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2018 NL Central 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. Here are the projections within the NL Central.  Chicago Cubs 2017 Record: 92-70, Lost in […]

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Will Lincecum Revive His MLB Career?

Starting pitcher Tim Lincecum hasn’t started a game since August of 2016, but that hasn’t stopped the 33-year old from attempting to revive his MLB career. Most recently a part of the Los Angeles Angels, most fans will remember Lincecum from his back-to-back Cy Young awards with the San Francisco Giants in 2008 and 2009. […]

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MLB Players Union Upset With Marlins, Pirates

Over the years, we have witnessed franchises within sports attempt to “rebuild” or even “tank” in order to receive success in the future. The front office proceeds to gut the individuals with the largest contracts in return for future value. Based on the 2018 MLB offseason, two teams that have certainly taken advantage of the […]

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Winter Meetings Predictions

After Saturday morning’s blockbuster trade that sent National League MVP Giancarlo Stanton from the Miami Marlins to the New York Yankees, as well as Japanese phenom Shohei Ohtani signing with the Los Angeles Angels, the expectation for the upcoming Winter Meetings is that they will be busy to say the least. The Winter Meetings have […]

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Tigers to Hire Chris Bosio as Pitching Coach

The Detroit Tigers recently have hired Ron Gardenhire as their new manager, and now are reportedly set to hire their new pitching coach as well. Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic first reported that former Chicago Cubs pitching coach Chris Bosio was “in the mix” for the position, but Tony Paul of the Detroit News was […]

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Dusty Baker Out as Washington Nationals Manager

The news breaking out of DC is all too familiar for the Washington Nationals: A manager has been relieved of their services due to another early postseason exit.  Why does this situation sting so much for the DC sports family?  For starters, Dusty Baker did a phenomenal job during the past two seasons as the […]

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Washington Nationals vs. Chicago Cubs: Game 3 Preview

For awhile during the series, it seemed as if the demons of the Washington Nationals’ past were starting to creep back up again.  The formula was all to familiar for Nats fans: dominant pitching performances, but no offensive production to match it.  How quickly things can change with a few key swings of the bat. […]

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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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