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Aces Wild: The Trade Market for Bumgarner, Greinke, and Kluber

Aces are being shopped as the Giants, Diamondbacks, and Indians are reportedly listening to offers on their stud pitchers. Madison Bumgarner is headed into the final year of a 5-year, $35 million contract with the San Francisco Giants…

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Scott Boras vs. Shifting

One of the most iconic sports agents to ever hold the title, Scott Boras, called shifting in Major League Baseball “discriminatory” to left-handed hitters. Well actually, that’s not completely true. The definition of discrimination is defined as the unjust treatment of different categories of people.

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NLDS Rockies vs Brewers: Analysis and Predictions

The Colorado Rockies entered the playoffs as the second-highest scoring offense in the entire National League. All of the sudden, they’ve gone cold, and the frustration has been evident. Chris Iannetta broke a bat over his leg following a strikeout. Nolan Arenado couldn’t stop talking to himself after whiffing on a badly hung breaking ball. Colorado has yet to score more than two runs in a game this postseason, and it has them on the brink of a swift exit.

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Data Analysis on True Value of Home Field Advantage in the Playoff

From 2003 until 2017, Major League Baseball tried something different. Rather than giving home field advantage in the World Series to the team that won more games during the regular season, it was determined based on the outcome of each season’s All-Star Game. Just about everyone around the league hated this system, and it was eventually scrapped. But why the vitriol? Does it really make a difference where the games are played?

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The Best Pitchers in Baseball for both AL and NL

As progressive as we like to think the sport of baseball has become, there remains a faction of voters who have their doubts about giving an award to a player that has maybe won less often or played less often than his peers.

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