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2018 NL West Preview

With the 2018 MLB season less than a month away, it’s time to take a look and preview the season ahead. We’re going division by division to try and project every teams’ strengths, weaknesses, and questions heading into the season. Continuing on with the NL West: Los Angeles Dodgers 2017 Record: 104-58, Lost to Astros […]

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The Top Upcoming MLB Free Agents

While the 2017-18 free agency class within the MLB seems dim in comparison to other years, some front offices are sure to bite the bait from a few of the available and proven veterans. Whether it’s a positional player, or an extra arm in the bullpen, here are the top MLB free agents at each […]

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MLB Postseason Races: A September to Remember?

With the final month of the MLB regular season just on the horizon, it is important to hone in on the races that will matter most as teams jockey for postseason position. Let’s start with the National League division races. National League East: The Washington Nationals have this division all but wrapped up as we […]

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Overview of the NL MVP Race

As we draw closer to the final two months of the MLB regular season, things are starting to take shape within the National League. The Colorado Rockies, after years of having mediocre teams, are finally establishing themselves as a force to be reckoned with. With an improved pitching staff, a deep bullpen, and an offense […]

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Josh Booty: The Forgotten Two-Sport Athlete

One of the hardest things to do in sports is making it to the highest level of their sport, respectively. The percentage of minor league ballplayers that  make it to the Major Leagues is an abysmal 0.5%, while the amount of NCAA football players that make it to the NFL is just a slightly better […]

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NL West Closing Pitching Report

Here we are in the third week of baseball, and it has been an interesting one. A lot of the hot topics in baseball right now are the PED suspension of Starling Marte, the Yankees current hot streak, and the surgery of Clay Buchholz. An always relevant fantasy topic however, is the closer situation. Just […]

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Weeks Jr: “I Want to Bring a Championship to Tampa”

Learning a brand new position, after following an awkward outfield campaign in 2016 with the Arizona Diamondbacks, Rickie Weeks Jr. went from “stud” to “dud” at seemingly the snap of a finger. Known as a superstar second baseman in Milwaukee, the 2011 All-Star signed with the Seattle Mariners in order to see a platoon role […]

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The Athlete’s Hub MLB All-Time League.

The latest of my many projects, I have been selected to put together the extremely difficult task of an All-Time Major League Baseball League. All 30 current MLB teams and 6-Expansion Cities of my choosing. For this project, I held myself to a couple rules, just to make the unrealistic a bit more realistic…. Each […]

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One Year Later: The Shelby Miller Trade

(Credit: ESPN) Remember when the Arizona Diamondbacks were the NL World Series favorites? The team had made a lot of noise with the acquisitions of Zack Greinke and the offensive duo of Paul Goldschmidt and AJ Pollock. But perhaps the loudest statement made by the D-Backs was the major acquisition of Braves starter Shelby Miller. […]

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MLB Rumor Mill: 6/6

With the August 1st MLB Trade Deadline approaching, the rumor mill is going to be more active than it has ever been during the season. Here are some of the rumors and speculation going around the major leagues on June 6th, 2016. Joel Sherman of the New York Post says a source told him that […]

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