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MLB: Raines awaits his call from the Hall
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MLB: Raines awaits his call from the Hall

Dec. 27, 2013: The fact we are now into year number seven of the Tim Raines Hall of Fame watch is more than a little disappointing. Anyone who watched him play throughout his 23 year career, knows exactly just how good and dominant a ball player he was, Had Raines played for any other team than the Montreal Expos during his first ten years in the big leagues, this would all be a moot point...as he would have been enshrined in Cooperstown long ago. FULL STORY

MLB: Masterson and Cabrera combine to ruin Jays season opener
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MLB: Masterson and Cabrera combine to ruin Jays season opener

Apr. 3, 2013: Justin Masterson out-dueled R.A. Dickey, scattering three hits over six solid innings of work. While shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera proved to be a difference maker, at the plate and in the field, leading the Cleveland Indians to a surprising 4-1 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays, in both team's 2013 season opener. FULL STORY

BBWAA set the bar but ultimately hurt Bagwell and Raines
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BBWAA set the bar but ultimately hurt Bagwell and Raines

Jan. 9, 2013: The BBWAA spoke loud and clear on Wednesday afternoon, electing no one to the Baseball Hall of Fame for the first time since 1996. While many view this as a message sent to the like of Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens, it ultimately did more to harm the chances of Tim Raines and Jeff Bagwell to get into the Hall of Fame. FULL STORY

Expos History: Raines was baseball
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Expos History: Raines was baseball's premier player during the mid 80's

Dec. 28, 2012: Whatever side of the fence you fall on in the Tim Raines Hall of Fame debate, there is next to no debate as to who the best player in baseball during the mid 80's. From 1983 - 1987, there was no player who struck the fear of God into more opponents, than the Montreal Expos leadoff man. FULL STORY

2013 Baseball Hall of Fame - Raines among the very best of his era
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2013 Baseball Hall of Fame - Raines among the very best of his era

Dec. 18, 2012: Tim Raines is making his sixth appearance on the Baseball Hall of Fame ballot and despite make inroads with certain voters over the last five years, many remain unconvinced the former Montreal Expos great is worthy of a plaque in Cooperstown. FULL STORY

MLB - Gibbons may turn out to be the Blue Jays best off-season move
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MLB - Gibbons may turn out to be the Blue Jays best off-season move

Nov. 20, 2012: Regardless on what side of the fence you land on, when it comes to the off season re-tooling job done by General Manager Alex Anthopoulos, it is hard not to be a fan of the Toronto Blue Jays decision to officially bring back John Gibbons as the clubs next skipper. FULL STORY

MLB - Anthopoulos places Blue Jays in a tough spot by adding  Reyes
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MLB - Anthopoulos places Blue Jays in a tough spot by adding Reyes

Nov. 13, 2012: While the rumoured mega deal between the Toronto Blue Jays and Miami Marlins had yet to be confirmed but all signs are pointing to the Jays acquiring Jose Reyes, Mark Buehrle, Josh Johnson and two others, in exchange for Yunel Escobar and six other players. FULL STORY

Detroit deserves to dance in the streets like 1984
Detroit deserves to dance in the streets like 1984

Oct. 23, 2012: As the Detroit Tigers prepare for the upcoming World Series, I think back to 1984, the last time they won it all. That ’84 team was loaded with stars, and boasted a line-up that made opposing managers cringe whenever they faced them. Gibson, Trammell, Whitaker, Parrish, Morris - they were all game changers. FULL STORY

MLB - Verlander could do something very special as the Tigers look to bury Yanks
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MLB - Verlander could do something very special as the Tigers look to bury Yanks

Oct. 16, 2012: Heading into tonight's third game of their ALCS series against the Detroit Tigers, the New York Yankees are now facing a must win situation. No way they want to fall behind 3-0 but when you consider they are about to face Tigers ace Justin Verlander, could there really be any other outcome? FULL STORY

MLB - Yankees in tough after losing Jeter in the ALCS opener
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MLB - Yankees in tough after losing Jeter in the ALCS opener

Oct. 14, 2012: Heading into their ALCS series with the Detroit Tigers, the New York Yankees knew they would have their hands full. As if dropping the opener to the Tigers in extra innings wasn't bad enough, losing their heart and soul in Derek Jeter, to a fractured left ankle, has made it almost too much to bare for Yankee fans everywhere. FULL STORY


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