Carlos Gomez Has to Be Kicking Himself for Signing Milwaukee Brewers’ Contract Before 2013

Milwaukee Brewers’ Carlos Gomez Deserved NL Player of the Week Honor

Now that Carlos Gomez is leading the National League in batting average and slugging percentage heading into mid-May, the Milwaukee Brewers center fielder seems like he should be bound for a colossal contract. That is if he hadn’t already signed a three-year, $24 million […]

Bruce Bochy Gives Guillermo Quiroz Starting Nod for San Francisco Giants

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San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy gave Guillermo Quiroz the start at catcher Sunday night against the Los Angeles Dodgers, a seeming reward for Quiroz’ walk-off homer on Saturday. This was not the case, however, as Quiroz was already set to receive the […]

Injury to Tampa Bay Rays SS Yunel Escobar Not Severe as Feared

Tampa Bay Rays’ Yunel Escobar Not in Saturday’s Lineup

As the Tampa Bay Rays went into action and clobbered the Colorado Rockies 8-3 on Sunday, they did so without starting shortstop Yunel Escobar, who took an 86 mph pitch to the left hand from Rockies starter Jon Garland the […]

Joe Saunders Struggles on Road Again as Seattle Mariners Fall to Toronto Blue Jays

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It’s been rough for starting pitcher Joe Saunders since joining the Seattle Mariners this offseason. After pitching one of his best gems to guide the Baltimore Orioles in a surprising upset over the Texas Rangers in the inaugural American League Wild Card […]

Gio Gonzalez’s Brilliance, Inconsistency Mirroring Washington Nationals Season

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As Gio Gonzalez emerges above .500, so do his Washington Nationals, with the former improving to 3-2 and latter to 17-15 after Sunday’s 6-2 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates. The victory means two straight for a Nationals team that’s seen […]

20 Things We Learned From 2013 MLB Opening Day

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Washington Nationals to Release Stephen Strasburg From Limitations Opening Day

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When the Washington Nationals host the Miami Marlins at 1:05 p.m. ET Monday, all eyes in both the D.C. area and across America will be on the arm of Stephen Strasburg. The 24-year-old flamethrower is raring to go after being […]

Texas Rangers: Matt Harrison Whiffs Through Houston Astros Lineup On Opening Day

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The starting pitching rotation was viewed by many as a weak spot for the Texas Rangers heading into the 2013 MLB season. Considered along with Yu Darvish as the lone bright spots in Texas’ starting staff, Matt Harrison entered Opening […]

R.A. Dickey Heads New-Look Toronto Blue Jays Rotation Opening Day

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As the Toronto Blue Jays prepare to host the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday at 7:07 p.m. ET, one Opening Day question lingering on many minds will be whether the new-look pitching staff will be good enough to compete in the […]

Tampa Bay Rays Need Young Pitchers to Elevate Game in 2013

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Prior to the trading of James Shields, the “best starting rotation in Major League Baseball” argument could be easily made for the Tampa Bay Rays. What’s more amazing is that even after the trade this argument remains plausible. With left-hander David Price, […]

Tampa Bay Rays: Joe Maddon Stays Calm As Jeremy Hellickson Struggles

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Right-hander Jeremy Hellickson made an immediate and indelible impact on the Tampa Bay Rays pitching staff upon entering the majors three years ago. The hurler won his only four decisions in 2010 before claiming American League Rookie of the Year in 2011 and […]

David Freese, Chris Carpenter Among St. Louis Cardinals’ Ailing Vets

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With this week’s announcement that St. Louis Cardinals third baseman David Freese would be hitting the 15-day disabled list, it gave Cards fans yet another cringe in a period full of bad news on the injury front. Closer Jason Motte […]