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  • Chicago Cubs 2014 Preview

    MLB At this point, mediocrity would be considered a major upgrade. The Theo Epstein era is heading into its third year, and the results from the first two are some of the most hideous in team history....

    4 weeks 1 day ago by Athlon Sports

  • Philadelphia Phillies 2014 Preview

    MLB The Phillies had a bleak winter. Coming off their first losing season since 2002, they made only modest additions to a team that had trouble scoring runs — and preventing them — in 2013...

    1 month 2 days ago by Athlon Sports

  • New York Mets 2014 Preview

    MLB The Mets have had five losing seasons in a row, tied with the Astros for the longest such streak in baseball. The streak coincides with the 2009 opening of Citi Field, where attendance has dropped...

    1 month 2 days ago by Athlon Sports

  • Miami Marlins 2014 Preview

    MLB Asked about his offseason priorities, new Miami Marlins president of baseball operations Michael Hill didn’t have trouble prioritizing. “Offense, offense, offense,” he said....

    1 month 2 days ago by Athlon Sports

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    Atlanta Braves 2014 Preview

    MLB The Braves, who reeled off 14 consecutive division titles starting in 1991, captured their first since 2005 by going 96–66 to outlast the favored Nationals. They did it despite awful seasons...

    1 month 3 days ago by Athlon Sports

  • Washington Nationals 2014 Preview

    MLB Washington NationalsThe 2013 Nationals were built to win the World Series — then-manager Davey Johnson’s infamous boast, “World Series or bust,” became their de facto motto,...

    1 month 2 days ago by Charlie Miller

  • Seattle Mariners 2014 Preview

    MLB Seattle MarinersIt’s been a rollicking offseason in the Pacific Northwest that began, actually, in the final week of September when manager Eric Wedge exited in a public pique over his failure...

    1 month 6 days ago by Charlie Miller

  • Texas Rangers 2014 Preview

    MLB Texas RangersShort on their normal offensive production and long on injuries to their rotation in 2013, the Texas Rangers have their fingers crossed that a revamped lineup will hit again and that...

    1 month 6 days ago by Charlie Miller

  • Oakland A's 2014 Preview

    MLB Oakland A’sThe A’s won two straight division titles and followed with a bunch of offseason moves. It was business as usual for a team with a relatively tiny payroll, so-so attendance and...

    1 month 6 days ago by Charlie Miller

  • Los Angeles Angels 2014 Preview

    MLB Los Angeles AngelsOwner Arte Moreno’s millions have bought only dysfunction and disappointment the past two years. The mega-millions additions of former MVPs Albert Pujols and Josh Hamilton...

    1 month 6 days ago by Charlie Miller

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  • Grilling the San Diego Chicken


    Grilling the San Diego Chicken

    No one will ever know which came first, the chicken or the egg. But one thing we do know: Before the Phillie Phanatic and the Suns Gorilla and Bernie Brewer, there was the San Diego Chicken. In 1974...

  • Top 100 Baseball Players from the Expansion Era


    Top 100 Baseball Players of the Expansion Era (since 1961)

    OK, I know ranking the top 100 baseball players since expansion in 1961 is a daunting, tricky exercise wrought with endless debate. Yeah, but it’s what I do. There’s no doubt in my mind..., OK, I know ranking the top 100 baseball players since expansion in 1961 is a daunting, tricky exercise wrought with endless debate. Yeah, but it’s what I do. There’s no doubt in my mind...

  • Los Angeles Dodgers

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    Ranking the Best and Worst MLB Managerial Jobs in 2014

    Would you rather live in San Diego or Cleveland? Who you rather play in Yankee Stadium or Tropicana Field? Who would you rather work for? A Steinbrenner or a giant cable company?Certainly,...

  • Miguel Cabrera

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    46 Things That Never Happened in Baseball Until 2013

    Major League Baseball has been around in some form or fashion for nearly 150 years. From the days of Babe Ruth and Ted Williams to the time when Hank Aaron became the home run king or the more...

  • MLB, Fantasy

    150 Funny Fantasy Baseball Team Names

    Only one team will win your fantasy baseball league, but everyone can have a funny fantasy baseball team name. These are 150 suggestions for the baseball nerds, Internet bird dogs, Sabermetric...

  • Mike Trout

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    25 Best Baseball Players 25 and Under

    Baseball players have often been referred to as the “boys of summer,” and as far as MLB goes, the use of the word “boy” may have never been more appropriate. Look around the...

  • David Ortiz

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    Best Baseball Players 35 and Over

    Everyone knows that Mike Trout, Bryce Harper, Manny Machado and others are the future of baseball, but that doesn’t mean three aren’t any All-Star-caliber “old” guys still...

  • Chuck Knoblach

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    10 Worst Calls in MLB Playoff History

    10. Matt Holliday misses home, 2007 NL West Play-InThis Wild Card tie-breaker isn't really a playoff game, but we're including this game 163 in our countdown since it came after the regular...

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    Baseball's Mt. Rushmores - All 30 Teams

    Every MLB team should have its own Mt. Rushmore — four individuals that have risen above all others for each organization. Here is one man’s opinion for all 30 Mt. Rushmores from Aaron...