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Baseball – MLB

MLB Week 11 Sluggers and Slugs

The past week in baseball gave us some major shifting in the “Penthouse Power Rankings.”  Also fantasy tips—who’s most likely on the market.  Plus some “Heroes and Zeros” from across the league. The Boston Red Sox have quietly put together a great run to get within one game of the AL[…]

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MLB Week 10 Sluggers and Slugs

Week 10 of the baseball season gave us many great moments, but none greater than the debut of Washington Nationals’ pitcher, Stephen Strasburg. Future Hall of Fame catcher Ivan ‘Pudge’ Rodriguez was quoted in an article on ESPN giving Strasburg this compliment: “I’ve been catching a lot of guys, but[…]

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Clemens Foundation Made Payments to McNamee

Authorities could strike oil as they dig deeper and deeper into the allegations that Roger Clemens used steroids during his pitching career. The veteran of the mound is accused of paying Brian McNamee, a New York personal trainer, for training services and performance-enhancing drugs. What’s worse, the money is said[…]

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MLB Week 9 Sluggers and Slugs

Another great week around the diamond — this time with a retiring legend, a successful walk-off celebration and the blown call of a lifetime. Many feel baseball remains a great game because of its long-standing traditions and history. These are the same people who feel the human element of umpires[…]

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Repairing MLB Rule 4 Draft

The 2010 MLB Rule 4 First-Year Player Draft begins on June 7th.  This 50-round circus is the only draft of any major sport that takes place during the season—but that is not the problem. Some of the major problems are highlighted in a great column by SI’s, Tom Verducci.  Verducci[…]

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MLB Week 8 Sluggers and Slugs

Summer is upon us and its time for our three favorite B’s – beaches, BBQs and baseball. We have wrapped up the second month of the season, and the pennant races, like the temperature, are heating up. The Boston Red Sox fan base can flip the cover back over the[…]

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MLB Week 7 Sluggers and Slugs

The major league baseball season kicked off inter-league play this week, which reminds me that the only thing more overrated is MTVs The Hills. So what if a couple of New York Mets fans got to arrive at the office on Monday and talk smack to New York Yankees fans.[…]

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MLB WK 6 Sluggers and Slugs

As we approach the quarter mark of the MLB season, several teams continue to leave us perplexed by their poor play. Some teams are trying to emerge into real playoff contenders in a division we thought other teams would absolutely win. The .500 baseball that the Boston Red Sox are[…]

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MLB Week 5 Sluggers and Slugs

Major League Baseball gave us some great action as we moved into the second month of the season. The most noteworthy moment of the week was Oakland Athletics‘ Dallas Braden throwing a perfect game against the best team in baseball, the Tampa Bay Rays. I’ll get into “My Mound” Braden[…]

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