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2012 MLB Power Rankings – Week 1

The first week of the 2012 season was far from boring, as the competition is even better than I realized. My advice is if you want to make a baseball fan out of someone this is the season to do it but that is for another post. For now, here are my weekly power rankings…remember […]

2012 MLB Team Preview: Texas Rangers

Down in Arlington, Texas the last two years have proven to be optimistic yet frustrating. Last season marked the Rangers second consecutive, yet unsuccessful trip to the World Series. The franchise had never gotten past the ALDS before 2010, so winning two consecutive American League pennants in their first two visits means it is no fluke and that this team […]

Official MLB Press Release On 2012 Postseason Format

03/02/2012 2:11 PM EST MLB Adopts Expanded Format for 2012 Postseason Two Additional Wild Cards Will Form 10-Team Postseason in 2012, Marking First Change to Postseason Format Since 1994 The 2012 Postseason will feature a 10-team format that includes two additional Wild Card Clubs and an elimination game in each League prior to the Division […]

MLB’s Collective Bargaining Agreement: 9 Changes You Will Want To Know

In efforts to avoid what didn’t happen in 1994, as well as avoiding the path the NBA took, MLB and the MLB Players Association took the bull by the horns to avoid letting the current Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) expire on December 11, 2011. And that hard work has paid off, as MLB has a […]

2011 Silver Slugger Awards Included Two New York Yankees

After getting snubbed from the Gold Gloves, two New York Yankees were recipients of a 2011 Silver Slugger Award. So congratulations are in order, for outfielder Curtis Granderson and second baseman Robinson Cano who both consistently produced at the plate throughout the 2011 season. The Yankees also owe HUGE thanks to batting coach Kevin Long, […]

2011 World Series: Rangers vs. Cardinals Game Schedule

  2011 World Series Schedule Series Date Match-Up Network Air Time (ET) Game One Wednesday, October 19 Texas Rangers at St. Louis Cardinals FOX TBA Game Two Thursday, October 20 Texas Rangers at St. Louis Cardinals FOX TBA Game Three Saturday, October 22 St. Louis Cardinals at Texas Rangers FOX TBA Game Four Sunday, October […]