1. 2008 MLB Preview: Oakland Athletics

    Editor's note: I realize this preview is out of my usual order, but the A's open the season in less than 12 hours, so I had to get it done before then...

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  2. White Sox Waive Juan Uribe...What Next?

    When I saw "Uribe waived" after getting back from a food science test, I thought it was a practical joke.It wasn't...

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  3. 2008 MLB Preview: Detroit Tigers

    Manager: Jim LeylandArrivals: RP Denny Bautista, 3B Miguel Cabrera, OF Jacque Jones, SS Edgar Renteria, SP Dontrelle WillisDepartures: RP Jose Capellan, 1B Sean Casey, SP Chad Durbin, IF Omar ...

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  4. 2008 MLB Preview: Cleveland Indians

    Manager: Eric WedgeArrivals: IF Jamey Carroll, RP Brendan Donnelly, RP Masahide KobayashiDepartures: SS Chris Gomez, OF Trot Nixon, OF Kenny Lofton* Offseason grade: B Starting rotation The ...

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  5. Where Art Thou, Barry Bonds?

    Spring training has been different this year.I really hadn't been able to put my finger on it until I watched the 5 p.m. SportsCenter today.No, it wasn't that ESPN suddenly decided to cover teams that played east of the Hudson...

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  6. NCAA Tournament Sleeper: Kansas State

    I have a hunch in this year's NCAA tournament.His name is Michael Beasley.Actually, he's more than a hunch. He's the Big 12 Player of the Year and the likely No. 1 overall pick in this year's NBA draft...

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  7. 2008 MLB Preview: Tampa Bay Rays

    Manager: Joe MaddonArrivals: SS Jason Bartlett, OF Cliff Floyd, SP Matt Garza, 1B Eric Hinske, RP Trever Miller, RP Troy Percival, OF John RodriguezDepartures: RP Shawn Camp, RP Tim Corcoran, ...

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  8. 2008 MLB Preview: Baltimore Orioles

    Manager: Dave TrembleyArrivals: SP Matt Albers, SP Lance Cormier, OF Adam Jones, P Troy Patton, OF Chris Roberson, RP Dennis Sarfarte, OF Luke Scott, RP George Sherrill, SP Steve TrachselDepartures: ...

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  9. 2008 MLB Preview: Toronto Blue Jays

    Manager: John GibbonsArrivals: C Rod Barajas, RP Armando Benitez, RP Shawn Camp, SS David Eckstein, 3B Scott Rolen, IF Marco Scutaro, OF Shannon StewartDepartures: 3B Troy Glaus, SP ...

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  10. White Sox Third Base Situation: Why Joe Crede Needs to Go, Why Josh Fields Needs to Start

    For about the last six months, I (and certainly a large number of other White Sox fans) have considered the third base job on the South Side to be all but given to Josh Fields...

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  11. 2008 MLB Preview: New York Yankees

    Manager: Joe GirardiArrivals: P Jonathan Albaladejo, 3B Morgan Ensberg, RP LaTroy Hawkins, OF Jason Lane, RP Billy Traber, SS Chris WoodwardDepartures: SP Tyler Clippard, C Wil Nieves, 1B Andy ...

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  12. 2008 MLB Preview: Boston Red Sox

    Manager: Terry FranconaArrivals: 1B Sean Casey, RP Matt Miller, RP David Aardsma, RP Dan Miceli, RP Dan Kolb, RP Jon Switzer, P Michael TejeraDepartures: P Matt Clement, RP Brendan Donnelly, ...

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  13. 2008 MLB Preview: San Francisco Giants

    Manager: Bruce BochyArrivals: OF Aaron Rowand, RP Scott WilliamsonDepartures: OF Barry Bonds*, 3B Pedro FelizOffseason grade: D Starting Rotation The Giants have a very good young core of starting pitchers, starting with Matt Cain and Tim Lincecum...

