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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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ALDS Thread: Orioles vs Tigers, Angels vs Royals (Elimination Sunday?)

An article by posted on October 5, 2014 0 Comments
ALDS Thread: Orioles vs Tigers, Angels vs Royals (Elimination Sunday?)

Game 3 (Orioles Lead 2-0) Baltimore Orioles at Detroit Tigers Sunday, Oct. 5, 3:30 PM, TBS Bud Norris (15-8, 3.65) vs David Price (15-12, 3.26) The Tigers will look for some home cooking against the Orioles this afternoon. After losing with their current and former ace’s (Scherzer and Verlander), they will send the ace that […]

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ALDS Thread: Tigers vs Orioles, Royals vs Angels

An article by posted on October 2, 2014 0 Comments
ALDS Thread: Tigers vs Orioles, Royals vs Angels

Detroit Tigers vs Baltimore Orioles Oriole Park at Camden Yards, 5:30 PM ET (TBS) Max Scherzer (18-5, 3.15) vs. Chris Tillman (13-6, 3.34) Scherzer fronts the Tigers postseason rotation for the second straight year, coming off an 18-win season in which he outpitched his numbers. He did not face Baltimore this year, but he’s 3-1 with a 3.92 […]

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NL Wild Card Thread: Giants vs Pirates, 8:05 PM

An article by posted on October 1, 2014 0 Comments
NL Wild Card Thread: Giants vs Pirates, 8:05 PM

San Francisco Giants at Pittsburgh Pirates Wednesday, Oct. 1, 8:07 PM, ESPN Madison Bumgarner (18-10, 2.98) vs. Edinson Volquez (13-7, 3.04)  The National League Wild Card Game will be in Pittsburgh for a second consecutive year, with the Pirates set to host the San Francisco Giants at PNC Park. The Pirates and Giants met six times this year and the Bucs won four of […]

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Korean Power-Hitting Shortstop To Be Posted

An article by posted on September 9, 2014 0 Comments
Korean Power-Hitting Shortstop To Be Posted

According to a report by Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe, Korean shortstop Jung-ho Kang is going to be posted by his team the Nexen Heroes for a major league job. The right-handed power hitter, who has 38 home runs and 107 RBIs in 107 games this season, is 27 years old and will stay at shortstop or convert to […]

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Vladimir Guerrero’s Son Dazzles Scouts In Workout

An article by posted on September 9, 2014 0 Comments
Vladimir Guerrero’s Son Dazzles Scouts In Workout

According to Nate Scott of USA Today, Vladimir Guerrero Jr., son of baseball great Vladimir Guerrero, worked out for several teams recently and scouts came away impressed. At just 15-years old, Guerrero Jr. stands 6’2, 220 pounds and scouts say he’s flashing more potential than even his father did at a similar age. Scouts also […]

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Will Mets Kick The Tires On Melky Cabrera?

An article by posted on September 8, 2014 0 Comments
Will Mets Kick The Tires On Melky Cabrera?

The Toronto Blue Jays suffered a big blow to their wild card hopes when they learned that outfielder Melky Cabrera will need season-ending surgery for the broken pinky finger he suffered on Friday. Cabrera, who turned 30 in August, was having himself a solid season, batting .301/.351/.458 with 35 doubles, 16 home runs, 81 runs scored and 73 […]

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Carlos Gonzalez and Troy Tulowitzki Both To Have Season Ending Surgery

An article by posted on August 15, 2014 0 Comments
Carlos Gonzalez and Troy Tulowitzki Both To Have Season Ending Surgery

Just one day after announcing that shortstop Troy Tulowitzki would be undergoing season ending surgery on his hip, the Rockies have announced that Carlos Gonzalez will also undergo season-ending surgery to repair the patellar tendon in his left knee. August 14 Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki will miss the rest of the season to repair a labrum tear […]

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