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Mike Trout Needs A Consistent Rival

ANAHEIM, CA – JUNE 27: Mike Trout #27 of the Los Angeles Angels singles in the game against the Oakland Athletics at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on June 27, 2019 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images) How do you measure greatness? It is the question that hangs over the sports world. Some will knock Charles Barkley, Ted Williams, Dan Marino and Lionel Messi for their failure to win championships. Others will exalt Michael Jordan and Tom Brady for the championship resumes. Everyone agrees that statistics matter. While wins and losses matter, it is often who they came...

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Frankie Montas Suspended 80 Games

OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA – JUNE 20: Frankie Montas #47 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Tampa Bay Rays in the second inning at Ring Central Coliseum on June 20, 2019 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images) Frankie Montas‘ breakout season has come to a jarring halt. According to Jeff Passan, Montas has been suspended for 80 games for taking a banned substance. Sam Dykstra lists the substance in question as Ostarine. Frankie Montas Suspended 80 Games Prior to today’s news, Montas was posting breakout numbers for the Athletics. He has 97 strikeouts against only 21 walks in 90 innings while...

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Charlie Blackmon and His Jekyll and Hyde 2019 for the Colorado Rockies

DENVER, COLORADO – JUNE 16: Charlie Blackmon #19 of the Colorado Rockies circles the bases after hitting a solo home run in the first inning against the San Diego Padres at Coors Field on June 16, 2019 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images) Charlie Blackmon might be an All-Star in 2019. He really might. The Colorado Rockies right fielder is certainly hitting like one — at Coors Field, that is. Blackmon might also be washed up. He’s certainly hitting like it — on the road, that is. Will the real Charlie Blackmon please stand up? This Jekyll...

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