Felix Hernandez versus Yu Darvish 2014

The Seattle Mariners (7-5) just began an upcoming seven-game road trip yesterday evening to open the third week of their 2014 MLB campaign. The Mariners are set to resume things with the Texas Rangers (6-7) this evening. There are three remaining games of the four-game set […]

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ANALYSIS

Jon Jay

The vast majority of CFs are of the No. 8 hitter bunting variety. So I was surprised to see so many excited about the St. Louis Cardinals‘ Peter Bourjos supplanting Jon Jay when most major metrics were either very similar […]

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Philadelphia Phillies, empty stadium,

If Philadelphia Phillies fans were electing a Governor of Pennsylvania and had to choose between two guys who did not want to spend money for, say, snow removal, the most likely result is that those voters would stay home. That’s how […]

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Eric Young Jr Stolen Base

Sometimes when a team’s offense is struggling, it needs to find unconventional ways to score runs. For the New York Mets, they are going to rely on their speed and stolen bases. In their series win over the Atlanta Braves […]

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Tim Collins Kansas City Royals

Perennial smack-talking aimed at the Kansas City Royals and their almost constantly disappointed fanbase has officially begun for 2014, but the team and its fans should consider themselves lucky. An abundance of missteps in every facet of the game that […]

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Getty Images

A very popular refrain in St. Louis Cardinal Nation is that had Allen Craig been fully healthy, the World Series might have turned out differently. This ignores the fact that had Seth Maness not thrown a beachball to the Boston […]

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Matt Adams

Following the St. Louis Cardinals‘ loss to the Cincinnati Reds on Wednesday, the club fell to 5-4. And as is typical this early in the season, have quite a few statistical anomalies to point out. Apparently, the role of Tony […]

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Ryan Howard, Philadelphia Phillies,

You don’t need to have binoculars to see something very peculiar about first baseman Ryan Howard of the Philadelphia Phillies this season. He’s limping. It might not be enough to keep him out of a game or a significant injury, […]

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Anthony Rizzo

When the Chicago Cubs went down 4-0 quickly in the top of the first inning against the visiting Pittsburgh Pirates, it seemed like another Cubs blowout. That’s what it would’ve been last season or the year before that, but not this year. Instead […]

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