Tag: MLB

April 26, 2017: A Dark Day in Sports Journalism

ESPN has ran with this moniker of “The World Wide Leader in Sports” for what seems like, well, forever. One would think that ESPN valued all sports equally, right? Prepare to be amazed. The “World Wide Leader” went on a damn purge Wednesday, firing writers and on screen personalities left and right. The hardest hit

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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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Pirates’ All-Star Outfielder Suspended 80 Games For PED Violation

News broke out of Pittsburgh that as of around 2:00 PM EST, All-Star Outfielder Starling Marte has been suspended for 80 games for testing positive with high levels of testosterone. The illegal substance in use ended up being nandrolone, a performance enhancing drug. Nandrolone is a synthetic anabolic-androgenic steroid illegal in the world of baseball.

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Sanchez Suffers Strained Right Bicep vs Orioles  

The New York Yankees have invested their future into a handful of upcoming stars, and one of those young studs happens to be catcher Gary Sanchez. In a loss against the Orioles, Sanchez would strain his right bicep after fouling off a 3-2 fastball.  Sanchez would proceed to take a practice swing outside of the batters

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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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Top 10 MLB Prospects of 2017

Whether it’s for fantasy baseball, or for the love of the game, how prospects emerge are important to a large mass of fans across the nation.  From the rockets on the mound, to the sluggers in the batters box, here are the ten best prospects coming into the 2017 MLB season: #1: Andrew Benintendi (OF,

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The ’81 Yankees: Reggie’s Animosity, The Second Half Collapse, and The Only Pennant.

Definitely the most polarizing team in sports history, the dreaded Bronx Bombers history of success is well documented. With some of the biggest names in the history of the sport putting on the iconic pinstripes (Lou Gehrig, Babe Ruth, Whitey Ford, Joe DiMaggio, Catfish Hunter, Derek Jeter, Mariano Rivera, Ichiro Suzuki, etc), the New York

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