MLB Rumors: How Long Will It Take For Qualifying Offers To Die Out?
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The past few winters following the new MLB Collective Bargaining Agreement have seen free agency change dramatically. It was once a market for teams to go on winter shopping sprees to address needs, whether they were legitimate needs or needs […]

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ANALYSIS

Kolten Wong

One of the more interesting developments of the St. Louis Cardinals‘ victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday night was the arrival, finally, of veteran Mark Ellis at 2B. After the game, in which Ellis knocked in two without benefit of […]

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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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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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Ryan Howard, Philadelphia Phillies,

So far the season of the Philadelphia Phillies has been an unmitigated disaster, but what might be more surprising is how the players are handling it. Losing two of three to the Texas Rangers in the first week and following […]

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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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Yangervis Solarte

Typically if your 3B position is netting you both the highest batting average on the club and the most power this is considered good news. If those numbers are coming from two different people, however, not so much. For the […]

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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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