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Dodgers Problems

Yes, the same Los Angeles baseball team that was bought for over $2 billion dollars last year. The same team that traded for Adrian Gonzalez, Hanley Ramirez, Josh Beckett, and Carl Crawford, signed Zack Greinke, and already had Andre Ethier, Matt Kemp, and Clayton Kershaw on its roster, is 13-21. But why? Well, here’s the short answer… Injuries. [caption id="attachment_13824" align="aligncenter" width="655" ...

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Top 9 Worst Trades Since 2002

This top-10 list could go any direction. All of these trades are so lopsided, it was very difficult to put them in order. Looking back on them year after year, it makes me cringe more and more to see a team give up so much for so less. But without further ado, here is the list of the worst trades in the MLB since 2002. [caption id="attachment_13450" align="aligncenter" width="665"] via waitingfornextyear.co ...

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Interleague Conundrum

We all knew this was coming. As soon as Bud Selig forced the Astros to move to the American League as a part of the sales agreement this problem was bound to come up. I want to get one thing out of the way; I love interleague play. I think it is great. Interleague play was a great way to split up some of the monotony of the season by playing new teams. As a young Yankee fan I can remember going to a game wh ...

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Fantasy Baseball Predictions

Since Matthew Berry on ESPN came out with a prediction for each team, I thought I'd do the same. The only difference between my predictions is I will be right. Check it out. Arizona Diamondbacks Trevor Cahill wins 15 games, has a sub 3.00 ERA and is a top-20 pitcher. Atlanta Braves Justin Upton finds his groove playing next to his brother and hits .300 with 30-100. Baltimore Orioles Manny Machado become the ...

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MLB Season Preview- NL West

The division is going to come down to the Giants and the Dodgers just like last year. Did the Dodgers do enough to win the division? Did they do enough to even make the playoffs? Did the Giants do enough to defend their World Series title? The Diamondbacks, Padres and Rockies should not pose much of a threat at all to the Giants or the Dodgers. Division Winner: Los Angeles Dodgers The lineup is loaded with ...

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2013 Top Pitching Rotations

Starting pitching wins championships. As teams are reporting for spring training, let’s take a look at the five best starting rotations in the majors, and the one starter who will have the biggest impact on their 2013 season. 5) Atlanta Braves 1-    Tim Hudson (16-7/3.62 ERA/1.21 WHIP/179.0 IP) 2-    Kris Medlen (10-1/1.57 ERA/0.91 WHIP/138.0 IP) 3-    Mike Minor (11-10/4.12 ERA/1.15 WHIP/179.1 IP) 4-    Pa ...

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Top 9 Team Names That Just Don’t Fit

With the news that the New Orleans Hornets will be changing its name to the New Orleans Pelicans as soon as next season, I figured I would take a look at some of the other bad names in sports. (Note: I will not only take into account the actual name, but also the relevance to the city the team plays in and the location name) 9. Los Angeles Dodgers I think the Dodgers are a great franchise with an amazing hi ...

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