Heath Bell Acquisition Paying Dividends for Arizona Diamondbacks

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Heath ‘BeLoL’ is no more. When the Miami Marlins had their fire-sale of sorts in the offseason, Heath Bell was one of the players that was on the move. Coming off a year where he lost his job to Steve Cishek, I was simply stunned that […]

Kansas City Royals Need an Organizational Overhaul

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There was a lot of hype surrounding the Kansas City Royals heading into the 2013 season. I mean, how could you not pay attention to a team who unloaded their farm system for a frontline starter in James Shields and a solid middle reliever […]

Los Angeles Angels Are Getting Healthy and Hot at the Right Time

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It was only a week ago when the Los Angeles Angels were trailing the Chicago White Sox 4-0 in the fourth inning that I kept thinking to myself: there is no conceivable way that Mike Scioscia would be able to keep his job with his […]

Chicago White Sox Begin Crosstown Classic with Serious Mometum

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It appeared that the Chicago White Sox‘ season was going to be a lost cause no more than a couple of weeks ago. But in typical White Sox fashion, they have rebounded from a slow start to remain competitive in the American […]

Chicago White Sox’ John Danks Looks Sharp in 2013 Debut

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The Chicago White Sox have not seen their $56 million man John Danks take the bump since May 19, 2012. But after a long, grueling rehab, Danks was finally ready to return to US Cellular Field and take on the Miami Marlins. Considering […]

Hey Bud Selig, Can You Fire Angel Hernandez Already?

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It’s time for Bud Selig to call in the “Bobs” from Office Space and send umpire Angel Hernandez packing after blowing another crucial call in the Chicago White Sox-Miami Marlins game tonight. The game was in extra innings when the red-hot Alex Rios was batting with the bases loaded and one […]

Detroit Tigers SP Anibal Sanchez Flirts with No-Hitter, Continues Dominance over AL

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What if I were to tell that Anibal Sanchez is the best pitcher in the American League? Is that a story that you might be interested in? Coming into the season, I felt it was an absolute lock that the Detroit Tigers were going […]

St. Louis Cardinals’ Matt Carpenter Is Baseball’s Best Kept Secret

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The St. Louis Cardinals have the best record in all of baseball, which shouldn’t really surprise anyone. However, their best offensive player might surprise a lot of folks. In January, I felt the need to write about Matt Carpenter, just like I wrote about Allen Craig prior to […]

What Should Be John Danks’ Realistic Expectations for Chicago White Sox?

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The long awaited return of Chicago White Sox‘ John Danks is finally here. But exactly how good will the left-hander be after missing more than a calendar year? I’m willing to bet Danks is feeling a lot of pressure going into his […]

Jeff Keppinger Needs to be Super Utility Man for Chicago White Sox

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When the Chicago White Sox signed Jeff Keppinger to a multi-year deal to become their everyday third baseman, they couldn’t have predicted that Conor Gillaspie would turn into one of the better hitters on the team. Therefore, with Gordon Beckham hitting everything in sight on his rehab assignment […]

Chicago White Sox RP Jesse Crain Has Been Team’s Unsung Hero

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The Chicago White Sox are still in fourth place in the American League Central. But if it wasn’t for the way Jesse Crain has pitched out of the bullpen this season, the Pale Hose would likely be dead last in the American League. Crain […]

Chicago White Sox Need to Give Josh Phegley a Chance in June

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When the Chicago White Sox moved on from AJ Pierzynski, it was Tyler Flowers’ job to lose. After a very promising first week to the season, many — including myself — were all aboard the “T-Flo” bandwagon. However, with June approaching, that bandwagon has halted to […]