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Baseball Plays Parity Game As Well As Any Sport

Baseball has always played the parity game as well or better than other major league sports, even though it’s the only one that doesn’t have a salary cap.

08/01/2015

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MLB 5 Best And Worst Surprises From First Month

One full month of the MLB season is in the books, what are the biggest surprises?

05/13/2015

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30 Players: Healthy Quad Means Returned Speed, Power For Astros’ Springer

Joining the 40-40 club (40 homers and 40 steals in a single season) has always been a rare feat, evidenced by the fact that it’s been accomplished just four times in baseball history. But if you were to make a list of baseball’s top candidates to even have a shot at reaching the milestone, Astros outfielder George Springer would be at or near the top.

04/09/2015

Mat Latos #35 of the Miami Marlins poses for a photograph at Spring Training photo day at Roger Dean Stadium on February 25, 2015 in Jupiter, Florida. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Latos Improves Significantly, Marlins And Astros Tie 1-1

Mat Latos followed his worst start of the spring with his best, helping the Miami Marlins play to a 1-1 tie with the Houston Astros.

03/28/2015

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Scott Says Nationals, Astros Staying In Florida

Florida Governor Rick Scott said Washington Nationals and Houston Astros have “chosen to stay in Florida.”

02/11/2015

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Musicians + Sports: Chase Bryant On Nolan Ryan And Texas Baseball

The “Take It on Back” singer does just that as he reminisces about the glory days of the Houston Astros and watching the legendary Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Nolan Ryan hurl when he was a kid.

09/29/2014

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 15: Jarred Cosart #23 of the Miami Marlins throws a pitch in the first inning against the New York Mets on September 15, 2014 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Mets rookie DeGrom Ties K Mark; Marlins Win 6-5

Jacob deGrom struck out his first eight batters to match a major league record before the Miami Marlins finally started making contact Monday night and rallied late for a 6-5 victory over the New York Mets.

09/15/2014

Infielder Evan Longoria #3 of the Tampa Bay Rays celebrates after his walk off home run in the bottom of the 12th against the New York Yankees sent the Rays to the playoffs on September 28, 2011 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida.  (Source: J. Meric/Getty Images)

Top Exciting Finishes To An MLB Season

With only a few weeks left until the MLB Playoffs begin, it got me to thinking about how exciting the end of the baseball regular season can be.

09/15/2014

Pitcher Jarred Cosart #23 of the Miami Marlins throws against the Atlanta Braves at Marlins Park on September 5, 2014 in Miami, Florida. (Source: Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Marlins Look To Stay Hot, Continue Climb Towards Wild Card

The Miami Marlins have been a streaky team this season. They are getting hot at the perfect time as Miami has been playing against the teams they’re chasing in the standings.

09/10/2014

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City Guide to Houston

Here’s a quick and easy guide to Houston, the nation’s fourth largest city and the largest city in Texas.

08/26/2014

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