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MLB MVP 2014: Breaking Down the Best Candidates in Both Leagues

As the 2014 MLB season concludes, it’s time to start focusing on the yearly awards. The most prestigious and often debated honor has to be that of league MVP. This year is no different. There are several qualified candidates, including...Show More Summary

Previewing 6 Must-Watch Braves Prospects in Upcoming Fall League Action

The Atlanta Braves' minor league system is significantly weaker than it has been in years past. This is due to many prospects who have graduated to the majors and because the club has traded several prospects in the past year for big...Show More Summary

Next Step of Clayton Kershaw's Historic Young Career Must Be Dominating October

Not only is Clayton Kershaw the clear front-runner for the National League Cy Young Award, which would be his third in four seasons, he also has an opportunity to double up by winning the NL MVP, too. Basically, Kershaw can do no wrong—in...Show More Summary

Previewing Must-Watch Dodgers Prospects in Upcoming Fall League Action

Even as the Los Angeles Dodgers are in a pennant race, the farm system continues to churn. The Arizona Fall League provides an opportunity for the young Dodgers to improve in a structured environment, and it is generally a hotbed for elite position player prospects. The teams are made up of prospects from several different teams. Show More Summary

Re-Energized Jake Peavy Proving to Be Biggest Steal of Trade Season

It is happening all over again. For a second consecutive year, Jake Peavy has gone from totally expendable to a rejuvenated piece of a team’s World Series dreams. This time the San Francisco Giants are benefiting from the veteran pitcher’s...Show More Summary

Playoff-Clinching Pittsburgh Pirates a Dark-Horse Threat in October

There's something about the Pittsburgh Pirates and Sept. 23. On Tuesday, the Pirates secured a postseason berth in similar fashion to—and on the exact same date as—their 2013 clincher. And yet their second straight trip to October after...Show More Summary

In Season Full of Doubts, Pittsburgh Pirates Found a Way to Win Games

It is often said that in Major League Baseball, playoff spots cannot be won early on in the season, but they can certainly be lost. For the Pittsburgh Pirates, it looked as if that may have been the case early on. The date was May 5,...Show More Summary

Pirates Clinch 2014 Playoff Berth: Highlights, Twitter Reaction to Celebration

From two decades without a winning record to two straight postseason berths. The Pittsburgh Pirates' ascent to relevancy is here to stay. With a 3-2 win over the Atlanta Braves and a loss from the Milwaukee Brewers in Cincinnati, the...Show More Summary

Choke Odds for All MLB Teams Still Battling for 2014 MLB Playoff Spots

There's less than a week left in the regular season, but there are still plenty of 2014 MLB playoff spots up for grabs. The Detroit Tigers and the underwhelming David Price have lots of work to do before they can take home the American League Central title, while the St. Show More Summary

4 Moves the Cincinnati Reds Must Make This Offseason

The Cincinnati Reds are wrapping up a disappointing 2014 season, and there are a few things the organization must do this offseason in order to make sure next season goes much better. Bryan Price's first season as manager didn't go as planned. Show More Summary

Ranking Seattle Mariners' Most Major League Ready Prospects for Next Season

The Seattle Mariners had several prospects make their major league debuts in 2014, with a few of them going on to be important contributors on a contending ballclub. Roenis Elias, James Jones, Dominic Leone, Carson Smith, Chris Taylor and Stefen Romero all made their way to Seattle from the minors this year. Show More Summary

Denard Span Injury: Updates on Nationals Star's Status and Return

Denard Span collected a web gem and an injury all in the same game. The Washington Nationals center fielder left Tuesday night's game against the New York Mets in the third inning. William Ladson of MLB.com ventures that the injury came...Show More Summary

Atlanta Braves GM Fired: What Really Went Wrong for Frank Wren

The Atlanta Braves fired general manager Frank Wren on Monday after seven seasons with the club. MLB.com writer Mark Bowman confirmed the news: Wren replaced longtime GM John Schuerholz in 2007. During his seven seasons at the helm,Show More Summary

Derek Jeter's Best Career Highlights Re-Enacted by Plastic Toys

By now, every baseball fan has seen Derek Jeter's most memorable moments on the baseball field hundreds of times. However, this may be the first time you can see those highlights re-enacted by plastic toys. Jeter is playing in the final week of his 20-year career. Show More Summary

Derek Jeter Receives Commissioner's Historic Achievement Award from Bud Selig

New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter's latest present on his retirement tour came from the commissioner's office, as outgoing MLB boss Bud Selig presented the future Hall of Famer with the Commissioner's Historic Achievement Award....Show More Summary

2014 National League MVP Race: Breaking Down the Candidates

As the MLB regular season wraps up its final week, there are a few players who are making last pushes to solidify their cases the for individual awards, and one of the most heated races is the competition for the NL MVP crown. Did Giancarlo...Show More Summary

Cincinnati Reds: 4 Reds Earning a Spot on the 2015 25-Man

The to-do list for the 2014-2015 Cincinnati Reds offseason seems to grow by the day as more and more rumors surrounding the dealing of Aroldis Chapman, Brandon Phillips and others circulate. And while a 72-84 record is bad enough toShow More Summary

New York Mets Announce Sandy Alderson Extension, Return of Terry Collins in 2015

The New York Mets front office and dugout will look familiar next season with the team announcing on Twitter a contract extension for general manager Sandy Alderson and that manager Terry Collins will return in 2015. The team's official...Show More Summary

Derek Jeter Farewell Gifts Could Cost Yankees Shortstop an Estimated $16,000

Derek Jeter has received many gifts from opposing teams on his farewell tour this year, but he's going to have to pay a hefty tax bill when all is said and done. According to the Chicago Tribune, the New York Yankees shortstop has received an estimated $33,000 worth of farewell gifts. Show More Summary

Felix Hernandez vs Corey Kluber: The AL Cy Young Race Is Closer Than You Think

For most of the 2014 season, Felix Hernandez of the Seattle Mariners has been the undisputed choice to win his second AL Cy Young award. But Corey Kluber has produced an incredible second half for the Cleveland Indians, making the decision...Show More Summary

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