Playoff Chances Slipping Quickly For New York Yankees

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Somebody may want to remind the New York Yankees that they are still in the race for an AL Wild Card spot. In a week where they play two sub-.500 teams, the Yankees have dropped the first two games in a three-game […]

Seattle Mariners Are Becoming Favorites For AL Wild-Card

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The Seattle Mariners have been in the playoff picture for most of the season, and with five weeks remaining, they have become favorites to play in the Wild Card game. The Mariners are currently tied in the Wild Card standings with the Detroit […]

Oakland Athletics Have to Turn It Around Quickly

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The AL West got a little shift in power when the Los Angeles Angels jumped the Oakland Athletics in the standings and in Rant Sports Power Rankings this last week. For the greater part of two months, the Athletics were heavy […]

Pittsburgh Pirates Highly Anticipate Andrew McCutchen’s Return

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The reigning National League MVP, Andrew McCutchen is returning to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday, and the franchise and fans are all giddy about it. With good reason. The team is currently second in the NL Central, 5.5 behind the Milwaukee Brewers, but […]

Boston Red Sox: David Ortiz Makes Hall-Of-Fame Case Even More Interesting

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Tonight, David Ortiz joined rare Boston Red Sox company by becoming the third player to have hit 400 home runs while a member of the franchise. Joining the names of hall-of-famers Ted Williams and Carl Yastrzemski on the elite list, Ortiz has made his Hall of […]

Edwin Encarnacion’s Return Will Keep Toronto Blue Jays In The Mix

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The Toronto Blue Jays are in the top five in MLB in batting average, base percentage, slugging percentage, and runs scored. Today, the rich got richer with the return of slugging first baseman Edwin Encarnacion. Encarnacion went on the DL on […]

Updated Top 5 Candidates For 2014 AL Rookie of the Year

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Add Hal Steinbrenner’s Name To List of Those Frustrated With New York Yankees’ Offense

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It is no secret that the New York Yankees‘ offense has been struggling as of late and co-owner and managing general partner of the Yankees, Hal Steinbrenner, let it be heard. He particularly went after the big-name players the Yankees got over the offseason, outfielders […]

New York Yankees Must Stay Cautious With Masahiro Tanaka

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SP Masahiro Tanaka made 50 throws from 90 feet away and said he felt no discomfort. That is good news for the New York Yankees. The Yankees though are playing it smart and not rushing Tanaka, the early Cy Young award […]

A Team Should Explore Making Jason Varitek A Manager In 2015

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The season has come along quickly, and there are less than 50 games to be played for all Major League Baseball teams. The playoff picture is coming a little more to light as we see who the real contenders are […]

New York Yankees Must Improve Offense In Upcoming Road Series

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The New York Yankees made fans optimistic when they took three out of four games against the Detroit Tigers before dropping two out of three against the Cleveland Indians in their latest homestand. Tonight, they begin a six-game road trip against division opponents Baltimore Orioles and Tampa Bay […]

Why Everybody Should Be Rooting For Derek Jeter To Climb Into Top 5 On MLB’s All-Time Hits List

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In an era known for steroids and home run hitters, one man has worked his way into the hitting history books and was never questioned for doing PEDs. New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter is tied with Honus Wagner for sixth on the all-time hits list […]