Cincinnati Reds: New Addition Shin-Soo Choo is a Perfect Fit

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Cincinnati Reds outfielder Shin-Soo Choo is happy to have a new home. Choo drew a leadoff walk in a ninth inning which included nine runs for the Reds, and later hit a three-run double to give Cincinnati a 13-4 victory over the St. […]

Umpire Marty Foster Admits Making Incorrect Call In Texas Rangers-Tampa Bay Rays Game

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Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon knew the pitch was a ball, Ben Zobrist knew the pitch was a ball, as he began jogging to first base, and Texas Rangers closer Joe Nathan knew the pitch was a ball, as he prepared for his next hitter. Home […]

Atlanta Braves: Is Justin Upton Finally Reaching His Potential?

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Justin Upton deserves a lot of the credit for the Atlanta Braves starting the 2013 as the best team in baseball. Upton went four for four with his sixth home run last night to give the Braves their sixth win of the season. […]

Carlos Marmol Out as Chicago Cubs Closer

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The Chicago Cubs have had enough of closer Carlos Marmol. Kyuji Fujikawa will be the next closer, Cubs manager Dale Sveum announced Sunday. Fujikawa was first signed to be used as a setup man for Marmol, but since the closer’s condition and performance […]

Will Los Angeles Angels Ace Jered Weaver Miss Significant Time?

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On Sunday night, against a division rival on national television, Los Angeles Angels‘ fans worst nightmares came true: on a comeback pitch in the sixth inning against Texas Rangers catcher Mitch Moreland, Jered Weaver dove away from a hit ball and landed […]

Los Angeles Angels Unable to Overcome Poor Starting Pitching

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Los Angeles Angels general manager Jerry Dipoto is frequently criticized for piecing together an under-performing big-name roster. The Halos’ offensive woes are normally the topic of discussion, but it is in fact their starting pitching that has made their Opening Day series with the Cincinnati […]

Detroit Tigers: Jose Valverde Signs Minor League Contract

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The Detroit Tigers announced that they have resigned 35-year old reliever Jose Valverde to a minor league contract Thursday. Valverde will get the once-over at the Tigers’ spring training facility in Lakeland, FLa, and will then make his way to join […]

Garrett Richards Will Be Los Angeles Angels’ X-Factor

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Imagine a young pitcher, jockeying to remain on a major league roster, while still being completely blind to his role for the team. Los Angeles Angels jack-of-all-pitchers Garrett Richards has been used as a starter, long reliever, set-up man and closer since being […]

Ubaldo Jimenez Returning to Early Career Form for Cleveland Indians

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When was the last time Cleveland Indians right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez dominated hitters? Well, whenever it was, he wasn’t playing in Ohio. Jimenez has struggled since leaving the Colorado Rockies midway through the 2011 season in a trade to the Indians, but may be reversing […]

Alexi Ogando Shines as Texas Rangers Begin a Win Streak

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Texas Rangers apologists can quickly move on from Yu Darvish‘s near-perfect game last night, courtesy of Alexi Ogando. Darvish retired 26 straight batters before giving up a hit through the middle of his legs last night to lose the perfect game bid. […]

Los Angeles Angels Look to Find Power Against Cincinnati Reds

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The Los Angeles Angels have a roster built on big names, big bats and big egos. However, their main asset, power hitting, was absent during their season-opening extra innings victory over the Cincinnati Reds. In their first matchup with the Reds, Los […]

Colorado Rockies: Walt Weiss Earns First Win As Manager Thanks To Troy Tulowitzki

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Walt Weiss is the new manager for the Colorado Rockies, and he couldn’t be happier as of now. On Tuesday, Weiss earned his first win with an 8-4 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers. Just one year ago, Weiss was coaching his son’s […]