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Tippy’s Corner VIII: Why Verlander and other Cy Young Winners Shouldn’t Be MVPs

November 24, 2011

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By John Lund Justin Verlander was recently named the 2011 AL MVP to go along with his 2011 Cy Young Award. He became the first pitcher voted MVP since Oakland’s Dennis Eckersley in 1992 and the first starting pitcher since Boston’s Roger Clemens in 1986, leaving some heads shaking, including mine. Many baseball fans agree […]

Matt v Matt: Albert Pujols – The Free Agent

November 16, 2011

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By Matt Melton and Matt Mahaffey It goes without saying that Albert Pujols is a player of no comparison. No player in MLB history has put up the offensive statistics that Pujols has over the first eleven years of a career. I’ve detailed in previous columns how this current offseason was going to force the […]

Dispatch from the Edge: Week of 11/11/11

November 11, 2011

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By Michael Devlin Looking past the unfortunate events at Penn State, whose details have been nauseatingly rehashed over this week is no easy task. But the remainder of the sports world has hardly been quiet in the interim.  Perhaps the most compelling story on the wires is the kidnapping of Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos, […]

Team Dominate: The Story of the 2011 Milford (DE) High School Baseball Team

November 9, 2011

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By Geoff Ratliff While working hard to build our social media presence, we found these guys on Twitter and thought that their story was one worth sharing. I hope you enjoy. Every little boy starts out with a dream. Some want to be firemen, some want to be doctors, some want to be the President; […]

Minute with Meltdown: The Game of Baseball: A Sublime, Callous Reality

November 9, 2011

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By Matt Melton Baseball became America’s pastime almost immediately from its inception. The game’s greatness shines for several reasons, many of which are obvious. The methodical pace of play between pitcher & catcher, and between hitter & fielder, allows for easy conversation among friends while still being able to focus on the game’s action. The […]

Q&A with Florida Marlins Outfielder Bryan Petersen

November 5, 2011

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What keeps you busy in the offseason? I like to travel a lot in the offseason. Last year I went to Costa Rica, and this year I’ve already been to the Bahamas and Taiwan. I go to Japan, Guam, and Hawaii in early December too. Other than that, just training, surfing, off-roading, spending some time […]

Off the Cuff: Case Keenum: The Heisman Hype is Legit!

November 4, 2011

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By Jeremy Sickel The pundits who vote on who will receive the Heisman Trophy every year in college football usually do get it right, but not for the reasons you might think. There are usually four to five players invited to the ceremony that actually have a legit shot at taking home the prestigious hardware. […]