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In the second episode of Do You Wahoo?, Joe Coblitz (@BRBBlog) from Burning River Baseball hosts with Steve Eby (@Eebs2k) of our own Did the Tribe Win Last Night?, Jeff Rich (@byJeffRich) of More Than a Fan and Chris Burnham ... Read More

Don't look now, but of the four major pro sports teams, the Phillies have had the best 2015 so far. The Phillies lost 99 games this year. They finished with the worst record in baseball and finished 27 games ...

Indians fans who are always be clamoring for the elusive right-handed power bat may not be fans of Bobby Bradley. Yes, the 19-year-old can crush the ball over the fence and drive in numerous runs for his team, but he ... Read More

DISCO FEVER By The Numbers 184.2 IP, 9 W, 13 L, 4.05 ERA, 3.67 FIP, 98 ERA+, 7.36 K/9, 2.68 BB/9, 2.75 K/BB, 0.83 HR/9, .318 BABIP Anthony DeSclafani, if you don't remember, was the main piece of the Mat Latos trade that Walt Jocketty pul...

Cleveland’s Al Rosen is selected as the unanimous winner of the American League Most Valuable Player award. Rosen finished his 1953 season with a .336 batting average, 43 home runs, and 145 RBI, the latter two leading the AL. He ... Read More

Thanksgiving is a time for reflection, over-eating and also for binge watching. What I ended up binge watching on Amazon Prime was the Worricker Trilogy. I highly rec...

Former Mets infielder Dave Magadan will join the Arizona Diamondbacks and serve as their new hitting coach, the team announced on Wednesday. Magadan has worked the past 13 seasons as a hitting coach, the last three coming with the Texas Rangers (2...

Hope you all enjoyed lovely feasts and family fun yesterday. Not a whole lot to report from Birdland, but we endeavor to entertain here at CC... Orioles likely to have busy Rule 5 draft |...

The Rakuten Golden Eagles in Japan (Masahiro Tanaka's old team) have 

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Salt Pork Gets Tipton Back on Field
June 8, 1948 Sometimes a good home-cooked meal is all a person needs to feel well again. Joe Tipton needed something a little different from home to heal his ailing wrist this week. “My mama put a poultice of salt ... Read More

Wilmer Flores Make Winter Ball Debut Playing Second
Mets infielder Wilmer Flores made his winter ball debut last night for the Bravos de Margarita in the Venezuelan Winter League. He played second base and batted third in the lineup going 1 for 4 with a hit by pitch. Flores hit .322/.365/.556 with ...

Statcast Shows the Cubs’ Longest Homers in 2015 (VIDEO)
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Detroit Tigers November 2015 approval poll: GM Al Avila
As we break for a long Thanksgiving weekend, let's take a moment to reflect on Al Avila's work thus far. It has only been about four months since Al Avila took over as the Detroit Tigers' general manager...

Detroit Tigers' outfield puzzle remains unsolved
Cameron Maybin may be an upgrade in center field, but his skill set isn't the best fit for this roster. The Detroit Tigers entered the offseason in need of two outfielders: a left fielder to replace

The 2 halves of Justin Verlander
The Tigers ace had a real Jekyll and Hyde year in 2015. Let's see if we can find out the reasons why. After hitting the major leagues for good in 2006 and despite amassing 9.4 fWAR in his first three full years, many

Cubs Considered Favorites to Sign LHP Adrian Morejon
The Cubs signed five of the top International prospects when the 2015-16 signing period began on July 2. The Cubs have also signed OF Kwang-Min Kwon and OF Eddy Julio Martinez and in the process have sailed past their adjusted International signi...

Checking out the Black Friday bargains on the free agent market
Sure, it would be fun to see the Phillies wade into the major free agent waters this winter. It's the deepest class in memory, afterall. I'd love to see Jason Heyward patrol right in Philly for the next ten years, and Jordan Zimmerman suit up in ...

Here is the Rays’ 2016 spring training schedule
The Rays will being their 29-game, spring training schedule on March 2, with a game at home against the Nationals. In all, they will play 15 games in Port Charlotte and one game in Tampa against the Yankees, on March 24. Single-game tickets will g...

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On Facebook this AM, it's one big whine trips did not find the big sale item that was wanted, they are on the outs with family so their holiday sucked, and so on. You know what? Negative people gonna be negative. That's part of wh...

Perfecting The Corners: The Houston Astros' Options at First and Third Base
With Jed Lowrie back in Oakland, the Astros eliminate one potential corner infielder. But that doesn't mean that the picture is any clearer than it was before. When the Houston Astros traded Jed Lowrie back to the...

Friday Rockpile: Should we worry about MLB's ability to get the Jose situation right?
Plus, a few more nuggets for your Black Friday. Baseball Prospectus | Players Prefer Presentation: Baseball Players Hit Women, Too In an excellent piece, Meg Rowley worries that Major League Baseball may not end up handl...

Ranking the Rockies: No. 6 DJ LeMahieu stuck it to the haters
DJ LeMahieu: All-Star. Say it with me now. DJ LeMahieu entered 2015 coming off his first season as an everyday player. All he did in 2014 was win the National League Gold Glove at second base while posting a defensive WAR of 2.2. Despite ...

Mets Morning News: Will Sandy find some hot deals on the biggest shopping day of the year?
Your Black Friday dose of New York Mets and Major League Baseball news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets For many people in the United States, Black Friday means shopping, shopping, and more shopping.

Mets coat drive: Give a coat, get tickets to a 2016 Mets game
It's the time for giving, after all. With the holiday season nearly upon us—and freezing weather on the horizon—the New York Mets are hosting their 10th annual "Warm Up" coat drive. The drive runs from 10 AM to 5 PM on Tuesd...

The Piazzas: Amazin' Avenue 2015 Mets Awards, Worst Relief Pitcher
The Piazza for the Mets' worst relief pitcher of 2015 goes to... Yester...

Miami Marlins need to maximize return in Marcell Ozuna deal
If the club opts to move Ozuna, it needs to make sure the return is equal. Seattle is interested in acquiring Marcell Ozuna. Multiple other clubs probably are too. But if the

Padres getting new blue and yellow uniforms, brown will be official alternate
Well it's almost official.  The Padres will be wearing "sea blue" and "sunshine yellow" as part of their home uniform next season, just as everyone expected after the team

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