Wise Brings Wisdom To Young Outfield

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By Nick Coit — 03/08/2011
Imagine yourself on the field when your pitcher is throwing a perfect game. Yes, your teammate on the mound is feeling nervous, but what about you and the guys behind him? Everything is riding on the plays you make in the field. No one on your team wants to be “that guy,” the guy who messed with perfection.

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Carl Crawford Switches Sides

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By Benjamin Barker — 03/07/2011
The Boston Red Sox have never been known for their speed. When General Manager Theo Epstein signed Carl Crawford this off-season, he changed the entire dynamic of his team. The addition of Crawford gives the Red Sox two legitimate base-stealing threats, a threat that the team has never had.

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A New Era For The Pittsburgh Pirates

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By Samantha Russo — 03/07/2011
The Pittsburgh Pirates haven’t seen a winning season in over a decade. But, manager Clint Hurdle is no stranger to rebuilding a team that’s struggling. Four years ago Hurdle led Colorado to its first National League pennant in franchise history. The Rockies went on to play in the World Series that season but lost to the Boston Red Sox. Also that year, the team compiled the highest single-season fielding percentage in Major League history. Hurdle’s efforts in Colorado earned him a third place spot for the National League Manager-of-the-Year award.

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Veterans Give Hope To Orioles

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By Benjamin Barker — 03/07/2011
They haven’t made the playoffs since 1997. They haven’t been to a World Series since 1983. Still, there is hope for the Baltimore Orioles. Just one season removed from spending most of last year at the bottom of the American League East, Baltimore now has a roster that can compete in its division.

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