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Oakland Athletics Release Garrett Olson

Oakland Athletics Release Garrett Olson

The Oakland Athletics have announced that they have released starting pitcher Garrett Olson earlier this morning. The Athletics this past November signed Olson to a minor league contract with a invite to the teams Spring Training camp. Olson who is 29 years old has been bounced around from team to team since he came to the league … Continue reading

A Big Year For Albert?

A Big Year For Albert?

Albert Pujols is coming off his first full season with a new in the Los Angeles Angels.  He started off with probably his worst ever start in his 12 year career. He ended the season with 30 homers, 105 RBIs, .285 AVG, and 607 ABs.  He did get more at bats with the Angles because he can … Continue reading

Marlins Jeff Mathis Out 6 Weeks

Marlins Jeff Mathis Out 6 Weeks

Bad news coming out from Florida today, Miami Marlins starting catcher Jeff Mathis has sustained a broken collarbone and will be sideline for about 6 weeks. Jeff Mathis sustained the collarbone injury when St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday fouled the ball of the chest protector and with the force of the ball it was … Continue reading

Report: Jose Valverde To Pitch In WBC?

Report: Jose Valverde To Pitch In WBC?

Former Detroit Tigers and current free agent Jose Valverde has announced that he will be joining team Dominican Republic the World Baseball Classic. Looking at the situation in free agency for Valverde it seemed that he wasn’t going to be signed for a little while longer. This is a great opportunity for teams that are interested in Valverde to … Continue reading

Top 10 First Basemen For Fantasy Baseball

Top 10 First Basemen For Fantasy Baseball

With spring training coming upon us we here at the Nation Sports Blog thought that we would help you fans out for this year’s fantasy baseball season.  Today we come to you with our Top 10 First Baseman for this year’s season. Lets kick this of with number ten! 10: Paul Goldschmidt, Ari 1B. I really never took a … Continue reading

Miami Marlins Sign Jon Rauch

Miami Marlins Sign Jon Rauch

According to the Miami Herald the Miami Marlins sign former New York Mets pitcher Jon Rauch to a 1 year contract. This move will be a big move for the bullpen for the Miami Marlins which is in such a big need of depth in that department. In order to make Jon Rauch on the 40-man … Continue reading

Reds Sign Olivo and Parra

Reds Sign Olivo and Parra

According to CBS Sports analyst Jon Heyman and Fox Sports analyst Ken Rosenthal have both reported that the Cincinnati Reds have signed free agent catcher Miguel Olivo to a minor league contract and free agent relief pitcher Manny Para. When you look at the deal for Miguel Olivo it seems more than likely that if Miguel Olivo … Continue reading

Pirates Sign Jeff Karstens To 1yr Contract

Pirates Sign Jeff Karstens To 1yr Contract

According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette the Pittsburgh Pirates re-sign starting pitcher Jeff Karstens to a 1 year contract. The deal comes as a surprise to us all. This past November the Pirates non-tendered Karstens and making him a free agent. During the off season both sides have been active, Jeff Karstens this off season has … Continue reading

WBC: Team USA Has 2 Big Commitments

WBC: Team USA Has 2 Big Commitments

The World Baseball Classic is coming up and Team USA today has 2 big commitment’s to add to their roster. Chris Perez closer for the Cleveland Indians and Giancarlo Stanton outfielder for the Miami Marlins have committed to play for Team USA in the 2013 WBC. With the addition of players to the roster they will will … Continue reading

Brett Myers Signs With Cleveland Indians

Brett Myers Signs With Cleveland Indians

According to Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com and MLB Network the Cleveland Indians and free agent pitcher Brett Myers have agreed to terms on a contract. Brett Myers entered free agency as potentially being one of the top pitchers off the market fast mostly due the fact that he has experience being a bullpen pitcher and a starter pitcher. During … Continue reading