Three likeliest pitchers to reach 300 wins

Three likeliest pitchers to reach 300 wins

On Sunday afternoon we saw two great 300-game winners inducted into the Hall Of Fame in Cooperstown, New York, and it got me thinking will we ever see another 300-game winner in our lifetime?

Via: cbssports.com

Via: cbssports.com

The first starter and likeliest to reach the 300-win plateau is the Los Angeles Dodgers left-handed starter Clayton Kershaw. The 26-year-old lefty has been in the majors since 2008 and has…

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Chris Archer Calls Out David Ortiz

Chris Archer Calls Out David Ortiz

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Age ain’t nothing but a number, baby.

If that works on EHarmony.com, shouldn’t that work in Major League Baseball?

After Sunday’s game against the Boston Red Sox, in which 25-year-old pitcher Chris Archer gave up a three run home run to David Ortiz that was ultimately the difference in a 3-2 loss against Boston, Archer had this to say.

“He feels he’s bigger than the game,” Archer said of Ortiz’s…

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Trade Deadline Special: Likely Destinations For Available Players

Trade Deadline Special: Likely Destinations For Available Players

David Price, SP, Tampa Bay Rays

When the Rays were scuffling to a baseball worst 28-42 in early June, moving David Price seemed like a forgone conclusion. But since then, the Rays are an MLB-best 28-11, and find themselves only 7.0 games out of the 1st place Orioles, and just 4.0 games back in the wild card.

So what do they do now?

The answer is simple.

Hold onto him.

Price–who leads all of…

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Todd Frazier Falling Into Post Home Run Derby Slump

Todd Frazier Falling Into Post Home Run Derby Slump

David Kohl-USA TODAY Sports

David Kohl-USA TODAY Sports

During the All-Star festivities, and the Home Run Derby specifically, Todd Frazier was this year’s breakout slugger. After having a good showing during the derby and finishing runner-up in the contest to Yoenis Cespedes, Frazier introduced himself to the rest of the league outside of Cincinnati.

However, the one thing that may turn off certain players to even competing…

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Andrelton Simmons Does It Again!

Andrelton Simmons Does It Again!

Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports

Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports

The Atlanta Braves’ shortstop Andrelton Simmons might be the best defensive shortstop going right now. It is hard to believe that Simmons has made 10 errors on the year thus far. It is hard to believe because on the flip side of those errors are nightly highlight reel plays turned in by the youngster. Simmons was at it again Monday night. Check it out below. Give him…

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Phillies are right to make Cole Hamels available on trade market

Phillies are right to make Cole Hamels available on trade market

Cole Hamels -(Getty Images)

Cole Hamels -(Getty Images)

The buzz around the National League east division is that the Philadelphia Phillies are reportedly making starting pitcher Cole Hamels available on the trade market. There have been mixed signs given on the availability of Hamels, apparently the Phillies are now at least willing to listen to potential offers. It’s the latest rumor to surround the team with the trade…

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Marlins eyeing controllable pitchers

Marlins eyeing controllable pitchers

The Miami Marlins have been playing above average in 2014 playing to a 51-53 record and only being seven games back in the NL East.

The Marlins are said to be interested in the Oakland As left-handed pitcher Tommy Milone, Diamondbacks left-hander Wade Miley and Padres right-hander Ian Kennedy.

However if they continue to struggle it is likely they will become sellers and look to build up their…

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Carlos Quentin heads to DL

Carlos Quentin heads to DL

As if the San Diego Padres didn’t need anymore bad news one of their better players has to go back to the DL. Oft injured Carlos Quentin was placed on the DL for a sore knee. Quentin hasn’t really been that effective this year so far and worst of all his power is down. Even though he’s only played 50 games this season and only has 155 PA its not excuse for a player such as Quentin and his ISO of…

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Tony La Russa Advocates for Steroid Users in Hall

Tony La Russa Advocates for Steroid Users in Hall

What do Roger Clemens and Barry Bonds have in common? Both deserved to be in the Hall of Fame, and some like myself would argue first ballot, and neither are. As of July 25, 2014 though both have a new voice to add to the group that think players that were linked to steroids should be allowed into the Hall and it’s a big one. On Friday Tony La Russa spoke as he was preparing for his own induction…

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Phillies release Tony Gwynn Jr.

Phillies release Tony Gwynn Jr.

The Philadelphia Phillies have released outfielder Tony Gwynn Jr., the club announced. The 31-year old outfielder signed a minor-league deal with the Phillies this past offseason. He hit just .163 in 67 games this season and most likely will have to prove himself on the minor-league level before seeing time again with another team in the majors.

 

Gwynn’s father, Hall-of-Famer Tony Gwynn Sr.,…

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