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2014 MLB Predictions

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

It’s always an exciting feeling to start a new season.  Every team leaves spring training feeling like they have a chance to finally break through to the playoffs and endure the long MLB season.  Documented Handicappers gives a brief outlook on how the 2014 MLB season could unfold. AL MVP Mike Trout: This will be […]

Phillies sign Burnett to 1 year deal

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

The Philadelphia Phillies added another aging veteran to their roster on Wednesday signing AJ Burnett to a 1 year deal.  The deal is reportedly worth $16 million for the 37 year old RHP. The 37-year-old Burnett spent the past two seasons with the Pittsburgh Pirates. The right-hander went 10-11 with a 3.30 ERA with team […]

Curt Schilling diagnosed with cancer

Thursday, February 6th, 2014

Ex-MLB pitcher and potential Hall of Fame inductee, Curt Schilling, has been diagnosed with cancer.  The type of cancer has yet to be revealed. Schilling’s wife, Shonda, was diagnosed with stage-2 melanoma in 2001. Schilling also told The Boston Globe last year that he suffered a heart attack and required surgery to place a stent […]

2013 MLB Hall of Fame class announced

Thursday, January 9th, 2014

The 2013 MLB Hall of Fame class was announced and Gregg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas were all voted to the Hall of Fame.  Craig Biggio fell 2 votes short. Maddux was picked on 555 of 571 ballots by senior members of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. His 97.2 percentage was the eighth […]

Roy Halladay Retires a Blue Jay

Tuesday, December 10th, 2013

One of the best pitchers of the past decade and a half has officially announced his retirement.  Roy Halladay has decided to throw in the towel and retire after dealing with numerous problems with his shoulder and back the past couple of years while pitching for the Phillies. Halladay, 36, led his league in complete […]

Tigers swap players with Rangers

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

In the biggest deal so far this MLB offseason, the Detroit Tigers have traded 1B Prince Fielder for Rangers 2B Ian Kinsler.  As part of the deal, the Tigers are sending $30 million to Texas to offset Fielder’s cost. Fielder still has $168 million due to him over the next seven seasons, so Texas will […]

Francona and Hurdle take home Manager of the Year Award

Wednesday, November 13th, 2013

Terry Francona coached the Cleveland Indians to the AL Wild Card game and ultimately losing the Rays failing to reach the playoffs.  Francona beat out Boston Red Sox’s rookie manager John Ferrell who led the Red Sox to a World Series victory after coming in last place in 2012.  Some may find this shocking that […]

2013 Gold Glove Winners

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013

2013 Gold Glove Winners A look at each Gold Glove winner and his number of defensive runs saved. POS AL WINNER DRS P R.A. Dickey* 7 C Salvador Perez 11 1B Eric Hosmer 3 2B Dustin Pedroia* 15 3B Manny Machado* 35 SS J.J. Hardy 8 LF Alex Gordon* 16 CF Adam Jones -2 RF […]

Jim Leyland Steps Down

Monday, October 21st, 2013

Detroit Tigers manager, Jim Leyland, has disclosed that he will not return as the Tigers manager for the 2014 season.  Leyland, 68, whose Tigers’ season ended Saturday night after they lost Game 6 of AL Championship Series to the Boston Red Sox, said he would remain with the team in some capacity. Leyland, who also […]

Girardi returning to Yanks on a 4-year deal

Thursday, October 10th, 2013

Joe Girardi will return to the Yankee pinstripes next season after signing a 4-year deal worth 16 million plus post season bonuses.  The fourth year is significant, in that it gives Girardi job security unprecedented for a Yankees manager. Predecessor Joe Torre spent 12 years at the helm via a series of two- and three-year […]