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30 Players: Healthy Quad Means Returned Speed, Power For Astros’ Springer

Joining the 40-40 club (40 homers and 40 steals in a single season) has always been a rare feat, evidenced by the fact that it’s been accomplished just four times in baseball history. But if you were to make a list of baseball’s top candidates to even have a shot at reaching the milestone, Astros outfielder George Springer would be at or near the top.

04/08/2015

A stadium vendor sells hot dogs during Game One of the Major League Baseball World Series between the San Francisco Giants and the Detroit Tigers at AT&T Park on October 24, 2012 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

11 Crazy New Foods Served Up At MLB Ballparks This Year

With three titles in five years you would think that Giants fans don’t have anything to complain about. But have you compared the menu at AT&T Park or at O.Co with the stuff people in the Midwest can stuff in their faces?

04/08/2015

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30 Players: Dodgers’ Rookie Pederson Ready To Burst Onto LA Scene

An 11th-round Draft choice by the Dodgers out of high school, Los Angeles knew it was taking a risk by drafting Joc Pederson, as he had pretty high bonus demands and had already committed to play baseball at USC. But the Dodgers were OK with the risk that late, and OK with giving him a hefty bonus, and now five years later it looks as though it’s all going to pay off.

04/07/2015

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30 Players: Zunino Looks To Build Off Tremendous Spring For Mariners

Mike Zunino’s first full season with the Mariners was an intriguing one, as the young catcher showed off some of the skills that prompted Seattle to take him third overall in the 2012 draft. But he also showed a lot of his inexperience and a continued lack of plate discipline over the course of 131 games.

04/07/2015

Oakland Athletics at O.Co Coliseum (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

What To Eat at O.co Coliseum

These are five of the best places to eat at O.co Coliseum while watching an Oakland Athletics ballgame.

04/07/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 06: The Washington Nationals mascot Screech takes the field before the start of the Nationals game against the New York Mets during Opening Day at Nationals Park on April 6, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

The Top 10 Best Sports Days Of The Year

Let’s take a look at the contenders for the best day of the sports year.

04/07/2015

Lon Simmons

Lon Simmons: More Than A Broadcaster

I grew up idolizing Lon Simmons and called the play-by-play every chance I got. Be it a football game, a whiffle ball game, even my All-Star baseball board game. The venue never mattered much to me, as long as I had the chance to be Lon Simmons.

04/06/2015

Starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants pitches against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the Opening Day MLB game at Chase Field on April 6, 2015 in Phoenix. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Bumgarner, Giants Defeat D-Backs To Begin World Series Title Defense

Madison Bumgarner pitched seven strong innings and the San Francisco Giants opened defense of their third World Series title in five years with a 5-4 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday night.

04/06/2015

Sonny Gray #54 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Texas Rangers in the top of the first inning on Opening Day at O.co Coliseum on April 6, 2015 in Oakland. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Gray Pitches Gem, A’s Win First Season Opener In More Than A Decade

Sonny Gray carried a no-hit bid into the eighth inning before Ryan Rua broke it up with a leadoff single, and the Oakland Athletics snapped their record 10-game losing on opening day by beating the Texas Rangers 8-0 Monday night.

04/06/2015

MIAMI, FL - APRIL 06: A general view of Marlins Park during Opening Day between the Miami Marlins and the Atlanta Braves on April 6, 2015 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

MLB Opening Day: The Best Opening Day Tweets

Joy filled the air at America’s ballparks and it even permeated its way into the social media universe as well.

04/06/2015

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