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Club-Friendly Contracts: The Best Players Who Aren’t Cashing In (MVP Series Part I: American League East)

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by Duncan Wallis

Last week, the MLB named Giancarlo Stanton and Jose Altuve as National and American League Most Valuable Player, respectively. 1,203 more words


Jim Hickey Has High Praise For Alex Cobb, Chris Archer -- Potential Cubs Targets?

(CBS) In the early days of his tenure as the new Cubs pitching coach, Jim Hickey has already been tasked with evaluating potential pitching targets for the team this offseason. 547 more words


Chris Archer joined the latest episode of The Jim Rome Podcast

Tampa Bay ace Chris Archer joined The Jim Rome Podcast and the free-flowing conversation veered towards one of the pitcher’s recent tweets, that “baseball is more fun when players show emotion.” As Archer experienced during his time as a gold-medal winner on Team USA in the World Baseball Classic, he saw first hand how the teams that played with enthusiasm created an incredible environment for their fans and fed off of it. 370 more words

So What's Next?

Well, that sucked.

Last night’s 11-1 drubbing at the hands of the new best team in baseball, the Los Angeles Dodgers, seemed like the appropriate punctuation to a series that saw the Cubs being completely dominated in every aspect of the game. 493 more words


The Rays Corner: Game 161: Rays beat Baltimore again

The Rays, 79-82, won 4 to 3 over Baltimore, taking the first two games of the series and extending the late season winning streak to 3 games.  232 more words


Baseball Takes A Knee...Will It Take A Stand?

Thirteen months ago, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick remained seated for the national anthem, stating “I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color.” 1,138 more words

The Rays Corner: Game 156: Rays fall to Baltimore

The Rays, 76-80, fell 9 to 4 to the Baltimore Orioles to end the road series, splitting the 4-game series at 2-2.

(Yes, I know, I messed up on how many games had been played by one. 236 more words