Why the Tigers Need to Sell

With the coming MLB trade deadline, rumors of stars switching teams swirl and debates of buyers and sellers heat up. Perhaps no team is in a more interesting position than the Detroit Tigers, who are in the midst of a season that has fallen way short of preseason expectations. The Tigers have been big free agency and deadline players over

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The Dog Days of Summer: Baseball’s Moment in the Spotlight

As noted twenty first century philosopher and song writer Drake so eloquently said, “we made it.” After another year of football, basketball, and hockey has passed, we’re in July with…well, somewhat of a lull until football starts up again this fall. After the dust has settled, we’re left with nothing but baseball. Ahh, Baseball! Now there’s a sport for people! The

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The Ultimate Backyard Baseball Starting Lineup

The voices of Sunny Day and Vinny the Gooch have likely echoed down the hallways of your house since you were in third grade. Whether you played at Playground Commons or Sandy Flats, drafted future MLB stars or the kids from around the block, you felt like the smartest coach around. Other than Ken Griffey and Frank Thomas, with the occasional Phil

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#WeAreGood: Cubs’ Young Guns Making Baseball Fun

When you’re a fan for a team that hasn’t won a title in well over a century, you learn to find the bright spots in just about every situation imaginable. And this year, the Chicago Cubs have more than a few of said bright spots to notice, many of them coming in the form of their young core of talented

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Top MLB Storylines – Week 2

Week 2 of baseball certainly was entertaining. From Kris Bryant to a few benches-clearing “fights,” let’s take a look at what’s happened in the last week in Major League Baseball. Jose Bautista Jose Bautista caused some controversy in Toronto’s recent series against the Baltimore Orioles. The ‘Jays right fielder pissed off quite a few O’s players when he stood and watched

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Kris Bryant: Chicago’s Savior?

All things considered, it’s a pretty cool time to be a Chicago sports fan right now. The Bulls have their whole team (relatively) healthy and head into the Eastern Conference playoffs with a respectable 3rd seed and a series against the upstart Milwaukee Bucks. The Blackhawks similarly have a 3rd seed and are duking it out with the Predators. The

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Top MLB Storylines – Week 1

A 19-inning marathon between the Yankees and Red Sox and Bartolo Colon collecting his first RBI since 2005 highlighted a very fast-paced first week of baseball. Heading into Week 2, let’s check out the Top 10 storylines in baseball. Kansas City Royals 7-0 Kansas City is off to their best start since 2009, when they started 9-0. They swept the

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Don’t Sleep on the Southsiders

It has been a long cold winter, but now that I can finally see that mystical thing called grass, it is time to look ahead to baseball season baby. There has been a lot of buzz down in Wrigleyville this offseason as many experts have been predicting a bounce back year for the Cubs due to some outstanding young talent

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Can The Cubs Contend For Playoff Spot in 2015?

Cubs’ president Theo Epstein arrived in Chicago in 2011 with a clear blueprint on how he wanted to build the Cubs from the ground up. The man who led the Boston Red Sox to world series titles in 2004 and 2007 may just be ahead of schedule with the Cubs. Epstein’s off-season moves combined with having the best farm system

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Make Honorary Patches Mean Something

In sports, an honorary patch is meant as a remembrance of a player, either for their performance on the field of play or their character off of it. Or at least it used to. The St. Louis Cardinals reported to spring training in Jupiter, Florida today donning “OT” memorial patches. The uniform addition is in honor of recently deceased outfielder Oscar

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