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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...

Reliever Betances, Yankees argue final arbitration case
February 17th, 2017 at 2:48 PM
***PHOTO1*** ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Reliever Dellin Betances and the New York Yankees have argued the year's final salary arbitration case, the first for the team in nearly a decade. Eligible for arbitration for the first time, Betances asked for $5 million. The Yankees argued during Friday's hearing he should be...

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....

CTBNL: Steinbrenner can forget all he wants; we won’t
February 6th, 2017 at 1:28 PM
***PHOTO1*** BRING ON THE EXTRA CHEESE The Super Bowl is over. Those other winter sports, whatever they are, will meander along for a while, but for many of us the new year only begins now. The deck is cleared for baseball, we are mere weeks from pitchers and catchers reporting,...

Chase Headley Hits First Home Run of 2016 Season During Yankees 7-3 Win Over Royals (Video)
May 13th, 2016 at 8:03 AM
It took 33 games and 91 at-bats, but not only did Chase Headley finally get an extra base hit, he made it count by driving it over the wall. ***PHOTO1*** In the bottom of the second inning, Headley took a pitch from former Yankee and current Kansas City Royals starter Ian Kennedy...