Found August 17, 2012 on Lady Loves Pinstripes:
Wow!  New York Yankees (Photo credit: Keith Allison) What an exciting time for baseball, as these last 6-weeks will be about as competitive as ever. The New York Yankees are back on the top again this week because with all their injuries, most recently to ace CC Sabathia, this team is still winning. The Bronx Bombers went 3-1 vs. the Texas Rangers this past week, and were the first AL team to hit the 70-winning mark. The Reds are playing awesome baseball sans Joey Votto; the Dodgers are looking to break away in the NL West on the heels of SF Giants Melky Cabrera More teams are contending in 2012 due to it being the first season with the extra Wild Card added to each League. Well, you can stop holding your breath now as here are my weekly rankings so check out where your favorite team ranked. ENJOY!!(...)Read the rest of MLB Power Rankings: August 17 and Yankees claim the top spot again © Kate for Lady Loves Pinstripes, 2012. | Permalink | No comment | Post tags: American League, CC...

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The San Francisco Giants will not make the playoffs with the 50-game suspension of Melky Cabrera after he tested positive for testosterone. Cabrera will miss the rest of the regular season, something that will put the team’s playoff hopes in jeopardy. If you are a fan of the Los Angeles Dodgers, Atlanta Braves, Pittsburgh Pirates, [...] [[ This is a content summary only. Visit...

MLB suspends Melky Cabrera 50 games for positive testosterone test

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Full Court Press: Raise Your Hand if You’re Surprised About Melky Cabrera, RVP to Man U, Rosie Jones Dominating

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Did the Kansas City Royals just become… SMART?!!!!

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