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The Marlins continue their roster upgrades by adding veteran 1B/OF Carlos Lee. Trading prospect 3B Matt Dominguez and P Rob Rasmussen to the Astros in exchange for Lee and Houston picking up most of Lee’s contract. On the surface it is a boost to the Miami offense. Last year’s all-star 1B Gaby Sanchez is only hitting .194 this season and Lee is hitting .287. While Lee only has 5 homers this season he is still...

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Kevin Youkilis knew the writing was on the wall entering this season. Add in the emergence of Will Middlebrooks during a period that Youkilis missed with injury and the Kevin Youkilis era in Boston was coming to a close. Sunday evening, the Boston Red Sox shipped Kevin Youkilis to the Chicago White Sox in exchange for pitcher Zach Stewart and utilityman Brent Lillibridge. The Red Sox are also covering all but $2 million of Youkilis’ 2012...

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Not one trial… but two. First a mistrial and now a full acquittal. What have we learned? Nothing. In 2008, Roger Clemens told a senate hearing that he did not use steroids. 4 years later they have yet to prove he lied. The case however is more an example of a poor use of tax payer dollars than it is an athlete who did or did not use performance enhancing drugs such as steroids. First...

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When a young Mariano Rivera was growing up in a fishing town in Panama, little did he know the fishing nets that him and his friends knotted together to make a ball and branches they used as bats would lead to 602 career saves and a first ballot ticket to Cooperstown. In fact, not even the New York Yankees knew he could have envisioned him having the career he had when he was just a fill-in...

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If you ask a Chicago Cubs fan they will say there is no curse. But how else can you explain a team with the history and longevity of the Cubs not winning a World Series since 1908 and not appearing in a World Series since 1945? Born the Chicago White Stockings (a name in which inspired the naming of the White Sox later in 1901) in 1870, the team would go on to be known...