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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 21, 2012.  1. Dodgers—Won 9 of 11, five of them without Matt Kemp.  2. Orioles—Closing in...
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. Interleague play kicked off on Friday, and while series that pit Arizona against Kansas City or Miami in...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
With a few poorly chosen words, Ozzie Guillen nearly lost his dream job. Quoted in Time Magazine saying he “loved” Fidel Castro, Guillen set off a firestorm in Miami’s Cuban-American community. Angry protestors and grandstanding local...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for May 18. • Sorry for running late today. I was out day trading my new Facebook shares. • If the Pacers beat the Heat, would Pat Riley blow up the Big Three? • There...
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. Kemp Unable to Dodge DL Back on May 5, Los Angeles Dodgers’ outfielder Matt Kemp suffered a left hamstring...
Athlon Sports
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 May 14, 2012.     1. Rangers—Firing on all cylinders once again.  2. Dodgers—Team’s...
Rich McVey
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. As I stated last week, we will no longer analyze the current season-to-date Top 25 players will instead...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for May 11. • After the Lakers Game 6 loss, Kobe Bryant calls out Andrew Bynum in an interview with Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski. • Florida State athletic director Randy...
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. Forget about the curve ball, Ricky. Give him the heater! The closing situation around baseball seems to...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
On Tuesday night, Josh Hamilton hit four home runs off Baltimore pitching. How rare is that feat? It’s been accomplished only 14 times since 1900; 16 if you go back prior to the turn of the century when rules were different. That’s four fewer...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
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
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
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
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
              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
              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
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
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
3 years ago
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
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. Tampa Bay’s Third Baseman is Going, Going, Lon-gonia For a While Stop me if you’ve heard this before –...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
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
3 years ago
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
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 April 30, 2012.   1. Dodgers—Sweep of Nationals proved Dodgers are best — for now.  2....
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. I gave owners the standard "don't panic" speech last week and Jay Bruce completely proved me right. On...
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. Another Week, Another Elite Third Baseman Hurt Two weeks ago it was David Wright, who fractured his right...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago

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