1. What Would Jackie Think of the Guys Currently Manning Two Bag?

    Every generation likes to believe that it is better than the one that came before it. Some would like to argue that in today’s game Willie Mays would be an average center fielder...

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  2. Good, Bad and Ugly: Blue Jays Weekly Review

    Oh Canada! The Jays come out of the gate flying. With a country that is now focusing on a playoff run that includes three of the six Canadian squads trying to end Canada’s 16 ...

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  3. The Black Knight: A "Player" Unlike Any Other

    There is no doubt that Tiger Woods continues on his trek up the golf mountain. He has Nicklaus and his once thought untouchable 18 Majors squarely in his sights...

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  4. MLB 2009 Breakout Team

    Last Year Joey Votto knocked out 24 bombs in the Canadians MLB coming out party. Hanley Ramirez continued to improve on his 2007 out coming out party...

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  5. Blue Jays-Tigers: The Kids Are Alright!

    Like a good heavyweight fight, last night, the Toronto Blue Jays came out swinging. By the end of the first round they had battered and smashed their way to a 4–0 lead...

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  6. Stay Classy Toronto: Can't We Just Use Common Sense?

    Stay Classy Toronto. Tonight I was both impressed and embarrassed at the same time. This is the first year in several that I have missed the home opener at the Rogers Centre...

    David Allan Written by David Allan about over 5 years ago 314 reads 4 comments

  7. Sweethearts or Sweet Tarts: Should You Sour on The A's?

    Did they go from sweethearts to sweet tarts in the matter of a spring? The Oakland A’s, who became a very trendy pick to unseat the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in 2009, had a very interesting spring...

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  8. Opening Day: 200 Days To Write the Best Drama of the Year

    Opening Day, after 158 days it is back. Baseball gives us moments, ones to savor and ones to share. On Oct. 29, the Phillies recorded the final out of the 2008 season. On April 6, 2009 we start again anew...

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  9. Bill Simmons = Roger Bannister, This BR Writer is saying Thanks!

    I got an email today (March 31, 2009). I know what you’re saying, only one? OK, I got a couple emails today. Now that we have got that out of the way, I got an email today from Rory Brown here at the one and only Bleacher Report...

    David Allan Written by David Allan about over 5 years ago 274 reads 10 comments

  10. St. Louis Cardinals' 2009 Season Preview

    2008 Record: 86 -76 Key Additions: Khalil Greene Key Subtractions: Jason Isringhausen, Cesar Izturis, Braden Looper, Felipe Lopez, Aaron Miles A Look at the Lineup Last October, when all the dust had settled, the St...

    David Allan Written by David Allan about over 5 years ago 269 reads 2 comments

  11. 2009 MLB Condensed Season Preview of Indisputable Truths! I Think...

    It's that time of year friends. That time of year to be brave, to be bold, to make predictions that no one will ever remember. Here is a quick divisional prediction, with one line about each team...

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  12. Wait a Bloody Minute...Curt Schilling's Hall of Fame Case Is Clear

    It started in 1988, at the age of 21. He threw his first major league pitch and managed to…um grind his way through four starts that year. He totaled 14.2 innings and only put in more than four complete once...

    David Allan Written by David Allan about over 5 years ago 221 reads 17 comments

  13. Since Martin Brodeur Made the Win Record Fall, Who's Now the Greatest of All?

    Well since today is the day after Martin Brodeur stepped into goal tending immortality I am sure there will be a ton of articles about Marty’s greatness...

    David Allan Written by David Allan about over 5 years ago 418 reads 27 comments

  14. Choke Artist vs.Clutch: The St. Patrick's Day Version

    Sometime around 11:00 p.m., where ever you live, Fuglys and Cougars are going to gain an average of two to three points on the typical how hot is he or she on scale of one to ten...

    David Allan Written by David Allan about over 5 years ago 121 reads 2 comments

  15. Toronto Blue Jays 2009 Season Preview

    In Brief 2008 Record: 86 – 76 Key Additions: Michael Barrett, Kevin Millar, Mike Maroth, Matt Clement Key Subtractions: A.J. Burnett, Gregg Zaun A Look at the Lineup It’s going to be a long year for the Blue Jays...

    David Allan Written by David Allan about over 5 years ago 406 reads 2 comments

  16. Without Mr. April, Do the Yankees Stand a Chance of "Ms.'ing" October?

    OK, is everyone calm? Is everyone still high on the euphoria of the Yankees' December signings? Everyone has already sat through Yankees fans proclaiming their 27th world championship shortly after they signed A...

    David Allan Written by David Allan about over 5 years ago 270 reads 15 comments

  17. Baltimore Orioles 2009 Season Preview

    2008 Record: 68-94 Key Additions Ryan Freel, Felix Pie, Cesar Izturis, Ty Wigginton, Rich Hill, Gregg Zaun Key Subtractions Daniel Cabrera, Garrett Olson, Kevin Millar, Ramon Hernandez ...

    David Allan Written by David Allan about over 5 years ago 671 reads 2 comments

  18. Wake Up, America: World Baseball Classic Lives Up to Its Name

    The Dutch have done it—they made the world say DAM(N) again. It has nothing to do with the creative way with which they divert water around The Hague...

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  19. Chess Master's Moves Will Prove Brillant Long After Recchi and Montador Depart

    Two moves...tick, tick...still two moves. Alright, so are we better off today than we were a day ago? I see you nodding your head yes. But this leaves me with a very interesting thought in mine...

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  20. Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 2009 Season Preview

    Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Key Additions: Bobby Abreu (OF), Brian Fuentes (CL) Key Subtractions: Mark Teixera (1B), Garrett Anderson (OF), Francisco Rodriguez (CL), Jon ...

    David Allan Written by David Allan about over 5 years ago 471 reads 0 comments

  21. Oakland A's 2009 Season Preview

    2008 record: 76-86 Key Additions: Matt Holliday (OF), Jason Giambi (1B/DH), Russ Springer (RF), Michael Wuertz Key Subtractions: Huston Street (RP), Carlos Gonzalez (OF), Alan Embree (RP), ...

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  22. The A's on Top Again Out West?! How Sabermetrics Predict Oakland Atop AL West

    All right, so I did it. I finally broke down and tried to figure out what all the fuss was about. Boy, was I surprised at my first little stats experiment. I mean, I am not Dr. Frankenstein...

    David Allan Written by David Allan about over 5 years ago 182 reads 4 comments

  23. The Magic of AM Radio

    Baseball is a funny game isn’t it? I mean here we sit getting ready for another 162 game grind—on the verge of men doing amazing things, some will under-achieve, others will over-achieve...

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  24. When Sports and Life Lessons Collide

    Like everyone here at Bleacher Report, I am constantly trying to provide interesting, humorous, or thought-provoking material. But sometimes you come across something you wish you had written...

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  25. A-Rod's Guilt Ultimately Good for Baseball: Part Two (Owners and the Olympics)

    Ok, so I got the fans all excited. I said it was going to be better, and I took a shot or two at Bud Selig along the way. What more can a fan want? How about an explanation on how I think the owners and PA could react to assist the game...

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