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Painting the Black: Baseball's Week in Review

This early in the baseball season, there are usually a handful of storylines that fans tend to follow closely. During the past seven days, baseball provided as much drama and fodder for the media as any daytime soap opera ever could. Let's take a look at some of the biggest stories of the past week in Major League Baseball: One of the greatest streaks in sports history was finally laid
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Painting the Black: Baseball’s Week in Review

This early in the baseball season, there are usually a handful of storylines that fans tend to follow closely. During the past seven days, baseball provided as much drama and fodder for the media as any daytime soap opera ever could. Let's take a look at some of the biggest stories of the past week in Major League Baseball: One of the greatest streaks in sports history was finally laid
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Reyes' Injury Highlights Bad Baseball Played So Far in Toronto

Toronto Blue Jays' General Manager Alex Anthopoulos didn't envision his team's season being on the verge of collapse by the end of the second week of the season. With Friday night's injury to all-star shortstop Jose Reyes, along with putrid starting pitching, and very little hitting, that is exactly what he's facing. After reaching base on a single against the Kansas City Royals, it was time to do what he
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Reyes’ Injury Highlights Bad Baseball Played So Far in Toronto

Toronto Blue Jays' General Manager Alex Anthopoulos didn't envision his team's season being on the verge of collapse by the end of the second week of the season. With Friday night's injury to all-star shortstop Jose Reyes, along with putrid starting pitching, and very little hitting, that is exactly what he's facing. After reaching base on a single against the Kansas City Royals, it was time to do what he
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Pens Continued Streak, Sweet 16 And A-Rod’s Salary

Penguins Hot Streak With the Miami Heat’s  winning streak snapped at 27. In the National Hockey League the Pittsburgh Penguins continued their winning streak to 14 with a 4-0 shutout of the Winnipeg Jets. Noteworthy from this game was the return of Evgeni Malkin, who scored a goal in the contest redirecting the puck off his skate; Pascal Dupuis  added two goals as well and goalie Tomas Vokun recorded his 50th career shutout. The Penguins acquired Jarome Iginla from the Calgary Flames. Marking the third recent
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Pens Continued Streak, Sweet 16 And A-Rod's Salary

Penguins Hot Streak With the Miami Heat’s  winning streak snapped at 27. In the National Hockey League the Pittsburgh Penguins continued their winning streak to 14 with a 4-0 shutout of the Winnipeg Jets. Noteworthy from this game was the return of Evgeni Malkin, who scored a goal in the contest redirecting the puck off his skate; Pascal Dupuis  added two goals as well and goalie Tomas Vokun recorded his 50th career shutout. The Penguins acquired Jarome Iginla from the Calgary Flames. Marking the third recent
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Hideki Okajima Signs Minor League Contract With Oakland Athletics

Pending a physical left-handed reliever Hideki Okajima will sign a Minor League contract with the Oakland Athletics with an invite to spring training where he'll get the chance to make the big league roster. If he makes it he'll join Sean Doolittle, Jordan Norberto and Jerry Blevins in the bullpen. Okajima spent five seasons with the Boston Red Sox and had his best season in his rookie year of 2007 when he pitched in 66 games, had a record of 3-2 with a 2.22 era,