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Henry Owens’ impressive year in the minors

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Henry Owens just set the Portland Sea Dog record with his 14th win of the season. The 22-year old from Huntington Beach, California is making a strong case as heir to the Red Sox pitching throne. The 6-6 southpaw owns a 14-4 record in double-A ball with a 2.60 ERA, 1.124 WHIP and 9.4 K/9. […]

Jon Lester’s Career with the Red Sox

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With the trade rumors swirling around Fenway Park, it looks as if Jon Lester may have pitched his last game for the Red Sox. Scheduled to start today’s game against the Blue Jays, Lester was scratched for teammate Brandon Workman, hinting that he could very well be on the move. If in fact he is […]

Jacob deGrom has been elite in his last 7 starts

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Jacob deGrom has been superb in his last 7 starts. The rookie pitcher is 5-1 since June 21st, holding a 1.37 ERA with a 1.087 WHIP and 9.59 K/9. He has failed to sacrifice a home run in that stretch. Since June 17th, only two players have done better, Clayton Kershaw (7 G, 6-0, 0.63 […]

Braves’ Legends Enter the Hall

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This weekend saw the Induction of the Hall of Fame class of 2014, one of the best classes in recent memory with the likes of big swinger Frank Thomas and all-time managers Tony La Russa and Joe Torre. But the ode to the great Braves teams of the 90′s shined brightest as Tom Glavine, Greg […]

Adam Dunn & David Ortiz: Tied for 35th All-Time. Who will hit more HR’s?

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Both Adam Dunn and David Ortiz recently passed the great Carl Yastrzemski on the all-time home runs list and are currently tied at the number 35 spot with 455 home runs a piece. This of course begs the question; Which player will have hit more when it is all said and done? The easy answer could […]

Papelbon resurgence begs the trade talk

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Jonathan Papelbon finds himself atop the list of players the Phillies will try to unload at the trade deadline. Struggling to live up to exceptions as the highest compensated closer in the game, fair or not, Papelbon has been the but of ridicule for the past few years. However, he has come on this season with […]

Aroldis Chapman extending strikeout-streak record

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Aroldis Chapman will start the second half of the season in the midst of a record breaking strikeout-streak. Last week he completed his 40th straight appearance with a strikeout after buzzing down Jordy Mercer. A couple nights later he completed his 41st as he struck out the side for the second straight game. The previous […]

Conor Gillaspie deserves some recognition

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The average baseball fan probably won’t know who Conor Gillaspie is. And that’s alright. But he deserves some recognition. The 26-year-old from Omaha, Nebraska has had himself quite the year with the Chicago White Sox. Through 70 games in 2014, Gillaspie is batting .326 with a .861 OPS. After debuting with the Giants as a […]

MLB’s first half pitching leaderboards

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With the All-Star Game over and teams and players resting up before getting back to work on Friday, let us take a look at the pitching standouts from the first half. The following are the pitching leaderboards for both starters and relievers from the first half of the 2014 MLB season, courtesy of BaseballAnalytics.org…        […]

MLB First Half Offensive Stat Leaders

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As we enter the All Star break let us take a look at some of the top offensive performers from around Major League Baseball. The following are the offensive leader boards from the first half of the MLB season, courtesy of BaseballAnalytics.org