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Should Nationals’ Gio Gonzalez Be the 2012 NL Cy Young Winner?

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Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images Before I get into Washington Nationals star pitcher Gio Gonzalez and his achievements, I would like to acknowledge the success of the the team as a whole so far this season. Washington is off to an unbelievable start in its effort to win the division, as Gonzalez pitched six solid innings to become […]

Mike Trout Is Still the Favorite For The AL MVP and ROY Awards

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Stephen Dunn/Getty Images Mike Trout has arubably been the biggest difference maker in all of baseball. When the Los Angeles Angels began their season, the hype was focused on Albert Pujols and C.J. Wilson, their two big off-season acquisitions. But after enduring a miserable first month of the season, Trout was promoted, and the Angels […]

Melky Cabrera and Bartolo Colon: Will Their Absences Be Amplified Down the Stretch?

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Associated Press It has been a couple of weeks since Melky Cabrera and Bartolo Colon were suspended for taking Performance Enhancing Drugs, but their respective teams have thrived since receiving the bad news. The San Francisco Giants are 12-5 since losing their star outfielder, while the Oakland A’s are 10-1 since losing arguably one of […]