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ICYMI: April 6 – May 9

The first month of the season is in the books, and Major League Baseball’s amateur draft is less than a month away. It’s a good time to be a baseball fan. The Seattle Mariners have even shown some life in this young season and after Friday night’s loss to the Kansas City Royals, they sit with an 18-17 record. In draft news, East Carolina University right-hander and potential top-five pick Jeff Hoffman will undergo Tommy John surgery next week and miss the remainder of the season. That doesn’t mean he’ll fall out…

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Revisiting the Bedard trade six years later

Nobody likes to admit when a deal doesn’t go their way, especially a sports franchise. But there’s no question that the Baltimore Orioles got the better end of the deal that sent Erik Bedard to the Seattle Mariners in exchange for a package of five players in February of 2008. The O’s received a prized prospect named Adam Jones, George Sherrill, Tony Butler, Chris Tillman, and Kam Mickolio in the trade and in exchange, the M’s were receiving a starter who was coming off a fifth place finish in the 2007…

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Who’s In, Who’s Out: AL East

The American League East has often been deemed the toughest division to win in all of baseball with at least three teams in serious playoff contention any given year. The New York Yankees spent large this winter and brought in a number of key free agents, while the Boston Red Sox decided to let most of their free agents walk. The Tampa Bay Rays and Baltimore Orioles both tinkered with their rosters, while the Toronto Blue Jays only made one real addition to their major league roster. Let’s take a…

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