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Report: Twins Send J.A. Happ to Cardinals

After trading away one starter earlier, the Minnesota Twins have another pitching deal in place.

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Even With Paxton Out, Yankees Have Rotation Options

James Paxton had an up-and-down inaugural campaign in New York, but he was able to become a vital piece of the team despite the hardships.

The Yankees now may be without him for up to four months this season, announcing Wednesday that he has undergone spinal surgery to alleviate a herniated lumbar disc.

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MLB DFS – Top Picks and Stacks for August 26, 2019

Let’s start this week off with a bang. None of the excess fat and all of the substance. Let’s get right into the top picks and stacks for tonight’s main slate of games.

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Into the 80s with Tom Greene- New York Yankees, Los Angeles Dodgers

81 wins for a teams means they are assured they can finish no worse than .500. However, if you have 80 wins in August, you’ll finish above .500, guaranteed. You’ll most likely make the playoffs, too. Of course, barring catastrophic injuries or a strike.

On the radio, Tom Kent brought us back into the 80s on either Friday, Saturday, or Sunday night, dependent on where you are in the nation and what radio station you listen to. For me, it was Saturday night. In 2019, I bring you back into the 80s, by breaking down the teams that reach 80 wins. We had two that reached that mark last night. Let’s get to work.

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The AL’s Best Team on July 1st. The NL’s Best Team on July 1st.

Tom Greene | July 2nd, 2019 On the first of June, the Minnesota Twins and the Los Angeles Dodgers stood atop their respective leagues. Both were rolling. Both had comfortable division leads. Now, on July 1st, a team has overtaken the

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Starting Pitchers That Need An Opener (Part One)

Some pitchers are absolutely dominant to begin a game. Many even carry it into the middle and later innings. Unfortunately, there are those guys who just can’t get through the opposing batting order more than two times. Today, we will focus on these players who specifically can’t get through the order for a third time. You won’t see names like Edwin Jackson on here who is bad no matter how many times he has gone through the order.

For those who don’t know, the opener is a pitcher, usually a reliever, who starts the game and pitches an inning or two to allow for the starter to only have to face the lineup two times. Let’s get into it.

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Top 10 MLB Teams and What They Need

John Lepore | July 2nd, 2018 Trade rumors are swirling and teams are already putting out feelers to make deals. This is the month when MLB squads try to position themselves for a playoff push and even fortify what they

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