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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....

Yankees’ Nick Swisher Called Atlanta Braves Release “Disrespectful Slap to Face”
April 29th, 2016 at 1:57 PM
Heading into Friday, Nick Swisher has been playing very well for their Class-AAA Scranton/Wilkes-Barre team with the hopes of getting recalled back to the New York Yankees. ***PHOTO1*** Thus far, Swisher is hitting .357 with three home runs and six RBI and has been able to play an adequate first base, right...

Yankees’ Nick Swisher: I Still Have Plenty Left, Blessed to Be Back in New York
April 18th, 2016 at 7:51 AM
If anyone is trying to make the most of his opportunity with the New York Yankees, it's Nick Swisher. ***PHOTO1*** Swisher, who signed a minor league deal with the team last week and joined the Class-AAA Scranton-Wilkes-Barre RailRiders on Thursday, has thus far been hitting and playing the field well; hitting .364...

Yankees Officially Sign Nick Swisher to Minor League Deal; Start for Class-AAA Scranton on Thursday
April 13th, 2016 at 2:09 PM
The deal has been made official, as the New York Yankees have officially brought Nick Swisher back into the mix. ***PHOTO1*** After first reporting that he was down in Tampa at the team's complex working out and with anticipation that he will sign a minor league deal, the 35-year-old passed his physical...