207 days ago, the Boston Red Sox were on top of the world. They had just defeated the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 6 of the World Series to clinch their third World Series in the past 10 seasons. Very impressive, especially for a team that battled “The Curse of the Bambino” for 86 years. […]

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If you’re a baseball fan, you have to be excited for the future of the game. I mean, just look at the wave of young superstars in the game. Mike Trout, Manny Machado, Jose Fernandez, Anthony Rizzo, Billy Hamilton, Nolan Arenado, Matt Harvey, Stephen Strasburg (let’s not forget, he is still only 25), Taijuan Walker, […]

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I had very strong feelings about Major League Baseball taking the power away from umpires when it came to deciding whether balls were fair or foul. Those feelings grew even stronger when the expansion of MLB instant replay was announced. Still, I decided to wait and see how things played out. I gave myself over […]

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Market inefficiency! Walks! On-Base Percentage! Billy Beane! I’m glad we could get that out of the way. Let’s talk about the Oakland A’s now. With a staff made up of one very good prospect, a once highly touted prospect a rotation filler prospect, and a couple veterans, the A’s have built a top-heavy rotation that […]

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Last year was a year to forget for the Chicago White Sox. They finished 63-99, dead last in the A.L. Central for the first time in their team’s history. The only bright spot for the Pale Hose last season was Chris Sale, who finished the season with a 3.07 ERA and 226 strikeouts in 214.1 […]

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On December 21st, 2013, exactly a year after the world was supposed to end, the Texas Rangers quietly signed Shin-Soo Choo to a 7-year, $130 million contract. Just one month earlier, the Detroit Tigers had sent Prince Fielder to Arlington in the biggest trade of the off-season. The baseball world and Rangers fans were salivating […]

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Usually when a 35-year-old MLB pitcher goes 5-12 with a 5.40 ERA, that man never becomes a 36-year-old MLB pitcher. After being released by the Indians before the season, it looks like that was going to hold true for Aaron Harang. But thanks to a series of unfortunately injuries to the Braves, Harang got a […]

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With his 8 scoreless innings against the Blue Jays on the coldest day in Twins’ history, top prospect Kyle Gibson moves to an impressive 3-0 with an even more impressive 0.93 ERA. But after the dismal season he had last year, many in Minnesota and around the league have to be questioning whether this 2014 […]

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Here we go, the 2014 MLB predictions from Other League. Another round of point less picks that will undoubtedly be terribly wrong. If you want to see how Al and I did last year, you can read our predictions here. This year we have Charlie helping out as well. I’ve added some very little commentary […]

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I was lazy. I didn’t have work today and so I wanted to write something about beloved sports topics. Unfortunately, nothing jumped out at me. Maybe my brain was frozen from the -17 degree (non-windchill) weather outside. So I tasked my many many (not many) Twitter followers to find a topic for me…now if someone […]

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