1. Why a Catcher Is the Key to Building a Successful Team

    As a child and the lone girl on my Little League team, there was nothing more enticing than the dream of being able to be the team's catcher...

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  2. Buster Posey and the Best Offensive Catchers in Baseball

    Being a catcher is a tough job. A lot of catchers earn their jobs on the basis of their defense. If there is one position in the field where a team can not afford weak defense, it is behind the plate...

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  3. Should the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Retire Rally Monkey?

    Rally Monkey came from humble beginnings. Her debut was in June of 2000, in a clip video operators used during interleague play when the Angels trailed the San Francisco Giants 5-4 in the bottom of the ninth inning...

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  4. MLB's Top Managers for the 2012 Season

    Being a Major League Baseball manager can often be a thankless job. Much like being a parent, when things are going badly, the blame falls to the manager's shoulders. When things are going well, the accolades more often go to the heroics of the squad...

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  5. Albert Pujols: Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Fans Shouldn't Worry Yet

    Less than a month into the season, the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim already sit in the cellar of the AL West, 8.5 games back. Sitting 8.5 games back after having played only 18 games is tough to do, and more than mildly disheartening for Angels fans...

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  6. Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Look to Have Two 20-Game Winners in 2012

    The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim have been deemed by most to be the big winners of the 2012 offseason free agent market...

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  7. MLB Opening Day: 5 Aces Who Will Get Shelled in Their 1st Starts

    It is the happiest time of the year! Baseball season is set to kick into high gear and most fans are harboring some hope that this could be the year for their favorite squad. Opening Day can often set the tone for a team's season...

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  8. Biggest Has-Beens in Baseball History

    What do the following ballplayers and your Great-Aunt Mildred have in common? They all overstayed their welcome! These guys were sitting on top of the world once upon a time, but they just didn't know when to hang it up...

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  9. Fantasy Baseball Sleepers: Greg Holland and 7 Other Names You Must Grab ASAP

    It's one of the happiest times of the year—fantasy baseball time! Time for us all to roll out the Top 100 lists and mock drafts and come up with some funny team names...

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  10. Minnesota Twins Spring Training Report: 3 Major Position Battles

    As the season inches closer and closer, the battle for roster positions is heating up in Fort Myers. This past week saw the Twins make their first roster cuts...

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  11. 5 MLB Relievers Still Available to Help Bullpens

    We are halfway through spring training. The pink slips are beginning to be handed out as some players just don't quite make the cut...

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  12. MLB Power Rankings: Are Phillies Still No. 1 as Spring Training Games Begin?

    As spring training has arrived and teams have started playing games, everyone has begun to assess the squads each club is putting on the field...

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  13. Each MLB Team's X-Factor Heading into the 2012 Season

    Every year, we all have players we expect good things from and players we expect a whole lot of nothing from. Then there are those guys who we just don't know what they're going to at the plate, on the field or behind the scenes...

    Katie Des Londe Written by Katie Des Londe about over 2 years ago 245 reads 1 comments