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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...

Non-roster invitees to watch in the National League East
February 11th, 2017 at 7:57 PM
***PHOTO1*** Hold your breath: Pitchers and catchers report next week. Some guys are already down in Florida and Arizona, putting in early work; others are in the best shape of their lives. The 2017 baseball season is right around the corner, even if the snow on the ground might suggest...

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...

Infielder Wilmer Flores wins arbitration case against Mets
February 4th, 2017 at 2:44 PM
***PHOTO1*** ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Infielder Wilmer Flores defeated the Mets in New York's first salary arbitration hearing since pitcher Oliver Perez won in 2008. Flores was awarded a $2.2 million salary Saturday by arbitrators Mark Irvings, Sylvia Skratek and Robert Herzog, who heard the case ... Read Original Post at...

Flores 1st Mets player in arbitration hearing since 2008
February 3rd, 2017 at 3:15 PM
***PHOTO1*** ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Infielder Wilmer Flores has become the first New York Mets player to go to salary arbitration since Oliver Perez in 2008. Flores asked for a $2.2 million salary, and the Mets argued for $1.8 million during Friday's hearing. A decision ... Read Original Post at ...