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Manny Machado is Ready to be MVP

It’s ironic that the last place Baltimore Orioles could have their first AL MVP since Cal Ripken won it in 1991. In addition, the MVP award could be won by Manny Machado, who may not be wearing an Orioles uniform by the July 31st trade deadline. However, Machado is among the league’s top power hitters […]

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The Nationals Are Poised For a Fight With the Braves

A quick look at the National League East standings finds the Washington Nationals in a heated three-way battle with the Atlanta Braves and Philadelphia Phillies. The Nats, who currently sit in third place with a record of 26-21, are starting to gain back some of the lost momentum from their rough outings against the LA […]

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Baltimore Orioles Start to Find Momentum

It has been a tough go of it for the Baltimore Orioles from April through most of May. The batting has been below sub par, and the pitching, even when solid, has no run support. The Orioles did exactly what they were supposed to in the offseason and grabbed starting pitching, but they didn’t address […]

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Five MLB Franchises In Need Of A Rebuild

The MLB season has returned to fans after an interesting offseason, and while some teams are currently in a comfortable position, others are in a situation where a potential rebuild could be on the verge. In this piece, I’ll display five teams that need to enter a rebuild. This will not include franchises that are […]

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2018 AL East 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. Finishing with the AL East: New York Yankees 2017 Record: 91-71, Lost to Astros in […]

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Orioles Sign Cashner, What’s Next?

The off-season for the 2018 season of the MLB has been very slow for most of the teams, and the Orioles have been no different. The free agent pool of roughly 90 MLB players are not happy with the front offices around the league, but clubs are anxious about spending top dollar; especially for players […]

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Four Second Basemen Tigers Can Acquire To Compete With Dixon Machado

The Detroit Tigers recently traded their starting second baseman Ian Kinsler to the Los Angeles Angels, and now are in the market for a veteran to compete with their other Major League second baseman, Dixon Machado. While the Tigers are rebuilding, it wouldn’t hurt to acquire a veteran or two to help mentor the younger […]

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Free agent market right where the Orioles want it

The Orioles start their pitching mini-camp this week, but have remained quiet on adding starting pitching and hitting from the outside. Baltimore has been known in the past, under Duquette, to wait around for cheaper options, with no real big splashes. However, minus C.C. Sabathia and Masahiro Tanaka (who didn’t opt out of his deal), […]

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Magic or Tragic: How Machado’s Fate Shapes O’s for Next Decade

The Baltimore Orioles have been waiting and kicking the can down the road, but the day has finally arrived; what should they do with Manny Machado? The Orioles third baseman is set to hit free agency at the end of the 2018 season, and could command a $400+ million contract in the open market, which […]

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The Athletes Hub Podcast: Episode 8

Welcome to The Athletes Hub Podcast! A series of topics are at hand, and the debate subjects vary among sports. In this episode, you can view the following: Click here to watch the full podcast:  1. What will the Baltimore Orioles wind up doing with Manny Machado? (Miles Hill vs Luke Jobson vs Kyle Brough) (0:00-25:30) […]

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