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5 Ways To Make Baseball Safer
Major League Baseball as we know it will change forever in the 2014 season, as base runners will no longer be allowed to collide with a catcher at home plate.  MLB is concerned about injuries, especially concussions, so they have made the rule change in order to protect the players.
Washington Nationals Fans Won’t Stop Cursing On Camera [FBHW]
Last week the Washington Nationals lost a heartbreaking game to be eliminated from the pennant race.  The team blew a 6 run lead late in the game, much to the anger of Washington fans.  A reporter from a local news station was set up near the gate to get reactions of fans as they were walking out, b…
Top 10 Stories Of The 2012 MLB Season
Here are the top 10 stories of the 2012 Major League Baseball season according to Shaffee...
#10 - MISERABLE NATION 
The "Nation" is miserable as their beloved Red Sox finished dead last in the AL East with a record of 69-93.  Manager Bobby Valentine was under fire all year…
Prince Is Home Run King
Prince Fielder won Monday night's Home Run Derby and became the first Detroit Tigers player in history to do so.  Fielder beat Toronto's Jose Bautista in the final, edging Joey Bats by a score of 12-7.  Overall, Fielder blasted 28 balls over the wall at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas…
Tigers In The Home Run Derby
Tonight in Kansas City, Prince Fielder will try to become the first Home Run Derby champion in Detroit Tigers history.  Here's a look at how other Tigers have fared...
Year, Player, Home Runs, Stadium, City...
1990, Cecil Fielder, 0, Wrigley Field - Chicago
1991, Cecil Fielder, 4, SkyDome - Toronto
1993…
Shaffee’s All-Star Game Ballot… As Of Right Now
I just voted for the 2012 MLB All-Star Game and thought I'd share my ballot with the WGRD Family...
American League
1B - Paul Konerko, Chicago White Sox .357 AVG, 13 HR, 38 RBI
2B - Jason Kipnis, Cleveland Indians .276 AVG, 11 HR, 41 RBI
SS - Derek Jeter, New York Yankees ...
Tigers’ Pitcher Justin Verlander Wins AL Cy Young Award
Despite falling short of a World Series appearance this year, the Detroit Tigers had one hell of a season. The team won the Central Division and made it to the ALCS before being eliminated by the Texas Rangers. A huge part of that success is Justin Verlander, who has just won the American League Cy …

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