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2013 MLB Trade Deadline: Winners and Losers

Breaking down the most recent baseball trades
Last season the most impactful trades didn’t seem that impressive when they were announced. But the additions of Hunter Pence and Marco Scutaro by San Francisco shifted the balance of power toward the Giants in the NL West and eventually led to a World Series championship. Often it’s the little things that seem to matter most, like solid defense, eating innings and clubhouse unity. The frenzy at the trade deadline last Wednesday never really materialized, but there were a handful of significant trades over the past few weeks that could affect the 2013 pennant races.

Last season the most impactful trades didn’t seem that impressive when they were announced. But the additions of Hunter Pence and Marco Scutaro by San Francisco shifted the balance of power toward the Giants in the NL West and eventually led to a World Series championship. Often it’s the little things that seem to matter most, like solid defense, eating innings and clubhouse unity.

10 Greatest Home Runs in World Series History

Joe Carter's blast to win the 1993 World Series is just one of two walk-off home runs in World Series history
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10 Greatest Home Runs in World Series History

This year’s World Series has already seen history made when it comes to the home run. In Game 2 on Wednesday night, the Houston Astros and Los Angeles Dodgers combined for eight home runs, the most ever in a World Series game. Of the 13 total run scored, only three were not courtesy of a home run.

 

Tim Raines Talks Expos, Hall of Fame and Lionel Richie

In his final year of eligibility, Tim Raines was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame
In his final year of eligibility, Tim Raines was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame

Tim Raines was known for his blazing speed during a 23-year MLB career. But for Raines, 58, waiting for the phone call confirming his induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame was an excruciatingly slow process. It took 10 long years, the maximum amount of time a player is eligible to remain on the ballot. But this year, that call finally came.

 

Who Should Win the 2017 MLB All-Star Game Final Vote for the American League?

Five deserving candidates, but only one can represent the AL in Miami
Who Should Win the 2017 MLB All-Star Game Final Vote for the American League?

On Sunday, MLB announced the American League and National League rosters for the 2017 All-Star Game, the 88th edition of the Midsummer Classic. The game, set for Tuesday, July 11 at Marlins Park in Miami, will be packed with the brightest stars in the game on one stage.

Mike Schmidt's and Jerry Remy's Comments Are Disappointing to Fans and the League

Both men sparked controversy with their comments Tuesday

Though different words were used and in somewhat different contexts, two men with close ties to MLB made distasteful and arguably racist remarks yesterday about the culture that so often is a point of pride in baseball.

 

5 American League Storylines to Watch During Spring Training

Houston is the early favorite in the AL West thanks to its collection of young impact players like shortstop Carlos Correa
5 American League Storylines to Watch During Spring Training

Spring training is in full swing, the World Baseball Classic is underway, and Opening Day for the 2017 MLB season is right around the corner. As teams look ahead to baseball games that count in the standings, we give a rundown of some of the biggest American League storylines of the spring.

 

New York Yankees: 2017 Preview, Predictions & Schedule

Examining the team's MLB season ahead.

New York Yankees LogoIt’s been four years since the Yankees last won a playoff game. The icons of a previous dynasty are long gone, and the fruits of a much-improved farm system are on the way. For the time being, this is a team in transition, trying to contend in the short term while preparing for the long term.

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