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The Villar Village: David Phelps

David Phelps has always been a jack-of-all-trades type pitcher, the prototyical swingman, who could work as a spot starter or long reliever. ¬†Phelps’s mediocre velocity, hovering around 90 MPH, always limited him to that sort of spot duty. ¬† 699 more words

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How was your week

The Oakland Raiders have to be considered one of the surprise teams of this NFL season. While I think most pundits had the Raiders improving on their 7-9 2015 record I don’t remember any of them saying the Raiders would get to double digit wins. 1,059 more words

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Diamondbacks sign Rodney to a 1-year deal

The Arizona Diamondbacks might have found a bargain as they signed veteran relief pitcher Fernando Rodney to a 1-year/$2.75 million deal. Rodney turns 40 years old in March, so this is nothing more than a temporary solution for the Diamondbacks bullpen. 133 more words

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From the Field: Fernando Rodney, p, Miami Marlins

Rodney was signed by the Detroit Tigers as an amateur free agent in 1997.

He was a well though of prospect while he was coming up through the Tigers systems, and was groomed since almost the start to be a power reliever. 250 more words

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Scruggs, Phelps Power Marlins To 3-1 Win Over Pirates

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Xavier Scruggs hit his first major league home run and David Phelps pitched six scoreless innings to help the Miami Marlins beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-1 Saturday night. 477 more words

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The M*A*S*H* Marlins

Waking up on August 16, 2016, and checking the standings, you find that the Miami Marlins are tied with St. Louis for the second wild card in the NL. 738 more words

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Reliable And Steady Fantasy Baseball Players Are Better Than Risky Rookies Right Now

By Sam McPherson

With each passing week, it’s getting closer and closer to the end of the Major League Baseball regular season. That means there’s less time left on the fantasy baseball clock, of course, and as players get hurt, they need to be replaced in your fantasy baseball lineup. 784 more words

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