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The Final Series

The last weekend of the regular season is upon us, and the National League doesn’t have much left to settle in the playoff picture. We already know the participants: the Braves, Dodgers, Cardinals, Pirates, and Reds have already clinched the five spots. The seeds have yet to be determined, but any way you match them up, it’s going to be really good teams battling it out. There is no easy way in October. One ...

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Video Of The Week- Wladamir Balentien Breaks Japan’s HR Record

Wladamir Klitschko now has competition for the imaginary title of being "the most awesome person with the name Wladamir." This past weekend Wladamir Balentien broke the Japanese home run record by hitting his 56th (record-breaking) and 57th (exclamation point) dingers. Before heading overseas the Curacao-native played with the Mariners and Reds until 2009 and collected 15 home runs with a .221 batting avera ...

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Random Athlete Of The Day- Danny Almonte

Danny Almonte is not just another “Random Athlete of the Day,” he is a legend and a childhood baseball hero. And like most of those heroes: Lance Armstrong, O.J. Simpson, Michael Vick, Barry Bonds, Ryan Braun, Alex Rodriguez, among others…he was an awesome fraud. [caption id="attachment_15597" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Photo Credit: AP Photo/Chris Gardner[/caption] Almonte played for the Rolando Paul ...

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Robinson Cano As A Free Agent

Through the first nine years of his career, Robinson Cano has proven himself as one of the best, if not the best, second baseman in all of baseball. In the field, Cano has two Gold Gloves in the last three years. At the plate, Cano has been one of the premier hitters not just for second baseman, but at any position. So why, after establishing himself as one of the top players in the Major Leagues, is his pe ...

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2013 NL MVP Race

Heading into the final month of the regular season, the NL MVP Award is still up for grabs. Here is a look at the top candidates in the final stretch. [caption id="attachment_15586" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Photo Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports[/caption] Frontrunner: Clayton Kershaw In a contract year, Kershaw has established himself as the best pitcher in baseball. He leads the NL in WHIP (0.93 ...

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Reflecting Back 12 Years Ago

Do you remember where you were 12 years ago today? I do. I was in my second grade class with all of my friends just having a normal day like everyone else when chaos started to occur. Teachers went to meet outside to try and grasp what was actually going on. After the second plane hit it was clear that this was a deliberate attack against our nation. Was there more to come? Were we ourselves in danger of a ...

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The Youngster Takeover: MLB’s 25 And Under Team

It’s a new generation of baseball. Former faces of the MLB like Derek Jeter and Albert Pujols are no longer at the top of the game. There are no more guys who will annually go for 50 homeruns a year, despite what Chris Davis and Miguel Cabrera are doing this season. But the brand of baseball we’re seeing is more exciting than ever. The influx of young talent is incredible, and fun to watch. This “25 And Und ...

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