30 November 2022
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American League MVP award debate continues

Both Shohei Ohtani and Aaron Judge have claims to the American League MVP awardIllustration: Getty Images The American League MVP race is a two-horse race between the Yankees’ Aaron Judge and the Angels’ Shohei Ohtani. Depending on who you ask, the award could go to either person. However, the adamancy of Ohtani fans is far […]

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Outfielder Juan Soto struggling massively after trade to Padres

Could Juan Soto’s two-hit, 3 RBI game be the start of a turnaround?Image: Getty Images All of sunny San Diego rejoiced on Aug. 2 when the Washington Nationals sent their 23-year-old superstar Juan Soto to the Padres. A month and a half later, Padres fans are showing their receipts to the Nats, asking for take-backsies. […]

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San Diego Padres slumping in second-half of MLB season

Frustration is building: Jorge Alfaro was batting just .100 in his last 7 gamesPhoto: AP On paper, the San Diego Padres got better at the trade deadline. In reality, they’ve gotten worse — and are very quickly becoming the laughingstock of the MLB. For a third straight year, the Padres were buyers at the trade […]

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Fernando Tatís Jr. suspended 80 games for PEDs

Fernando Tatís, Jr. popped for PEDsPhoto: Getty Images After an unfortunate motorcycle accident took the first half of Fernando Tatís Jr.‘s season from us, many baseball fans were getting hyped to see him return to action. He was pimping home run balls in the minors and hitting heckling fans with that signature “can’t touch me” […]

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Some MLB GMs don’t realize spending money is good for business

Juan Soto smiles as he sits alongside Padres president of baseball operations and “big spender” A.J. Preller.Photo: AP In a recent anonymous survey, The Athletic detailed how a few MLB executives felt about the recent trade deadline. Most of the answers were normal, everyday responses to basic questions. “How big a market will Shohei Ohtani […]

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Joey Gallo’s best baseball is ahead of him… that’s right I said it!

Joey Gallo goes to Hollywood.Image: AP I’m here to make a case for a Joey Gallo turnaround. Gallo, in a season to forget, was shipped from one World Series favorite (the Yankees) — where he performed brutally and was mercilessly booed each time he struck out — to another on the opposite coast (the Dodgers). […]

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What’s next for MLB teams who missed on Juan Soto?

Juan SotoPhoto: AP Light up a cigar, kick your feet up, and take a massive breath. The Juan Soto saga is over. I doubted it would happen at all, but in the end, the San Diego Padres wound up getting both Soto and veteran teammate Josh Bell for comparatively very little. Congrats to the Padres! […]

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