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New York Yankees Paying Robinson Cano $300 Million Is »

The New York Yankees have missed the 2013 playoffs, and with an aging roster, their prospects are not looking too good for next year either. To make things more complicated, one of their few remaining true superstars, second baseman Robinson Cano, has finished his contract and is reportedly seeking a new 10-year deal worth $305 million, according [...]

Major League Baseball: The Case for Babe Ruth as the »

With the announcement in January that the Baseball Writers Association of America had not voted anyone into the Hall of Fame recently, discussions once again began in earnest as to who was the greatest ballplayer ever. And now that spring training is underway, it seems like a good time to look back at times past as we also start to look [...]

Why Mariano Rivera, Brian Wilson and Other MLB Closers »

The Major League Baseball season to this point has demonstrated a very significant point about the modern game that no one seems to be getting: The role of closer doesn't matter.This whole thing really began during the free-agent frenzy, when teams all over the MLB were tossing money at available closers. At the time, I observed that spending big [...]

Mariano Rivera Injury Won’t Affect the New York »

Everyone in Yankee Nation is fretting right now over the knee injury sustained by Mariano Rivera.What will New York do? Who will replace the best closer of all time? Can the Yankees survive this setback? Seeing a future Hall of Fame player go down with a season-ending injury is never a good thing. But if you have to lose a piece of [...]