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Local 5th Grader Wins 2nd Place in MLB's Breaking Barriers Essay Contest

Every season, Major League Baseball conducts an essay contest for students 4th-9th grade in the U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico that have experienced the struggle of overcoming barriers in their day-to-day lives by using the values that Jackie Robinson demonstrated. 261 more words


Eric Young Jr. designated for assignment by the Braves

Eric Young Jr. began this season as Atlanta’s starting center fielder, but he quickly lost that job to Cameron Maybin and now the Braves have designated him for assignment. 66 more words

Eric Young Jr Drops The Most Wild Bunt Ever (Video)

Usually anytime a batter is squaring up to drop a bunt you turn away from the TV because it’s such a lame play. Not when Eric Young Jr is up! 23 more words


March developments can carry over into the regular season

We hear it every year: “Spring training stats don’t matter.” But that doesn’t mean what happens during spring training is irrelevant once the regular season starts. 488 more words


MLB Opening Day 2015

Major League Baseball is back, and many will agree when I say that I cannot wait for the season ahead. With every team having played just one game, there have already been some very interesting decisions made. 639 more words

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Craig Kimbrel should be even more dominant with trade to San Diego

Opening Day Eve is an unusual time for a blockbuster trade, but the San Diego Padres capped a busy offseason by acquiring closer extraordinaire Craig Kimbrel and outfielder Melvin Upton Jr.  447 more words


Finding fantasy baseball bargains the old-fashioned way

It’s an annual rite of spring. Fantasy baseball general managers begin combing prospect lists and studying last season’s statistics to identify possible breakout performers.

In the search for the next big thing, one group of players often gets overlooked: veterans with established skills who have temporarily fallen upon hard times because of bad luck, injuries or simple unmet expectations. 988 more words