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2011 MLB Team Previews | New York Mets

Injuries, bad contracts, and poor management have all combined to the Mets’ undesirable current state of affairs.  Fortunately, the Mets finally cut ties with GM Omar Minaya and manager Jerry Manuel over the offseason, both prime [...]

2011 MLB Team Previews | Atlanta Braves

The Braves finally returned to the playoffs in Bobby Cox’s last season with the team, winning the Wild Card before dropping a thrilling series to the eventual world champion San Francisco Giants. The Braves return the [...]

2011 MLB Team Previews | Chicago White Sox

The White Sox have been at the top of the division with the Tigers and Twins for several years. They stayed in contention until September last season, and they hope that their health and the addition [...]

2011 MLB Team Previews | Detroit Tigers

In 2010, the injury-plagued Tigers played to a .500 record. They were great in Tiger Stadium, and awful everywhere else. The laundry list of injuries included Guillen, Valverde, Zumaya, Ordonez, Inge, Cabrera, and Damon. It’s practically [...]

2011 MLB Team Previews | Minnesota Twins

After winning the division once again last year, the Twins had to part with quite a few players in order to maintain their mid-level payroll. They’ve had to replace their middle infield and much of their [...]

2011 MLB Team Previews | Cleveland Indians

New Manager, Manny Acta, will have his hands full with this group of youngsters. The Tribe has several players trying to make an adjustment from the minors to the big leagues, and Acta will have to [...]

2011 MLB Team Previews | Kansas City Royals

Ned Yost must be seeing déjà vu. When he became the Brewers manager in 2003, Milwaukee’s wave of impact prospects was just hitting the major leagues. Milwaukee lost 94 games in his first two seasons, but [...]

Adam Wainwright Needs Tommy John Surgey; Done for Season

Yesterday, St. Louis Cardinals Ace, Adam Wainwright, was flown back to St. Louis to examine a “significant injury” to his elbow. The rhetoric of the coaches and management was gloomy at best. After seeking a second [...]

2011 MLB Team Previews | St. Louis Cardinals

The Cards would have been the odds on favorite to win the central this season. Regardless of Albert Pujols’ ongoing contract dispute he will be in a Cardinals uniform on opening day and for the rest [...]

2011 MLB Team Previews | Cincinnati Reds

Cincinnati finally turned things around in 2010, winning the NL Central. However, they were unfortunate enough to get matched up against the streaking Phillies in the first round of the playoffs and were quickly eliminated. They [...]