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Player development on the rise in Nicaragua

Cheslor Cuthbert

Cheslor Cuthbert is working his way through the Royals’ farm system. I know most sports-minded folks are focused on football and which teams are going to the Super Bowl. Good for them. But for die-hard baseball fans who have suffered over the long winter, we are about to get our first fix of the new year. I’m referring to the Caribbean More...

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ray sadecki
By R. Lincoln Harris On Thursday, November 20th, 2014

Ray Sadecki and the trade that never was

Ray Sadecki was almost the trade piece that sent Lou Brock out of Chicago. Sadecki passed away this week due to complications from blood cancer. He was 73. I’m going to venture to say that nobody reading More...

By Jed Rigney On Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

MLB 2014 ‘Best of the Worst’

What an incredible postseason for Major League Baseball! The Los Angeles Dodgers proved that all the player payroll in the world can’t overcome Don Mattingly’s managerial malpractice. The Baltimore Orioles More...

Rookie of the Year
By Jon Sumple On Monday, November 10th, 2014

MLB postseason awards: The winner is …

Clayton Kershaw is a lock for the NL Cy Young Award, but will he get the NL MVP vote, too? Through the Fence Baseball writers had a terrible time selecting postseason playoff winners, but the odds are in their favor More...

Boston's win last year gave the AL East a best-in-MLB World Series record of 8-3 during the wild card era. (Rob Tringali/MLB Photos)
By R. Lincoln Harris On Monday, November 3rd, 2014

AL East dominates postseason in wild card era

The Boston Red Sox win last year gave the AL East a best-in-MLB World Series record of 8-3 during the wild card era. (Rob Tringali/MLB Photos) I didn’t see this mentioned anywhere else, but 2014 was the 20th More...

By R. Lincoln Harris On Monday, October 27th, 2014

Be glad MLB postseason isn’t a football game

After the Royals got beat for the first time in the MLB postseason, in game one of the World Series, I got to thinking about the difference between how baseball determines its champion vs. how football does. Instead More...

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