Washington Nationals’ Bryce Harper Shows That He Has Forgotten The Past

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Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper was born in 1992, meaning he is 21 years old. That means that from the time Harper was born to the time he was 13 years old, the Atlanta Braves won their division title 13 times. Granted, the […]

Seattle Mariners’ Hisashi Iwakuma Quietly Becoming One of Baseball’s Best Pitchers

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Felix Hernandez gets all the attention in Seattle, and understandably so. He’s arguably the best pitcher in all of baseball, and he’s got the numbers to back it up. But the Mariners are in the thick of the AL Wild […]

Oakland Athletics’ Bullpen Sets New Scoreless-Streak Record

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While the trade deadline acquisitions to the Oakland Athletics‘ starting rotation have been getting all of the recent headlines, their bullpen has been getting overlooked. And in that stretch of time Sean Doolittle and company haven’t been just good, they’ve been […]

Atlanta Braves’ NL East Fate Will Be Determined In Weekend Series With Washington Nationals

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It’s often exaggerating to say that an early-August series in MLB could be season-defining; but in this case, it’s not. The Atlanta Braves are currently in a free-fall, having gone 0-8 on a West Coast road trip in which Freddie […]

Tony La Russa Defends Arizona Diamondbacks, Now Dubbed ‘Dirtiest Team In Baseball’

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The Arizona Diamondbacks have taken a beating in the national media this week, and rightfully so. Arizona’s Randall Delgado drilled Pittsburgh Pirates‘ MVP-candidate Andrew McCutchen with a 97 MPH fastball, and McCutchen is now on the disabled list. The act […]

Ranking the Top 10 MLB Flamethrowers of 2014

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Atlanta Braves Starter Alex Wood Can Increase Team’s Playoff Hopes

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Atlanta‘s offensive struggles as a team are well-documented. The Braves are 27th out of 30 teams in the league in runs scored, 25th in total bases and 22nd in total hits. Atlanta has no chance of making a deep postseason […]

Predicting the 2014 MLB Playoff Teams After the Trade Deadline

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Los Angeles Angels’ Garrett Richards Flying Under Radar In Talent-Heavy AL West

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Everybody out west is talking about the Oakland Athletics. And deservedly so, after the splash the AL West leaders made in the pitching market at the trade deadline. But most are forgetting about Garrett Richards, who has quietly become the […]

Tim Hudson Sorely Missed By Atlanta Braves in 2014

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Hindsight is 20/20, but the Atlanta Braves are really wishing they hadn’t let Tim Hudson go last offseason. Actually, that has been the consensus feeling around a struggling Atlanta ball club for some time now. There is, of course, nothing […]

Atlanta Braves: 5 Players Who Must Step Up in August

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Jacob Dennis is an Atlanta Braves writer at RantSports.com. Follow him on Twitter, “Like” him on Facebook, and add him to your network on Google.

Arizona Diamondbacks Crossed the Line Friday, Saturday Against Pittsburgh Pirates

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Baseball has unwritten rules. It’s part of what makes the game a popular sport, loved and cherished by millions across several countries. Every player is held accountable, and if you do something to show up your opponent, chances are you […]