1. Armando Benitez: Same Old Guy

    Do you ever get a sinking feeling when watching a baseball game? It's the feeling that you know something bad is going to happen and no matter how many different Gods you pray to, no matter how ...

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  2. Should MLB's July 31 Trading Deadline Be Moved Back?

    For as long as I can remember, the July 31 non-waiver trading deadline was one of the most exciting days on the MLB calendar...

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  3. Armando Benitez To Join Atlantic League All Star Team?

    When I purchased tickets to the 2009 Atlantic League all star game a month back, I figured I would be treated to watching former MLBers Carl Everett, Preston Wilson, Keith Foulke, and more continue to try and resurrect their respective careers...

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  4. Time to Sell High: Dallas Braden?

    I'll admit this right off the bat: the argument in favor of trading Dallas Braden at the trading deadline is very out of the box. Braden, who will turn 26 in August, is putting together the best season of his young career this season...

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  5. Vernon Wells: Worst Position Player Contract Ever?

    While it's still too early for us to rush to judgement, the contract the Blue Jays handed Vernon Wells back in 2006 is looking historically bad...

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  6. Who Will The MLB Sellers Be?

    With the trade deadline rapidly approaching, let's take a look at some teams who might look to sell at the deadline.Notice a trend here with these teams?Pittsburgh UNSURE (probably sellers) ...

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  7. Will the Blue Jays Become Sellers?

    Upon hearing the news that the Blue Jays placed Roy Halladay and Scott Downs on the DL yesterday, I can't help but wonder how this will effect their plans with regards to the trade deadline...

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  8. Baltimore Orioles: Outline of a Firesale

    For the Baltimore Orioles, 2009 represents two things: more of the same and hope.More of the same: the Orioles are in last place and WILL/should be sellers at the trading deadline once again...

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  9. Fifteen Reasons Why Manny Acta Should Not Be Fired

    1. The Nationals' team ERA is 5.34.2. The bullpen has blown 14 saves this season.3. THIS IS YOUR BULLPEN: Steven Shell, Michael Hinkley, Kip Wells, Garrett Mock, Wil Ledezma, Jason Bergmann, Saul Rivera, Jesus Colome...

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  10. Should the Nationals Trade Adam Dunn?

    When the Nationals signed Adam Dunn this offseason, I looked at the signing as a positive for the Nationals...

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  11. Washington Nationals: Outline of a Firesale

    The Nationals are still a disaster. They sit dead last in the NL East and have the worst record in baseball. There is talk that the Nationals will soon fire Manager Manny Acta as the front office ...

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  12. The Bullpen Market

    Well, after watching the Mets and Yankee's bullpens blow leads against their respective arch rivals, it became obvious to me that both teams (especially the Yankees) need upgrades in their bullpen if they are serious about competing in 2009...

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  13. Time to Sell High: Russell Branyan?

    Many people, myself included, were shocked when the Mariners signed Russell Branyan in the offseason with the intention of having the journeyman start at first base...

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  14. 2009 Mexican League All-Stars

    I'll be honest with you: I have no idea why I decided to take a look at the Mexican League. Perhaps it was a fit of boredom or maybe, just maybe, the lure of Timo Perez drew me in.But no matter what the reason, I'm thrilled with the results...

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  15. Time to Sell High: Luke Scott?

    Even though the Orioles are currently in last place in the AL East, there is plenty to be excited about for Orioles fans...

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  16. Time To Sell High: Cristian Guzman?

    The Nationals do not have much going for them right now. Their bullpen is atrocious. Lastings Milledge is in AAA. Elijah Dukes is hurt. Their starting rotation is young and inexperienced...

    Josh Levitt Written by Josh Levitt about 5 years ago 29 reads 3 comments

  17. Queen Latifah and the Atlantic League: A Match Made In Heaven?

    I dunno about you, but I'm pretty pumped for the Atlantic League All-Star Game festivities. You heard right, festivities.Before the Atlantic League All-Star Game on June 23rd, the Newark Bears are hosting a celebrity softball game...

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  18. Time to Sell High: Juan Pierre?

    When Manny Ramirez was suspended for 50 games for violating the substance abuse policy, many thought that the Dodgers offense would take a hit without the imposing slugger...

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  19. Matt Wieters: Good Timing

    On the same day where the Orioles had their smallest crowd EVER at Camden Yards, GM Andy McPhail announced that the Orioles were finally calling up top prospect Matt Wieters. Wieters will play his first game on Friday at Camden Yards...

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  20. Finally! A Baseball Game For the Klumps

    I never thought I would see the day where gluttony was used as a promotional term. However, this past Tuesday, the Reading Phillies sponsored "Gluttony Night." You may be asking yourself, what is "Gluttony Night?" Luckily for you, MILB...

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  21. Should the Milwaukee Brewers Trade for Jake Peavy?

    Back in December, I penned this piece on why I thought Jake Peavy and the Milwaukee Brewers were the "perfect fit." At the time, the Padres were looking to move Peavy because John Moores, the ...

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  22. Jake Peavy Says No!

    And after all the hoopla, rumors, and hysteria; Jake Peavy is still a San Diego Padre. The White Sox, led by GM Kenny Williams, made a strong push for the Padres' ace, but they were unable to convince Peavy to come to Chicago...

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  23. Cleveland Indians: Don't Panic

    The 2009 season has been a disaster for the Indians so far. Outside of Asdrubal Cabrera, Victor Martinez, and Cliff Lee, nothing has gone right for the Indians so far this season...

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  24. Jeff Pearlman: The Bad Guys Won!

    I am currently in the middle of reading a Jeff Pearlman's fantastic look into the 1986 Mets called The Bad Guys Won. The book goes into great detail into the wild times and charismatic characters ...

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  25. Jerry Manuel Is a Violent Fellow

    Last season, Mets manager Jerry Manuel jokingly threatened to pull a knife on Jose Reyes in the media because Reyes showed up Manuel during a game. metsblog...

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