Jake Odorizzi Has Rough First Start for Tampa Bay Rays

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The Tampa Bay Rays sent 23-year-old Jake Odorizzi to the mound for the first time on Monday afternoon, and his performance was rocky but promising. The right-hander had a rough start, allowing three runs in the first two innings, but […]

Oakland A’s Complete Sweep of Kansas City Royals to Climb Above .500

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A.J. Griffin took the mound for the Oakland A’s on Sunday and although he wasn’t brilliant, he pitched well enough to keep his team in the game. The A’s were able to get to the Kansas City Royals‘ bullpen and […]

New York Yankees Need to Dump Ben Francisco

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So we are now a quarter of the way through the baseball season and much to everyone’s surprise, the New York Yankees sit atop the American League East. Many of the pieces that general manager Brian Cashman has put together have worked […]

Vidal Nuno Picks Up Win for New York Yankees in First MLB Start

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Monday was supposed to be an off day for both the New York Yankees and the Cleveland Indians, but instead they found themselves playing a doubleheader. The Indians took the first game, 1-0, and the Yankees bounced back to take […]

Pittsburgh Pirates’ Player of the Week: Jeanmar Gomez

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The Pittsburgh Pirates had a good week, going 4-2 in the six games they played. Jeanmar Gomez was the star of the week, mostly for taking the ball on Tuesday as a replacement for the injured James McDonald. In that […]

Francisco Liriano Wins in Pittsburgh Pirates Debut

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  The Pittsburgh Pirates had to wait a little while to roll out their offseason free agent signing, Francisco Liriano, but it looks like he was worth the wait. The veteran lefty made his debut on Saturday against the New York Mets and pitched 5 […]

Lyle Overbay Powers New York Yankees to Win

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Just as the 2103 season was about to start Lyle Overbay found himself to be a man without a team, for a few hours at least. After he was let go by the Boston Red Sox he was quickly scooped […]

Ryan Vogelsong Struggles Again for San Francisco Giants

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On Thursday night, the San Francisco Giants were hoping to get a decent outing from starter Ryan Vogelsong. Instead, he gave them his shortest outing of the season. Vogelsong did pitch decently for four innings, giving up two runs on a Brian McCann home run. But […]

Tampa Bay Rays’ David Price Wins Battle of Cy Young Award Winners

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Thursday night saw a battle of the reigning Cy Young Award winners for only the third time in MLB history. David Price was on the hill for the Tampa Bay Rays while R.A. Dickey started for the Toronto Blue Jays. Although neither pitcher has had their Cy Young form […]

Milwaukee Brewers Start Key Ten-Game Road Trip on Friday

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On Friday, the Milwaukee Brewers will hit the road and take on the Cincinnati Reds. It will be the beginning of a huge ten-game road trip where the Brewers will face all three teams that are above them in the National League Central. […]

Vernon Wells Keeps Getting It Done for New York Yankees

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Wednesday was definitely an interesting night for Vernon Wells of the New York Yankees. The 34-year-old outfielder had three hits, including a home run, drove in two runs and stole a base. Oh and to cap off the night in […]

Evan Longoria Swinging a Hot Bat for Tampa Bay Rays

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Tampa Bay Rays third baseman Evan Longoria must be very happy the Toronto Blue Jays are hanging around for another game. So far in the first three games of this four-game series between the two teams, he has six hits […]