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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 Cook for Colorado to Babe Ruth for New York....
Charlie Miller
6 months ago
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David Ortiz
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 getting the job done on the diamond. Even with...
Mark Ross
6 months ago
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Mike Trout
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 majors and there is no lack of young impact...
Mark Ross
6 months ago
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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 mathematician-magicians, jersey chasers and MLB Extra...
Nathan Rush
6 months ago
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Jimmie Johnson
When I was growing up there was only one record, one accomplishment, one historic statistical club that I cared about.Home runs. It was the most sacred of records held by a class act of a man who was ahead of his time and beloved by all. But then...
Braden Gall
6 months ago
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Carlos Beltran
Baseball is filled with bizarre coincidences, amazing statistics, and lots of oddball occurrences. Last season was no exception. As 2014 spring training gets underway, we decided to look back at the kookiest from 2013 in our annual...
Athlon Sports
6 months ago
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Andrew McCutchen
Pitchers and catches have finally reported and it means fantasy baseball drafts are soon approaching. And let's be honest, Draft Day is a glorious holiday that puts Valentine's Day to shame.Fantasy baseball leagues can be won from every...
Braden Gall
6 months ago
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Robinson Cano
Spring training has commenced in Florida and Arizona, which means Opening Day is right around the corner. While there is never any lack of players, teams or topics to follow regarding America's pastime, here are 14 storylines to keep an eye on...
Athlon Sports
6 months ago
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Derek Jeter's Dating Diamond (Graphic)
Since it's Valentine's Day and Derek Jeter is readying for his final season, it seemed like the perfect time to highlight this graphic of Jeter's off-the-field accomplishments with the ladies.  Source: SportsNation 
Athlon Sports
6 months ago
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Bobby Valentine
With MLB camps open in Florida and Arizona, no doubt there are a few WAGs missing their sweethearts today. In honor of the Day of Love, we present the all-time Valentine’s Day lineup including Flowers, a Rose, Candy, a Cookie, a Jewel and an...
Charlie Miller
6 months ago
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The 2014 college baseball season gets underway Friday. To prep readers, Athlon Sports looks at college baseball's preseason Top 25. 1. Oregon State (52–13 overall, 24–6 Pac-12)Head coach Pat Casey got a gift when LHP Ben...
Athlon Sports
6 months ago
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Mike Trout
It’s February and while the groundhog may have seen his shadow, one of the best indicators that winter is coming to an end and that is baseball is just around the corner. To that end, spring training will commence in full in Florida and...
Mark Ross
6 months ago
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Roger Clemens
Three players were elected to the Hall of Fame today, and I couldn’t disagree with any of the three choices. Certainly, Greg Maddux is a no-brainer. Tom Glavine is not far behind. I wouldn’t have been shocked had Frank Thomas not been...
Charlie Miller
7 months ago
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What are the fewest pitches ever thrown by a single pitcher in a complete game?— Ray Arvish, Hamilton, Mont.Fans who complain about the length of games and the surplus of situational pitching participants will love this answer. On Aug. 10,...
Athlon Sports
8 months ago
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Between the end of the World Series and Opening Day every winter, fans are inundated with lists. Rankings of the best shortstop, the best left-handed relievers, the best leadoff men, the best second basemen in runs saved, the best right-handed...
Charlie Miller
9 months ago
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Between the end of the World Series and Opening Day every winter, fans are inundated with lists. Rankings of the best shortstop, the best left-handed relievers, the best leadoff men, the best second basemen in runs saved, the best right-handed...
Charlie Miller
9 months ago
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Between the end of the World Series and Opening Day every winter, fans are inundated with lists. Rankings of the best shortstop, the best left-handed relievers, the best leadoff men in getting on base, the best second basemen in runs saved, the...
Charlie Miller
9 months ago
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Between the end of the World Series and Opening Day every winter, fans are inundated with lists. Rankings of the best shortstop, the best left-handed relievers, the best leadoff men, the best second basemen in runs saved, the best right-handed...
Charlie Miller
9 months ago
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From classic live game broadcasts to sports talk radio, from Vin Scully to Paul Finebaum, the audio presentation is part of the the routine of being a sports fan.At Athlon Sports, podcasts are among our favorite ways to consume sports media, so...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
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World Series – Game 6St. Louis at Boston8:07 ET FoxMichael Wacha (4-1, 2.78) vs. John Lackey (10-13, 3.52)Not only did the Cardinals miss an opportunity to win the series in St. Louis with a sweep of the three games there, they didn’t...
Charlie Miller
10 months ago
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World Series – Game 5Boston at St. Louis8:07 ET FoxJon Lester (15-8, 3.75) vs. Adam Wainwright (19-9, 2.94)Two crazy endings in Games 3 and 4 knotted the Series at two games each for Boston and St. Louis. The Cardinals have one more shot at...
Charlie Miller
10 months ago
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World Series Game 4 Preview
World Series – Game 4Boston at St. Louis8:15 ET FoxClay Buchholz (12-1, 1.74) vs. Lance Lynn (15-10, 3.97)After one of the strangest endings in postseason history, the Cardinals emerged with a two-games-to-one lead heading to Game 4 tonight....
Charlie Miller
10 months ago
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World Series – Game 3Boston at St. Louis8:07 ET FoxJake Peavy (12-5, 4.17) vs. Joe Kelly (10-5, 2.69)The Cardinals escaped Boston with a split, and that’s good news for the Redbirds. But this World Series is just now beginning. We...
Charlie Miller
10 months ago
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The World Series is underway, with Major League Baseball and its fans hoping it will last a little longer than last fall, when the San Francisco Giants swept the Detroit Tigers. Seven of the last nine World Series have been over in four or five...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
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Chuck Knoblach
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 season. In the bottom of the 13th inning, the...
Stephen Schindler
10 months ago

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