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American Leaguers with something to prove in 2017
March 13th, 2017 at 1:20 PM
***PHOTO1*** The American League is, by and large, an even playing field this season across all divisions, with no absolute, runaway favorite among its ranks. This opens it up to be a league that can be won by riding the hot hand or a free agent striving for the career...

American League’s top up and comers in 2017
March 8th, 2017 at 2:44 PM
***PHOTO1*** While the established stars such as Mike Trout, Bryce Harper and Clayton Kershaw need no introduction and the big-name prospects have their names made by the plethora of "top 100" lists that make minor league hype the machine that it is, there is a middle ground of young players...

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...

5 MLB teams that could disappoint in 2017
February 13th, 2017 at 11:17 PM
***PHOTO1*** Pitchers and catchers are reporting to spring training, and most teams have at least some optimism for the 2017 season. Some teams have higher hopes than others, with playoff appearances and World Series contention on their minds. Only ten teams can play into October, though, and here are a few...

Ex-Yankees’ Robinson Cano Becomes All Time A.L. Home Run Leader for Second Baseman (Video)
June 19th, 2016 at 3:10 PM
Robinson Cano continues to put together another tremendous season and potential MVP one as he ranks toward the top of the American League in home runs. ***PHOTO1*** On Friday night at Fenway Park, the former New York Yankees second baseman, now Seattle Mariners second baseman launched a solo home run over the...