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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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Angels Continue Revamp Of Their Bullpen After Acquiring Huston Street From Padres

[caption id="attachment_28246" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Denis Poroy- Getty Images North America[/caption] There has been one focus for the Los Angeles Angels in 2014 and that is to make their bullpen into one of its strength. It's a theme that has continued throughout the season most recently with the franchise acquiring All-Star closer Huston Street from the San Diego Padres in exchange for four minor league players including Taylor Lindsey. Prior to the season starting the Angels signed Joe Smith who has
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MLB Winter Meetings: Mark Trumbo traded to Arizona Diamondbacks

[caption id="attachment_19506" align="alignnone" width="270"] Mark Trumbo could have a major impact on the Arizona Diamondbacks ability to produce runs. (September 15, 2013 - Source: Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images North America)[/caption]     David Price and Robinson Cano have been grabbing most of the headlines this week. However, a blockbuster trade gave the Diamondbacks some poison to add to their bite. Mark Trumbo, one of the game’s best emerging power hitters,
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MLB Winter Meetings: Can Robinson Cano Resurrect The Seattle Mariners?

  [caption id="attachment_19393" align="alignnone" width="400"] Robinson Cano is the power hitter that the Seattle Mariners desperately needed. (August 30, 2013 - Source: Rich Schultz/Getty Images North America)[/caption]     The Seattle Mariners have been one of the most underperforming in baseball the last few years. They have not been the team fans are used to seeing. The glory days of Ken Griffey Jr.  and Randy Johnson are a distant memory.  The good memories
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Los Angeles Angels : 2013 Season Over For 1B/DH Pujols

After a disappointing season for the Los Angeles Angels, Albert Pujols will miss the rest of the season with a plantar fasciitis injury. The Angels record is at 55-68 record (entering Mondays game), good for fourth in the American League West and Mike Trout is also injured. Though Pujols was hoping to play again before the 2013 ended, yet  the medical staff recommended the slugging first baseman to shut it down
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MLB : Pittsburgh Pirates Need to Think “Bigger Picture” in August to Get To October

Following the dismal performance this past weekend, the Pittsburgh Pirates and their management need to take one step back and ask themselves one question:  “Are we for real?” To this point, the Pirates have given every fan a reason to believe as they go into Tuesday night three games ahead of the St. Louis Cardinals in the National League Central. With a big series coming up against the Red Birds, there are
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2013 MLB Trades: Oakland Athletics Send Green To Anaheim for Callaspo

The Oakland Athletics for the past few days rumors have swirled regarding starting pitcher Jake Peavy of the Chicago White Sox, yet the cost was too high for the franchise. Looking elsewhere General Manager Billy Beane made another brilliant move with division rival the Los Angeles Angels.  Heading to the Athletics is Alberto Callaspo who started his career as a second basemen with the Kansas City Royals before moving to third base. His best season came in 2009 when he hit .300, had a obp of .356, with 173 hits,
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Jonathan Papelbon Is Spot On About Yasiel Puig Making The NL All-Star Team

Philadelphia Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon has never been one to shy away from speaking his mind and this time he weighed in on Los Angeles Dodgers phenom Yasiel Puig and his chances of making the National League All-Star team. Papelbon said "to me, it's an absolute joke. It's really kind of stupid if you ask me." He further went on to say "the guy's got a month, I don't even think he's got a month in the big leagues. Just comparing him
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MLB Umpire Suspended And No It’s Not Angel Hernandez

In a perfect world umpire Angel Hernandez would have made the correct call on Wednesday night when Adam Rosales hit a game tying home run with two outs in the top of the ninth inning off Cleveland Indians closer Chris Perez. Of course that didn't happen and instead made an excuse about where the ball hit as not being conclusive enough to overturn the call of a double. Then Hernandez refused to admit his mistake, have his
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It Wasn't Pretty, Yet The A's Win Their 6th Straight

Sometimes looks are deceiving and tonight was one of those times as the excellent pitching match-up between Jarrod Parker and C.J. Wilson. Yet, it never came to pass. Wilson retired the first two batters to open the game before running into trouble. He walked Jed Lowrie and Yoenis Cespedes and was visibly upset of what he thought were strikes got called balls. Derek Norris worked a 3-1 count and lined a single to plate the first run of the