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Wilson Ramos

Trade Deadline Winners: Mariners, Phillies, Dodgers and Indians

Playing quick Statis-Pro baseball games to track the current season (current standings and updates here) gives a quick read on which teams benefited the most and were hurt the most by July trades through the July 31 midnight deadline. The following rates the impact of trades on each team based on the team acquiring a GREAT Statis-Pro player card (+5) and in turn a (-5) for the team that lost the player.

All-Star Game

Ranking the Top 40 All-Time Teams Prior to the All-Star Game

Breitbart readers who apparently shared my fond memories of baseball board games now can pit Boston Red Sox’ Carl Yastrzemski from the ultimate deadball season of 1968 on a level playing field with the Yankees’ Joe DiMaggio’s Statis-Pro card from the liveball 1939 season when he hit .381.

Cleveland Indians

In a Weak AL Central, Cleveland Has the Clearest Path to the World Series

Our sixth and final baseball review makes it clear the Cleveland Indians are the best bet in baseball this year for one simple reason – all that matters in baseball is winning your division. Finishing with a better record to host the wildcard game or divisional playoff series is meaningless.

Ohtani

Angels Hope Ohtani Return Can Prevent 2nd Astros World Series

Texans celebrated their first World Series last year when the Astros defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers, but there may be another Texas vs. California battle in the AL playoffs if the other Los Angeles team gets healthy. Especially, if Japanese superstar Shohei Ohtani, can pick up where he left off.

Red Sox vs Yankees

Final Divisional Review: Yanks and Red Sox in AL East of Course

The greatest rivalry – the Red Sox vs. the Yankees – wraps up our six pre-trade deadline divisional reviews. Our ratings show the two classic rivals absolutely dead even with 16.1 of 20 points each and if one can trade for Jed Lowrie or even one extra lefty like Patrick Corbin or Francisco Liriano it could tip the crucial scales to give one team the AL East and make the other play a dangerous one-game wild-card game.

Chicago Cubs

Cubs Wish List: Elite Pitcher to Replace Arrieta

If the Chicago Cubs pick up an elite starting pitcher or two to make up for losing Jake Arrieta, they could have the final piece to a return to the World Series two years after winning it all.

AP Max Becherer

NFL Draft Takes Most Early Talent from LSU, Bama

While college seniors prepare for graduation in the coming weeks, the following student-athletes chose to instead enter this week’s NFL draft before their senior year of college football. We took a look at the teams hurt the most by talented players leaving early.

AP Laurence Kesterson

$23 Million Reasons for Players to Leave Nova, Remaining College Projections

Mikal Bridges needed to choose between returning as the top-rated college basketball player in 2019 according to the Value Add Basketball projections – or the potential $9.5 million in guaranteed contracts over three years if the projection of him going ninth in the NBA draft proves accurate.

AP Tony Gutierrez

99th Percentile Bracket and More Important Things

My Tuesday speech asking Senators to pass a resolution stating that states – not judges – should determine their campaign finance laws was pre-empted by a Senator shouting out, “Don’t tell me you had a basketball bracket in the 99th percentile after all these upsets!”

AP Keith Srakocic

Full Bracket After Key Injuries, and Committee Cheating Team’s Named After Mary

My potentially most stupid pick from the complete bracket below, could come from the movie World War Z, in which an Israeli official explains the “10th Man Theory” to Brad Pitt. The officer’s job was to contradict the opinions of nine other offices to believe that zombies were invading India.

AP Keith Srakocic

Value Add Reveals Bracket After Strong 2017 and 2016

Last year the Value Add bracket posted on Breitbart Sports predicting the Gonzaga-UNC Final, a year after the 2016 Value Add All-American bracket dominated the brackets of both President Obama and Nate Silver.

AP Coach K

New Value Add Rankings Point to Bracket Winners

Before filling in the March Madness bracket stuck in front of you next Monday, check www.valueaddbasketball.com, which dominated President Obama’s last March Madness bracket, and last year picked the Gonzaga-UNC final and that Sindarius Thornwell was the nation’s best player before he shocked the basketball world by leading South Carolina to the Final Four.

AP Ben Margot Landale

Conference MVPs, All-Americans 20 Days Before March Madness

As Breitbart Sports prepares to once again announce the first All-American basketball team and lay out predictions on the 68 teams selected on March 11 to play in this year’s NCAA tournament, here are the 68 players we would pick today if the tournament were between players rather than teams.

AP Laurence Kesterson

Value Add: 20 Teams With 4 Players in Top 10%

One month before Selection Sunday for March Madness, only 20 teams boast at least four stars for a big March Madness run based on players in the top 10 percent of all players in the new www.valueaddbasketball.com ratings.

AP Mayfield

Oklahoma Football-Hoops Duo Challenge Tebow-Horford for Greatest of Century

The overwhelming Heisman Trophy vote for Oklahoma’s Baker Mayfield, coupled with new Value Add Basketball Rankings showing Oklahoma’s Trae Young as the best basketball player of the century so far; gives the Sooners a chance to challenge Florida’s Tim Tebow and Al Horford as the greatest football-basketball duo of the century.

CollinSexton

Bama Hoops Star Dominates #14 Gophers in 3-on-5; Nova Star Now No. 1 Value Add

Any Alabama fan who flipped to basketball after watching their football team’s loss at Auburn witnessed a once-in-a-lifetime performance, as Collin Sexton dominated #14 Minnesota despite playing three-on-five basketball to establish himself as the 16th most valuable player in the country according to www.valueaddbasketball.com.

AP Photo

Astros Skip Imploding Relievers to Take World Series Title, Shock LA

The 2017 World Series time machine seemed to go back, with an audience that dwarfed NFL games and the Astros winning by using the outdated process of letting the team’s starting pitchers back each other up instead of relying on modern relievers’ roles.

AP Photo

Amid NFL Excuses, TV Viewership Improves 95% for Astros-Yankees over Last Season’s ALCS

As liberals pretend half-empty NFL stadiums and falling TV ratings have nothing to do with President Donald Trump calling out anthem protests, the New York Daily News reports the Yankees-Astros American League Championship Series averaged 95 percent more viewers than last year’s clash for the pennant between the Cleveland Indians and Toronto Blue Jays.

AP Photo

Breitbart Sports August 5 Prediction of Astros-Dodgers World Series Proves Accurate

Despite Las Vegas giving only a 35 percent chance of either the Los Angeles Dodgers or Houston Astros winning the World Series, Breitbart Sports’ Dodgers, Astros Shaping Up As Likely World Series Match-up headline 77 days ago proved prophetic with the Astros 4-0 win over the New York Yankees Saturday night.