1. Pat Burrell Agrees To Deal With Pennant-Winning Tampa Bay Rays

    According to ESPN, World Series winner Pat Burrell has signed with the team he beat in the World Series, the Tampa Bay Rays. The deal is reported to be for two years, worth about $16 million...

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  2. 2009 MLB Rankings as of 1/3/09

    Division Winner = YWild Card Winner = X American League: AL East1. Boston Red Sox—Y2. New York Yankees—X3. Tampa Bay Rays4. Baltimore Orioles5. Toronto Blue JaysAL Central1. Cleveland Indians—Y2...

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  3. Could Andruw Jones Be Seattle Bound?

    The Seattle Mariners need a power hitter, Andruw Jones needs a job. So trading for him is the best of both worlds, but what would it take to acquire Jones? Just back in 2007 Andruw Jones hit 26 home runs, and 41 in 2006...

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  4. Seattle Mariners' September Shows They Can Still Contend

    It has been said by many that the Seattle Mariners had a horrible 2008 season. But actually, the Mariners had a horrible 2008 season through September. In September, the Mariners showed they are going to be a contender into 2009...

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  5. 2009 Baseball Predictions: From Division Champions To Cy Young Winners

    With trades happening every minute and free agents signing the scales of what teams are good and who's not change. If there is a > that means I believe they will be over .500 and if there is a < I believe they will be under ...

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  6. MLB Domino Effect: Which Free Agent Is Going To Sign Next?

    Since the top closer, starter, and hitters have signed, the other free agents will be signing like they are dominoes. New York has been the busiest city this off season, with two teams combined...

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  7. Is Mark Teixeira Going To Guarantee The Yankees a World Series Ring?

    The New York Yankees were very disappointed and angered when the Tampa Bay Rays became a contender this last season. The New York Yankees have responded with adding elite pitchers CC Sabathia and A...

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  8. Team USA Is Looking To Be The Favorite In 2009 World Baseball Classic

    Team Japan has been dominating in the World Baseball Classic, but it looks like Team USA is making a run for it. Sure, Brandon Webb decided not to participate, but the team is still looking very productive...

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  9. Who Will The Los Angeles Angels Of Anaheim Pursue Now?

    The Angels have formally withdrawn their eight-year offer to first baseman Mark Teixeira. So now, who will the Angels pursue? Manny Ramirez was thought to be an option but after the ...

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  10. Seattle's Hopeful Royalty: King Felix and Prince Fielder

    Before the Seattle Mariners, New York Mets, and Cleveland Indians blockbuster trade that sent JJ Putz to New York, there were numerous rumors that Prince Fielder could end up a Mariner. In my book those rumors could start resurfacing...

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  11. MLB All-Star Team: League's Combined

    The MLB All Star game is usually the American League against the National League, but I decided to make one magnificent All-Star team. Here goes: C Brian McCann- ...

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  12. A Tribute To Former Seattle Mariner General Manager Bill Bavasi

    Since Bill Bavasi was hired as Seattle Mariner General Manager a lot of trades and free agent signings have occurred. Let's just take a look at some of his most classic moments...

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  13. Where's The Hardy Boys When We Need Them? Mystery Of Mark Teixeira's Offer

    When was the last time the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox have been afraid to go after a baseball stud? The answer is never. But somehow a mystery baseball franchise has scared away the Red Sox, Yankees, Nationals, Orioles and even the Angels...

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  14. Ichiro Got the Gold Glove Award How? The True Winners of the Award

    The Gold Glove awards have been out for a couple weeks now, so I decided to do a little research on how those guys got the awards and who should have gotten it. I was expecting maybe one or two flaws but truthfully there are a lot more...

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  15. We Found a Match: Mark Teixeira and Boston Red Sox Finalizing Contract

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  16. Seattle Mariners Hope New Plan of Attack Takes Them "Back to the Future"

    The Seattle Mariners were dominant...in 2001. But in 2008 the Mariners became their old 1980s selves again: a team full of aged veterans past their prime and struggles to keep things peaceful in the clubhouse...

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  17. MLB: Top Five Infields in Baseball?

    Baseball is filled with two glaring weak spots—second base and catcher—yet some teams can over come those obstacles and produce an amazing infield...

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  18. The Rising Empire Part One: The Seattle Mariners

    First of all, I have to apologize to Shanan Hopp for when I said that a move he was suggesting would never happen and now I'm saying I want it to happen. The Seattle Mariners had a very disastarous 2008 season, but the future is looking brilliant...

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  19. Mariners Say They Want a Power Hitter But Who? Where?

    The Seattle Mariners have completely changed around the roster. They brought in elite defense, power, power-potential, and youth. But they still want a power hitter...

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  20. In My Book... The Seattle Mariners Are The New Tampa Bay Rays

    With the Mariners newest members, they have become a team of speed, youth, young successful pitching, and a strong farm system. Last season the Mariners had excessive tension in the club house, mostly surrounding Ichiro Suzuki...

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  21. JJ Putz Gets Traded To Mets! Seattle Stuns Baseball World!

    The Seattle Mariners, Cleavland Indians and New York Mets completed a three-way nine player deal. Here is the details: Mets receive: pitcher JJ Putz, outfielder Jeremy Reed, and pitcher ...

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  22. In My Book...Mariners and Brewers Have Potential for "Perfect Trade"

    The trade of the century should happen between two teams who have a great relationship with each other that is getting tighter every day—the Milwaukee Brewers and the Seattle Mariners. The Milwaukee Brewers are all about pitching this off-season...

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  23. In My Book... New York Mets Become NL East Favorite Due To K-Rod's Arrival

    The New York Mets and the Philadelphia Phillies are the second biggest rivalry in baseball. The Phillies won the World Series in 2008, but they may not even make it back to the playoffs in 2009...

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  24. In My Book...Angels Running Out of Options

    The Los Angeles Angels seem to be running out of options and quickly. The pitching market has been cut down by the New York Yankees signing C.C. Sabathia...

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  25. Will the Kansas City Royals Contend in 2009?

    The Kansas City Royals have been one of the most productive teams this offseason. They have traded for Mike Jacobs and Coco Crisp. Two great trades for the team. Now it looks as if they are getting aggressive on the free agent market as well...

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