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NFC North And "Corresponding" Baseball

The NFC North has one definite “corresponding” baseball tournament and one with a possible tournament entry.

Chicago with the NFL Bears has two baseball teams and while the White Sox will not be in the tournament, the Cubs have baseball’s best record, will almost certainly be the N.L. 159 more words

Brewers DH leaders through the years


The Brewers entered this weekend with a three-game series against the American League’s Seattle Mariners in Seattle. That meant that the team would be utilizing the designated hitter in their line-up during these games. 342 more words

The Three Best of the Thirty – August Weekend # 1

These top three events are one author-fan’s purely subjective thoughts on the coolest things which happened around the thirty MLB teams this past weekend. Unlike other features, this one is totally non-quantitative. 894 more words

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American League Central Division Comments And Prediction

The Cleveland Indians have a nice lead in the division as play begins after the All-Star break.

While the Detroit Tigers and classy Kansas City Royals have managed to stay in the race, I believe the Indians under manager, Terry Francona, who guided the Boston Red Sox to titles in 2004 and 2007, will hold on and win the A.L. 38 more words

Twins Hoping To Reverse Trend Of Bad Starting Pitching

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — During the previous decade, as Minnesota piled up division titles as a spunky overachiever, the organization’s ability to produce fundamentally solid players and competitive teams without expensive power hitters or starting pitchers became known around baseball as the “Twins Way.” 765 more words

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History in the Making

Ichiro Suzuki, a surefire first ballot hall of famer, is closing in on 3,000 MLB hits. This is a momentous achievement for any player, all the more so since Ichiro played in Japan for 9 seasons before making the trek to Seattle in 2001. 783 more words

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Miguel Sano nears return from hamstring injury, but where will he play?

Miguel Sano is getting close to returning to the Twins lineup.

Minnesota is tentatively planning to have Sano return to the field on Friday night at Class AAA Rochester to begin a rehab stint intended to help him return from a hamstring injury. 259 more words

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