Two X-Factors For Team USA in the World Baseball Classic

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The United States roster for the World Baseball Classic is loaded with talent and all-star caliber players. Guys like David Wright and Ryan Braun are household and world renowned names in the game of baseball. Baseball is a team game […]

2013 World Baseball Classic: Team USA’s Pitching Is Its Weakness

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Anytime the World Baseball Classic occurs, team USA will be considered a favorite. While the past two WBC’s have not turned out the way team USA has wanted, we don’t yet know about this year. The offense should be loaded […]

The United States Have The Perfect Manager In Joe Torre

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The United States of America has a lot of expectations coming into the World Baseball Classic. While this team may not be as good on paper as the past two teams, the expectations are still there. It’s an unfulfilled goal […]

Who Will Catch For the Cincinnati Reds in 2013?

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One of the underrated stories of Cincinnati Reds camp, is their catching situation. Right now, the Reds have three catchers in Devin Mesoraco, Ryan Hanigan and Miguel Olivo. The thing that created the logjam of sorts at the position was […]

The Cincinnati Reds Can’t Allow Joey Votto To Play In The World Baseball Classic

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  One of the reasons that the Cincinnati Reds were so good last season is because of Joey Votto. In the first half of the season, he was an absolute monster. He hit .348 with 14 homers and 48 RBI. […]

The Cincinnati Reds Have A Crowded Bullpen

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  One of the things that made the Cincinnati Reds such a dangerous team last year was how lock down their bullpen was. The seventh eighth and ninth inning combo of Sean Marshall, Johnathan Broxton and Aroldis Chapman meant you […]

Cincinnati Reds Should Lock Up Homer Bailey Long-Term

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On Saturday, the Cincinnati Reds and pitcher Homer Bailey were able to agree to a one year deal to avoid arbitration. Bailey wanted $5.8 million and the team offered $4.75 million, but were able to meet basically in the middle […]

Shin-Soo Choo May Hurt The Cincinnati Reds Defensively

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During the past off-season, the Cincinnati Reds were involved in a controversial three team deal. In the deal, they gave up starting center fielder Drew Stubbs and prospect Didi Gregorious among others. In return, they received Shin-Soo Choo. The Reds […]

Baseball Prospectus Likes The Washington Nationals in 2013

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One of the cool things about spring training starting up is all the pre-season predictions that come out. One of the best places to get information about those kind of things is from Baseball Prospectus. Their odds came out and […]

Denard Span Is The Washington Nationals’ Most Important Addition

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The Washington Nationals have a target on their back. No doubt, they are the favorites to win the National League east. This year, they have certainly made some upgrades, but the one that I think will help them the most is […]

Washington Nationals Sign Michael Crotta To Minor-League Deal

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The Washington Nationals continue to make little, interesting moves to create additional depth for themselves. Today, the team inked Michael Crotta to a minor-league deal with an invite to spring training. Crotta last appeared with the Pittsburgh Pirates back in […]

MLB Rumors: Washington Nationals Interested In Kyle Lohse?

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Earlier today, there were reports of the Washington Nationals possibly sneaking in and signing free agent pitcher Kyle Lohse. Lohse, right now, is the top free agent left on the market with Michael Bourn signing yesterday. Lohse, like many of […]