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What the ‘coolest thing’ of All-Star selection is to Todd Frazier

After being shut out in the 2013 All-Star game, the National League looks to bounce back and pick up their fourth victory in five years against the American League in the 2014 mid-summer classic. Rosters were announced on Sunday night; … Continued

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Managers assess Rule 7.13 on MLB Network Radio

One of the biggest controversies and conversation starters in Major League Baseball this season has been Rule 7.13, which was adopted this season on an experimental basis to protect catchers. Under Rule 7.13, a runner “may not deviate from his … Continued

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Astros GM Jeff Luhnow visits MLB Network Radio’s D.C. studio

Wednesday afternoon, Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow stopped by the SiriusXM studios in Washington, D.C., and sat down for a live interview with Mike Ferrin on Power Alley. It was Luhnow’s second sit-down interview in D.C. on MLB Network Radio; … Continued

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MLB Network Radio remembers Don Zimmer

Don Zimmer was a baseball lifer. He signed with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1949 and played for six franchises in the U.S. When his playing days were over, Zimmer managed the Padres, Red Sox, Rangers and Cubs from the early … Continued

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Might Ryan Zimmerman move to the outfield? Matt Williams weighs in

The Washington Nationals have been without their All-Star third baseman since mid-April, when Ryan Zimmerman hit the disabled list with a broken thumb. In his place, 23-year-old Anthony Rendon has played admirably at the hot corner, hitting .267/.315/.444 with five home runs … Continued

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Jose Fernandez injury: Reaction from MLB Network Radio guests, analysts

The 2014 season may end up becoming the Year of the Tommy John Surgery. On Friday, Marlins ace Jose Fernandez underwent ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction after leaving his May 9 start in San Diego with elbow pain. Fernandez had quickly become one … Continued

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MLB Network Radio reacts to Michael Pineda’s pine tar suspension

Major League Baseball has spoken: Yankees starting pitcher Michael Pineda was suspended 10 games for using a foreign substance in Wednesday night’s game against the Boston Red Sox. The Yankees righty was ejected in the second inning after Red Sox manager John … Continued

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St. Louis Cardinals 2014 spring training report from MLB Network Radio

MLB Network Radio‘s Spring Training Tour rolled into Jupiter, Florida, on Wednesday as Jim Duquette and Mike Ferrin visited with the St. Louis Cardinals. [gallery type="rectangular" ids="19329,19882,19883,19884,19885,19886"] St. Louis Cardinals 2014 outlook The goals are always lofty in St. Louis. The … Continued

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Seattle Mariners 2014 spring training report from MLB Network Radio

MLB Network Radio‘s Spring Training Tour rolled into Peoria, Ariz., on Saturday, where Jim Bowden and Casey Stern visited with the Seattle Mariners. [gallery type="rectangular" ids="19320,19632,19633,19634,19635,19636,19637,19638,19639,19640"] Seattle Mariners 2014 outlook Jack Zduriencik’s Mariners made the biggest splash of the offseason, … Continued

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Atlanta Braves 2014 spring training report from MLB Network Radio

MLB Network Radio‘s Spring Training Tour rolled into Lake Buena Vista, Fla., on Saturday, where Jim Duquette and Mike Ferrin visited with the Atlanta Braves. [gallery type="rectangular" ids="19324,19628,19627,19626,19625,19624"] Atlanta Braves 2014 outlook It’s been a difficult few days for the … Continued