1. Texas Rangers: Is Justin Upton on Their Radar?

    Justin Upton was placed on waivers by the Arizona Diamondbacks according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports . Heyman also quoted a Diamondbacks' official who said that there was "no chance" that Upton is traded right now...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about 2 years ago 3,336 reads 13 comments

  2. Boston Red Sox: What Will They Do with Potential Payroll Flexibility?

    The Boston Red Sox are on the verge of completing a blockbuster that will totally transform their franchise, assuming that all the small details work out...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about 2 years ago 1,346 reads 21 comments

  3. Boston Red Sox: Why They Shouldn't Trade Josh Beckett

    As most of you already know, Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reported that Josh Beckett was placed on waivers yesterday morning. Of course, this move means nothing in itself...

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  4. Cincinnati Reds: Will We See Billy Hamilton in the Majors This Season?

    Billy Hamilton is simply a stolen base machine. This season, he has already stolen 148 bases to break Vince Coleman's 1983 minor-league record of 146. However, Hamilton is much more than the one-dimensional wonder...

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  5. Roger Clemens: Is His Comeback Story More Than a Publicity Stunt?

    At this point, everyone has heard about Roger Clemens returning to pitch at least one game for the Sugar Land Skeeters...

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  6. Ranking Every MLB Non-Contender's Fan Support

    It is hard to root for a team when they're losing. However, that definitely does not mean that you should stop doing it...

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  7. Edwin Jackson: Will He Stay with the Washington Nationals This Winter?

    Edwin Jackson would like to stay with the Washington Nationals beyond this season, according to MLB .com's Bill Ladson ...

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  8. Seattle Mariners: Should They Think about Trading Kevin Millwood?

    If the Seattle Mariners are interested in putting veteran starting pitcher Kevin Millwood on waivers and eventually trading him, it seems that he might generate some interest...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about 2 years ago 1,003 reads 4 comments

  9. Boston Red Sox: Mark Prior Released from AAA Pawtucket

    Mark Prior has been released from the Boston Red Sox , according to Brendan McGair of the Pawtucket Times . Ever since Prior has returned to the game of baseball in 2010, he has had a decent run of success as a minor-league reliever...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about 2 years ago 3,090 reads 2 comments

  10. Aaron Cook Reportedly Placed on Trade Waivers by Boston Red Sox

    Aaron Cook has been placed on trade waivers by the Boston Red Sox , according to Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe . Via Twitter, Cafardo also said that Felix Doubront and Andrew Miller were put on waivers...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about 2 years ago 1,078 reads 5 comments

  11. Alfonso Soriano Clears Waivers, Eligible to Be Traded According to Reports

    Alfonso Soriano has cleared waivers and is eligible to be traded according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports . Of course, you probably aren't overly interested that he is eligible to be traded...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about 2 years ago 3,042 reads 6 comments

  12. Boston Red Sox: Is Their Poor Team Chemistry Related to Their Lack of Success?

    As a business major, I have learned a lot about the various theories that underlie running a successful operation...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about 2 years ago 403 reads 0 comments

  13. Seattle Mariners: 1st-Round Pick Mike Zunino Promoted to AA

    The Seattle Mariners are not wasting time with their first-round draft pick as, according to Larry Stone of the Seattle Times , catcher Mike Zunino is being promoted to the AA Jackson Generals...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about 2 years ago 1,048 reads 3 comments

  14. Report: Baltimore Orioles Acquire Left-Handed Pitcher JC Romero

    The Baltimore Orioles have acquired left-handed relief pitcher JC Romero from the Cleveland Indians for a minor league infielder, according to Roch Kubatko of MASNSports.com (here are two different Twitter links )...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about 2 years ago 109 reads 7 comments

  15. London 2012: The 5 Most Dramatic Olympic Moments

    The London Olympics are over, but I don't think anybody will forget them any time soon. These games in particular seemed to be more intense and dramatic than ever. Some great stories emerged, including the rise of Missy Franklin and the U...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about 2 years ago 760 reads 0 comments

  16. The Best Closer in Each MLB Franchise's History

    In baseball, the only thing that really matters is who is ahead at the end of the game. That is why having a dominant closer is so important. There is nothing more frustrating than having a lead in the bottom of the ninth and losing it all of a sudden..

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about 2 years ago 1,962 reads 18 comments

  17. Why Are so Many Americans Watching the Olympics?

    More than 210 million Americans have watched at least some of the Summer Olympics, according to Meg James of the Los Angeles Times . This is on pace to outdo the Beijing Olympics, which would not have been expected ahead of time...

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  18. Usain Bolt Intends to Run in 2016 Rio Games

    Usain Bolt is one of the best sprinters to ever run in the Olympics , and according to his post-race interview (via NBC Sports ), he intends to try to compete in the 2016 Rio Games...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about 2 years ago 2,610 reads 1 comments

  19. 25 MLB Players Most Desperate for Attention

    We are more than halfway done with the Major League Baseball season, and even though most of the attention is focused on the upcoming playoff races, some players might be thinking about beyond that...

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  20. San Diego Padres: Young Prospects Are Showing Definite Promise

    The San Diego Padres might not be in much of a position to compete this year, but if you read this excellent article by Bill Center of the San Diego Union-Tribune , you will find ...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about 2 years ago 1,021 reads 3 comments

  21. Fresh Faces: Ranking the Best MLB Newcomers of the Trade Deadline

    The Major League Baseball trade deadline has come and gone, and some big-name players will be wearing new uniforms for at least the rest of the season...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about 2 years ago 16,245 reads 32 comments

  22. Report: Chicago Cubs' Matt Garza 'Likely' to Stay Put This Winter

    Matt Garza is almost definitely going to be a member of the Chicago Cubs next season—even though trade rumors have swirled around him at virtually every opportunity...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about 2 years ago 1,435 reads 4 comments

  23. Missy Franklin: What Has Made Her the Story of the Olympics?

    Missy Franklin has burst onto the Olympic scene and captured the hearts of American fans. Part of that instantaneous attraction is definitely due to the fact that she won four Olympic gold medals and broke the world record in the 200-meter backstroke...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about 2 years ago 1,967 reads 0 comments

  24. Olympics 2012: Will the World Record Fall in the 100m Final?

    Tonight we will know whether or not Usain Bolt is still the absolute fastest man in the world. Unless something incredibly weird happens in the semifinals, Bolt should easily ...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about 2 years ago 4,297 reads 2 comments

  25. Olympic Basketball 2012: Should US Be Worried About Contest with Lithuania?

    Team USA just completed a very tight contest with Lithuania. All of this comes on the heels of an absolute massacre of Nigeria that many thought proved without a doubt that this version of the Olympic team was truly the best of all time...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about 2 years ago 1,963 reads 2 comments