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Brett Taylor

  • joined May 05, 2008
  • last login May 14, 2013
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Lead writer at Bleacher Nation, Contributor at Bleed Cubbie Blue. Husband, father, former Junior Olympic Alternate Bowler.

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MLBullets: Torii Hunter Might Be Uncomfortable

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The new Tigers outfielder was asked about having an openly gay teammate, and he said it would be difficult and uncomfortable.

MLBullets: Yay - Another Set Of Upton Trade Rumors

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With Cody Ross headed to the Diamondbacks, will Upton finally be traded this time? Probably not, but after falling back into a deep slumber following the Rangers' unsuccessful efforts to land the...

MLBullets: The NL Central Is Cheap

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As you might expect, the NL Central brought up the rear in spending in 2012.

MLBullets: Nick Swisher Lands In Cleveland

17

He gets four years and $56 million, which is either a lot or a bargain, depending on whom you ask.

MLBullets: Early Offseason Winners And Losers

77

The offseason isn't over, but computers, Vegas, and executives are already ranking the most and least improved teams.

MLBullets: Time For An Electronic Strike Zone?

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Increasingly, studies suggest that umpires are changing the strike zone depending on the count, the handedness of the batter, and other external factors. Should we be upset about that?

MLBullets: It's All Up To Dickey

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The Blue Jays and Mets have agreed to terms on a deal that would see R.A. Dickey head to the Jays, and catching prospect Travis d'Arnaud head to the Mets, among other moving pieces. The whole thing...

MLBullets: Josh Hamilton Gets PAID

21

A year after doing it with Albert Pujols, the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim come out of nowhere to land the biggest positional chip on the market.

MLBullets: Huge Reds/D'Backs/Tribe Trade

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In a huge, nine-player swap, the Indians pick up Trevor Bauer, the Diamondbacks get Didi Gregorius, and the Reds get Shin-Soo Choo.

MLBullets: Royals And Rays Pull Off A Big One

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The Royals get their top-line starter in James Shields, and the Rays get big-time prospect Wil Myers. But that's not all.

MLBullets: Winter Meetings End With A Whimper

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This year's edition of the Meetings offered one of the quietest weeks in recent memory, with most of the big fish still available for frying.

MLBullets: Day Three At The Winter Meetings

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On the balance, it's been relatively quiet so far, but there have been a handful of notable signings and rumors so far.

MLBullets: Welcome To The Winter Meetings

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One of baseball's busiest and most exciting weeks takes place months after the season ends.

MLBullets: Another Huge Extension

17

The Mets and David Wright have come together on a pact that will pay Wright $138 million through 2020.

MLBullets: Hall Of Fame Ballots Go Out Today

121

And thus begins a contentious couple months where we debate the merits - on and off the field - of guys like Bonds, Sosa, and Clemens.

MLBullets: Dodgers' New TV Deal Is Insane

37

We knew that TV rights were escalating, but, yeah, the Dodgers' new deal is going to be enormous.

MLBullets: Free Chone Figgins

30

The Mariners finally gave up on one of the poorer free agent signings in recent memory.

MLBullets: So Now Justin Upton Won't Be Traded

18

Just weeks after reports claimed Upton was a virtual lock to be moved, now it looks like he's a virtual lock to stay in Arizona. Or not. Who knows? That's the Hot Stove.

MLBullets: Cabrera v. Trout Debate Finally Ends?

29

With the AL MVP finally decided by the BBWAA, will the Miguel Cabrera versus Mike Trout debate finally end? Not likely.

MLBullets: Everybody Hates Jeffrey

63

Last night's blockbuster deal that swept away almost all of the high-salaried players from Miami to Toronto has the sports world buzzing. And it has Marlins fans despondent.

MLBullets: The Dodgers Want All The Players

8

A couple days after winning the rights to Korean lefty Hyun-jin Ryu for $25.7 million, the Dodgers are going after a very expensive fourth outfielder. Or they're just going to dump a guy they...

MLBullets: Justin Upton Available (Again)

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Diamondbacks GM Kevin Towers is listening to offers, and it sounds like Upton might actually move this time.

MLBullets: Big Papi Thinks Bobby V. Is Crazy

9

David Ortiz responds to Valentine's allegations that Ortiz quit on the Red Sox late in the 2012 season.

MLBullets: Is Zack Greinke Really Worth It?

16

The righty free agent is likely the best on the market this year. But is he worth the record contract he's likely to command?

MLBullets: Dan Haren Could Be Dealt Today

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If nothing else, he says he's getting the feeling that he'll be dealt.

MLBullets: Gold Gloves For Everyone

14

Darwin Barney brought home the Gold, but he wasn't the only interesting selection.

MLBullets: The Giants Do It Again

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For the second time in three years, the San Francisco Giants are World Series Champions.

MLBullets: The 21.2% Tigers

20

Down 0-2 to the Giants in the World Series, the Tigers now have a 21.2% chance of coming back. So say the historical numbers, anyway.

MLBullets: What Did The Marlins Expect?

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The Marlins moved relative mountains (of prospects and cash) to get Ozzie Guillen to Miami last year. And now they're moving him out.

MLBullets: Nothing Like A Game Seven

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Both the Cardinals and Giants feel right at home in elimination games, so maybe tonight's NLCS Game Seven was predetermined.

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