42 Facts About Jackie Robinson on Jackie Robinson Day

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To commemorate this great day (I love watching every player wear 42) and the biopic “42” that was released on Friday, here are 42 facts about the life and career of Jackie Robinson.

Call to the Bullpen MLB Podcast: 2013 AL Central Preview & Predictions

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Whoaa, we’re halfway there! It’s part three of our Division-by-Division 2013 MLB Preview. This week, Corey and I tackled the American League Central. We’ll provide you with each team’s projected line-up, rotation, bench, and bullpen.

Call to the Bullpen MLB Podcast: 2013 NL East Preview & Predictions

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I say the Nationals will finish with the best record in baseball. Corey says the Braves studly young outfield will lead them to the crown. What do you think? In the latest edition of Call to the Bullpen, Corey and I will provide you with each team’s projected line-up, rotation, bench & bullpen. We look at who arrived for each team in the offseason (and who departed) and ask the major questions each team will have heading in to the new season.

Call to the Bullpen MLB Podcast: 2013 AL East Preview & Predictions

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With the beginning of March means the beginning of our 2013 MLB season preview. To start of the six-episode extravaganze we begin looking at one of the most dynamic divisions in baseball, the American League East.

Call to the Bullpen MLB Podcast: King Felix’s Ransom, PEDs & Jose Canseco’s 1-900 Number

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Corey and I are happy to be back for the 2013 season. We’re even happier that pitchers and catchers report for spring training tomorrow. In honor of that, Corey and I bring you a full hour to get you caught up on the offseason.

Do Spring Training Records Mean Anything?

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As our collective (Post)Seasonal Affective Disorder melts away, this week marks the return of MLB Spring Training. While the games don’t count for any meaningful type of record keeping, the question does remain, “Do spring training games mean anything at all?”

Brad Ziegler: The Best Pitcher You’ve Never Heard Of

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I bet you didn’t know Brad Ziegler set two Major League records in 2012. Really. Two records. You just won’t see them on the back of any baseball cards.

Dispelling 5 Myths About R.A. Dickey … And Why Toronto Trading Top Prospects For Him Is 100% The Right Move

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Acquiring R.A. Dickey – even at a steep prospect price – would be a slam dunk for the improving Blue Jays. Pat Suley details the reasons why.

Why Josh Hamilton May Be a Downgrade For The Angels

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You probably think I’m crazy don’t you? How on Earth can Josh Hamilton – the man with talent seemingly on loan from God – be a downgrade for the Angels? Because I’m evaluating this from a purely logical standpoint.

Call to the Bullpen MLB Podcast: Mo’ Money Mo’ Prospects

Zack Greinke was once a Kansas City Royal...a long time ago. But now he's back in a familiar shade of blue after signing with the Los Angeles Dodgers.

When Corey and I last left you, we broke down every transaction from the end of the 2012 World Series until the start of the Winter Meetings. In the past nine days, business has only picked up.

Rays-Royals Trade of James Shields for Wil Meyers, et al, a Win-Win For Both Sides

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Much will be written and more will be said about Sunday night’s blockbuster. Like any deal involving highly touted prospects, the answers will not truly be known for years to come. I seem to be one of the few that believe it should benefit both teams.

Call to the Bullpen MLB Podcast: Transaction Analysis Spectacular

Jake Peavy is staying with the Chicago White Sox. (Photo courtesy of www.realfansrealtalk.com.)

Since you need to be caught up, Corey and I are here to break down every deal from the month of November and how we think it will affect the 2013 MLB season, all the while proving the warm atmosphere you have come to expect from the “Call to the Bullpen.”

Fantasy Football Week 13 Waiver Wire Pickups & Advice

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You’re probably about to have one of the last games (if not THE last game) of your season this weekend. Playoff implication and seeding are on the line (or you just love playing the role of spoiler). Here is some waiver wire advice that can help give you a leg up on the competition.

Fantasy Football Week 10 Waiver Wire Pickups & Advice

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Week 10 has created so many question marks for teams heading in to Week 11. The biggest of all being at the quarterback position with injuries to the dominant Jay Cutler, Alex Smith, Ben Roethlisberger, and Michael Vick. Let’s get to it!

Fantasy Football Week 10 Waiver Wire Pickups & Advice

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Do you own RGIII? How about Larry Fitzgerald? Has Percy Harvin’s injury left you without a WR for two weeks? Or maybe you have the worst fate of all for Week 10: you own mostly Packers. No matter what fantasy ailment you’re afflicted with this week, we can find a cure for you.