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  14. 2008 MLB Preview: Los Angeles Dodgers

    Manager: Joe TorreArrivals: C Gary Bennett, OF Andruw Jones, SP Hiroki KurodaDepartures: OF Luis Gonzalez, SP Mark Hendrickson, RP Roberto Hernandez, 1B Shea Hillenbrand, SP David Wells*, ...

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  15. 2008 MLB Preview: San Diego Padres

    Manager: Bud BlackArrivals: 1B Tony Clark, OF Jim Edmonds, 2B Tadahito Iguchi, SP Mark Prior, SP Randy WolfDepartures: 2B Geoff Blum, OF Milton Bradley, RP Doug Brocail, OF Mike Cameron, 3B Morgan ...

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  16. 2008 MLB Preview: Colorado Rockies

    Manager: Clint HurdleArrivals: RP Jose Capellan, 2B Marcus Giles, OF Scott Podsednik, SP Josh Towers, RP Luis Vizcaino, SP Kip Wells, RP Victor ZambranoDepartures: P Jerey Affeldt, P Denny Bautista, ...

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  17. 2008 MLB Preview: Arizona Diamondbacks

    Manager: Bob MelvinArrivals: P Billy Buckner, 2B Chris Burke, P Juan Gutierrez, SP Dan Haren, RP Chad QuallDepartures: 1B Tony Clark, SP Livan Hernandez, OF Carlos Quentin, RP Jose ValverdeOffseason ...

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  18. 2008 MLB Preview: Pittsburgh Pirates

    Manager: John RussellArrivals: RP Elmer Dessens, RP Casey Fossum, SS Chris Gomez, P Byung-Hyun Kim, 1B Doug Mientkiewicz, SP Jaret WrightDepartures: 3B Jose Castillo, RP Shawn Chacon*, RP Saloman ...

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  19. 2008 MLB Preview: Cincinnati Reds

    Manager: Dusty BakerArrivals: RP Jeremy Affeldt, C Paul Bako, RP Fransico Cordero, SP Josh Fogg, 1B Andy Phillips, P Edison VolquezDepartures: IF Jorge Cantu, RP Eddie Guardado, OF Josh Hamilton, ...

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  20. 2008 MLB Preview: Houston Astros

    Manager: Cecil CooperArrivals: IF Geoff Blum, OF Michael Bourn, RP Doug Brocail, OF Jose Cruz, OF Darin Erstad, RP Geoff Geary, 2B Kaz Matsui, RP Chad Paronto, SS Miguel Tejada, RP Jose Valverde, ...

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  21. 2008 MLB Preview: St. Louis Cardinals

    Manager: Tony La RussaArrivals: SP Matt Clement, 3B Troy Glaus, SS Cesar Izturis, C Jason LarueDepartures: C Gary Bennett, 3B Russell Branyan, 2B Miguel Cairo, SS David Eckstein, OF Jim Edmonds, ...

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  22. Baseball Fun with Google Translator: Impacto Deportivo

    Rumor-bent baseball fans have always looked to the far reaches of the internet for news on their team. The newest trend? Spanish-language websites. However, if you aren't fluent in Spanish, you need a translator...

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  23. 2008 MLB Preview: Milwaukee Brewers

    Manager: Ned YostArrivals: OF Mike Cameron, RP Eric Gagne, C Jason Kendall, RP Guillermo Mota, RP David Riske, RP Salomon TorresDepartures: RP Francisco Cordero, IF Tony Graffanino, OF Geoff ...

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  24. 2008 MLB Preview: Chicago Cubs

    Manager: Lou PiniellaArrivals: RP Jose Ascanio, SS Alex Cintron, OF Kosuke Fukudome, SP Jon LieberDepartures: OF Cliff Floyd, OF Jacque Jones, C Jason Kendall, SP Wade Miller, OF Craig Monroe, ...

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  25. 2008 MLB Preview: Washington Nationals

    Manager: Manny ActaArrivals: RP Rob Bell, 3B Aaron Boone, SP Tyler Clippard, OF Elijiah Dukes, C Johnny Estrada, OF Willie Harris, C Paul Lo Duca, OF Rob Mackowiak, OF Lastings Milledge, IF Pete ...

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