1. Minnesota Twins Shortstop Battle: 2013, a Shortstop Odyssey

    So, 2012 is basically playing out like 2011 did for the Minnesota Twins . None of the moving parts are syncing up, leaving an otherwise potent offense to play catch-up on a regular basis when erstwhile hurlers like P...

    Brandon Warne Written by Brandon Warne about almost 2 years ago 859 reads 1 comments

  2. ACC Baseball Tournament Schedule 2012: Upsets Waiting to Happen

    The ACC baseball tournament wasted little time in having its first upset, as eighth-seeded Georgia Tech toppled top-seeded Florida State 5-4 in the first game of the tournament Wednesday...

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  3. NFL Power Rankings: Struggling Teams That Will Soar in 2012

    With the NFL draft complete and many of the picks signing, as well as free agency basically over except for a few veterans with more name value than on-field value, now seems like a good time to go over some offseason power rankings...

    Brandon Warne Written by Brandon Warne about 2 years ago 2,313 reads 11 comments

  4. Pacers vs. Heat: How Loss of Udonis Haslem Will Impact Game 6

    NBA executive vice president Stu Jackson ruled with an iron fist, suspending two Miami Heat players. Udonis Haslem has been suspended for one game and Dexter Pittman will be forced to sit for three...

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  5. NBA Draft 2012: Mid-Major Stars to Watch on Draft Day

    Not everyone who declares for the NBA draft can come out of a powerhouse like North Carolina, Duke, Kentucky or Kansas...

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  6. Jeremy Lin: Why New York is the Best Fit for the PG

    Is it too simplistic to say that Jeremy Lin and New York need each other? Maybe. Before the Big Apple, Lin was a backup point guard with a cult following on the opposite side of the country...

    Brandon Warne Written by Brandon Warne about 2 years ago 1,641 reads 10 comments

  7. Eden Hazard: Handicapping the Three-Team Race for Belgian Star

    Despite numerous teases and twists to the contrary, 21-year-old Belgian superstar Eden Hazard has yet to publicly share his next destination as he moves on to the UEFA Champions League...

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  8. SEC Baseball Tournament 2012: Teams Who Will Give LSU a Run for Its Money

    Coming off a dominating 42-14 regular season record (19-11 SEC), the LSU Tigers baseball team nabbed the number-one seed in this week's SEC conference tournament...

    Brandon Warne Written by Brandon Warne about 2 years ago 1,534 reads 3 comments

  9. Minnesota Twins: Inside the Numbers of the 2012 Club

    Anyone who has read anything I've written—be it here, Fangraphs, Baseball Prospectus, etc.—knows of my affinity for baseball statistics...

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  10. New York Yankees: What to Expect from the Bronx Bombers in '12

    Brief 2011 Recap The New York Yankees cruised to the AL East crown by six games, absolving themselves from the last-day drama and solidifying their shot to bring another title to the Bronx...

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  11. Boston Red Sox: What to Expect from the BoSox in 2012

    Brief 2011 Recap September collapse or not, this was still one of the best teams in the American League...

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  12. Baltimore Orioles: What to Expect from the Camden Crew in '12

    Brief 2011 Recap It was pretty much more of the same, as the Orioles finished in the East cellar for the fourth-straight campaign (five-straight sub-70 win years)...

    Brandon Warne Written by Brandon Warne about over 2 years ago 308 reads 1 comments

  13. Minnesota Twins: What to Expect from Gardenhire's Guerrillas in 2012

    Brief 2011 Recap Anything that could go wrong, did go wrong for the 2011 Minnesota Twins . Injuries more or less destroyed any semblance of continuity on a team that wasn't built to succeed in the first place...

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  14. Kansas City Royals: What to Expect Out of the Kauffman Kids in 2012

    Brief 2011 Recap The Kansas City Royals entered 2011 without any significant expectations, but with a farm system loaded with 10 of Kevin Goldstein's top 101 prospects, the future looked plenty bright...

    Brandon Warne Written by Brandon Warne about over 2 years ago 693 reads 3 comments

  15. Detroit Tigers: What to Expect from the Comerica Cats in '12

    Brief 2011 Recap The Tigers cruised to the AL Central crown in '11, winning the division by 15 games as nary another team in the division finished above .500...

    Brandon Warne Written by Brandon Warne about over 2 years ago 652 reads 20 comments

  16. Cleveland Indians: What to Expect out of the Tribe in 2012

    Brief 2011 Recap I couldn’t have been more wrong about the Indians last season. I had it pegged for the cellar, and instead the club made a run for the division crown...

    Brandon Warne Written by Brandon Warne about over 2 years ago 3,118 reads 8 comments

  17. Chicago White Sox: What to Expect from the South Siders in 2012

    Brief 2011 Recap This was a team that I projected to win the AL Central when I worked for Baseball Prospectus. Instead, the wheels fell off and the team never really got off the ground in any fashion...

    Brandon Warne Written by Brandon Warne about over 2 years ago 310 reads 6 comments

  18. Minnesota Twins: Predicting How the Bullpen Will Shake Out

    It's safe to say the bullpen was a sore spot for the Twins in 2011. The much-maligned group of hurlers were among the worst units in the bigs as a whole, ranking last in bullpen ERA (4...

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  19. Minnesota Twins Spring Training '12: A Few Unanswered Questions

    With spring training just a turn of the calendar page away, what better time than to consider some of the unanswered questions that still remain for this Twins club? As always, ...

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  20. Minnesota Twins NRIs: Get to Know the Spring Training Non-Roster Invitees

    The Twins have invited 25 non-roster players to join the club when spring training convenes in Fort Myers, Fla. next month...

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  21. Minnesota Twins: 12 Bold Predictions in '12

    For the Minnesota Twins , 2012 couldn't have come soon enough. After nearly losing 100 games, depleting the club's reserves at the Triple-A level, and pretty much bottoming out ...

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