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World Series 2010: Tim Lincecum Lifts San Francisco Giants to First Championship

After back to back Cy Young seasons, many baseball fans viewed San Francisco Giants ace Tim Lincecum's 2010 season as a disappointment. In the hearts and minds of San Francisco Giants fans, Lincecum's regular season performance means nothing. After his most ... (Continue reading)

A Giant Help: Is Buster Posey Now the Favorite for Rookie of the Year?

Coming into the season, Braves outfielder Jason Heyward was the runaway favorite for Rookie of the Year. But Heyward has succumbed to injury, and other names have popped up in the forefront of the Rookie of the Year discussion. Among them, ... (Continue reading)

Padres Express Confidence In Bud Black With Extension; Too Soon?

For a Padres team that has surprised many this year, some of the best news they've gotten all year came on Monday, in the form of a three-year extension for manager Buddy Black. This move shows the Padres that ... (Continue reading)

Born and Raised: Top 10 Players Starring for Their Hometown Team in 2010

When a town's citizen receives the call to the Bigs, his hometown usually goes crazy. He gets a parade, streets are named after him, the whole deal. But what happens when the local neighborhood kid is playing for the local ... (Continue reading)

Perfection! Dallas Braden Pitches a Mother’s Day Masterpiece

Dallas Braden puts his pants on just like you and I do. But afterwards, he challenges the most feared hitter in the American League to a fistfight, and a few weeks later, throws a perfect game against the best team ... (Continue reading)

Jeremy Affeldt: The 10th Best Player In The National League?

"Really?" These were the first words out of my mouth when I read the voting results for the National League MVP. Somebody thinks that Jeremy Affeldt is the tenth best player in the National League. This is what I knew: Jeremy Affeldt recieved ... (Continue reading)

Is Troy Percival a Hall of Famer?

In Major League history, only seven pitchers rank ahead of Troy Percival on the all-time saves leader board. Two (Lee Smith and Dennis Eckersley) are Hall of Famers.  Two more (Trevor Hoffman and Mariano Rivera) are sure to join them.  ... (Continue reading)

Cards Soar Into L.A. Looking to Push Dodgers Out of Top Roost

While those in Philadelphia and Chicago may disagree, this week's Cardinals-Dodgers set features two of the top teams in the NL. The Dodgers are trending downward, and have gone 11-16 since the break, including losing three of four to the ... (Continue reading)