1. So, You Think You Know The 2009 Yankees...Try This Test!*

    If you think you know the 2009 World Sereis winners, try this test out. I bet you will find you didn't know as much as you thought. The test is simple: 20 questions, and the answers are on the next page...

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  2. A Little Early 2010 Predictions

    Technically, spring training hasn't even started. Boo, hiss. Here are my predictions: Awards, playoffs, everything. AL West: Seattle-Love the club, and I don't doubt this position...

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  3. Oakland Signs Sheets: It Is The Best Move Of The Offseason

    Ben Sheets was off the table all of last year due to some elbow troubble. Today, Billy Beane, Oakland GM announced that the Athletics had signed the 31 year old to a one year, $8 million deal...

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  4. Baseball's 10 Pleasant Surprises of 2009

    These are the guys the scouts say, "Oh, he will be an average player." And they go above and beyond expectations. They are the youngsters who no one knows that have their breakout year...

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  5. Catching The Choo Choo Train: How To Fill The Yankees Left Field Hole

    The New York Yankees have just one weak spot: Left field. Here's how to fix it. My solution isn't a free agent. He actually never even has been a professional free agent. My solution is young Cleveland outfielder Shin-Soo Choo...

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  6. Oakland A's Prospect Retires After a "Higher Calling"

    Grant Desme seemed to be at peace: The guy had just won the 2009 AFL MVP and was the A's top prospect. Well, apparently, he wasn't. " I wasn't at peace...[now,] after [the decision] I can say I am...

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  7. Behind The Pitch: Craig Biggio's 3,000 Hit

    This article is the second of my new series, Behind the Pitch, exploring the pitchers who let up some of the most important hit's ever. To see my first one exploring Barry Bond's record breaking home run, click here...

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  8. Behind The Pitch: Who Let Up Bonds' 756th?

    This is the first article of a new series, exploring the pitchers who let up some of baseball's most famous hits. Today: Who let up the Barry Bonds record-breaking 756th home run? The ball, a 3-2 pitch was hit long and far--435 feet, in fact...

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  9. Smarter Than The Average Berra: Top Ten Yogi-isms

    Yogi Berra: Hall of famer, most World Series rings of anyone, and the best Yankee catcher. As if he didn't have a good enough playing career, he made himself more famous with his Yogi-isms...

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  10. Joe The Catcher: Can He Make A Yankee Hat More Famous Than Jay-Z Can?

    "Joe Mauer is considered by many experts to be the best catcher in baseball" Could he be a Yankee? According to Fangraphs.com, if Joe Mauer were a free agent today, he would be worth $36.8 million...

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  11. MLB's Top Ten Overrated Players

    'Twas the night before New Years, and all around the country, Mets fans are screaming: "Louis Rivas, Carlos Delgado, J.J. Putz: You promised to be good, only to come in your wrath, and make our team lose...

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  12. It Ain't Over Till It's Over: Players the Yankees Still Need This Offseason

    Multiple articles have been written grading the Yankees offseason: But we are barely halfway in! The Yankees still have three months to put out a lineup, rotation, and bullpen that will have them be in World Series contention from day one...

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  13. If I Really Had To Pick: Robinson Cano Or Dustin Pedroia?

    Both are great. Both play in the AL east. Both would be an upgrade over most other second basemen in the league. But who's better? Let's start looking: We'll start out by compairing straight out statistics...

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  14. Looking In The Crystal Ball: A Prediction For The 2010 Yankees

    Here is my peek into the crystal ball: How will the 2010 Yankees do? Here is a trade that they will make: Jesus Montero, Melky Cabrera, Joba Chaimberlain, and Ian Kennedy to the Blue Jays for Roy Halladay, Brad Emaus, and Vernon Wells...

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  15. Giving For The Halladay: How Much Would The Yank Need To Give For Roy?

    Right now, Roy Halladay is a necessity in New York: Life might go on next year without him, but things would be very easy with him...

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  16. The Boston Red Sox Will Be Lucky To Get A .500 Record In 2010

    -Please note that yes I am a Yankees fan, however, this will be a very well done article, even though I will bash the Red Sox. -Please further note that all of this will come true and I will be laughing at the end of next year...

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  17. Hideki Matsui: Important To The Yankees?

    When Hideki was anounced as World Series MVP, I could hear the celebration in Tokyo from my house in Seattle. Matsui is a fan favorite in New York, and is huge in Japan...

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  18. New York Yankees Team Awards

    A World Series win came to New York for the first time in nine years. The team was great, but who was best? Here are my picks for the Yankees team awards: MVP: A tough pick, but I am going with Mark Teixeira...

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  19. How To Fix Bleacher Report

    One year ago last weekend, I joined Bleacher Report after being persuaded by my still good friend Ben Brown. When I joined, I wrote and article, and was immediately on MLB's top 50 writers list...

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  20. 365 Days Of Bleacher Report: My Top Ten Articles This Last Year

    Toady is the aniversery of my joining Bleacher Report. For me, this last year has been a great learning experience, and a way to meet new friends. I have a lot of people to thank for getting this far: Number one is Ben Brown...

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  21. Jayson Werth: All-Star Forever, Or One Year Wonder

    Watching the Phillies, and specifically Phillie right fielder Jayson Werth, has lead me to a conclusion. Jayson Werth had a great year. A stupendous year. A gargantuaslly-wonderful year. During the regular season, he smashed 36 homers, with a leaky ..

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  22. Flip This Baseball Team: Washington, D.C.

    Bad. In one word, that's how I would describe the National's season. But, the season was also a season of learning and growing: Ryan Zimmerman had his best season ever, and John Lannon crossed the 200 innings mark...

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  23. BREAKING NEWS: A-Rod Makes My Favorite Players List!

    After months of hating the man, A-rod's recent production has not only taken him off of my hated players list, but it won him a spot on my favorites list. Congrats. But why, you may ask...the man is a cheater, a looser, and sucks...

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  24. Top Ten Simpsons Athelete Appearences

    Matt Groening has created a superstar. Th Simpson's is the longest runnung animated show ever, has won too many awards for one cabinet, and continues to be succesful dispite compitition from Family Guy and American Dad...

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  25. Is It Just Me, Or Do The ALCS Umpires SUCK?

    Fair or foul? Tim Cuzzi, the left field umpire, called it foul. Guess what, it was fair. While I understand that an umpires job is extraordinarily difficult, and I myself would make many mistakes, the umpires this ALCS have been proficiantly bad...

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