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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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2004 MLB First-Year Player Re-Draft: First Five Picks

The first round of the 2004 MLB Draft was horribly done. Let’s see if I can do better.

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National League Award Predictions: Spring Training Edition

Baseball is back in full swing (pun intended), and there are many interesting storylines that will be followed throughout the Spring. How will the Kansas City Royals cope with the loss of Yordano Ventura? Will the Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians have the same success this season as they did in 2016? Will the New […]

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Top 5 MLB Starting Pitchers 

As the MLB is preparing for the 2016 season, let’s check out the top five best starting pitchers going into the regular season:     5. Max Scherzer, Washington Nationals Over the last three seasons in the MLB, Scherzer has proven to be one of the most dominant aces in the game. During that period of […]

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Top 10: 2016 MLB Free Agents

1. Zack Greinke This is an obvious choice. The guy was 19-3 with a 1.66 earned run average (ERA). Greinke has a legit chance at winning the CY Young award for the NL for his 2015 season. His main rivals to that award are his own teammate Clayton Kershaw and Chicago Cubs’ Jake Arrieta. Greinke signed […]

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Do the Cubs Have Any Chance of Making the World Series?

The New York Mets have seemingly put a damper on the “Back to the Future” prediction talk. They won 5-2 Tuesday against the surprisingly struggling Chicago Cubs. The Cubbies just can’t find a way to cool the bat of Second Baseman David Murphy. Murphy hit another long ball, his 5th in as many games, to […]

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Arrieta Dominates for 20th Win 

Chicago Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta became the first pitcher to reach 20 wins on Tuesday night as the Cubs beat the Brewers 4-0. Arrieta would only allow three total hits during his time on the mound, striking out eleven batters. At one point in the game, Arrieta retired fourteen batters in a row, simply taking […]

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