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2012 Baltimore Orioles: How Far Can They Go This Season?

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Getty ImagesI think we all as baseball fans agree when I say that the Baltimore Orioles have emerged onto the scene as one of the best teams in the American League.The Orioles entered Sunday night’s contest against the New York Yankees one game back of first place in the American League East. The Orioles this week were at the top of the division in September for the first since … [Read more...]

Yankees’ Mark Teixeira Rips Umpires After Blown Call in Loss to Orioles

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Baltimore SunNew York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira wasn't happy at all with the umpires after the team's loss to the Baltimore Orioles Saturday night in which a blown call happened that showed Teixeira was out though he was clearly safe on a replay.Teixeira decided to rip on the refs after the 5-4 loss."Sometimes you wonder if the umpires are just trying to get out of … [Read more...]

Orioles’ Nate McLouth Robs Yankees’ Nick Swisher of Home Run (Video)

Getty ImagesDuring Friday night's game between the Baltimore Orioles and the New York Yankees, Nate McLouth would make one of the top highlight plays of the week, making a terrific, leaping catch to rob Nick Swisher of a home run in the ninth inning.The Yankees, however, ending up winning the game, 8-5, to take a one-game-lead over their AL east rival.The robbed home run was … [Read more...]

Is Reds’ Aroldis Chapman the Best Closer in the MLB?

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Joe Robbins/Getty ImagesAroldis Chapman has had an unbelievable season for a closer. He has gone 5-5 with a miniscule 1.60 ERA and 119 strikeouts. And, he has only pitched 67.2 innings.His strikeouts-per-nine-innings is 15.8. That would mean that if he were to start, he would strike out more than half the batters he would face if he went the distance.Chapman has established … [Read more...]

2012 Boston Red Sox: Who Is To Blame For This Mess?

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RedSox.comThe Boston Red Sox are in a state of disrepair. They just traded two of the key players who were supposed to carry them to several postseasons in the future, and a pitcher who had the stuff to regain his status as the ace of the staff.Not to mention the team also has a manager who does not relate well to players. The Red Sox went from first to worst in the span of … [Read more...]