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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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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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Dodgers’ Outfielder Diagnosed With Torn ACL

Allow me to set the scene. 95 pitches for 20-year-old phenom, Julio Urias, no-hitting the Pittsburgh Pirates through 6. To leadoff the inning to continue it, he must retire former NL MVP Andrew McCutchen of the Pittsburgh Pirates. He has a 2-0 lead, and is dealing when McCutchen rips one to left field. Andrew Toles, […]

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BREAKING: Pirates SP Jameson Tallion Undergoes Surgery For Testicular Cancer

Yesterday during the Pirates ballgame against the Milwaukee Brewers, young righty Jameson Tallion, who’s established himself in their starting rotation, was placed on the DL with small groin discomfort. Tallion, 25, quickly went to get medical attention. It is suspected that he has testicular cancer and as of this morning, he is officially being treated […]

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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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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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6 Predictions for the Upcoming MLB Winter Meetings

The Winter Meetings begin on Sunday Night, and the action is expected to be wild. Trade rumors and signings are going to be prevalent as the Hot Stove explodes. Here are six predictions for what will happen at the Meetings: 1) The Washington Nationals acquire a White Sox starter, but it’s not Chris Sale The […]

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Liriano strikes out 10 to lead Pirates to Opening Day win

The Pittsburgh Pirates got the 2016 MLB season off on the right foot with a 4-1 victory against the St. Louis Cardinals. Opening Day starter Francisco Liriano lead the way by tying the franchise record for Opening Day strikeouts (10) and adding an RBI in the second inning. Liriano went six innings, allowing three hits […]

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MLB Prospect Profile: INF JaCoby Jones, Detroit Tigers

We continue our prospect profile series going as we are going to be looking at Detroit Tigers prospect JaCoby Jones. Jones is an interesting piece for the Tigers, who acquired him at last year’s trade deadline from the Pittsburgh Pirates for Joakim Soria. Jones impressed in the Arizona Fall League before being suspended for violating the MLB’s joint drug prevention program, […]

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New York Mets acquire Neil Walker from Pirates

The New York Mets may have missed out on Ben Zobrist, but they didn’t take long to find a Plan B. Ken Rosenthal reports that the Mets have acquired INF Neil Walker from the Pittsburgh Pirates for LHP Jon Niese. Talks between the two teams have reportedly been going on for a day or two. […]

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