MLB game has been played in Montreal, but baseball fans in Canada's second-largest city may not have to wait another decade to see America's pastime return...

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  21. Each MLB Team's Most Shocking Storyline of Week 1

    From near-perfect games to batters going deep multiple times in a single game; from shutouts that were seemingly over early to high-scoring, extra-inning affairs, the opening week of MLB 's regular season has had something for everyone...

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  22. Ranking the Strangest Batting Stances in MLB

    Growing up, we all pretended that we were our favorite baseball player when we stepped up to the plate. It could have been in your driveway playing wiffleball, the backyard hitting ...

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  23. The Top 10 Most Exciting Teams in MLB

    As Diff'rent Strokes taught us, the world doesn't move to the beat of just one drum. What might be right for you may not be right for some. Baseball's no different...

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  24. Every MLB Team's Achilles' Heel That Could Derail Their 2013 Season

    Call it a weakness, call it a fatal flaw, call it what you will—but nearly every MLB team enters 2013 with an Achilles' heel...

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  25. Biggest Winners and Losers of MLB Opening Day 2013

    It's the most wonderful time of the year, as Opening Day for the 2013 MLB season has arrived. And with it came everything that makes baseball great...

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