Major League Baseball 2011 season preview (with poll)

Major League Baseball 2011 season preview (with poll)

Rustin Dodd, McClatchy Newspapers
March 28, 2011
Filed under MCT, MLB, Sports

(MCT) Five things to watch 1. Pendulum swings in AL East After missing the playoffs last season, the Boston Red Sox laid the groundwork for another World Series run with a prolific -- and expensive -- offseason. The Red Sox signed the best position player available in Tampa Bay's Carl Crawford,... Read more »

Baseball’s winter meetings on deck: MLB team priorities by team

Baseball’s winter meetings on deck: MLB team priorities by team

Phil Rogers, Chicago Tribune (MCT)
December 8, 2010
Filed under MLB, Sports, Uncategorized

NL CENTRAL REDS 2010: 91-71, 1st. Key indicators: 1st scoring, 7th run prevention. Priority: Replacing shortstop Orlando Cabrera. Recent movement: Re-signed C Ramon Hernandez; signed LHP Dontrelle Willis to minor-league deal. Loose talk: Talking contract extension with Bronson Arroyo.... Read more »

Answering burning World Series questions: Can best pitching stop best lineup?

Answering burning World Series questions: Can best pitching stop best lineup?

Phil Rogers, Chicago Tribune
October 28, 2010
Filed under MLB, Sports

(MCT) How hot has Cody Ross been? So hot you'd swear he had been traded to the Texas Rangers. In a postseason built around outstanding pitching performances, the Rangers have been the only team to consistently put runs on the board. They turned in the only double-digit performance of these playoffs... Read more »