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Which minor-league teams will be most exciting in 2017?
April 7th, 2017 at 4:46 PM
***PHOTO1*** Thursday saw the opening weekend of the 2017 Minor League Baseball season commence. Many of the rosters were finalized earlier this week. While none received the fanfare that the Columbia Fireflies received when they penciled Tim Tebow into the lineup, there are plenty of exciting rosters to keep an eye...

First Pitch: Get to know Mauricio Cabrera
February 24th, 2017 at 12:37 PM
***PHOTO1*** Happy Friday and happy first weekend of actual* baseball games. Before you shake off the rust and watch a few innings of your favorite stars and a whole lot of innings from guys wearing numbers in the 70s, here are some good reads to get you back into the...

First Pitch: Rule 5 picks and more
January 31st, 2017 at 2:20 PM
***PHOTO1*** With First Pitch, we're here to share some of the best and most interesting baseball content from around the web. Here's what stood out this Tuesday: First up, Kristopher Olsen of Baseball HQ has a running series looking at some of the most interesting playing time and positional battles...

Atlanta Braves Could Pursue Waiver Trade for Tampa Bay Rays’ Ryan Roberts
August 16th, 2013 at 8:00 PM
The Atlanta Braves have lost Tyler Pastornicky for the year with a torn ACL, Dan Uggla is on the disabled list for eye surgery and Paul Janish can't really hit. Frank Wren was already shopping the waiver wire for a backup infielder who would provide an offensive upgrade, and he may...

Alex Cobb Injury Points to Need for Mechanics, not Helmets
June 16th, 2013 at 10:31 PM
Once again, a Major League pitcher has gone on the disabled list with a concussion stemming from getting hit with a comebacker. This time it is Alex Cobb of the Tampa Bay Rays. Instead of renewing the call for greater pitcher protection, more should look at the mechanics of former...