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KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 29: The San Francisco Giants celebrate after defeating the Kansas City Royals to win Game Seven of the 2014 World Series by a score of 3-2 at Kauffman Stadium on October 29, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

10 Bold Predictions For The Upcoming MLB Season

Before the baseball season gets underway next weekend here are 10 bold predictions about the upcoming season.

03/25/2015

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Everything Ray: Yard Goats?

Really? Yesterday, the name of the new AA franchise was revealed, chosen from a reported 6,000 entries. The name, submitted by Anthony Castora was inspired by his father-in-laws memories of Hartford’s railroading history, though I […]

03/19/2015

Matt Harvey (Elsa/Getty Images)

Second Strong Start For Harvey — This Time Against Red Sox

Pitcher Matt Harvey of the Mets, who grew up in southeastern Connecticut, had his second strong start following surgery, as the Mets defeated the Red Sox in Fort Myers.

03/16/2015

Pablo Sandoval #48 of the Boston Red Sox makes a throw to first base during the seventh inning of a spring training game against the New York Mets at JetBlue Park at Fenway South on March 16, 2015 in Fort Myers, Florida. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Harvey Pitches 4 Scoreless Innings; Mets Lose To Red Sox 4-3

Matt Harvey allowed three hits over four scoreless innings for his second strong start following elbow surgery, and the New York Mets lost to the Boston Red Sox 4-3 Monday.

03/16/2015

A ground breaking ceremony was held on the site of a new minor league baseball stadium on Main Street in Hartford, set to open at the start of the 2016 season. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Hartford Baseball Team Name Options Narrowed To Five

In a little over a year, Hartford residents could be chanting “Let’s Go Hedgehogs”. . . or Praying Mantis. . . or River Hogs. . . or Whirlybirds. . . or Yard Goats.

03/11/2015

Alex Rodrogiez (Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

A-Rod Homers Against Red Sox In Tampa

Alex Rodriguez has hit his first home run since returning to the New York Yankees following a one-season drug suspension.

03/11/2015

Matt Harvey (Elsa/Getty Images)

Harvey Arrives At Spring Training Early

Connecticut native Matt Harvey has arrived at the New York Mets spring training, nearly two weeks ahead of the team’s first official workout, and says he’s willing to accept whatever innings limits the team chooses as he returns from elbow ligament-replacement surgery.

02/09/2015

DETROIT, MI - JULY 06:  Rick Porcello #21 of the Detroit Tigers pitches during the first inning of the game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Comerica Park on July 6, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

New Member Of Red Sox Shares Fenway Memories

Rick Porcello, who turns 26 on Dec. 27, was introduced Friday after the Red Sox acquired him from the Detroit Tigers last week for outfielder Yoenis Cespedes and two minor league pitchers

12/19/2014

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9 Notable MLB Free Agents To Keep Tabs On

With the offseason officially upon us, we say goodbye to the 2014 teams that we loved and hated and to the players on those rosters. I say this because the free agency period begins on Tuesday and there are many, many big-time players and MVP caliber athletes who can make an impact wherever they sign and cause chaos to the team they leave.

10/31/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 15: Salvador Perez #13 of the Kansas City Royals celebrates with fans after their 2 to 1 win over the Baltimore Orioles to sweep the series in Game Four of the American League Championship Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 15, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Keidel: Royal Blue Skies For Kansas City

Baseball is trying to be pure again. And when you consider the final four teams in the MLB postseason, they did a good job. The Giants, Cardinals, Orioles and Royals aren’t considered members of the monetary aristocracy, at least not at the level of the Yankees, Red Sox, and Dodgers.

10/17/2014

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