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Florida Marlins Hire Jack McKeon as Interim Manager

According to Jon Heyman via Twitter, the Florida Marlins have hired 80-year old Jack McKeon as their interim manager to finish the 2011 season. McKeon takes over for Edwin Rodriguez following his resignation after a poor [...]

Breaking News | Manny Ramirez Set to Retire

According to a statement released by Major League Baseball, Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Manny Ramirez has decided to retire. The website of the New York Times is reporting that Ramirez, 38, had been notified by the [...]

2011 MLB Team Previews | Washington Nationals

The Nationals enter 2011 with a surprisingly intriguing roster. Several key additions coupled with the progression of their young talent has left them with a balanced roster that could surprise some in the NL East. They [...]

2011 MLB Team Previews | Florida Marlins

Many projected the youthful Florida Marlins to strongly contend for the National League East last season, but things didn’t necessarily go according to plan. The team finished 80-82 and in third place in the division, and [...]

2011 MLB Team Previews | Philadelphia Phillies

The three-time defending NL East champion Philadelphia Phillies already boasted what may have been the league’s most formidable pitching rotation prior to the offseason, but, needless to say, the rich got richer. The Phils made the [...]

2011 MLB Team Previews | Colorado Rockies

Colorado made a late run at the playoffs once again in 2011, however this time they fell just short. Carlos Gonzalez had a terrific breakout season, finishing with near MVP type numbers. The Rockies return for [...]

2011 MLB Team Previews | San Francisco Giants

No one expected the Giants to accomplish what they did in 2010. Nevertheless, they showed just how important pitching can be in the playoffs and silenced their critics en route to winning the World Series. That [...]

2011 MLB Team Previews | Los Angeles Dodgers

The Dodgers failed to live up to their expectations in 2010, finishing a disappointing fourth in the division behind the Giants, Rockies, and Padres. The Manny Ramirez show has moved on, possibly allowing some of the [...]

2011 MLB Team Previews | Arizona Diamondbacks

The Arizona Diamondbacks had a busy offseason that saw them make a number of intriguing changes to their roster. They traded away their main slugger, Mark Reynolds and added Melvin Mora to take his place. They [...]

2011 MLB Team Previews | San Diego Padres

Let’s get this out of the way, yes, the Padres lost Adrian Gonzalez, but no, it isn’t the end of the world for them. The prospect haul was significant and they still have the scrappy young [...]