Weeks Talks Braun, Life After Fielder


Last year’s starting N.L. All-Star second baseman Rickie Weeks, who missed a chunk of last year with an ankle injury and was not nearly at full strength when he returned to help the Brewers for the pennant stretch, may need to take a bigger leadership role following the departure of Prince Fielder to free agency. […]

Votto Poised For Another MVP-Level Campaign


Joey Votto followed up his MVP season in 2010 with another big year in 2011, swatting 29 home runs, driving in 103 runs and earning his first Gold Glove at first base.  At 28, he is entering his fifth full season with the Reds as one of the league’s top sluggers. Votto took a few […]

Mariners Willy Kesler Triumphs After Early Struggles


When Mariners pitching prospect Willy Kesler was at the University of New Mexico, his pitching coach figured out a unique way to help teach him a lesson.

Darren Oliver’s Second Act


Baseball is no different than real life in so much that it is the moments that mean more than the overall picture.

Nationals Ian Desmond Recalls Minor League Life And Lessons

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Ian Desmond didn’t struggle with confidence in his first year of professional baseball. He struggled to tone it down.

Eastern League Report: New Britain Rock Cats Tyler Robertson Finding Success In Relief


Twins pitching prospect Tyler Robertson gets past disappointment and excels in the bullpen.