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Cincinnati Reds - 2013 World Series Champions


The World Champion Cincinnati Reds ruled the 2013 season from opening day through the World Series. Taking the best record in baseball to the playoffs, the Reds brought their brooms to the World Series, sweeping the Toronto Blue Jays 4 games to none.

The Big Red Machine pounded 16 home runs, and a scorching 46 runs in the 4 game series. The Reds were led by Series and League MVP Wily Mo Pena, who batted an incredible .563 with a head spinning 3.188 OPS. No, that is not a typo - 3.188 OPS ! 7 of Pena's 9 hits were Home Runs, and he scored 11 Runs, and drove in 12 RBIs.

Not to be outdone was the Reds dominating pitching. The Reds Starters combined for a 0.810 ERA and 1.26 WHIP, striking out 20.

Matt Kemp led the hitting for the Blue Jays, batting .333 and 1.133 OPS.


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Valencia blasts off, leads Twins to win

Danny Valencia blasted 2 homers, lifting the Twins to a 7-1 win over Cleveland. | Box

Borbon in the zone for victorious Rangers

Julio Borbon's hot bat helped the Rangers to a 4-3 win over the Rays. Borbon collected 4 hits in the game. Yu Darvish struckout 8 Tampa Bay batters in the contest. | Box

Arrieta tosses shutout for Orioles

Detroit is hoping not to see Jake Arrieta again for a long while. Arrieta went the distance, leading Baltimore to a 3-0 victory. Justin Verlander struckout 8 Baltimore batters in the contest. James Wilson of the Orioles had 4 hits in the game. | Box

Murphy blasts off, leads Mets to win

Daniel Murphy blasted 2 homers, lifting the Mets to a 2-1 win over Cincinnati. Matt Harvey struckout 12 Cincinnati batters in the contest. | Box

Hudson tosses shutout for White Sox

Kansas City is hoping not to see Daniel Hudson again for a long while. Hudson went the distance, leading Chicago to a 5-0 victory. | Box


WHO'S HOT - Last 5 Games

T. Tulowitzki, Athletics .3002 HR10 RBI
T. Buck, Athletics .5243 HR6 RBI
M. Kemp, Blue Jays .3504 HR5 RBI
J. Borbon, Rangers .5262 HR5 RBI
D. Murphy, Mets .4443 HR4 RBI

WHO'S NOT - Last 5 Games

A. Brock, Mariners 2 for 21 (.095)
J. Altuve, Astros 6 for 25 (.240)
B. Harper, Nationals 2 for 21 (.095)
R. Hidalgo, Astros 7 for 24 (.292)
A. Gallego, Diamondbacks 0 for 16 (.000)

Leaders: RBI

C. Jackson, Diamondbacks 10
T. Tulowitzki, Athletics 10
J. Upton, Diamondbacks 9
M. Kemp, Blue Jays 9
B. Lawrie, Blue Jays 9

Leaders: Wins

C. Withrow, Dodgers 2
J. Beckett, Marlins 2
C. Hamels, Phillies 2
M. Harvey, Mets 2
D. Hudson, White Sox 2

Rule 5 Draft Results

2014
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Bronson Arroyo – Orioles to Diamondbacks
Darin Downs – Tigers to Astros
Hiroki Kuroda – Dodgers to Yankees
Adam LaRoche – A’s to Nationals



2013
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Jared Burton - Reds to Twins
Clete Thomas - Tigers to Twins
Brian Bogusevic - Astros to Cubs
Rafael Soriano - Angels to Nationals
Lance Nix - Angels to Phillies
Jason Vargas - Marlins to Angels
Gaby Sanchez - Marlins to Pirates
J A Happ - Phillies to Blue Jays
Logan Boone - Padres to Yankees
Shawn Kelly - Mariners to Yankees
Ryan Ludwick - Cardinals to Reds
Burke Badenhop - Rays to Brewers

Tampa Bay Rays - 2012 World Series Champions


The Rays won an exciting 2012 World Series in a 7 game slugfest, 50-39 over the Milwaukee Brewers; most of those runs coming in the final 3 games, each finishing by the same 11-6 score.

The Rays began the series with a 13-2 win, led by World Series MVP Melvin Upton Jr, who finished the series with .345 Avg, 1.552 OPS, 9 Runs, 3 Doubles, 4 HR, 9 RBI.

The Brewers won games 2 and 3 behind the stellar pitching of Carlos Villanueva and Yovani Gallardo, holding the Rays to 5 hits in each game. Villanueva won game 2 striking out 8 and Gallardo pitched a gem in game 3, striking out 13 batters. The Brewers offense was led by Prince Fielder who finished with .346 Avg, 1.731 OPS, 3 Doubles, 4 HR and 10 RBI.

The Rays evened the series 2-2 behind the pitching of James Shields, with a masterful 1 hit shut out, striking out 8. The Rays offense then exploded with 11 runs in game 5. Cy Young winner David Price won game 7 behind the bats of the middle of the Rays' lineup, Upton, Young, Pena, and Longoria drove in 9 runs on 11 hits, 5 for extra bases.

Kansas City Royals - 2011 World Series Champions


The Kansas City Royals finished a terrific post season, defeating the Atlanta Braves 4 games to 2, in a hard fought World Series.

In the decisive game 6, the Royals fell behind early, but powered their way to the World Series Championship on Home Runs by Mark Teahen, Billy Butler and World Series MVP Carlos Beltran. Beltran finished the series batting .385 with a 1.50 OPS on 2 Doubles, 2 Triples and 1 HR.

The Royals evened the Series in game 2 when Beltran hit a 12th inning game tying RBI single, and scored the winning run on Butlers Sac Fly. Game 3 was not to be outdone, and the Braves took a 2 games to 1 lead with a thrilling 13 inning 3-2 victory.

The Royals got to work taking games 4 and 5 behind the power of their bats, and 6 shutout inning from their bullpen, who were dominant the entire Series. Mark Teahen finished the series batting .296 with a 1.11 OPS, 3 HR, 6 RBI.

Chipper Jones led the Braves batting .391 with a 1.39 OPS and 4 doubles.




Cincinnati Reds - 2010 World Series Champion


The Cincinnati Reds steamrolled the Cleveland Indians 4 games to none to win the 2010 World Series.

The Reds dominated the series offensively with 28 runs, and pounding the Indians with 10 home runs. The Reds Pitching was flawless as well, with Edinson Vólquez clinching the series with a nearly perfect 1-hitter, striking out 9 in the process.

Series MVP Edwin Encarnacion led the Reds with a .500 Average and a smoking 1.813 OPS, but the Reds offense was simply dominating. Willie Mo Pena hit .400 with a 1.533 OPS, and Cody Ross hit .389 with a 1.333 OPS.

The lone shining star for the Indians was Jhonny Peralta, who hit .368 with a .692 OBP. All in all the Indians were no match for the 2010 version of the Big Red Machine.

Dodgers - 2009 World Series Champions


The Dodgers scratched out a thrilling World Championship over the defending Champion Astros in seven terrific games. Three games were decided by one run, game 6 was a 13 inning pitching marathon, that ended with Michael Bourn's pinch hit game winning single. Game 7 was another one run victory for the Dodgers; Vernon wells drove in two runs with an 8th inning double off Billy Wagner to give the series to the Dodgers.

As they did all season, the Dodgers used their bullpen masterfully. MVP of the series goes to 3B Felipe Lopez who hit .346, with a .577 OBP and an outstanding 1.577 OPS. Lopez hit 2 HR, and 2 doubles and 1 triple in the series. Lyle Overbay led the hitting for the Astros with a .346 Avg.

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