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Getaway Day: Time to sound the alarm in Wrigleyville?
May 14th, 2017 at 10:34 PM
***PHOTO1***We are already halfway through month two of the MLB campaign as a new week dawns on us, and this year on the diamond has continued to see some notable trends remain intact. The AL Central is toss up, the Yankees and Orioles continue to play their game of cat-and-mouse,...

Three Up, Three Down: Home run hitters are heating up
April 20th, 2017 at 2:48 PM
***PHOTO1*** Welcome to this week's edition of Three Up, Three Down รข?? your weekly catch-up of the three best highlights (and lowlights) from around the league. We're here for all of the cheers and the jeers, because it's baseball. You can't have a winner without someone losing along the way. This week,...

Rumors and Rumblings: Scouts give takes on NL position battles
March 26th, 2017 at 4:18 PM
***PHOTO1*** With opening day a little more than a week away, there are still a number of unanswered questions with various National League teams. Here is a look at three of those situations and scouts' takes on them: Nationals closer Three right-handers are in the mix: veterans Shawn...

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...