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CTBNL: Call me Ish-Neil Walker
February 22nd, 2017 at 3:37 PM
***PHOTO1*** WHEN AHAB IS HIS OWN WHALE AND BOTH ARE NEIL WALKER Back in the pre-vaccination days (which could also be now in certain retrograde enclaves), there was a belief among some parents that if one child contracted a trying-but-usually-survivable disease like mumps, measles, or chicken pox, you might as...

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...

Reliever Fernando Salas, Mets finalize $3M, 1-year deal
February 15th, 2017 at 11:34 AM
***PHOTO1*** NEW YORK (AP) Reliever Fernando Salas and the New York Mets have finalized a $3 million, one-year contract. The deal had been agreed to Feb. 3 pending a successful physical and was completed Wednesday. Salas can earn an additional ... Read Original Post at http://www.yardbarker.com/mlb/articles/reliever_fernando_salas_mets_finalize_3m_1_year_deal/s1_13180_23239834 Sports Media 101 searches and...

Top 10 starting pitchers in baseball heading into spring training
February 9th, 2017 at 5:09 PM
***PHOTO1*** Without a doubt, pulling apart the ten best arms in the game at any point is tough to nearly impossible task. However in today's game, with a firmly established group of top arms between the ages of 27-33, it is a specifically tough group to crack. It could be...

Rumors and Rumblings: Hacking a constant concern for MLB teams
January 31st, 2017 at 12:28 PM
***PHOTO1*** It has become the first order of business in many baseball operations departments when an employee leaves the organization. Everyone changes their passwords to the team's computer systems. "Each team has so much proprietary information now, whether it's scouting reports or statistical analysis, that it's imperative to have the...