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This Week In Baseball: Coaches, Young Ballplayers Should Heed Smoltz’s Plea

Smoltz’s Hall of Fame speech illuminated a growing problem at the youth level of the sport.

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Beware Players That Switch Leagues At The Trade Deadline

Every year it happens: Big-league trades send hitters and pitchers from the National League to the American League—and vice versa. This isn’t always a good thing, though, as pitchers have a hard time adjusting going from the NL to the AL, while hitters have a hard time adjusting going from the AL to the NL.

07/25/2015

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Top 5 Wildest Sports Callers Of The Week: July 20th-July 24th

The Top 5 Sports Callers of the week is a weekly installment from CBS Local Sports that will bring you the wildest callers from across the nation.

07/24/2015

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An Ode To The Hot Dog: Celebrating Baseball’s Favorite Food

On National Hot Dog Day, we celebrate by looking at the best hot dogs in baseball stadiums around the country.

07/23/2015

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This Week In Baseball: Buyers & Sellers At Trade Deadline

A look at which teams should buy and sell at the deadline based on the numbers.

07/21/2015

PHILADELPHIA, PA - JULY 20: Starting pitcher David Buchanan #55 of the Philadelphia Phillies delivers a pitch in the third inning against the Tampa Bay Rays at Citizens Bank Park on July 20, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

Hernandez, Buchanan Lead Phillies Past Rays 5-3

Cesar Hernandez doubled, tripled and drove in two runs, and David Buchanan earned his first win in almost a year, leading the Philadelphia Phillies to a 5-3 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday night.

07/20/2015

SAN DIEGO, CA - MAY 14:  The grounds crew covers the field for a rain delay during the first inning of a baseball game between the San Diego Padres and the Washington Nationals at Petco Park May 14, 2015 in San Diego, California.  (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Padres Fans Take Advantage Of Rare Opportunity

By David Heim  Forget Wally World; this summer’s hottest vacation spot is Petco Park. It rarely rains in San Diego to begin with, and it rarely rains enough to put hometown Padres games in jeopardy. But […]

07/20/2015

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Francoeur’s 2-Run HR In 9th Lifts Phillies Past Marlins

Jeff Francoeur’s two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning lifted the Phillies to an 8-7 victory over the Marlins on Sunday.

07/19/2015

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Which Stat Categories Do You Need The Most In Fantasy Baseball?

When trying to improve your fantasy roster, it’s important to gauge which statistical categories can help you the most. If you’re last in batting average, maybe it’s not worth it to acquire a .300 hitter. If you’re in the middle of the pack in steals, it might be worth it to find a speedster for your lineup.

07/18/2015

PHILADELPHIA, PA - JULY 17: Starting pitcher Adam Morgan #39 of the Philadelphia Phillies throws a pitch in the fourth inning during a game against the Miami Marlins at Citizens Bank Park on July 17, 2015. (Credit: Hunter Martin/Getty Images)

Phils Return From Break With 6-3 Win Over Marlins

The Phillies beat the Miami Marlins 6-3 on Friday night in a matchup of two of the worst teams in baseball.

07/17/2015

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The Pressure Of Trying To Beat MLB.com’s ‘Beat The Streak’

We caught up with this year’s longest streak holder in MLB.com’s Beat The Streak game.

07/16/2015

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This Week In Baseball: MLB Got New Derby Rules Right

The new Home Run Derby rules provided for an entertaining show, it shows innovative thinking the sport hasn’t been used to.

07/14/2015

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10 Unforgettable MLB All-Star Moments

Whether good or bad, these All-Star Game moments were certainly memorable.

07/14/2015

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Fantasy Baseball All-Star Edition: Which Players Do You Actually Want On Your Team?

Just because someone is an All-Star in the eyes of Major League Baseball doesn’t mean you need or want them on your fantasy baseball roster. In fact, it’s mostly irrelevant to smart fantasy owners. By looking the hitters and pitchers in line for the big honor this week, you can find assets you have that other clueless owners might want in a trade. Think about how to exploit that weakness in your fantasy baseball league this weekend.

07/11/2015

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6 Changes I’d Like To See For MLB All-Star Week

The HR Derby changes were a good start, but more can be done to increase excitement.

07/10/2015

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