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Early favorites to win MLB Rookie of the Year awards
March 6th, 2017 at 11:21 PM
***PHOTO1*** Spring Training is officially upon us, which means the 2017 MLB regular season is right around the corner. And while it's still relatively early, it's never so early that we can't look ahead to some potential award winners. Much will change between now and the end of the season. There...

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...

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’ CC Sabathia Looks Solid in Latest Start Vs. Pirates; May Have Locked up Rotation Spot
March 29th, 2016 at 3:23 PM
CC Sabathia knew his spot in the New York Yankees rotation was on the line heading into the final weeks of spring training with Ivan Nova breathing down his neck. ***PHOTO1*** With his last start that looked good and now his start on Tuesday against the Pittsburgh Pirates, the 35-year-old may have...

Carlos Beltran Hits First Home Run of Spring for Yankees Vs. Pirates (Video)
March 29th, 2016 at 2:48 PM
Carlos Beltran is looking to avoid the slow spring and start in the regular season when he hit just .162 for the month of April and people were wondering if he was a mistake made by the New York Yankees in signing the three-year deal just a year earlier. ***PHOTO1*** Beltran ended...