MLB Mid Season Awards

Mid Season Awards

As teams go into the final weekend of the first half of the season in the MLB, here are the mid-season award winners in my eyes. American League Most Valuable Player - Mike Trout (CF) Los Angeles Angels It is simply amazing season after season in the MLB when we think we

What Mike Illitch Meant to Me

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On July 20, 1929, a baby boy was born on the west side of Detroit. Little did anyone know at that time that this little man would be the author of a revival of the city he was born in. That man was Mike Illitch, who died yesterday at age 87.

Mark Trumbo is a Home Run Deal for Baltimore

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Earlier today, the Baltimore Orioles re-signed Mark Trumbo to a three-year contract worth $37.5 million according to Jon Heyman of MLB Network. Initially, Trumbo claimed that he was looking for a contract in the $80 million range, but nobody expected that he would end up earning less than half of

Reliving the Greatest Game Seven in Sports

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Being only eighteen years old, I have seen a limited amount of game sevens in sports.  However, being the avid fan that I am, I was able to study many of the other famous big games in the past twenty years.  Despite the research, I have to say that the

Under-The-Radar Free Agents (MLB)

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MLB UNDER THE RADAR FREE AGENTS TO WATCH This off-season is full of big name players on the free agent market that will be targeted by many teams. Every year, seemingly low impact players sign and have a big impact on their team. In this article, I will highlight a three

The Red Sox Still Have Pitching Problems

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Just a few days ago, Red Sox fans were beyond ecstatic to see that their GM Dave Dombrowski acquired superstar pitcher Chris Sale from the Chicago White Sox for a price of $17.1 million over the next three years.  Yes, they had to give up a few prospects however, Sale

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

Domestic Violence Continues to Taint The Beauty of Sport

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Just only a couple of days ago, the country had the pleasure of witnessing one of the biggest and most iconic outcomes to ever come out of the sport of baseball.  The Chicago Cubs had finally won the World Series after 108 years.  With social media blowing up on all

NL West Preview and Predictions

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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