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Each week during the season Athlon Sports looks at the best and worst baseball teams in the league. Here's our MLB Power Rankings for July 16, 2012.     1. Rangers—All-Star Matt Harrison pitching like Cy Young Matt...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
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Veterans can be they key to any championship season. However, that doesn’t always extend to the bench or the dugout. In June, Erik Spoelstra coached the Miami Heat to an NBA title at age 41, but he had to go through Oklahoma City’s Scott...
David Fox
2 years ago
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This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for July 13. • The Phillies are upping their offer to star pitcher Cole Hamels before he becomes a free agent after the season. • USA Basketball's Olympics team cruised...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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In the 17 seasons that have concluded with a postseason since baseball expanded to the three-division format in 1994, 66 of the 102 teams that were in first place at the All-Star break went on to win their division (64.7%). Of the 136 teams in...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
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Stay tuned each week to Athlon Sports for a 2012 Fantasy Baseball Weekend Waiver Wire every Monday and a Weekend Rundown every Thursday. First-Half Fantasy Duds The National League All-Stars vanquished their American League brethren 8-0 in...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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This is the 11th season that the All-Star Game has “counted.” If you recall, way back in 2001, both teams ran out of pitchers and the game ended in a tie after 11 exciting innings, leaving fans at the stadium and TV viewers disappointed, to put...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
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Each week Athlon Sports looks back at the previous week's best baseball players in the American and National Leagues and recaps the most outstanding pitching performances. Here are last week's —July 1-July 8 — standouts. NL Player of the Week...
Rich McVey
2 years ago
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I don’t care much for the Home Run Derby. Never really have. I usually watch parts of it, but I can’t stay in front of a TV and watch the entire spectacle. And what little time I will spend watching, I’ll have the mute button handy to avoid as...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
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Each week during the season Athlon Sports looks at the best and worst baseball teams in the league. Here's our MLB Power Rankings for July 9, 2012.     1. Rangers—Scored fewest runs so far in July.  2....
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
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Stay tuned each week to Athlon Sports for a 2012 Fantasy Baseball Weekend Waiver Wire every Monday and a Weekend Rundown every Thursday. Top 25 fantasy baseball hitters of last week (7/2-7/08):   Name Team...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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Well, here's something you almost never see. It happened during Saturday night's game between Cleveland and Tampa Bay. Indians manager Manny Acta came out of the dugout to complain to the first-base ump after he called Jose Lopez out, despite the...
Rich McVey
2 years ago
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This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for July 6. • The New York Daily News previews this weekend’s Yankees-Red Sox matchup. • ESPN Big 12 blogger David Ubben looks at Oklahoma’s chances of winning the league...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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Stay tuned each week to Athlon Sports for a 2012 Fantasy Baseball Weekend Waiver Wire every Monday and a Weekend Rundown every Thursday. First-Half Fantasy All-Stars The 83rd Annual Major League Baseball All-Star Game will take place in Kansas...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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Every season just before the Fourth of July, I put together my two All-Star teams and marvel at how my rosters differ from the fan vote, and to some degree the players’ and managers’ choices. But it’s usually the fans that are most off base. But...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
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Each week Athlon Sports looks back at the previous week's best baseball players in the American and National Leagues and recaps the most outstanding pitching performances. Here are last week's — June 25-July 1 — standouts. AL Player of the Week...
Rich McVey
2 years ago
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Each week during the season Athlon Sports looks at the best and worst baseball teams in the league. Here's our MLB Power Rankings for July 2, 2012.    1. Rangers—First team to win 50 games.  2. Yankees—Can they...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
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Stay tuned each week to Athlon Sports for a 2012 Fantasy Baseball Weekend Waiver Wire every Monday and a Weekend Rundown every Thursday. Top 25 fantasy baseball hitters of last week (6/25-7/01):   Name Pos...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for June 29: • Probably the best story of draft day. Hard not to root for this guy. • So, David Stern. Job's not so easy without Michael Jordan, is it...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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Stay tuned each week to Athlon Sports for a 2012 Fantasy Baseball Weekend Waiver Wire every Monday and a Weekend Rundown every Thursday. Welcome Back Two left-handed hitting National League middle infielders – Stephen Drew and Chase Utley –...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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In what seemed to be an amazing grab by Yankee outfielder Dewayne Wise last night as he lept into the left-field stands to snag a foul ball, turned out to be nothing more than a great acting job… or gross incompetence by the umpire. The ump, who...
Rich McVey
2 years ago
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Athlon keeps fantasy GMs up to date with a complete look at MLB's bullpen situations. Updated June 26, 2012 at 11:30 a.m. CT Team Closer Setup Watch List Arizona J.J. Putz...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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Each week Athlon Sports looks back at the previous week's best baseball players in the American and National Leagues and recaps the most outstanding pitching performances. Here are last week's — June 18-24 — standouts. AL Player of the Week...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
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  Each week during the season Athlon Sports looks at the best and worst baseball teams in the league. Here's our MLB Power Rankings for June 25, 2012.  1. Rangers—Three players on pace to drive in more than 100 runs...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
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Stay tuned each week to Athlon Sports for a 2012 Fantasy Baseball Weekend Waiver Wire every Monday and a Weekend Rundown every Thursday. Top 25 fantasy baseball hitters of last week (6/18-6/24):   Name Team...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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Stay tuned each week to Athlon Sports for a 2012 Fantasy Baseball Weekend Waiver Wire every Monday and a Weekend Rundown every Thursday. Mets’ Knuckleballer Has Been R.A. Diculous Johan Santana may be the one credited with the first no-hitter...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago

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