Seattle Mariners Give Felix A King’s Ransom

One of baseball’s most dangerous duos looks to be in place for quite a while. Instead of going through arbitration again, Felix Hernandez has opted to settle on a multi-year deal with the Seattle Mariners, where he will make upwards of $80 million over the next five years, ESPN reports. Hernandez has been the Mariners … Read more

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Recent Admissions Produce Odds On Next To Admit Steroid Use

You have to wonder what Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, and other All-Stars of our great past time would think of the events that have transpired in Major League Baseball over the last decade.  Mark McGwire’s admitted Steroid use last week is just the latest in the line of players that have come out the performance-enhancing … Read more

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Glaus Negotiating One-Year Contract With Atlanta Braves

By Bryan Former St. Louis Cardinals third baseman Troy Glaus is reportedly in talks with the Atlanta Braves and is expected to reach a contract with the club soon. Glaus has been an All-Star four times in his career and fill the hole at first base this upcoming season for the Braves.  Last season, Atlanta … Read more

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Billy Wagner Signs One-Year Deal With Braves

By Bryan Veteran left-handed reliever Billy Wagner agreed to a one-year contract with the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday.  The deal gives Wagner $6.75 million in 2010 with an option for the team in 2011 that would reportedly pay him $6.5 million. “We feel this is a great start for us to put together a championship-quality … Read more

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Jeter Wins SI’s Sportsman Of Year Award

By John Derek Jeter became the first New York Yankee to ever be named Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year on Monday. Just weeks after winning the World Series for the first time since 2000, Jeter was awarded the athletic world’s highest honor, at least by SI’s standards, returning to Yankee Stadium for the famed … Read more

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Mauer Easily Wins AL MVP

By John In a runaway vote, Joe Mauer became the first catcher since 1999 to win the American League MVP award, beating out teammates Derek Jeter and Mark Teixeira on Monday. Mauer was a near unanimous selection, with only one ballot out of the 28 voting him in second. He received 387 points by the … Read more

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Griffey Jr., Others Re-Sign

By John Three aging stars re-signed with their current teams on Wednesday, opting for one more big payday instead of free agency. — Ken Griffey, Jr. agreed to another one-year deal with the Seattle Mariners, putting on hold his retirement, which seemed like a foregone conclusion at the end of the ’09 season. The deal … Read more

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