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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
3 years ago
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
3 years ago
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
3 years ago
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
3 years ago
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
3 years ago
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
3 years ago
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
3 years ago
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
3 years ago
  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
3 years ago
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
3 years ago
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
3 years ago
1. Dodgers — Dodgers and opponents batting .239 in June. 2. Yankees — Rafael Soriano had five saves during nine-game win streak. 3. Rangers — Just one game over .500 since their torrid April. 4. Reds — New ace Mat Latos is 5-0 over last...
Patrick Snow
3 years ago
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 11-17 — standouts. NL Pitcher of the Week...
Patrick Snow
3 years ago
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 (6/11-6/17):   Name Team...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for June 15. • The nation’s top-ranked recruit for the Class of 2013, defensive end Robert Nkemdiche of Grayson High School in Loganville, Ga., has verbally committed to...
Patrick Snow
3 years ago
Was B.J. Upton’s chopper off R.A. Dickey down the third-base line a hit or an error? By my standards, it was an error. By most official scorer’s decisions on a nightly basis, it was a hit. It doesn’t carry the same weight as a block/charge in...
Charlie Miller
3 years ago
Stay tuned each week to Athlon Sports for a 2012 Fantasy Baseball Weekend Waiver Wire every Monday and a Weekend Rundown every Thursday. Surprise, Surprise, Surprise We are less than a month away from the All-Star game, which will be held July...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago

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