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2014 MLB All-Star rosters

Here are the players for each league in the 2014 MLB All-Star Game, held at Target Field in Minnesota on July 15.  American League Starters C: Salvador Perez, Royals 1B: Miguel Cabrera, Tigers 2B: Robinson Cano, Mariners SS: Derek Jeter, Yankees 3B: Josh Donaldson, A’s OF: Jose Bautista, Blue Jays OF: Mike Trout, Angels OF: Adam Jones, Orioles DH: Nelson Cruz, Orioles...
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Baltimore Orioles most likely to trade for Jeff Samardzija?

The Chicago Cubs don’t have much of a chance to make noise this season, and they could very well end up trading their best starting pitcher as well in the coming weeks. There have been quite a few rumored suitors for him, including the Toronto Blue Jays, Arizona Diamondbacks, and the Baltimore Orioles. According to reports, the Orioles could very well be the most likely trade partner...
Via Sports-Glory
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles' Nelson Cruz control

When the Orioles signed 33-year-old Nelson Cruz to an $8 million contract this past offseason, no one in baseball knew what they were going to get.  Cruz was coming off a suspension for using performance enhancing drugs, and there was no way to predict what sort of production 2014 would bring.  The Orioles are glad they paid him. Cruz has gotten off to a hot start this season. ...
Via Sports-Glory
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Nelson Cruz grabs crotch after Justin Verlander threw behind him (GIF)

In a case of payback for Torii Hunter getting plunked by Bud Norris on Monday, Justin Verlander threw a pitch well behind Nelson Cruz to send a message that the Detroit Tigers have the backs of one another during the 4th inning of Wednesday’s matinee. The Tigers were up 4-0 at the time, making it […] The post Nelson Cruz grabs crotch after Justin Verlander threw behind him (GIF...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Roundtable: Should Tigers Pursue Nelson Cruz?

Ready to talk Tigers? Want to hear the opinion of the TigsTown staff? Welcome to the TigsTown Roundtable! This week's question: Does it make any sense for the Tigers to pursue Nelson Cruz?
Via tigers.scout.com
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

The Case of the Proven Closer and the Moneyball A’s

Most rumors, of course, are nonsense, or at least things that won’t come true. We all know this to be the case, but a lot of the time, it’s difficult to tell from the outside what’s part of the signal and what’s part of the noise. Then there are the rumors that are just immediately, obviously ridiculous. This is the way I choose to feel about the chatter that the A’s have...
Via Fangraphs
December 03, 2013  |  Discuss
TAKE A WHIFF

Darvish smells Nelson Cruz's broken bat

Okay, there are a ton of questions related to this GIF, but we’ll try to break it down. We’re not sure if it passes the sniff test. Nelson Cruz broke his bat in the sixth inning of Saturday night’s Rangers-Mariners game, according to GoldAndOrSmith.com. The top half of the bat wound up back in the Rangers’ dugout, the bat was passed to Yu Darvish, and for some reason, he...
Via NESN.com
April 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Murphy appreciates Ranger fans unlike Josh Hamilton

Texas Rangers outfielder David Murphy responded to former Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton's comments on Monday, but isn't quite sure what it means to be a "good baseball town." Hamilton, who signed
Via Sports-Glory
February 19, 2013  |  Discuss
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