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Derek Jeter has two hits as AL beats NL in 85th All-Star Game 5-3

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The 85th Annual All-Star Game brought out the stars of the American and National League, with home field advantage for the World Series on the line. In the end, the American League was able to win their second All-Star game in a row, beating the National League 5-3 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Derek Jeter led off ...

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Why Do The Tigers Own The Yankees?

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The Detroit Tigers own the New York Yankees. There's really no way around it. Detroit swept New York in the American League Championship Series in 2012 and eliminated the Yankees in the Division Series in five games in 2011. That's seven wins in nine playoff games over two seasons. That's what we would call ownage. Even ...

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Cabrera beats Trout for AL MVP, Posey wins in the NL

It was a hotly contested debate, but Miguel Cabrera beat out Mike Trout for the American League MVP award. Buster Posey became the first catcher to win the NL MVP since 1972 as he beat out Ryan Braun, Andrew McCutchen, and Yadier Molina. Cabrera hit .330/.393/.606 in 161 games this season, but was overshadowed by Trout, ...

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Thoughts on the 2012 AL MVP race

In a little more than two weeks the Baseball Writers' Association of America will choose the American League MVP race. The common thinking is that this is a race between rookie Mike Trout and triple crown winner Miguel Cabrera, but I wanted to discuss it here before they make it official. Darkhorse Candidates Before we settle on ...

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A Quick Look at the AL MVP Possibilities

For about a month now Yankees fans have been chanting 'MVP, MVP' during most of Curtis Granderson's at bats and the few fans that haven't gotten behind him as the MVP have turned to Robinson Cano as their favorite for the award. It's safe to say that if it were up to us that one of ...

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A Quick Look at the Detroit Tigers

After all is said and done with the regular season, the Yankees have drawn the Detroit Tigers as their first round opponent in the ALDS, a team that everyone feared in the first round thanks to their ace Justin Verlander. There is more to the Tigers than just one pitcher though so I thought I'd ...

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Yankees Chapter of the BBA Announces AL Hitter of the Year Ballot

Today we unveil the last Baseball Bloggers Alliance ballot, this time it is the Stan Musial Award given to the best hitter in the league. Naming the award after Musial makes sense as he was one of the best hitters in baseball history. A 20-time All-Star and a three-time MVP, Musial finished his career with 3,630 ...

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Breaking Down The MVP Candidates

While the Cy Young debate in the American League is getting a lot of attention, the Most Valuable Player award is not. Although it is discussed occasionally, people are not giving it the attention that it deserves. The front-runner(s) at this point are Robinson Cano, Miguel Cabrera, and Josh Hamilton. All have had incredible ...

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