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30 Players: Healthy Quad Means Returned Speed, Power For Astros’ Springer

Joining the 40-40 club (40 homers and 40 steals in a single season) has always been a rare feat, evidenced by the fact that it’s been accomplished just four times in baseball history. But if you were to make a list of baseball’s top candidates to even have a shot at reaching the milestone, Astros outfielder George Springer would be at or near the top.

04/09/2015

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30 Players: Dodgers’ Rookie Pederson Ready To Burst Onto LA Scene

An 11th-round Draft choice by the Dodgers out of high school, Los Angeles knew it was taking a risk by drafting Joc Pederson, as he had pretty high bonus demands and had already committed to play baseball at USC. But the Dodgers were OK with the risk that late, and OK with giving him a hefty bonus, and now five years later it looks as though it’s all going to pay off.

04/08/2015

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30 Players: Zunino Looks To Build Off Tremendous Spring For Mariners

Mike Zunino’s first full season with the Mariners was an intriguing one, as the young catcher showed off some of the skills that prompted Seattle to take him third overall in the 2012 draft. But he also showed a lot of his inexperience and a continued lack of plate discipline over the course of 131 games.

04/07/2015

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MLB Prohibiting Fans From Using Periscope, Meerkat During Games

Major League Baseball is prohibiting fans from using live video streaming apps while they are in attendance of a baseball game.

04/07/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 06: The Washington Nationals mascot Screech takes the field before the start of the Nationals game against the New York Mets during Opening Day at Nationals Park on April 6, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

The Top 10 Best Sports Days Of The Year

Let’s take a look at the contenders for the best day of the sports year.

04/07/2015

MIAMI, FL - APRIL 06: A general view of Marlins Park during Opening Day between the Miami Marlins and the Atlanta Braves on April 6, 2015 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

MLB Opening Day: The Best Opening Day Tweets

Joy filled the air at America’s ballparks and it even permeated its way into the social media universe as well.

04/06/2015

Tommy Hunter #29 of the Baltimore Orioles throws a pitch in the ninth inning against the Detroit Tigers during Game One of the American League Division Series at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on October 2, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Orioles, Rays Open Season With Lengthy Injury Lists

Injuries have forced Orioles manager Buck Showalter to adjust plans.

04/06/2015

A view of the field at Nationals Park in 2015

Nationals Awarded 2018 MLB All-Star Game

The Nationals open the season Monday, but fans are already buzzing about a game that will be played three years from now on South Capital Street.

04/06/2015

CHICAGO, IL - DECEMBER 15: Pitcher Jon Lester puts on a Cubs hat during an introduction press conference by the Chicago Cubs on December 15, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

MLB Opening Day: A Look At The Top Five Games

Tonight we begin the transition from March Madness to baseball as the MLB season prepares to kick off when the St. Louis Cardinals visit the Chicago Cubs.

04/05/2015

Josh Hamilton of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.  (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Josh Hamilton Cleared of Wrongdoing, Unwanted By Angels

After an arbiter ruled out a suspension for Josh Hamilton’s offseason drug relapse, MLB and the Angels release notably harsh statements.

04/03/2015

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