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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

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 24:  Adam Jones #10 of the Baltimore Orioles follows through on an eighth inning RBI base hit against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium on September 24, 2014 in the Bronx borough of New York City.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Orioles End Yankees Post Season Dreams

Derek Jeter and the New York Yankees were eliminated from postseason contention, wasting a three-run lead Thursday in a 9-5 loss to Nelson Cruz and the AL East champion Baltimore Orioles.

09/24/2014

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 23:  Nick Markakis #21 of the Baltimore gets a second-inning RBI base hit against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium on September 23, 2014 in the Bronx borough of New York City.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Orioles In Cruz Control In New York

Nelson Cruz hit his major league-leading 40th home run and the Baltimore Orioles pushed Derek Jeter and the Yankees to the brink of playoff elimination, beating New York 5-4 Tuesday night.

09/23/2014

BALTIMORE, MD - SEPTEMBER 19:  Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Boston Red Sox hits a solo home run in the forth inning during a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles on September 19, 2014 at Oriole Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore, Maryland.  Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Red Sox Get The Best Of Playoff Bound Orioles

David Ortiz hit two home runs, including a two-run drive in the 10th inning that lifted the Boston Red Sox past the Baltimore Orioles 5-3 Friday night.

09/19/2014

BOSTON, MA - SEPTEMBER 08: Steve Pearce #28 of the Baltimore Orioles hits an RBI single in the second inning against the Boston Red Sox during the game at Fenway Park on September 8, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Red Sox Help Orioles Pad Their Lead

Nelson Cruz had a pair of hits and Miguel Gonzalez took a shutout into the seventh inning as the Baltimore Orioles opened a double-digit lead in the AL East with a 4-0 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Monday night.

09/08/2014

OAKLAND, CA - JUNE 13: Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees warms up before their game against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on June 13, 2014 in Oakland, California.

5 Things You Need To Know About The 2014 MLB All-Star Game

The 2014 MLB All-Star Game will be played at Target Field in Minneapolis on July 15. Here are 5 things you need to know about the game.

07/14/2014

BOSTON, MA - JULY 6: Nelson Cruz #23 of the Baltimore Orioles prepares to face Jake Peavy #44 of the Boston Red Sox in the first inning at Fenway Park on July 6, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.

American League Mid-Season Team MVPs

Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the American League’s mid-season team MVPs.

07/10/2014

Boston Red Sox v Baltimore Orioles

Offense Lacking in Lester Loss

By DAVID GINSBURG   AP Sports Writer   BALTIMORE (AP) _ Nelson Cruz celebrated his Orioles debut by hitting a tiebreaking home run in the seventh inning and Baltimore beat Jon Lester and the defending World […]

03/31/2014

Texas Rangers v New York Yankees

Andy Not So Dandy

By MIKE FITZPATRICK   AP Sports Writer   NEW YORK (AP) _ Nelson Cruz homered and the Texas Rangers got consecutive two-run doubles from Adrian Beltre and A.J. Pierzynski in an 8-5 victory over the New […]

06/26/2013

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Rangers Look To Leonys Martin To Fill Opening In Outfield

Now at 25 years old, Leonys Martin has to deal with an unenviable burden: replacing Josh Hamilton in the Rangers’ lineup.

03/12/2013

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