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Ranking the MLB divisions from toughest to easiest
February 19th, 2017 at 11:54 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...

Top 10 MLB first basemen for 2017
February 15th, 2017 at 1:51 PM
***PHOTO1*** Feb 14, 2017; Mesa, AZ, USA; Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo gets ready to take batting practice during spring training camp at Sloan Park. Rick Scuteri-USA TODAY Sports There are few positions that are both more fun - while simultaneously difficult - to breakdown than first base....

Relief ace Javier Lopez retires from MLB
February 8th, 2017 at 5:13 PM
***PHOTO1*** Lopez was a vital part of four championship bullpens between Boston and San Francisco. John Hefti-USA TODAY Sports Long time MLB reliever Javier Lopez has thrown his last pitch. Lopez, who pitched with the San Francisco Giants from 2010-2016, announced his retirement on Tuesday. "More than anything, it's...

Yankees Salvage Series Behind Brett Gardner’s HR, Nathan Eovaldi’s Efforts, Defeat Diamondbacks 4-2
May 19th, 2016 at 7:55 AM
Heading into Wednesday night's series finale against the Arizona Diamondbacks, the New York Yankees were looking to not get swept and head to Oakland with their tail between their legs. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees offense made that message clear in the top of the first inning against Arizona starter Shelby Miller, as Brett...

New York Yankees Coaches Sound Fed up, Tired of Michael Pineda’s Continual Struggles
May 18th, 2016 at 12:20 PM
After Tuesday night's loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks in which he allowed five runs in five innings, Michael Pineda's struggles may be finally wearing on the New York Yankees. ***PHOTO1*** Pineda, now at 1-5 and an ERA of 6.60 to start the 2016 season, hardly looks like the number two starter the...