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2018 AL West Preview

With the 2018 MLB season just a few more days 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 AL West. Houston Astros 2017 Record: 101-61, Won World Series […]

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Why Reasons to Kneeling Have Gone from Police to Politics

Is the issue really about players kneeling? Or a politician who doesn’t recognize free speech when he sees it? Luke Jobson goes into how these protests have shifted.

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Are the Dodgers Overachievers or Overlooking Failure?

It seems as though in recent years, we are forced to look into the regular season success of the Los Angeles Dodgers and ultimately speculate whether they are contenders or not. Having finished with a winning record annually since 2005, the Dodgers have had little to no issue spending money in order to receive the […]

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MLB Exploring Expansion, Running into Issues

The MLB is starting to show resurgence at their own pace, as young stars like Aaron Judge, Mike Trout, Bryce Harper, and others begin to emerge during their primes. In recent news, commissioner Rob Manfred has talked about the possibility of expansion down the road for the league, and a few destinations have come to […]

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Gray Suffers Loss in Yankees Debut 

After a handful of letdowns within the New York Yankees starting rotation, the front office was well aware that they needed to make moves before the MLB Trade Deadline. With that, in return for infielder Jorge Mateo, right-hander James Kaprielian, and outfielder Dustin Fowler, the Yankees acquired Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Sonny Gray. Gray, who […]

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Could Possible Resurrection of Sabathia Lead to Extension?

The New York Yankees have proven to be one of the most dominant sport franchises in the world, and part of that justification has been their continuous legacy of winning. How have they remained consistent? Due to blockbuster front office moves, the Yankees have been known to acquire more than a few household names over […]

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5 Players Possibly on the Move Before the MLB Deadline

As baseball fanatics know, the MLB Trade Deadline talks are beginning to surface, and the concept of deals to be made are starting to arise in the minds of MLB General Managers around the league. With that, here are five game-changing individuals that I believe could be wearing different uniforms a few weeks from now. […]

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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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How MLB Trades Work in August

August 1st was the MLB Trade Deadline, or was it? The answer is yes, however it was the non-waiver trade deadline. Teams can still make trades in August. The process is just a bit different. You might be wondering now how it’s different. Well, I’m here to provide a breakdown of how this all works. […]

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Alcantara Traded to Oakland Athletics

The Oakland Athletics have made a small move, acquiring 2B/OF Arismendy Alcantara from the Chicago Cubs for 2B Chris Coghlan. Alcantara will report to AAA Nashville and Coghlan will provide depth in wake of the Jorge Soler and Tommy La Stella injuries. Alcantara, 24, hasn’t seen much major league action. He’s played 81 games between […]

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