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The Baseball Buzz: Quick Hits Around MLB

Aug 10, 2012 2 Comments

McCutchen is Money I touched on the emergence of Pirates centerfielder Andrew McCutchen last week as a key to the Pirates playoff run, but after thinking about it more, I felt he deserved a full write up for this week’s Buzz. After all, he is having a career year for a team and fan base […]

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The Baseball Buzz: Quick Hits Around MLB, Playoff Forecast Edition

Aug 03, 2012 4 Comments

With nearly two-thirds of 2012 MLB season in the books, we have a pretty good idea of which teams are in the running to play baseball into October, as well as what teams are so far out of the race that they wished their season ended tomorrow. And while there are a handful of teams […]

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The Baseball Buzz: Quick Hits Around MLB

Jul 28, 2012 2 Comments

Hanley Ramirez Deal a Huge Risk I was surprised as anyone when I woke up Wednesday morning to learn that the Los Angeles Dodgers had acquired Hanley Ramirez (the once touted franchise player) and Randy Choate from the Miami Marlins in exchange for Nate Eovaldi and Scott McGough. Make no mistake about this deal – […]

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The Baseball Buzz: Quick Hits Around MLB, All-Star Edition

Jul 13, 2012 4 Comments

From all accounts, Kansas City was a wonderful host for the 2012 MLB All-Star game. Well, everything but the fans booing Robinson Cano and his family (we’ll discuss later). In case you missed the big game, where the National League thumped the American League 8-0, below are some key highlights to get you up-to-speed: Chipper’s […]

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The Baseball Buzz: Quick Hits Around MLB

Jul 06, 2012 3 Comments

2012 MLB All-Stars Announced…Cue the Whining Last Sunday, MLB announced the 2012 National and American League All-Star teams, and as expected, baseball fans were oversaturated with stories on what players were snubbed and who should be starting over a player that was selected by the fans. It’s the same story that is rolled out each […]

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The Baseball Buzz: Quick Hits Around MLB

Jun 29, 2012 6 Comments

Giants Sweep Dodgers, Move Into First Place in NL West Feeling as healthy and confident as they’ve been all season, the San Francisco Giants swept a three-game home series this week against their arch rivals, the Los Angeles Dodgers, to move into first place in the National League West Division. To exacerbate the misery of […]

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The Baseball Buzz: Quick Hits Around MLB

Jun 22, 2012 4 Comments

Dickey is Dynamite When you think about big-name pitchers playing in New York, the names CC Sabathia (Yankees) and Johan Santana (Mets) immediately come to mind – and good for reason. Both Sabathia and Santana are in the upper echelon of pitching in baseball and have year’s worth of statistics to back it up. But […]

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