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Phillies Slugger Ryan Howard Is Quiet, But Effective

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Hunter Martin/Getty Images The 2012 season has been anything but normal for the Philadelphia Phillies and Ryan Howard. The 32 year-old was out till June after tearing his Achilles in the postseason last year against the St. Louis Cardinals. Howard has consistently been one of the top first baseman in the league for a while […]

MLB Rumors: Red Sox Bench Coach Tim Bogar to Interview for Astros Manager Position

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RedSox.com According to MLB.com reporter Brian McTaggert, Boston Red Sox bench coach Tim Bogar will interview for the Houston Astros‘ full-time managerial opening Wednesday at a location yet to be determined. The Red Sox have currently been playing in the middle of a series against the Tampa Bay Rays in St. Petersburg. Bogar will be the […]

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

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Joe Robbins/Getty Images Aroldis 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 […]

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 […]