American League

Baltimore Orioles 2015 Preview and Prediction

Adam Jones and the O's may have a hard time defending their AL East crown after a quiet offseason
Baltimore Orioles 2015 Preview

After posting a winning record in three consecutive seasons, the Orioles could be challenged to finish above .500 in 2015 due to a lack of significant activity over the winter.

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2013 Baseball Preview: Houston Astros

New League, New Uniforms, New Manager, Old Results
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<p> Coming off a club-record 107 losses in their final year in the National League in 2012 and 106 losses in 2011 — the Astros enter the AL with new uniforms, a new logo and a new manager in Bo Porter.</p>

Top Professional Coaches Under 50

Our look at the most accomplished under-50 coaches in baseball, basketball, football and hockey
<p> Top Professional Coaches Under 50</p>

Veterans can be they key to any championship season. However, that doesn’t always extend to the bench or the dugout.

In June, Erik Spoelstra coached the Miami Heat to an NBA title at age 41, but he had to go through Oklahoma City’s Scott Brooks, 46, to do it.

New York Yankees, Boston Red Sox Still Avoiding the Cellar

The two AL powers rarely seen at the bottom
<p> Both teams having sub-par seasons at the same time is rare indeed.</p>

Regardless what the standings look like now, with the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox teetering near the bottom of the AL East, they are not likely to end the season there. The Baltimore Orioles are bad enough that they won’t let it happen this season, but just in case you’re wondering, the last time the Yankees and Red Sox finished last and next-to-last in their division/league was in 1966. The only other time was way back in 1925.

Texas Rangers 2012 Preview

Two-time defending AL champs have unfinished business
<p> The American League West race likely won’t be a runaway in 2012, as it was the past two seasons, but the Rangers remain the team to beat.</p>

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