1. Seattle Mariners: The "What Could Have Been" Team

    For Seattle Mariners fans these day, let's just say the going is tough. Stuck in rebuilding mode for a few years now, the M's are off to another sub-par start with a 21-26 record that puts them at seven games back of first place...

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  2. King Felix Returns to Form in Seattle Mariners' 6-1 Win over Texas Rangers

    After a three-game sweep in Colorado , the Seattle Mariners rolled on home to face the division-leading Texas Rangers . Attempting to win their fourth straight game, the M's turned to their ace, Felix Hernandez , to accomplish just that...

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  3. Cincinnati Reds Role Reversals: Mike Leake Gets a Win, Aroldis Chapman Arrested

    Monday night was an interesting one for the Cincinnati Reds to say the least. It all started with their game against against the visiting Atlanta Braves ...

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  4. Ryan Braun's Huge Night at Petco Park in Milwaukee Brewers Win

    Rumor has it that the San Diego Padres' Petco Park is somewhat of a pitcher's park. Well, someone forgot to tell Ryan Braun that...

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  5. Seattle Mariners: Miguel Olivo Headed to DL

    As if losing games wasn't bad enough, now the Seattle Mariners are going to lose their starting catcher for a couple of weeks...

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  6. Bryce Harper Lives Up to Hype in Major League Debut

    In what was one of the most anticipated major league debuts in the history of baseball, rookie phenom Bryce Harper of the Washington Nationals didn't disappoint...

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  7. Bryce Harper, Alex Rodriguez and Other Big MLB Stories to Follow Today

    Baseball is good every day, no matter what. This Saturday, however, will be a great day for baseball. There are many things to look forward to including two top-prospects playing ...

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  8. Seattle Mariners: Michael Saunders Comes Up Big in Win over Jays

    On a night in which there were many heroes for the Seattle Mariners , no one came up bigger than Michael Saunders. Trailing in the ninth inning 5-3 to the Toronto Blue Jays , Saunders came up to bat with one out...

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  9. Seattle Mariners: 5 Roster Changes That Need to Happen ASAP

    For the first time in my 20 years of living, I had to witness an opposing team celebrate a perfect game against the Seattle Mariners . Needless to say, it was tough to watch. In all honesty though, I am kind of shocked that it just now happened...

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  10. MLB's Biggest Surprises by Position

    The buzz of Opening Day is quickly wearing off as another year of baseball gets underway. Though the MLB season is still young, it has not disappointed. We have seen walk-offs, heart-breakers, heated arguments and even suspensions...

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  11. Justin Smoak: Is the Seattle Mariner Heating Up?

    Though the Seattle Mariners suffered a disappointing loss at the hands of the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday night, there was something positive that could be taken out of the game...

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  12. Felix Hernandez: What to Expect in Seattle Mariners' Home Opener

    A week of baseball has come and gone, and the Seattle Mariners find themselves at 4-4, which is good enough for second place in the American League West...

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  13. San Francisco Giants: What's Wrong with Tim Lincecum?

    If you were to see the following stat line: 0-1, 12.91 ERA and 10 strikeouts through two starts, you probably wouldn't associate that with a 27-year-old, two-time Cy Young Award winner...

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  14. Seattle Mariners: Struggles Against Neftali Feliz Continue

    It's no secret that Neftali Feliz was a dominant closer; just ask the Seattle Mariners . Over his first three seasons, Feliz held the M's hitless , going 0-48 with four walks and 21 strikeouts...

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  15. Yu Darvish vs. Ichiro: Round 1

    Monday night marked a historic night for the Texas Rangers organization. Starting pitcher Yu Darvish, who the Rangers paid nearly $112 million for, made his first appearance in Major League Baseball...

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  16. Seattle Mariners 'Big 3' Living Up to the Hype

    Seattle Mariner's Double-A affiliate, the Jackson Generals, have made it through their first five games of the year posting a 4-1 record...

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  17. Arizona Diamondbacks: First-Round Draft Pick Archie Bradley Shines in Debut

    As if the Diamondbacks pitching wasn't good enough as it is, it seems they have an even brighter future ahead of them. On Thursday night in the Low-A baseball season opener for the South Bend Silver Hawks, the No...

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  18. Seattle Mariners: Lineup Switch Proves Smart in Win Against Oakland

    I know it's only the third game of the season, but you can't help but get your hopes up when watching a game like this one. On Friday night, in what felt like the real season opener, the Mariners bats came alive...

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  19. Bryce Harper Optioned to Triple-A by Washington Nationals

    It's official; phenom Bryce Harper of the Washington Nationals will have to wait just a little bit longer before fulfilling his dream of making the big league club...

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  20. Seattle Mariners: Gutierrez Sidelined Up to 4 Weeks

    So it's begun. This young Mariners team had high hopes coming into spring training. Though the spirits may still be high, they definitely took a hit when Franklin Gutierrez partially tore his right pectoral muscle warming up on Tuesday...

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  21. UNC Basketball: Tar Heels Cruise to Fourth Straight Conference Win

    Playing their third game in six days, the Heels seemed to be feeling the fatigue in this tough part of their schedule. Entering the game leading the nation in scoring with 84.9 points per game, the Heels had trouble finding their shots from the field...

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  22. North Carolina Tar Heels: Why Super-Sophomore Harrison Barnes Is About to Erupt

    For a player who has been named to two first team All-American teams through his first two years, Harrison Barnes doesn't get talked about as often as he should...

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  23. With Dexter Strickland out for the Season, Who Will the UNC Tar Heels Turn To?

    After suffering a torn ACL against Virginia Tech on Thursday night, North Carolina starting Shooting Guard Dexter Strickland finds himself out for the remainder of the season...

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  24. Carlos Pena to Rays: Will the First Baseman's Return to Tampa Bay Be Worth It?

    From 2007 through the 2010 season, Carlos Pena manned the first-base spot for the Tampa Bay Rays . After a year off to play with the Cubs , he's back. A source told ESPN...

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  25. Alex Rodriguez: How Good Can He Be This Season?

    It's no secret that Alex Rodriguez is one of the greatest baseball players of all time. The question looming now is, how good can the 36-year-old be going into his 19th season in ...

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