Derek Holland headed to free agency

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  The Texas Rangers announced yesterday that they will not be picking the $11 million option for starting pitcher Derek Holland. As painful as it is to say, the Texas Rangers have made the right decision. Holland has done so much for this franchise. He was part of the 2010 and

NL West Preview and Predictions


Teams: LA Dodgers (92-70), San Francisco Giants (84-78), Arizona Diamondbacks (79-83), San Diego Padres (74-88), and the Colorado Rockies (68-94) Overview: On paper this division looked more competitive than it ended up being in 2015. The Dodgers and Giants rivalry was a nice headline as only one team was seemingly going to make

NL East 2016 Preview and Predictions


Teams: New York Mets (90-72), Washington Nationals (83-79), Miami Marlin (71-91), Atlanta Braves (67-95), and Philadelphia Phillies (63-99) Overview: Aside from the Mets and Nationals, this was one of the worst divisions last year. Come September it was a two-team race and even that wasn't really a close race. The rebuilding of Miami

The Tim Lincecum Solution?

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It's no secret that the AL East has become one of the toughest divisions this off-season. The Boston Red Sox have added their missing ace in David Price, the Baltimore Orioles re-signed slugger Chris Davis, and the Toronto Blue Jays did not lose any of their core players for the upcoming

Pitching Out Of A Traditional Jam: How MLB Teams Can Create A Dynasty and Change Baseball Forever

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For over a century, MLB teams have used the same, boring methods to try to win games. They have resisted being innovative and attempting to change the way the game is played. In recent years, some teams have tried to develop new strategies using statistical analysis (i.e. “Moneyball”) as their