Month: February 2019

DENVER, CO – SEPTEMBER 30: Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper (34) connects for a double during a regular season game between the Colorado Rockies and the visiting Washington Nationals on September 30, 2018 at Coors Field in Denver, CO. (Photo by Russell Lansford/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) 5 starting pitchers the Padres could acquire before
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As the trend of “openers” spreads around baseball, more players like the Astros’ Gerrit Cole and Justin Verlander are coming out against it. While the analytically-minded front offices around baseball harp about the benefits of “openers,” some players are beginning to hit back and insist there is still room in the game for conventional starters.
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Despite the rhetoric of conservative commentators who plead with players to “stick to sports,” or to “shut up and dribble,” the worlds of athletics and politics have never been separate spheres. Rather, they overlap and intersect in a variety of ways, and with Black History Month here, now is as good a time as any
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With Manny Machado agreeing to a 10-year deal worth a record-breaking $300 million, the San Diego Padres are taking monumental steps towards fielding a competitive ball club. But if they’re truly serious about contending this season, they’ll need starting pitching – and Dallas Keuchel is available. After months of speculation, it’s San Diego that Manny
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Chris Sale is very well known for being skinny, but he has spent this offseason working to bulk up a little bit. Chris Sale has been pitching in Major League Baseball since 2010, splitting time between the Chicago White Sox and the Boston Red Sox. One of his most noticeable features, other than his knee-buckling
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Not even $4.5 million could convince Kyler Murray to play baseball, and now MLB has been dealt another crushing publicity blow. Kyler Murray has officially chosen football over baseball, which begs the question of who will break something first: His baseball agent, the commissioner of baseball, or the guy who drafted him to the wrong
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