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February 2015

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Is James Shields Worth The Risk?

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We’ve now found ourselves in February with only about 10 days left until pitchers and catchers begin to report to Spring Training. While top names like Hanley Ramirez and Max Scherzer have found homes for the next half decade and beyond, one big name still remains without a team for the 2015 MLB season.

Monday

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February 2015

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Way Too Early Awards Predictions for 2015 MLB Season

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Coming off the heels of one of the best Super Bowls of all-time (at least that I’ve been able to witness), it’s now time to start shifting into baseball mode. With only 17 days left until pitchers and catchers begin to report for Spring Training, baseball is right on the doorstep; which is something that I can’t believe when I look outside and see a foot of snow.

Monday

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January 2015

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Monday

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January 2015

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Watch Out, Spectators, The Cubs Have Signed Daniel Bard

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Amidst the big-name free agent signings that have filled this offseason, the Chicago Cubs have made a move that somehow seemed to go unnoticed to the majority of fans and analysts alike. Last weekend, the team came to terms with former Boston Red Sox flamethrower Daniel Bard on a minor-league deal with an invite to Spring Training.

Monday

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January 2015

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Remaining NFL QBs Have Connections To MLB

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With the offseason in a bit of a down period (aside from the Ben Zobrist to Oakland trade and Max Scherzer/James Shields’ 2015 landing spots still up in the air), many fans have turned their attention to football. While my Detroit Lions were eliminated in the first round, I have still tuned in to see the action. With the conference championships upon us, each of the four remaining teams quarterbacks all have ties to baseball in one form or another.