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Each week during the season Athlon Sports looks at the best and worst baseball teams and players in the league. Here's our MLB Power Rankings and Players of the Week for Sept. 3, 2012.     1. Reds — Cruising...
Rich McVey
2 years ago
This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for August 31. • ESPN Big Ten blogger Brian Bennett believes Michigan has almost nothing to lose in the season opener against defending champion Alabama. • SI’s Andy...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
Each week during the season Athlon Sports looks at the best and worst baseball teams and players in the league. Here's our MLB Power Rankings and Players of the Week for August 27, 2012.  1. Nationals — Is there some...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
Stay tuned each week to Athlon Sports for a 2012 Fantasy Baseball Weekend Waiver Wire every Monday. Top 25 fantasy baseball hitters of last week (8/20-8/26):   Name Team Pos. R HR...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for August 24. • Last night in a win over the Red Sox, Angels phenom Mike Trout became the youngest player in MLB history to record a 20-homer, 40-steal season. • Mike...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
Q: Has William Ellsworth “Dummy” Hoy (1862-1961), the great deaf Major League baseball player, ever been nominated for induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame? — Sandra Hoy, New Berlin, Pa. A: Sandra, I sense from your name that there’s a...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
Each week during the season Athlon Sports looks at the best and worst baseball teams and players in the league. Here's our MLB Power Rankings and Players of the Week for August 20, 2012.  1. Nationals — Opponents are...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
Every summer August 1 is something like New Year’s Day in baseball. General managers around the league work frantically through July 31 to reshape their teams into contenders or sell off spare parts in order to rebuild for the future. It marks...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
Stay tuned each week to Athlon Sports for a 2012 Fantasy Baseball Weekend Waiver Wire every Monday. Top 25 fantasy baseball hitters of last week (8/13-8/19):   Name Team Pos. R HR...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for August 17. • Former Major League pitcher Tommy John disagrees with the plan to shut down Nationals ace Stephen Strasburg in September. • The Onion has a funny look at...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
Johnny Pesky died Monday after seven decades as the pre-eminent ambassador for the Boston Red Sox. Pesky joined the Sox in 1942, batting .331 with 205 hits. He lost the next three years to his service in World War II, but came back with 200-hit...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
Each week during the season Athlon Sports looks at the best and worst baseball teams and players in the league. Here's our MLB Power Rankings and Players of the Week for August 13, 2012.  1. Nationals — Will they or won’t...
Rich McVey
2 years ago
Either James Bond or Marty McFly was navigating through McCovey Cove outside at AT&T Park in San Francisco on Friday.
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
Stay tuned each week to Athlon Sports for a 2012 Fantasy Baseball Weekend Waiver Wire every Monday. Top 25 fantasy baseball hitters of last week (8/6-8/13):   Name Team Pos. R HR RBI...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for August 10. • The Lakers acquisition of big man Dwight Howard has some people thinking that Los Angeles is now the NBA’s team to beat. • There was huge news in the SEC...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
Each week during the season Athlon Sports looks at the best and worst baseball teams and players in the league. Here's our MLB Power Rankings and Players of the Week for August 6, 2012.    1. Reds — Aroldis Chapman...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
Stay tuned each week to Athlon Sports for a 2012 Fantasy Baseball Weekend Waiver Wire every Monday. Top 25 fantasy baseball hitters of last week (7/30-8/5):   Name Pos. Team R HR RBI...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for August 3. • Several MLB Facebook accounts were hacked yesterday, and Yankees fans received a strange message regarding Derek Jeter. • Bleacher Report’s Barrett Sallee...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
Each week during the season Athlon Sports looks at the best and worst baseball teams and players in the league. Here's our MLB Power Rankings and Players of the Week for July 30, 2012.   1. Reds—Everything...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
Stay tuned each week to Athlon Sports for a 2012 Fantasy Baseball Weekend Waiver Wire every Monday. Top 25 fantasy baseball hitters of last week (7/23-7/29):   Name Team Pos. R HR...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for July 27. • Former NFL player and current agent Ralph Cindrich appeared on a Pittsburgh radio show and essentially accused Alabama coach Nick Saban of cheating. • Not...
Patrick Snow
3 years ago
A A’s A’s, as in the Oakland Athletics, are in a pennant race for the first time since 2006. We have the second wild card to thank for this, but the no-name A’s have been the hottest team since July 1. It’s amazing what can be accomplished when...
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. We took a week off due to All-Star festivities, but we are back and better than ever. Top 25 fantasy...
Braden Gall
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 23, 2012.   1. Rangers—Still the scariest team in the American League.  2....
Charlie Miller
3 years ago
  A Twins fan in Kansas City proudly displays his back hair, which is shaved with Joe Mauer's name and number. Awesome? Stupid? Awesomely stupid? We'll let you decide.
Rich McVey
3 years ago

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