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0-8 Boston’s Adrian Gonzalez suffered through an 0-fer day against Baltimore in the Red Sox’ 9-6 loss in 17 innings. The first baseman struck out in the 17th representing the tying run against the Orioles’ Chris Davis, who began the day simply...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
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We often hear baseball pundits talk about the value of hitters being surrounded by other feared hitters in the lineup. It’s easy to see the impact of not having protection behind hitters in the lineup. We learned the importance of that nearly a...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
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Mariano Rivera vows that he will come back next season, telling reporters last week, “I am coming back,” and to “write it down in big letters.” So…MARIANO RIVERA IS COMING BACK NEXT SEASON. There. Mo obviously does not want his career to end...
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. As we enter our second month of the 2012 season, these weekly rankings updates will switch gears a bit....
Braden Gall
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 May 7, 2012. 1. Dodgers - Lost seven of last 13. 2. Rangers - Lost...
Braden Gall
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 May 7, 2012. 1. Dodgers - Lost seven of last 13. 2. Rangers - Lost...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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Getting carted off of the field before the game even starts. That’s not how anyone wants to end their career, but that could be the case for Mariano Rivera. Rivera, the New York Yankees’ sure-fire future first-ballot Hall of Fame relief pitcher...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for May 4. • Peter Berg confirms a Friday Night Lights movie, and he is not a fan of Craig James. • Baseball fans are hoping that Mariano Rivera’s knee injury doesn’t end...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for May 4. • Peter Berg confirms a Friday Night Lights movie, and he is not a fan of Craig James. • Baseball fans are hoping that Mariano Rivera’s knee injury doesn’t end...
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. Tampa Bay’s Third Baseman is Going, Going, Lon-gonia For a While Stop me if you’ve heard this before –...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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0 Runs scored by the St. Louis Cardinals while Adam Wainwright was in the game during his first four starts this season, spanning 20 innings. 2.05 ERA of the first-place Texas Rangers’ bullpen in April. 5.26 ERA of the last-place Los...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
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Last week we presented the best of the young guys — 25 and under. Now the old dudes. Needless to say this roster is one huge injury risk. As was the case with the 25-and-under list, I’m using Opening Day (April 4, 2012) as the cut-off. Players...
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 April 30, 2012.   1. Dodgers—Sweep of Nationals proved Dodgers are best — for now.  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. I gave owners the standard "don't panic" speech last week and Jay Bruce completely proved me right. On...
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. Another Week, Another Elite Third Baseman Hurt Two weeks ago it was David Wright, who fractured his right...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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If you want to grab a beer at a ballpark you better bring your wallet, especially if you're heading to Boston. Fenway Park has the highest coster per ounce of sudsy brew and a 12 oz plastic cup will set you back $7.25. By comparison, Chase Field—...
Rich McVey
2 years ago
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If you were trying to win a championship this season, would you rather have youthful talent? Or seasoned experience? Consider a roster of players age 25 and younger vs. a roster of veterans age 35 and older. Here’s my 25-man roster of players who...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
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1 Career complete game by Phil Humber of the Chicago White Sox. The 29-year-old, who has been claimed off waivers twice in his career, had never pitched into the ninth inning before his perfect game against the Mariners on Saturday. +52 Run...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
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After three times through the rotation (and four starts for ace Stephen Strasburg), the Washington Nationals’ rotation has been dominant. Extremely dominant. All five starters boast a WHIP below 1.00, allowing less than one base runner per inning...
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—April 16-22—standouts. AL Player of the...
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 April 23, 2012.  1. Rangers—Josh Hamilton early MVP candidate.  2. Dodgers—Mark Ellis is proving to be a...
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 April 23, 2012.  1. Rangers—Josh Hamilton early MVP candidate.  2. Dodgers—Mark Ellis is proving to be a...
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. After roughly three weeks of a fantasy baseball action, I will take this time this morning to provide my...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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Q: Brett Butler was one of the best leadoff batters and bunters in baseball history. Shouldn’t he be in the Hall of Fame? What is he doing now? — Sarah Newland, Catlettsburg, Ky. A: Butler — who, incidentally, was the first batter Roger...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for April 20. • Dan Shaughnessy of the Boston Globe has the Beantown perspective on Fenway Park turning 100 years old. • Cedric Golden breaks down the Oklahoma...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago

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