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The A’s are hot, the Yankees and Rangers’ bats are not. Competition in the NL West is getting tight and Dustin Pedroia is tough with two. These and more amazing MLB stats are here from the week of June 10-16. 22-7    Oakland A’s...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
Each week during the baseball season Athlon Sports looks at the best (St. Louis Cardinals) and worst (Miami Marlins) baseball teams and players in the league. Here's our MLB Power Rankings and Players of the Week.    1. Cardinals Lost...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
Each week during the baseball season Athlon Sports looks at the best (St. Louis Cardinals) and worst (Miami Marlins) baseball teams and players in the league. Here's our MLB Power Rankings and Players of the Week.    1. Cardinals Lost...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
Stay tuned each week to Athlon Sports for a 2013 Fantasy Baseball Weekend Waiver Wire report every Monday. Our fantasy junkies cover the hottest hitters, best waiver wire pick ups, top starting pitching spot starts and sift through bullpens from...
Mark Ross
2 years ago
At the end of each MLB season, baseball writers cast their votes for MVP, Cy Young, Rookie and other award winners. But have you ever wondered who the players think is the best in the game? We did and that's why Athlon Sports polled today's...
Mark Ross
2 years ago
When it comes to managing a baseball team, who knows the game better than someone who played it? That’s why it should come as no surprise that of the league’s 30 current managers, 25 of them are former MLB players.With an established...
Mark Ross
2 years ago
When it comes to managing a baseball team, who knows the game better than someone who played it? That’s why it should come as no surprise that of the league’s 30 current managers, 25 of them are former MLB players.With an established...
Mark Ross
2 years ago
Puigmania hits Los Angeles, the Redbirds finally win in extras, Cleveland can't win on the road and is Howie Kendrick really the Angels' best hitter? These and more amazing stats from the week of June 3-9. 13    Hits for Yasiel...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
Each week during the baseball season Athlon Sports looks at the best (St. Louis Cardinals) and worst (Miami Marlins) baseball teams and players in the league. Here's our MLB Power Rankings and Players of the Week.  1. Cardinals Plated seven...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
Stay tuned each week to Athlon Sports for a 2013 Fantasy Baseball Weekend Waiver Wire report every Monday. Our fantasy junkies cover the hottest hitters, best waiver wire pick ups, top starting pitching spot starts and sift through bullpens from...
Mark Ross
2 years ago
Some high schools have only one big man on campus. Others have a whole gang of future stars running the hallways. These are the 10 greatest high school classmates in sports history.Robert Nkemdiche and Austin MeadowsGrayson High School (Loganville...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Some high schools have only one big man on campus. Others have a whole gang of future stars running the hallways. These are the 10 greatest high school classmates in sports history.Robert Nkemdiche and Austin MeadowsGrayson High School (Loganville...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
When Austin Meadows tries to balance what’s left of his high school experience with the demands of being one of Major League Baseball’s next great center fielders, he’s got a sympathetic ear just down the hall at Grayson High School in...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Steroids are as synonymous with baseball as hot dogs or cold beer. It's an unfortunate era of the game that fans of all ages must accept. Are the use of performance-enhancing drugs terrible for the body and a form of cheating? Yes, and this...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
Steroids are as synonymous with baseball as hot dogs or cold beer. It's an unfortunate era of the game that fans of all ages must accept. Are the use of performance-enhancing drugs terrible for the body and a form of cheating? Yes, and this...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
Dom Brown finally goes off for the Phillies, Nationals can’t support their pitchers and the Tigers and Pirates struggled for runs. Another installment of some amazing numbers from MLB for the week of May 27-June 2. 7    Home Runs...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
A baseball player’s best years are widely believed to come between the ages of 26-32. That doesn’t mean, however, that a player can’t be productive if they fall on either side of that range. This is especially the case when you look at some of...
Mark Ross
2 years ago
Stay tuned each week to Athlon Sports for a 2013 Fantasy Baseball Weekend Waiver Wire report every Monday. Our fantasy junkies cover the hottest hitters, best waiver wire pick ups, top starting pitching spot starts and sift through bullpens from...
Mark Ross
2 years ago
Although the weather has definitely had an impact on the MLB schedule, most teams have played around 50 games by now, meaning we are roughly a third of the way through the 2013 regular season. As we prepare to enter the dog days of summer what...
Mark Ross
2 years ago
Michael Roth could run for office in Columbia, S.C. — and he would win in a landslide. The former Gamecocks pitcher started back-to-back College World Series Championship-clinching games in 2010 and '11 before leading South Carolina back to...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
The California Golden Bears announced in September of 2010 that their baseball program would be cut because the school couldn’t afford it any longer. After a change of heart eight months later — mostly stemming from a huge influx of cash from...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
Only hard-core baseball junkies are familiar with these names now, but in a few years all baseball fans will recognize these stars. Here’s a brief look at stars of the future who have yet to make their debuts in the major leagues. Pitchers...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
Each week, Athlon Sports highlights the most important, intriguing and bizarre stats in baseball. 11-4   Indians’ record in one-run games Last season much was made of the one-run magic that took up residence in Baltimore (29-9) and...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
The craziest parents in sports have all had strange twists and turns along the way to fame or infamy. Many plotted every step of their child’s life. Others got in the way. Some were successful. Some failed. Every one of them made their kid’s...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
The craziest parents in sports have all had strange twists and turns along the way to fame or infamy. Many plotted every step of their child’s life. Others got in the way. Some were successful. Some failed. Every one of them made their kid’s...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago

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