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AL East 1. New York 2. Tampa Bay (wild card) 3. Boston 4. Toronto 5. Baltimore It’s official. The Tampa Bay Rays are consistently competing with the rich boys up north. Make no mistake, the Yankees are clearly the team to beat in the AL...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
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Tampa Bay Rays You can count the 30 million dollars conserved in 2011 by lopping off the seven-highest paid players from their payroll. You can count all the franchise-record stats that departed with Carl Crawford, the homers and RBIs...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
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— by Mark Ross Pitchers are scheduled to report to spring training in less than a month, and if Major League Baseball’s offseason is any indication, a lot of teams’ postseason hopes will be riding on those arms that will get tuned up in Florida...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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With the World Series in the rear-view mirror and the hot stove just beginning to heat up, it's time to hand out some awards to this year's best performers on the diamond. The Baseball Writers' Association of America (BBWAA) started handing out...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Tampa Bay Rays
With the World Series in the rear-view mirror and the hot stove just beginning to heat up, it's time to hand out some awards to this year's best performers on the diamond. The Baseball Writers' Association of America (BBWAA) will make their...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Tampa Bay Rays
The AL East, with three 90-win teams, looked like the power division in baseball for most of the season. The Boston Red Sox had a ton of expectations after the free agent signings of Adrian Gonzalez and Carl Crawford. Gonzalez performed as...
Patrick Snow
3 years ago
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by Josh Kipnis Tampa Bay Rays’ owner Stuart Sternberg is fed up with the fans in the Bay area.  “I am frustrated this year.  We’ve replicated [the success of] last year and our attendance numbers were down 15 percent and our ratings...
Josh Kipnis
3 years ago
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by Charlie Miller Today is a day that Major League Baseball had in mind when it expanded the playoffs for what was to be 1994, but due to the strike, actually began in 1995. Four playoff games, three of which could be elimination games. All in...
Charlie Miller
3 years ago
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by Charlie Miller A couple of nights ago, I enjoyed the greatest night of my baseball life. Four teams fighting for a playoff berth in four different games, and three of them went into extra innings. Can it get it better than that? Well, if you...
Charlie Miller
3 years ago
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Tampa Bay Rays v. Texas Rangers This rematch of their ALDS last year has Tampa Bay thinking revenge and Texas believing it has unfinished business. Last year, the Rangers defeated the favored Rays in a five-game series in which the visiting...
Charlie Miller
3 years ago
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by Josh Kipnis “Triple” is not the most common word in baseball.  Any hitter will tell you that a triple is the hardest stat to check off the list.  And for a defensive player, a triple play is just about unheard of. This year’s...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
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by Charlie Miller I think the Red Sox are done. It’s over, Red Sox Nation. On Sept. 1 there seemed to be no doubt that both the Red Sox and Yankees were in the playoffs. The only question was which team would finish first and which would be the...
Charlie Miller
3 years ago
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--By Josh Kipnis With October right around the corner, who are the most feared teams in the MLB? Surprising to most, the Yankees and the Phillies aren’t at the top of my list. In fact, the two hottest teams might not even make the playoffs....
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
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MLB Mt. Rushmoresby Charlie MillerWe believe that all MLB teams should have their own Mt. Rushmores. Who are the four baseball players that have risen above all others for each organization? The question sounds simple. Even two guys sitting in a...
Charlie Miller
3 years ago
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By Scott Henry (@4QuartersRadio)   If your team has an owner or owners who treat the fans with respect, be grateful. If your team has an owner who spends within his/her/their means, but can still improve the team, enjoy it. If your...
Scott Henry
3 years ago
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By Patrick Snow (@AthlonSnowman on Twitter) You already know about the Dodgers and Mets financial issues, that Adam Dunn has two hits (in 58 at-bats) off of lefties this season, and that the Cubs are…well, the Cubs. Now it’s time to focus on...
Patrick Snow
3 years ago
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Twitter: @4QuartersRadio The MLB All-Stars have been selected, and there is no shortage of debates on the merits of the players who made the mid-summer squads. Most of the candidates, though, have some merits to debate. This piece is not...
Scott Henry
3 years ago
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See teams ranked 30-21 and for an explanation of the Financial Responsibility Index See teams ranked 20-11. 10. Atlanta Braves, 0.66 FRI (Financial Responsibility Index) --#5 in wins, #7 in payroll, $1,043,001/win, 6 playoff trips Since...
Scott Henry
3 years ago

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