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Yankees: Can Hughes redeem himself vs. Orioles

After finally earning my semi-endorsement, Yankees starter Phil Hughes went on to have his worst outing yet. Hughes couldn’t muster enough to get through the first inning in his last outing vs. the Mariners. He got tagged for seven earned runs in two-thirds of an inning at home before getting yanked. Kindly, whether this is […]

2012 MLB Team Preview: Seattle Mariners

It has been a long and rough 11 years for Seattle Mariners fans, as that was last time the team gave them anything to celebrate about in October. And in 2011 the Mariners teased fans by staying in contention in the AL West until a 17-game losing streak put an end to any hopes of […]

Baseball Basics: What is the Rule 5 Draft?

What is the RULE 5 DRAFT in Major League Baseball? PURPOSE of the RULE 5 DRAFT: The Rule 5 Draft was generated to stop MLB teams from stockpiling minor league prospects indefinitely in their farm system. With the Rule 5 Draft a player has an opportunity to be picked up by a team who is […]

New York Yankees: Granderson, Cano, CC, Tex, Houdini All On MVP List

Much to my dismay (click HERE to read why) , I obviously still extend my sincerest of CONGRATULATIONS to Detroit Tiger ace, and recent CY Young receipt Justin Verlander for being named the 2011 Most-Valuable-Player. There was no question that Verlander was the best pitcher across baseball this past season. Verlander finished the regular season […]

New York Yankees: MVP To Granderson, Honorable Mention To Verlander

With the announcement of the 2011 AL MVP Award just hours away, the endless debate still continues about who is the rightful winner. The  reason for all the hoopla is that Detroit Tiger, and recent crowned CY Young winner Justin Verlander has a good chance of taking the coveted annual award home later today. So, […]

CY Young To Verlander Honorable Mention To Sabathia, Rivera & Robertson

Congratulations to Detroit Tigers Justin Verlander for his historic 2011 season. Verlander won the CY Young Award by a landslide, just as expected and well-deserved I may add. Verlander went 24-5 in the regular season, posting a 2.40 ERA, 250 strikeouts and pitched 251 innings. In all honesty, the rest of the CY Young voting […]