ESPN Proudly Presents Alex Rodriquez

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America has suffered through a lot the past six years: a sickening virus that swept through the nation, then the…

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MLB Players Union Headed for Another Big Loss

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If the “mercy rule” could be applied to the current labor negotiations between Major League Baseball and the Major League…

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Why Hall of Fame Controversy is Good for Baseball

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As we rant, rave and gnash our teeth on the eve of the annual National Baseball Hall of Fame induction…

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Dramatic Changes Coming for MLB’s Two Most Powerful Divisions

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As the 2021 off-season kicks into cruising gear, Major League Baseball’s two top power Divisions will shift into super-overdrive to…

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Dodgers and Giants Can Resurrect a Faded Rivalry

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Over the next (potentially) seven days the San Francisco Giants and Los Angeles Dodgers will meet in the best of…

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Giants and Dodgers Finish the 2021 Season In a Grudge Match Free For All

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There likely will not be folding chairs flying between the San Francisco Giants and Los Angeles Dodgers and the teams…

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Why the Team with the Best MLB Record is Getting No Respect

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If the Los Angeles Dodgers, or New York Yankees, or even the Houston Astros had the highest win total by…

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It’s Time to Rename a Number of Baseball’s Team Mascots

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The controversy over an incident that occurred at the Rockies’ Coors Field on Sunday August 8th of this year has…

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The West Coast is Poised to Become MLB’s Next Perennial Power Center

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Major League Baseball’s most dynamic history can be found in the geography of franchise domination. Nothing illustrates this better than…

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The SF Giants Get a Big Boost Thanks to the 2021 MLB Schedule

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I don’t know if the guy who originally created the 2021 MLB season schedule was given money, land or cattle…

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Diving Deep into the 2021 SF Giants at the 20-Game Mark   

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After the first twenty games played at the start of the 2021 season, the San Francisco Giants have a 13-7…

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Four Prescient Takes on MLB Opening Week 2021

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1. Let’s First Answer Baseball’s Most Pressing 2021 Global Questions Will the Baltimore Orioles lose 100 games in 2021? No,…

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SF Giants Playing Pepper 2021: The Unedited Director’s Cut

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I can’t swear to this, but there’s a rumor that high up in the rafters of Busch Stadium in St….

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Tales of Candlestick Park: When Tommy Lasorda Roamed Free

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The news of Dodger legend Tommy Lasorda’s sad passing last January brought a remarkable flood of stories and remembrances surging…

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The Short 2020 MLB Season Finishes Long on Drama

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The historic 2020 Major League Baseball regular season ended with an exciting down-to-the-last-strike horse race in the National League and…

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MLB 2020 Labor Day is Over—Time to Get to Work

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This week most Major League Baseball teams have passed the 40 game two-thirds point of this most unconventional and paradigm-changing…

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The 2020 MLB Season: History Happening in Front of Our Eyes

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Major League Baseball just kicked off the 2020 season and by any measure it will be highly watchable, utterly unique,…

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Four Intriguing MLB Stories I Can’t Get Out of My Head (#3 & #4)

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3. Picking Off Three Runners for Three Outs: The Ultimate in Theft Prevention Sometimes you find out that a cool,…

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Four Intriguing MLB Stories I Can’t Get Out of My Head (#1 & #2)

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In the great swath of legendary MLB history and statistical oddities there are certain tales that grab us by the…

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The 1972-1995 MLB Labor Wars: 24 Years of Strikes and Lockouts (part 2)

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The MLB Labor Wars Part 2: Prelude to Labor-Armageddon 1990 Season – Baseball Owners Swing and Miss from their Luxury…

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The 1972-1995 MLB Labor Wars: 24 Years of Strikes and Lockouts (part 1)

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Major League Baseball is working to determine just how the 2020 season, abbreviated by the COVID-19 epidemic, will be scheduled…

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MLB Joins a World Turned Upside Down by the COVID-19 Tsunami 

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Major League Baseball may have shut everything down just in the nick of time. On March 11, 2020 Washington Post…

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“Playing Pepper” Brings the Heat to the 2020 MLB Season

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There is no spicier MLB blog series in the greater sports webisphere than “Playing Pepper” from the esteemed Daniel Shoptaw….

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In the History of High-Tech MLB Cheating the Giants Were Pioneers

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For 19 years we’ve known that the infamous “Shot Heard Round the World” winning home run in the 1951 National…

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How the SF Giants Are Turning Their Broken Farm System Around

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When, you might wonder, was the last time the San Francisco Giants had four players on Major League Baseball’s Top…

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Why the World of the San Francisco Giants Got Blowed Up Real Good

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As we move through the 2020 MLB pre-season, San Francisco Giants President of Baseball Operations Farhan Zaidi continues to clean…

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Answers to All Your 2019 World Series Questions in One Easy to Swallow Portion

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The expected story-line for the 2019 MLB World Series is short, simple and brutal. The Houston Astros will mercilessly deconstruct…

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The Only Guide You Will Need for the 2019 MLB Wild Card Games: Free Version

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As Milwaukee and Washington prepare to play the NL Wild Card game later today, it’s instructive to note that few…

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Flash: The Rest of the NL West Won’t Wait for SF Giants to Get Better

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When San Francisco Giants ownership hired Farhan Zaidi to be the team’s President of Baseball Operations last off-season, the franchise…

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