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Major League Snub for Garrett Richards

It’s hard to believe that there have been eight starting pitchers in the American League who have performed better than Garrett Richards this season. The young Angels’ righty has taken the league by storm, recently throwing one even more overpowering … Continue reading

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2014 Pitching as the Season Nears the Halfway Point

Sorry Mark Buehrle, but won-lost records aside, the two most dominant starting pitchers in the majors this season have clearly been Tim Hudson and Johnny Cueto, and with last night’s dominant effort against the best team that money can buy, … Continue reading

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It’s Been a Bad Week For the Ego Man

The second most over-rated player in major sports history – next to Masahiro Tanaka who is guaranteed $155 M without ever throwing a pitch in a major league game – one Dwight Howard fka the Laughing Man and now in … Continue reading

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Baseball’s Big Story is Not Tanaka or A-Rod but New Security Rules

At a time when the baseball world is just getting off the A-Rod high and and is now seeing headlines of the yankees “winning” the Masahiro Tanaka sweepstakes, the real baseball story of the year so far is about new … Continue reading

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MLB-Japanese Baseball Rule Changes Will Force $100 M on Tanaka

On the eve of the bidding war for Japanese phenom Masahiro Tanaka, Major League Baseball and the Japanese baseball establishment entered into an agreement that will have the net effect of vastly increasing the riches to be paid upon Tanaka, … Continue reading

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Dodgers’ Cannot Afford Another Devastating Mistake

Guggenheim Baseball Management has done most things right since taking over ownership of the Dodgers, from retaining Ned Colletti as the general manager, to reinstating a well-run and well funded international scouting department headed by super-scout Bob Engle, and to … Continue reading

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Dodgers’ Housecleaning Begins

When the Dodgers signed Cuban defector Alexander Guerrero earlier this week, speculation varied from him needing at least a season in the minors, to him being handed the second base job next spring. Well, the being-handed-second-base faction has won out … Continue reading

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MLB Salaries: Just How Much Is Enough?

Clearly, the Dodgers’ $216,301,909 2013 payroll was not enough to buy a National League title, and all the new york yankees could achieve by spending $228,995,945 on salaries was a third-place finish. From here, it seems assured that Guggenheim Baseball … Continue reading

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