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2010 World Series: The Texas Rangers Will Play the »

This is a position that the Texas Rangers are all too familiar with. It's a position they've been in through their first two postseason series, and they'll play the role one more time. What is that role, you ask? It's being the underdog. When the Rangers made it to the postseason, no one expected them to get past the Tampa Bay Rays let alone be [...]

2010 ALCS: The Texas Rangers Return Home for Game 6, »

The Rangers' ballpark is quiet, at least for now. Workers have slowly started to trickle in, the local radio station is doing their broadcast from the home plate entrance, the ALCS banners have been hung for fans to see as they start to file in, and the anticipation has begun. This Friday night is far different from any other Friday night in [...]

2010 MLB Playoffs: Breaking Down a Phillies-Yankees »

With one game to go to decide who the New York Yankees will play in the American League Championship Series, it's time to jump ahead a little bit and do some assumption work.Assuming the Phillies get past the Giants for the NLCS title and the Yankees win the ALCS, how would the Phillies and Yankees match up in the 2010 World Series?Both these [...]

MLB Playoff Predictions: Robinson Cano and the 10 Best »

It's playoff time! I know fans of the Yankees, Twins, Rays, Rangers, Giants, Phillies, Reds, and Braves are all gearing up with their jerseys, hats, and probably car flags to show their support as the playoffs get underway this afternoon. What happened during the season means nothing at this point. Every team starts 0-0 and it become a whole new, [...]

George Steinbrenner Dead: Yogi Berra, Dave Winfield »

George Steinbrenner left behind a strong legacy as the long-time owner of the New York Yankees. Whether you loved or hated the Yankees, you still knew who George Steinbrenner was. There are reactions pouring in from not only the baseball world, but also from general sports fans. We'll have more reactions to the death of the Yankees' owner as [...]

Breaking News: Yankees Owner George Steinbrenner Dies »

Update: (9:15pm CDT) According to Joel Sherman of The New York Post , via Twitter , Steinbrenner was admitted to the hospital late Monday night for a procedure and had a heart attack early this morning while already at the hospital. Update: (8:53am CDT) According to sources close to the Steinbrenner family, George Steinbrenner passed away this [...]

MLB Trade Rumors: Cliff Lee is Now a Member of the »

Update: (2:28pm CDT) The player to be named later, according to MLB.com's T.R. Sullivan, is minor leaguer Blake Beaven. Update: (2:25pm CDT) The players involved in the deal to Seattle are Justin Smoak and minor leaguers Josh Lueke, Matt Lawson and one other player to be named later. The player to be named later, and this is just speculation, [...]

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees Close to Landing »

Just 24 hours ago, it seemed that the Twins, Reds, and Rangers were the top three teams in the chase for Seattle left-hander Cliff Lee. Now, on Friday morning, it looks like the New York Yankees have jumped full force into the chase and are the heavy favorites to land him, according to several sources including Joel Sherman of the New York Post [...]

Best Fans in Baseball: Ranking the 14 American League »

Fans are what makes this game great. The fans are what make the players try that much harder and they're the reason that the ninth inning is the most exciting inning in baseball. They stand during big plays, they explode on a big strikeout or a go-ahead RBI. Fans aren't always the same. They think differently, they react differently, and they [...]