1. 2012 MLB Draft: What Byron Buxton Would Mean to the Minnesota Twins

    An unknown source told Jim Bowden of ESPN that the Houston Astros are expected to take Mark Appel with the first-overall pick in tomorrow's MLB draft...

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  2. MLB Draft 2012: What Will the Baltimore Orioles Do with the 4th Pick?

    The Baltimore Orioles hold the fourth pick in the upcoming MLB draft, and you have to admit that life looks pretty good for them right now...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about 2 years ago 2,436 reads 8 comments

  3. Minnesota Twins: Why Trading Francisco Liriano Helps Everybody

    How many of you remember when Francisco Liriano was supposed to be the next big thing? After all, he burst onto the major league season in 2006 going 12-3 with a 2.16 ERA...

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  4. MLB Draft 2012: The Incredible Development of Kyle Zimmer

    Kyle Zimmer may be one of the more interesting first-round picks in the upcoming MLB draft. This interest stems from both his background as well as his future potential...

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  5. 2012 MLB Draft: Top Hitter to Watch from Each NCAA Regional

    The tournament field has been announced, and the quest for the College World Series is about to begin. Even though you might not know all of these men now, there are some major bats ...

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  6. MLB Draft 2012: Chicago Cubs to Focus on Adding Pitching Depth

    Chicago Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer told Bruce Miles of the Daily Herald that his team is going to focus on adding pitching depth in the upcoming MLB draft...

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  7. Should the Houston Astros Really Become Buyers?

    Houston Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow told Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports that the Houston Astros could become buyers at the trade deadline...

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  8. Minnesota Twins: Why Justin Morneau Won't Be Moving by the Deadline

    Justin Morneau might be on the move by the trade deadline but the Minnesota Twins would be wise not to send him packing this summer. First of all, let me explain why I am incredibly wishy-washy in my lede...

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  9. MLB Trade Rumors: Does Michael Bourn Fit with the Washington Nationals?

    Fleet-footed center fielder Michael Bourn could possibly be a trade target for the Washington Nationals according to Bill Ladson of MLB.com . On the surface, this move really doesn't make that much sense...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about 2 years ago 2,340 reads 8 comments

  10. MLB Draft 2012: Why Do We Love Tools so Much?

    If I told you that the number of potential draft picks coming out of British Columbia was on the decline, you probably would not care very much...

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  11. Adam Jones: Extension Is the Right Move for the Baltimore Orioles

    According to Ken Rosenthal and Jon Paul Morosi of Fox Sports, the Baltimore Orioles and star center fielder Adam Jones are " close " to signing a contract extension worth roughly $85 million over the next six seasons ...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about 2 years ago 797 reads 3 comments

  12. MLB Draft 2012: A Profile of Potential First Pick Mark Appel

    According to the latest mock draft from MLB.com , Mark Appel is the most likely No. 1 overall pick in the upcoming MLB draft. The funny thing about Mark Appel is that 2012 is the first collegiate season he has really been dominant...

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  13. Jered Weaver: Dominating Despite Decreasing Fastball Velocity

    Jered Weaver is one of the best pitchers in baseball right now. However, it is interesting how he is maturing. Weaver is only 29 years old, so he is in what would typically be his prime...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about 2 years ago 1,131 reads 5 comments

  14. Adam Wainwright: Is the St. Louis Cardinals SP Back for Good?

    Adam Wainwright looked dominant last night as he confounded the San Diego Padres and ended up with a four-hit shutout...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about 2 years ago 761 reads 2 comments

  15. MLB Power Rankings: Every Team's Postseason Odds at the Quarter Pole

    Even though it seems like the Major League Baseball season has barely begun, we are already approximately a quarter of the way through the excitement...

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  16. Baltimore Orioles: How Did They End up on Top of the AL East?

    There have been many surprises in Major League Baseball already this season, but the biggest surprise is the fact that the Baltimore Orioles have a two-game lead in the American League East...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about 2 years ago 2,249 reads 15 comments

  17. Philadelphia Phillies: The Risks and Rewards of Pursuing Kevin Youkilis

    Kevin Youkilis is almost definitely going to be out of Boston by the trade deadline. Will Middlebrooks has been proving himself as the third baseman of the future at Fenway ...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about 2 years ago 2,141 reads 2 comments

  18. Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim: Signs That 2012 Will Get Better

    The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim are seriously underachieving right now. At the beginning of the season, I, as well as many other people, expected to see that Angels and the ...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about 2 years ago 1,503 reads 1 comments

  19. Philadelphia Phillies: Why They Shouldn't Even Think About Selling Yet

    According to one rival official, Philadelphia Phillies GM Ruben Amaro Jr. has "zero" interest in trading either Cole Hamels or Shane Victorino...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about 2 years ago 1,926 reads 8 comments

  20. MLB: Is 2012 the Year of the Injury?

    Does anyone else feel like the 2012 MLB season has started off as the year of the injury? I recognize that injuries happen every year, but this year seems different. In particular, it seems as if more stars have already fallen to injury than normal...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about 2 years ago 269 reads 2 comments

  21. Fantasy Baseball: What to Do When Your Team Falls Apart

    Let me tell you a little story about my fantasy baseball season so far. My team started out as the best in the league. We simply obliterated the competition, and we looked unbeatable...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about 2 years ago 1,180 reads 0 comments

  22. MLB: Retirement Is "Difficult" Yet Rewarding for Tim Wakefield

    Tim Wakefield recently told Jon Paul Morosi of CBS Sports about how he is settling into his retirement. In his exact words as reported on Twitter: "It's been difficult. The fire to compete is still there...

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  23. Baseball's 2012 All-Overpaid Team

    Baseball players are always under fire for receiving gigantic contracts worth millions and millions of dollars. However, people normally don't complain as much when those players are producing well...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about 2 years ago 3,815 reads 6 comments

  24. MLB Trade Rumors: Could Ryan Dempster Help Stabilize Boston's Rotation?

    Ryan Dempster of the Chicago Cubs could be an appealing trade target for the Boston Red Sox as they look to try to right the ship if he indeed becomes available...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about 2 years ago 3,290 reads 4 comments

  25. Can Baseball Stars Actually Sing?

    Baseball players are typically known for their strength, agility and general physical talent. However, have you ever heard of baseball players being celebrated for their musical talent? Let's do that today...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about 2 years ago 337 reads 6 comments