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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

Inside Clayton Kershaw’s shutdown Summer

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Over the last 6 games dating back to June 13th, Clayton Kershaw has tallied up 6 wins on 2 earned runs with 2 complete games and a no-hitter. Perhaps even more astonishing than that stat line is the fact that he was able to pitch 41 consecutive innings of scoreless baseball in that span. Giving […]

Home Run Derby: Can it hurt your game?

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Every July brings us the Home Run Derby, baseball’s beautiful sideshow. Each year a group of the biggest sluggers from the American and National league go at it to see who can put up the most dingers in one night. Of course there are several controversies that have surrounded the event in recent years, one […]

Nelson Cruz: Off to a star-studded July

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It has been quite the year for Nelson Cruz. Coming off a season in which he was outed and suspended for PED use, Cruz came into 2014 with a serious chip on his shoulder. Coming into July 9th, he is batting .294 with a .950 OPS while leading the Major Leagues in home runs (28), […]

Steve Pearce having himself a year in Baltimore

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I’ve been meaning to conquer a post about Steve Pearce for the last couple of weeks now. And to be honest, every time I come back to the idea of writing one I’m almost certain my time is up, that there is no way this guy is still raking. Well here I am, writing a […]