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When considering options for your fantasy baseball team, it is never a good idea to be a “homer”. In other words, be very careful about selecting players from your favorite team just because you follow them and would like to see them on your fantasy roster. My favorite team is the Toronto Blue Jays...
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Matt Cain‘s contract situation is still unresolved, but let’s not freak out, people. A recent FOX Sports story has made it out to seem that there is some sort of setback in the negotiations between the Giants and Cain, who can become a free agent after this season and reportedly wants no less than...
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 Charlie Manuel is a man with problems. There’s Ryan Howard, the Phillies’ big slugger, still lumbering around the locker room in a walking boot. Howard’s absence is a big problem, Manuel said. There’s Chase Utley, the hard-nosed gamer who never wants to take a day off, sidelined for the...
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"What's up with Yu? According to a report from the Japanese website Sanspo.com, there is some concern that Darvish is making illegal pitches by wiping sweat off his brow and then touching the ball without leaving the mound. The report said that a Cleveland scout was aware of the issue. There were...
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"The immediate swelling was a strong indication something was wrong with Yankees pitcher Freddy Garcia's right hand. The amount of time it took him to leave Thursday's 7-5 loss to the Blue Jays was another. "If you walk away, forget it,'' catcher Francisco Cervelli said. "That guy loves to throw...
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"For two weeks, Ryan Howard sightings have been Florida's equivalent of Loch Ness monster. Howard was spotted in the clubhouse. Howard was taking swings in a walking boot. Howard is nothing more than a figment of the collective imagination of Phillies fans. "I guess it was like a 'Where's Waldo...
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"Josh Hamilton joined the long list of players with minor injuries the Texas Rangers have dealt with this spring training. The outfielder left Wednesday's game against the Colorado Rockies in the second inning with what the team called "a jammed right heel." The extent of the injury will not be...
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"The long wait soon may be coming to an end. Charlie Manuel wasn't offering much more in the way of specifics on when Chase Utley might see action in a Grapefruit League game Wednesday, but he did up his rather open-ended timetable for a return. "I'd say it's coming up pretty soon," Manuel said...
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Colorado has focused on pitching this offseason more than hitting and while that was a definite need the Rockies have to be better at the plate too in 2012 to contend for the playoffs and do something once they get there. The Rockies struck out 1201 times, with only nine teams doing worse. In...
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"The Royals awaited word Tuesday night on the status of their $7 million catcher. Salvy Perez suffered an unspecified knee injury prior to a 7-5 victory over the Cincinnati Reds while warming up starting pitcher Jonathan Sánchez in the bullpen at Surprise Stadium. Club officials said the extent...
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"If you were a really optimistic Mets fan — perhaps an oxymoron at this point — you might have thought the ability to stay healthy was one bright spot regarding the team's inexpensive and relatively youthful roster. So far, that hasn't worked out, either. Ruben Tejada is among the latest...
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"Chipper Jones said there was no chance he would retire before or during the 2012 season and that his comments to reporters Monday were misinterpreted. The veteran Braves third baseman said Monday that because of pain in his right knee, "tomorrow might be my last day" and "I don't know if I can...
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"Valuable utility infielder Eduardo Nunez won't pick up a bat until at least Saturday. "We will continue to give him more days off,'' Yankees manager Joe Girardi said of Nunez, who hasn't played since March 5 because of a bruised right hand and was scratched during batting practice for Tuesday...
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"David Pauley's statistics for the Mariners in 2011: 5-4, 2.15 ERA, .200 opposing average, 39 games. His 2011 numbers with the Tigers: 0-2, 5.95, .325, 14 games. Spring camp brought more of the carnage Pauley experienced after he became part of a huge midseason trade last July between the...
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"The major concern the Red Sox had about replacing closer Jonathan Papelbon with Andrew Bailey was can the former A's closer hold up physically through a full season? Bailey is going to have to answer that question before the end of spring training. Despite being a two-time All-Star, he's been...
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