MLB Rumors: Mark Appel Leaning Against Signing With Pittsburgh Pirates

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Mark Appel was widely considered the favorite to be the No. 1 overall pick. When the Houston Astros passed on the Stanford Cardinal ace, the next six teams already had their picks lined up. The junior right-hander fell to the Pittsburgh […]

MLB Rumors: Arizona Diamondbacks, GM Kevin Towers Could Be Trade Deadline Wild Cards

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With the extra Wild Card added for this season, the line between buyers and sellers has been blurred as the trade deadline approaches. One team in particular that seems to be on the fence is the Arizona Diamondbacks. On the […]

Midseason Awards: David Wright Is NL Comeback Player, MVP Candidate

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Don’t call it a comeback, yet. The top candidates for the 2012 Comeback Player of the Year award have overcome injuries and/or poor play from last season, but they’ve still got a long way to go before their comebacks are complete. […]

Midseason Awards: AL Comeback Player Comes Down To Chicago White Sox Adam Dunn and Jake Peavy

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Don’t call it a comeback, yet. The top candidates for the 2012 Comeback Player of the Year award have overcome injuries and/or poor play from last season, but they’ve still got a long way to go before their comebacks are […]

Pittsburgh Pirates 10 Games Above .500 after 2-0 Victory Over Houston Astros

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If some Pittsburgh Pirates fans are holding back from getting excited about this year, you can’t blame them. A year ago today, the Buccos were 44-41. Things did not go well from there, as Pittsburgh finished the year with 90 […]

Los Angeles Angels Surging After Early Slump, Still Have 13 Games With Texas Rangers

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Lucky for the Los Angles Angels, it’s a long season. The Angels stumbled out of the gate, deflating their fan base that went nuts after the team signed Albert Pujols and C.J. Wilson over the offseason. At the end of […]

NL Final Man Vote Pits Old Vs. New With Chipper Jones And Bryce Harper

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One player has an entire desert left in his career’s hourglass, the other mere grains of sand. Chipper Jones, the Atlanta Braves’ 40-year-old third baseman, and Bryce Harper, the Washington Nationals’ 19-year-old center fielder, stand at polar opposites of their […]

Kansas City Royals Get No Special Considerations For Hosting, Have One All-Star Selected

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The Kansas City Royals are used to being under represented at the All-Star Game. This year appears to be no difference despite the game being held at Kaufman Stadium. Designated hitter Billy Butler was the only Royal to make the […]

Are San Francisco Giants Fans Best In National League?

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The San Francisco Giants must have the best fans in the National League. How else can you explain the fact that Pablo Sandoval will be the starting third baseman for the NL at the All-Star Game? Sandoval has played well, […]

NL All-Star Voting: Joey Votto An Easy Choice

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You may have wondered to yourself ‘who actually votes for the All-Star Game?’ Two sprained thumbs pointing at this guy (it is a lot of typing to go through 25 validation codes). I’ve always enjoyed casting my votes for the […]

AL All-Star Voting: Mike Trout Deserves To Start

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You may have wondered to yourself ‘who actually votes for the All-Star Game?’ Two sprained thumbs pointing at this guy (it is a lot of typing to go through 25 validation codes). I’ve always enjoyed casting my votes for the […]

Andrew Cashner Rejoins San Diego Padres, Will Start Tonight

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After a three-start tune-up in Double-A, Andrew Cashner is rejoining the San Diego Padres to start against the Houston Astros tonight. Now that Anthony Rizzo has been called up by the Chicago Cubs, it seems like everyone is declaring the […]