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New York Yankees, Detroit Tigers Should Trade Jacoby Ellsbury for Justin Verlander

The New York Yankees have a bit of a situation once Jacoby Ellsbury returns from the disabled list. Aaron Hicks has a firm grasp on the starting center field job to the point where he could be on the 2017 All-Star team next month. In 55 games, Hicks is hitting .302 with 10 home runs and 36 RBI and looks like the guy the Yankees wanted when they traded for
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2015 MLB AL Predictions: Road To World Series Goes Thru The Motor City

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]It is the most wonderful time of year yet again as the sound of the crack of the bat combined with the popping of the gloves fills the air in baseball stadiums across America. Last year saw the ultimate shocker when the Kansas City Royals came within one game of winning the World Series. What surprises will happen in the American League this year? Let’s take a look with my
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MLB: Indians On Hot Streak, Pennant and Wild Card Races Heating Up

The last month of baseball can feature surprises, drama, and more heat for the rivalries. Some teams are almost mathematically eliminated already while others are licking their chops sensing a trip the 2014 postseason is under way. A few teams that were not even in the discussion to make the playoffs last week are all of the sudden becoming the big talk of baseball. One interesting close race to watch
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BREAKING NEWS : Tigers Deal 1B Prince Fielder To Rangers, Acquire 2B Ian Kinsler

[caption id="attachment_18845" align="aligncenter" width="498"] (Brad White/Getty Images North America)[/caption] According to CBSsports.com, the Detroit Tigers have agreed to a deal sending first baseman Prince Fielder to the Texas Rangers for second baseman Ian Kinsler. Fielder, 29, hit .279 with 25 home runs and 106 RBI's for the Tigers. Kinsler, 31, hit .277 with 13 home runs and 72 runs batted in for the Rangers. Both players still need to pass
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MLB : Pirates Acquire 1B Morneau From Twins

If there were any remaining pessimists that felt the Pittsburgh Pirates were not serious about a push for October, those people can finally take a seat.  Just a few days after acquiring Marlon Byrd and John Buck from the New York Mets, the Pirates have added Justin Morneau from the Minnesota Twins to their lineup Saturday. Pittsburgh is in a battle for first place with the St. Louis Cardinals in
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Cleveland Indians : Thanks To Three-Run HR From C Avila, Tigers Cap Four-Run Comeback, Win 4-2 Over Indians.

CLEVELAND  -- Thanks to a three-run home run by Alex Avila in the top of the ninth off of reliever Chris Perez, the (65-45) Detroit Tigers would continue their mastery over the (62-50) Cleveland Indians, 4-2. Detroit, who would overcome two-out clutch hits from Jason Giambi, Carlos Santana, a critical base-running error by Austin Jackson and solid pitching from Corey Kluber would rally to extend their lead over Cleveland to four
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Cleveland Indians : With A Big Four-Game Series, Can The Tribe Tame The Tigers?

CLEVELAND  -- Three games behind the defending American League champion (64-45)Detroit Tigers, can the (62-49)Cleveland Indians tame their nemesis’ from the Motor City? 3-9 against the Tigers, the Indians find themselves three games behind Detroit and winners of nine of their last ten games, including taking two out of three on the road against the NL East last-place Miami Marlins on the road. Thanks to the efforts of Michael Bourn, All-Star
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Chad Fairchild Ejects Miguel Cabrera And Jim Leyland In Third Inning

It wasn't a good bottom of the third inning for umpire Chad Fairchild and Detroit Tigers third basemen Miguel Cabrera and manager Jim Leyland and nearly disastrous for Philadelphia Phillies starter Jonathan Pettibone. The inning started with a ground rule double for Alex Avila, Ramon Santiago singled putting runners on first and third, Austin Jackson worked the count full before taking a walk on a pitch that looked like a strike. Not a good situation for Pettibone a bases loaded situation with no outs against the