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MLB Weekend Preview

The first full weekend of the 2013 MLB campaign is on the way, and there is a loaded menu of marquee early-season matchups. Angels OF Josh Hamilton makes his return to Texas to take on the Rangers, the New York Yankees head to the Motor City to battle the Tigers in …

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Detroit Tigers Hungry For A Title

The 2011 Detroit Tigers went 95-67 and won the American League Central Division Title. Detroit fielded a roster with four players named to the 2011 MLB All-Star Game in Phoenix, Arizona.  Detroit Manager Jim Leyland witnessed All-Star campaigns from starting pitcher Justin Verlander, first baseman Miguel Cabrera, catcher Alex Avila, and closer Jose Valverde. …

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Mariano Rivera Likely Out For The Season; Career May Be Over

Mariano Rivera has always been one to shag fly balls in the outfield during batting practice. He has said he hoped to play the position in a game one day before his retirement, but this routine proved to be dangerous for the 42-year-old closer Thursday night when he twisted his right …

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Marlins Suspend Skipper For Five Games

Recently hired Miami Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen has been suspended by the team for five games following his comments on Fidel Castro.  In an interview for TIME magazine that took place last week, Guillen expressed admiration for former Cuban dictator Fidel Castro.  In the interview, Guillen said he “respect[ed]” Castro for …

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MLB Adds Two More Teams To Postseason

Major League Baseball expanded its postseason to ten teams on Friday, adding one more wild-card team to each league. Under the new playoff format, the two teams with the best records who do not win their divisions will meet in a one-game, wild-card round to begin the postseason.  Baseball Commissioner Bud …

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