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MLB: Some Teams Are Cautious With Young Arms, But Why?

Perusing the internet as I do, I came across the latest piece by Sports Illustrated‘s Tom Verducci, which was a very interesting read. The best-selling author discussed young pitchers in the major leagues and claimed many have been overworked by their ... (Continue reading)

The Debate: Edgar Renteria Forgoing Retirement a Good or Bad Move?

Some professional athletes just can’t say goodbye to the game. Quarterback Brett Favre won’t go away. He should have hung up his spikes when his days with Green Bay came to a close. But, even in his late 30s, he ... (Continue reading)

World Series 2010: Rentelincecum…The Giants are World Series Champs!

The San Francisco Giants are champions of the baseball world. Celebrating with Cody Ross near the on-deck circle as the ball curved over the wall, Andres Torres said to his fellow San Francisco Giant, “He told me he was going to ... (Continue reading)

World Series 2010: San Francisco Giants Get 2-0 Edge Thanks To Renteria and Cain

Baseball is a game of inches. Defensive alignment can be the difference between a snared liner and a double in the gap. Whether a pitch is inside enough or not can be the difference between a sawed off pop-up and ... (Continue reading)

NLCS 2010: Bullpen’s Effort, Juan Uribe’s Blast Send Giants Into World Series

Games like this make baseball the greatest sport there is. Playoff baseball at its best, with one team trying to reach the World Series for the first time since the Barry Bonds era and the other attempting to keep their ... (Continue reading)

Dominant Roy Oswalt, Clutch Jimmy Rollins Help Phillies Even Series With Giants

When Philadelphia Phillies manager Charlie Manuel walked to the mound in the eighth inning, talked with his starting pitcher, and walked back to the dugout, as a San Francisco Giants fan I was hoping this would be his Grady Little ... (Continue reading)

Torrid Troy Tulowitzki Historically Homer-Happy for Surging Rockies

Troy Tulowitzki has been in a historic zone for the Colorado Rockies. Carlos Gonzalez has had an unbelievable year for the Colorado Rockies, but despite hitting a ridiculous .467 this month, he isn’t even the most publicized player on his terrific ... (Continue reading)

San Francisco Giants Inch Closer and Tampa Bay Rays Take Over First

The San Francisco Giants and Los Angeles Dodgers has always been a rivalry, a fierce and entertaining one at that, while the Tampa Bay Rays and New York Yankees have come to form a partnership of hate, fighting for the ... (Continue reading)

Magical Billy Beane Continues To Successfully Build Surprising Oakland Athletics

In 1995, the owner of the Oakland Athletics, Walter Hass Jr., died. Successors Stephen Scott and Ken Hofman had watched Hass spend an abundant amount of money on players, and they wanted to go into an entirely different direction. The duo ... (Continue reading)

Bobby Thomson, Who Hit the Epic Homer to Win ’51 Pennant, Dies at Age 86

There have been many memorable home-runs hit in major league baseball history. There was Bill Mazerowski’s shot in the bottom of the ninth inning in Game Seven of the 1960 World Series; Carlton Fisk’s in the 1975 World Series, waiving it ... (Continue reading)