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Biggest bargain for all 30 MLB teams
August 10th, 2017 at 2:20 AM
***PHOTO1*** There's nothing more valuable for a Major League Baseball team than a good bargain. A quality player who can deliver the goods for less than the market value would dictate frees up payroll to spend elsewhere and build a better team. Every team has at least one bargain, be it...

To V or not to V: should the Astros trade for Justin Verlander?
August 9th, 2017 at 7:20 PM
***PHOTO1*** Just because the non-waiver trade deadline has come and gone, that doesn't mean we have to wait for winter. Yes, Virginia, there are still trades in August. While these sorts of trades are usually not all that exciting, sometimes you end up with something along the lines of the Nick Punto...

Getaway Day: August baseball gets off to an unpredictable start
August 6th, 2017 at 5:22 PM
***PHOTO1*** Boston Red Sox third baseman Rafael Devers (11) is congratulated by designated hitter Hanley Ramirez (13) after his two-run home run against the Chicago White Sox during the first inning at Fenway Park on Aug. 3, 2017 as the prospect continues to lead the Sox forward towards the pennant.  Winslow...

Roger Clemens says luster of Hall of Fame wore off a long time ago
August 4th, 2017 at 11:32 AM
***PHOTO1*** Former major league pitcher Roger Clemens is often regarded as one of the best to ever play the game. However, because of his role in the now infamous "Steroid Era," Clemens still remains on the outside of the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Even so, the former Boston Red Sox,...

Rumors and Rumblings | Yankees not losing faith in Judge
August 4th, 2017 at 10:59 AM
***PHOTO1*** CLEVELAND â?? It was the one nagging question that followed Aaron Judge throughout his outstanding first half: Was the New York Yankees rookie right fielder a fluke? The 25-year-old hit .344/.459/.761 with 30 home runs in 84 games before the All-Star break. He then dominated the All-Star Game festivities in Miami...