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Working The Count vs. Looking To Make Contact

An article by posted on October 18, 2014 0 Comments
Working The Count vs. Looking To Make Contact

“If there is anything underrated about the Giants,” John Harper of the Daily News writes. “It’s the pressure they put on defenses with an old-school offensive approach that is more about attacking aggressively than working counts. Partly as a result, they’ve managed to score 10 runs in this postseason on plays where they didn’t produce […]

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Morning Grind: James Shields Should Stay in Kansas City

An article by posted on October 18, 2014 0 Comments
Morning Grind: James Shields Should Stay in Kansas City

Big Game James Shields will likely leave Kansas City this offseason and will command a hefty deal in free agency this offseason. But if the Royals win the World Series, he should consider staying. While I certainly won’t begrudge Shields the opportunity to enter free agency as a top flight, durable pitcher who may command […]

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Money Alone Won’t Buy Us Wins…

An article by posted on October 15, 2014 0 Comments
Money Alone Won’t Buy Us Wins…

Money can buy you a lot of stuff but they say money can’t buy the really important things like love and happiness. Still it’s nice to think about what you might do if you had unlimited cash reserves. I would get my dog his own live-in dog groomer for instance … tired of him stinking […]

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Young Fans Are Being Denied Great October Baseball

An article by posted on October 13, 2014 0 Comments
Young Fans Are Being Denied Great October Baseball

Last night the St. Louis Cardinals and San Francisco Giants played an incredible baseball game. There were big hits, huge strikeouts and some of the most heads-up baseball I’ve seen in a long time (see Matt Duffy running the bases). A few minutes before midnight, after the Giants tied the game in the 9th inning, […]

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NLCS Game Thread: Giants vs Cardinals, 8:00 PM

An article by posted on October 12, 2014 0 Comments
NLCS Game Thread: Giants vs Cardinals, 8:00 PM

Game 2 (Giants Lead 1-0) San Francisco Giants at St. Louis Cardinals, Sunday, Oct. 12, 8:00 PM, FS1 Jake Peavy (7-13, 3.73) vs Lance Lynn (15-10, 2.74) The Cardinals will try to bounce back in game two of the National League Championship Series, sending Lance Lynn to the mound against Jake Peavy. Neither of these […]

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LCS Game Thread: Royals vs Orioles, 4:00 PM, Giants vs Cardinals, 8:00 PM

An article by posted on October 11, 2014 0 Comments
LCS Game Thread: Royals vs Orioles, 4:00 PM, Giants vs Cardinals, 8:00 PM

Game 2 (Royals Lead 1-0) Kansas City Royals at Baltimore Orioles, Saturday, Oct. 11, 4:00 PM, TBS Yordano Ventura (14-10, 3.20) vs Bud Norris (15-8, 3.65) The Orioles will try to bounce back from their game one extra innings loss to the Royals as they send Bud Norris to the hill against Yordano Ventura. Norris […]

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ALCS Game Thread: Royals vs Orioles, 8:00 PM (Game 1)

An article by posted on October 10, 2014 0 Comments
ALCS Game Thread: Royals vs Orioles, 8:00 PM (Game 1)

Game 1 Kansas City Royals at Baltimore Orioles, Friday, Oct. 10, 8:00 PM, TBS James Shields (14-8, 3.21) vs. Chris Tillman (13-6, 3.34) The Orioles and Royals open up the highly anticipated American League Championship Series tonight in Baltimore. It’s being hailed as a “celebration” by many as these two teams that have won so […]

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Arizona Diamondbacks Are Flush With Young Shortstops

An article by posted on October 10, 2014 0 Comments
Arizona Diamondbacks Are Flush With Young Shortstops

When it comes to starting pitching, the Mets have plenty of it. Something they lack is major league ready position players that are ready to step in at shortstop and left field. While we can speculate about Wilmer Flores‘ ability to hold down that job, it doesn’t seem like the Mets are ready to go […]

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Orioles Working Hard To Extend Nelson Cruz

An article by posted on October 9, 2014 0 Comments
Orioles Working Hard To Extend Nelson Cruz

Ken Rosenthal of FOX is reporting that the Orioles are “pushing to complete deal with Cruz..” After locking up J.J. Hardy this morning, it looks like Baltimore is trying to make sure the core of that team stays together after 2014. Following his PED suspension, Cruz signed a one-year make good deal with the Orioles. […]

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Orioles, J.J. Hardy Agree To Contract Extension

An article by posted on October 9, 2014 0 Comments
Orioles, J.J. Hardy Agree To Contract Extension

Update (Friday, October 10th, 2014) According to Dan Connolly of the Baltimore Sun, J.J. Hardy will earn $11.5 million in 2015, $12.5 million in 2016, $14 million in 2017 and will have a $14 million club option in 2018 with a $2 million buyout. Original Story (Thursday, October 9th, 2014) The Baltimore Orioles have agreed […]

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