Aledmys Diaz was the story of an otherwise mediocre Cardinals season in 2016. Diaz was booted off the 40 man roster in mid 2015, only to become a breakout shortstop in 2016 for the St. Louis Cardinals. He hit a robust .300 with 17 home runs and 28 doubles in
The St. Louis Cardinals end streak as the Los Angeles Dodgers looked for their seventh consecutive win on Wednesday night. What turned out to be somewhat of a pitchers duel, ended in a three run game as the Cardinals beat the Dodgers 2-1.
Though it may have seemed that Hyun-Jin Ryu would
Before this season, people were going on and on about how the NL Central was going to be a powerhouse. They had three contenders in the Cubs, Cardinals, and Pirates. There was no way they wouldn't all hit at least ninety wins.
As of today, there is only one team in
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With this team sitting at 27-17, holding a 2.5-game division lead, and entering Friday as the only AL team other than the Astros to be top-3 in both runs scored and runs allowed, it isn't hard for Yankees fans to be filling with optimism for the
First, what was the trade? The Blue Jays acquired R.A. Dickey, catcher Josh Thole and Minor League catcher Mike Nickeas. In return, the Mets acquired top prospects Travis d'Arnaud and Noah Syndergaard, along with veteran catcher John Buck and Minor Leaguer Wuilmer Becerra.
Many thought the trade from the start was
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After his revenge performance against the Nationals, it's time to look at Rivero for what he is: an elite reliever. There's really no way around it now. The Nationals have to be kicking themselves for giving him up in the Melancon trade. It's not hard to see how
For those of you who don’t know, the first overall pick in the 2009 draft was none other than Stephen Strasburg. However, for this article we are going to assume that the Washington Nationals selected Mike Trout over Stephen Strasburg.
Bud Selig steps to the podium.
With the first selection,
Last night I sat down for a nice 2 ½ hour, 9 inning game between the Giants and the Reds. This was at 7:15. I was not ready for the horrors waiting for me.
7:25: Wow, a nice home run from Span! This game could be a blowout, which will end
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I'm going to be blunt here: the Pirates have had a bad opening to the season. That's how it is. We should be used to bad Aprils by now. The Pirates have always been a slow roll type of team. It hasn't been all bad though. One rookie
Baseball just keeps expanding.
Last night, Gift Ngoepe became the first African born player to reach the majors. He also became the first African born player to get a hit in MLB. It wasn't an easy hit either. It came off of one of the best pitchers in baseball in John