Monthly Archives: July 2012

MLB Parity Is At An All-Time High

Originally posted on MLB Reports:
Wednesday July.18/2012 The Pirates started today one game behind the Reds and are the leader of the 1st Wild Card Spot in the NL. Officially, they are 3 games up on the Dodgers for the…

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The Best Teams from 1980-2012: Will Texas claim the title this year from 2010-2012?

Originally posted on MLB Reports:
Wednesday July.11, 2012 Chuck Booth (Lead Baseball Writer and @chuckbooth3024 on twitter)-  There is only so much one can read in an article, otherwise I would make these lists up from the turn of the…

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The Humidor Effect On Baseballs at Coors Field: One Decade In Part 2 of 3 Article Series

Originally posted on MLB Reports:
Saturday, July. 14/2012 Since the Humidor room has been put into use at Coors Field, Team batting averages have dropped 8-10% and HRs have dropped 20-25% yearly.  The Rockies still have routinely finished in the top…

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Top Ten Stat Of The Week: (Active Pitchers Winning Pctg-Min 100 Decisions)

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Sunday July.15/2012 Lester had started his career 61-26 (.709) before he has pitched to a 20-15 record the last two seasons (.571). Lester still leads the active pitchers in Winning Percentage. Photo courtesy of http://www.bostonsportssu18.com…

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2012 MLB Draft Picks: Signings, Failures, and Surprises

Originally posted on MLB Reports:
  Monday July 16th, 2012 Bernie Olshansky: The 2012 Major League Baseball Draft was a good one for all of the teams except the Pirates. Unfortunately, the Pirates couldn’t ink their first round pick, pitcher Mark…

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Baseball Movie Review: Ballplayer Pelotero

Originally posted on MLB Reports:
Monday July 16th, 2012 Sam Evans: “Ballplayer: Pelotero” is a documentary that follows two highly regarded Dominican fifteen year-old baseball players. It’s a story of lies, backstabbing, and MLB’s darker side. I highly recommend “Ballplayer:…

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The Future of the Oakland A’s: The Mustache Gang Meets the Bash Brothers – Revealing Billy Beane’s Master Plan

Originally posted on MLB Reports:
Saturday July 7th, 2012 Jonathan Hacohen:  Baseball is a funny sport for many reasons. One particular reason is opinions. One minute a person can be a hero, the next a goat. A genius can turn…

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Top Ten Stat of the Week: Players with 40 HRs on 4 Different Teams Or More

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Monday July.02/2012 Gary Sheffield hit 30 HRs and 120 RBI in both 2004 and 2005 for the Yankees before injuries held him to just 39 games in 2006. Sheffield also hit 40+HRs on 5 other…

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