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10 MLB players off to scorching hot starts
April 15th, 2017 at 12:04 PM
***PHOTO1*** Apr 11, 2017; Philadelphia, PA, USA; New York Mets left fielder Yoenis Cespedes (52) hits a three RBI home run against the Philadelphia Phillies during the first inning at Citizens Bank Park.  Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports The 2017 MLB season isn't even two weeks old, yet some players...

Rumors and Rumblings: A look at some of the NL’s spring surprises
March 31st, 2017 at 1:55 PM
***PHOTO1*** Spring training always brings about some surprises. Here is a look at four players in National League camps who have raised their stock greatly during the Cactus and Grapefruit League seasons with scouts' takes on each: Kyle Freeland/Antonio Senzatela Both are talented young pitchers, as evidenced by...

National Leaguers with something to prove in 2017
March 10th, 2017 at 1:12 PM
***PHOTO1*** It has been said that playing with a chip on your shoulder is good, that it is a motivational tool that brings out the best in a ballplayer. And while there are a variety of different conditions that govern such players on every team, ranging from justifying the hype,...

National League’s top up and comers for 2017
March 7th, 2017 at 3:21 PM
***PHOTO1*** While the established stars such as Mike Trout, Bryce Harper and Clayton Kershaw need no introduction, and the big name prospects are having their name made by the plethora of 'top 100' lists that make minor league hype the machine that it is, there is a middle ground of...

Ranking the MLB divisions from toughest to easiest
February 19th, 2017 at 11:57 PM
***PHOTO1*** It's a general fact of life in Major League Baseball that some teams simply have more difficult roads to the postseason than others do. In 2016, the American League East produced three playoff teams and a fourth with a record over .500, while the Chicago Cubs won the National League...