Author Archives: John Keim

Top 5: Promising starts in major leagues

John Keim

5. Kansas City LF Alex Gordon » He was supposed to be the next George Brett. Instead, he served as a cautionary tale to those with high expectations. But the oft-injured Gordon i… Continue reading

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Dibble still delivers meaty stories

John Keim

You didn’t expect Rob Dibble to just go away, did you? The ex-Nats broadcaster, speaking on FoxSports.com’s Barfly program, claims Stephen Strasburg’s father is the one who got him off… Continue reading

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Top 5: Injury concerns for MLB season

John Keim

5. Cleveland CF Grady Sizemore » He has played a combined 139 games the past two seasons and underwent microfracture surgery on his knee last year. He’ll open the season on the D… Continue reading

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Francona: Buck should stop here

John Keim

Maybe Orioles manager Buck Showalter was just being honest. But to those he was talking about, he was more than a little annoying.

In a Men’s Journal article, Showalter ripped Boston … Continue reading

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Top 5: Spring training performances

John Keim

5. New York Mets P Chris Young » After making only 36 starts combined the past three seasons because of injuries, Young has a lot to prove. He’s doing it this spring. A couple ot… Continue reading

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Ready to Buck the status quo

John Keim

He’s not quite Rex Ryan and hasn’t claimed that he didn’t come to Baltimore to kiss anyone’s World Series ring. But Orioles ma… Continue reading

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Top 5: Tallest pitchers in MLB history

John Keim

His name and background would draw enough attention. Loek van Mil grew up in Holland, carving a unique path to becoming a professional baseball player. But if he makes the majors with … Continue reading

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