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Big League Blurbs 2011: NL Update #1

NL East Philadelphia Phillies(14-6): The Phils have yet to miss Chase Utley in the middle of their lineup, rocking the best record in the major leagues. Utley still has no timetable for his return from a knee injury. In the … Continue reading

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Pittsburgh or Houston – Who is Less of a Mess?

When the first ever Warning Track Power weekly poll question was released last Sunday the Pittsburgh Pirates were off to a¬†fast start winning their opening series against the Chicago Cubs, 2 games to one. This shocked myself, as well as … Continue reading

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WTP Weekly Poll: 4/4/11-4/10/11

The first poll of the 2011 season was inspired by events and results from Major League Baseball’s opening weekend. Vote away! Results at close of poll: Pirates finish better than Astros: 44% Mark Teixeira 50 Homers: 38% Red Sox miss … Continue reading

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Pittsburgh Pirates 2011 Preview

2010 Record: 57-105 2011 Projected Roster Catchers: Chris Snyder, Jason Jamarillo Infielders: Lyle Overbay, Neil Walker, Pedro Alvarez, Ronny Cedeno, Garrett Atkins Outfielders: Andrew McCutchen, Jose Tabata, Garrett Jones, Matt Diaz, Josh Rodriguez, Ryan Doumit Starters: Paul Maholm, Ross Ohlendorf, … Continue reading

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Spring Training Game Notes: 2/27/11

New York Yankees 7 vs. Philadelphia Phillies 3 Ivan Nova vs. Joe Blanton Jesus Montero looked strong at the plate as well as behind it in his spring debut. Dellin Betances looked absolutely filthy popping the glove at 95 MPH. … Continue reading

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Spring Training Day in Review: 2/26/11

Detroit Tigers 4 vs. Toronto Blue Jays 0 Phil Coke vs. Brett Cecil Scott Sizemore battling for the Tigers 2nd base job went 2 for 3(single and double) with 2 RBIs giving him an early edge. Phil Coke has been … Continue reading

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‘Express’ Train to Opening Day Please

The Phillies kicked off their spring season yesterday with an exhibition game against Florida State’s college team. The Pirates and Tigers both open up today as well against smaller college programs. The first “real” baseball game of the Spring Training … Continue reading

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