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NL West: Buy, Sell, Or Keep On With That Rebuild?

It took every last second of the season prior to the All-Star break for the Los Angeles Dodgers to end up on top of the heap. 807 more words

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Tom Cosgrove Update

Msgr. Farrell High School graduate Tom Cosgrove is 2-4 with a 4.76 earned average for the Midwest League’s Fort Wayne TinCaps, a full-season Class A affiliate of the San Diego Padres. 52 more words

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White Sox End the First-Half With a Strong Series Win, Basabe and Cease Shine in Futures Game

The White Sox soundly defeated the Kansas City Royals on Sunday to take the rubber match.  Let’s take a look at some of them. 548 more words


Baez and Schwarber Tune Up For Home Run Derby

In what appears to be quite likely a tune up for the Home Run Derby, both Kyle Schwarber and Javier Baez propelled the Cubs to a… 350 more words

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Baez Pulls Out The Magic in Extra Innings

Is there anything that Javier Baez can’t do? In the tenth inning, Baez stole second base and then took advantage of a couple of errors to run home and score. 357 more words

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Louisville All-Star Kevin Quackenbush

The All-Star break for the Major League Baseball season is just a few days away. All eyes will be on Washington D.C. Tuesday night as the best players from each the National and American League will square off. 339 more words

Why Major League Hitters Aren't Beating the Shifts

Here’s a good article from Jerry Crasnick about why players who are routinely shifted against aren’t changing their approach to beat the shift.

What it comes down to, in my mind, is that today’s major league hitters are paid to hit the ball with power, and for left-handed hitters who are shifted against most, that means pulling the ball or driving the ball out to left center.  559 more words

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