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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...

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...

Starlin Castro Crushes Home Run to Dead Center in Yankees 7-2 Win Over Pirates (Video)
March 18th, 2016 at 10:02 AM
For the second time in as many games, Starlin Castro is showing off the power that made the New York Yankees want to trade for him over the winter. ***PHOTO1*** During Thursday afternoon's game against the Pittsburgh Pirates, Castro came up in the top of the fifth inning and lined up a...