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2013 World Series Game One: Red Sox vs. Cardinals Preview

As the Fenway crews hang the final banners, and go through their last round of mowing, watering, and painting the field, the players are going through their daily pregame routines.  Many players will tell you that [...]

Breaking Down Pedro Alvarez as a Power Hitter

Breaking Down Pedro Alvarez as a Power Hitter

It’s a surprise to nobody that Pedro Alvarez is hitting home runs.  Home runs are Alvarez’s game.  He’s hit them since signing with the Pirates.  He was called up to the big league club after just [...]

2013 MLB Odds: Three Sleeper Teams to Win the 2013 World Series

2013 MLB Odds: Three Sleeper Teams to Win the 2013 World Series

With the passing of the non-waiver trade deadline, Major League Baseball’s collective focus will turn to the playoff races across the league. Two months remain in the regular season, and there are still a dozen or [...]

Brewers OF Ryan Braun Suspended For Remainder of Season

Brewers OF Ryan Braun Suspended For Remainder of Season

Today, MLB has handed down its first suspension related to the Biogenesis scandal. Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun has accepted a 65-game suspension that will keep him off the field for the remainder of the 2013 [...]

2013 MLB Predictions: Post-All-Star Break Predictions For Playoffs and Awards

The Major League Baseball Season is more than halfway over. The best contenders have risen to the top, while the others have sunk to the bottom. There have been pleasant surprises like Boston and Pittsburgh. There [...]

Betting Tips on the MLB

Betting Tips on the MLB

If you enjoy betting on MLB you might be interested to learn that baseball is becoming the most predictable of all team based sporting events. This was explored in the movie ‘Moneyball’ starring Brad Pitt which [...]

MLB Free Pick For May 31, 2013: Houston Astros at Los Angeles Angels

Houston Astros at Los Angeles Angels Predictions and MLB Picks (Friday, May 31, 10:05 pm ET) I don’t know when I will get used to this being a divisional contest, but it sure hasn’t happened yet. [...]

The San Francisco Giants and Their World Series Success

If there is a baseball team that was most talked about all over the world, the San Francisco Giants would definitely be on top of that list. It is worth noting that since they are the [...]

Cardinals vs. Braves Controversy: Ump Made the Right Call

Less than three weeks after the Packers say they were jobbed by the last ever call by replacement officials in the NFL, we have a brand new sports/officiating scandal (Too bad infield-fly-rule-gate is too long and [...]

Top MLB Stories and News From Week 8

Top MLB Stories and News From Week 8

Each Week I recap the top story-lines, whether they are about a team, player, owner, fan, equipment, or whatever else is impacting the game. It’s Memorial Day, so while you’re busy remembering the great men and [...]