Broken down veterans keep Yankees on winning path

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Say what you will about his past, say what you will about his character, but don’t say he is washed up just yet. The player that Brian Cashman and the entire Yankee organization hoped would find a cave to crawl in for the next 3 years has actually been a Bronx savior so far this season. […]

MLB Video Highlights: Alex Gordon lands in 2nd row after catch, A-Rod now one shy of 660

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Alex Gordon goes airborne into the stands and hangs on to the ball for the catch… Melky Cabrera robs Eric Hosmer with a leaping catch on the warning track in the clutch… Miguel Cabrera hits a two-run shot to right field to extend the lead… Jose Iglesias makes an incredible over-the-shoulder catch in front of Yoenis Cespedes…  Ike Davis […]

Joey Votto is back

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Coming off 4 straight years of 300+ BA, 400+ OBP, with all-star appearances in each season, Joey Votto went in to 2014 with about as much hype as humanly possible. Unfortunately for him, it turned out to be the worst statistical season of his career. He managed a .255/.390/.409 slashline through July 5th, however it was a distal […]

MLB Video Highlights: Mets keep winning, Rays and Giants walk-off

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Masahiro Tanaka 3 hits while striking out 6 Tigers trough 6 2/3 innings… Your browser does not support iframes. Joe Nathan discusses his season ending injury… Your browser does not support iframes. Chris Sale nearly misses a shattered Alex Gordon bat… Your browser does not support iframes. Benches clear on the South Side… Your browser does not support iframes. […]

Is this the same Zack Cozart?

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Zack Cozart is a 29 year old shortstop for the Cincinnati Reds. Maybe you have heard of him, maybe you haven’t. In any case, this former 2nd round pick (2007) out of Ole Miss has been the Reds’ primary shortstop for the past 3 seasons. In that time, Cozart had proven himself to be a […]

MLB Video Highlights: Tempers flare between Jays and O’s in Toronto, Yunel Escobar’s walk-off homer

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Giancarlo Stanton crushes an opposite-field homer into the bullpen in Philly… Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg talks about the 7-3 win vs. the Marlins… Curtis Granderson singles with bases-loaded, driving in two Mets runs… The International Space Station flies over Citi Field during ballgame… Reds; Jay Bruce, Todd Frazier and Elian Herrera each hit grand slams… Zack Cozart breaks down […]

Video: Peter Gammons on Patriots’ Day

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Peter Gammons visits Fenway Park for Patriots’ Day almost sixty years after his first Patriots’ Day game…

MLB Video Highlights: D-backs and Giants’ battle in extras, Jays and Rays get a little chippy

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Giancarlo Stanton passes Dan Uggla as the Marlins’ all-time home run leader… Your browser does not support iframes. Ichiro called safe at the plate after replay overturns the call… Your browser does not support iframes. Paul Goldschmidt hits a three-run homer to left field off Madison Bumgarner… Your browser does not support iframes. Randy Johnson joins the […]

2015 MLB Opening Day Payrolls

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Each year the average player salary goes up. This is a fact. In 2015, for the first time, the average MLB salary moved above $4MM to $4.2MM with a 6.3 percent increase from last season’s $3.95MM. For the second straight year, the Los Angeles Dodgers finished on top with room to spare ahead of the 2nd ranked […]

After tough start, Nelson Cruz homers in 4 straight

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Nelson Cruz was perhaps the biggest surprise in 2014. Despite a relatively impressive 2013, a PED suspension to end the year caused some serious offseason difficulties for Cruz. After declining a $14MM qualifying offer from the Rangers, Cruz found himself signing a one-year deal with the Orioles for $8MM. With skeptical expectations going into the […]