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  • Odds of All 30 MLB Teams’ Hottest Rumor Becoming Reality

    Rumors rule the MLB offseason.  It's the time of year when general managers are seemingly listening to trade offers for every player on their roster, and when the big-time free agents are connected to all sorts of unexpected teams.  What follows is a rundown of each club's biggest rumor an...

  • Kansas City Royals Becoming America’s Team in 2014 Cinderella Run

    Part of the beauty of the postseason is discovery. So here's a piece of advice: It is not necessary to wait all the way until February before sending your new crush, Lorenzo Cain, a Valentine's Day greeting. Jarrod Dyson, Terrence Gore and Mike Moustakas? Them, too.    Kansas City is, afte...

  • LA Angels: Is Mike Trout Headed Toward Becoming MLB’s First $400 Million Man?

    At first glance the numbers seem preposterous; $400 million for a single player?  Not even Alex Rodriguez's gaudy $275 million figure comes close. Not a single player in Major League Baseball history has ever even cracked the $300 million mark.   In fact, Rodriguez ranks both first and sec...

  • Injuries in MLB: Bryce Harper’s hip becoming a concern

    Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper will fly back to Washington, D.C., on Sunday to have his sore left hip examined, The Washington Post reports. Harper, the 2012 NL rookie of the year, aggravated the condition Saturday during batting practice. According to the newspaper, the pain was so i...

  • Is Chris Davis Becoming the Next Generation of David Ortiz?

    Hello, boys and girls. It's fairy tale time. Today, we're going to be learning about the story of how a great hitter came to be. Once upon a time... There was a promising young slugger. This slugger hit with a big stick from the left side, and he was once a top prospect in the minors who showed flas...

  • New York Yankees’ Season Becoming a Circus as Twitter Reacts to A-Rod, Teixeira

    Not too long ago it seemed like the tumultuous unpredictability that was the New York Yankees was settling down. Mark Teixeira was finally back and hitting periodically, and Alex Rodriguez and Derek Jeter were making strides back to full health. But comfort is just not so comfortable for this franch...

  • 10 MLB Players on the Cusp of Becoming All-Stars

    One of the things that continues to make baseball great is the fact that young stars emerge every season.Those rising stars show promise early in their careers, often becoming All-Stars multiple times.But they have to patiently wait their turns.Here is a list of 10 youngsters who are already on the ...

  • Your Morning Dump… Where the Napoli picture is becoming clearer

    Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. Earlier Friday, MLB Network Radio's Jim Bowden tweeted that the Red Sox want to reduce the original three-year, $39 million contra...

  • Pittsburgh Pirates: Announcement timing becoming predictable

    Over the past few years, fans paying close attention to the Pittsburgh Pirates’ timing of their announcements have detected a pattern:  When the Pirates have negative or controversial news to break, they tend to wait until huge national news stories surface, so that they can slide their news in ...

  • Center field becoming platoon-like for D-backs

    PHOENIX -- Their Gerardo Parra bobblehead dolls safely stashed away, some in the Chase Field crowd seemed dismayed when Chris Young was called on to pinch-hit for Parra on Saturday night. They might not have liked it, but they could have seen it coming. Do not get manager Kirk Gibson started on the...