Archive for March, 2012

The West is Not so Wild…The National League West: A Fan’s Perspective (Yahoo! Contributor Network)

By at 31 March, 2012, 7:03 pm

As the Grapefruit League winds down and teams start to wave enthusiastically good bye to the palm trees of the Sunshine State, everyone delights in the curtain elevation for the 2012 baseball season. What will the new year bring to baseball fans, as th…

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Marlins’ Buehrle sluggish in final spring start (AP)

By at 31 March, 2012, 5:50 pm

Mark Buehrle had another rough outing. He’s not worried. Buehrle had trouble pitching into the sixth inning, allowing four runs — three earned — and seven hits in the Miami Marlins’ 6-5 win over the New York Mets on Saturday. “I feel like I’ve thrown…

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Santana progressing toward pitching in opener (Yahoo! Sports)

By at 31 March, 2012, 3:10 pm

The New York Mets have not yet made it official, but after Johan Santana reported he “felt great” in his bullpen session Saturday, the lefty should be set to start on Opening Day next Thursday at Citi Field. Santana is trying to put the finishing touch…

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Can Anyone Dethrone Cardinals in the National League Central?: A Fan’s Perspective (Yahoo! Contributor Network)

By at 31 March, 2012, 12:06 pm

As the Grapefruit League winds down and teams start to wave enthusiastically good bye to the palm trees of the Sunshine State, everyone delights in the curtain elevation for the 2012 baseball season. What will the new year bring to baseball fans, as th…

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I AM A RANGER

By at 31 March, 2012, 9:12 am

    I know we are supposed to be all hopped up for baseball, with opening day just days away (I am very anxious to get to Citi Field early on Thursday) but I have to take time out to salute my NY Rangers on win #50 last night. This has been the best Rangers […]

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MLB Roundup: Report: Abreu deal ‘fell apart’ (Yahoo! Sports)

By at 30 March, 2012, 5:30 pm

The trade that would send Bobby Abreu to the Cleveland Indians apparently has hit a snag and might not get completed. Baseball columnist Jon Heyman of cbssports.com tweeted that he was “hearing (the) Abreu deal fell apart” early Friday afternoon.

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Lohse pitches, hits Cardinals to victory (AP)

By at 30 March, 2012, 5:10 pm

After notching his third win of the spring in the Cardinals’ 4-3 victory over the New York Mets on Friday, Kyle Lohse said he’s ready to make St. Louis’ opening day start. Lohse allowed only one unearned run on three hits while striking out seven in si…

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Report: Phils, Hamels differ on years for extension (Yahoo! Sports)

By at 30 March, 2012, 3:50 pm

The Philadelphia Phillies are reportedly still trying to work out a contract extension for starter Cole Hamels. Hamels’ agents and Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. were negotiating, and disagreed on the length of the deal, sources told ESPN.com.

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The 10 best things about being a Red Sox fan (Big League Stew)

By at 30 March, 2012, 3:03 pm

The request we’re sending to bloggers of all 30 teams this spring is a simple one: What are the 10 best things about being a fan of your favorite team? What features of the franchise have you excited for opening day and what keeps you coming back yea…

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Mike Pelfrey Knows Who Is Friends Are

By at 30 March, 2012, 8:59 am

It’s not a big deal that the Mets discussed giving Mike Pelfrey his release but what is interesting is who his big supporters are. From the story in the Daily News today, the front office is not enamored with Pelf and threw out the suggestion at an organizational meeting that maybe the $5.6 mil used […]

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