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Roenis Elias (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

The OFP Report: Elias vs Happ, Rangers Preview, T-Bag

Jason A. Churchill, Alex Carson and Steve Silver discuss Roenis Elias’ fate and the reasons why J.A. Happ was grandfathered in as the No. 4 starter before camp opened last month, plus a Texas Rangers preview with Todd Kaufmann of TexasSportsInsiders.com and your questions via the T-Bag.

1090 The Fan–13 hours ago

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30 Players: Iglesias Could Arrive Sooner Than Expected As Reds Starter

This spring, Reds manager Bryan Price became one of the first skippers to officially lay out his entire rotation, even though there were expected to be plenty of questions after Johnny Cueto and Mike Leake. And to the surprise of many, Cuban signee Raisel Iglesias, despite only pitching in the Arizona Fall League

03/27/2015

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Mariners In Rare Position As Favorites In AL West

This time it’s different for Seattle. Before the season begins the Mariners are viewed as favorites in the AL West

1090 The Fan–03/26/2015

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30 Players: Martinez Ready To Make Mark In Cardinals Rotation

Teams don’t often trade a young pitcher like Shelby Miller, but when you’re a team like the Cardinals with a surplus of young pitching ready to break out seemingly every year, it may be a bit more common. St. Louis general manager John Mozeliak basically said after trading Miller that one reason he did so was to make room in the rotation for Martinez, a top prospect who pitched out of the bullpen in 2014.

03/26/2015

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 29: The San Francisco Giants celebrate after defeating the Kansas City Royals to win Game Seven of the 2014 World Series by a score of 3-2 at Kauffman Stadium on October 29, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

10 Bold Predictions For The Upcoming MLB Season

Before the baseball season gets underway next weekend here are 10 bold predictions about the upcoming season.

03/25/2015

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30 Players: Garcia Still Has Breakout Potential For White Sox

For a player with parts of three Major Leagues seasons on his resume, it’s still relatively unknown what kind of big league player Avisail Garcia will be.

03/25/2015

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30 Players: Royals Have Special Arm In Brandon Finnegan

Very few 21-year-old athletes have been on more of a rollercoaster in the past year than Royals pitcher Brandon Finnegan. He became the first player to pitch in the College World Series and MLB World Series in the same year.

03/24/2015

Nelson Cruz of the Seattle Mariners returns to the dugout (Photo by Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

The OFP Report: Roster Nonsense, Service Time, Your Questions

In this week’s episode of The OFP Report, Jason A. Churchill, Alex Carson and Steve Silver discuss the likelihood of the Mariners taking their best 25 players north in three weeks, the service time issue with Cubs prospect Kris Byrant and all three make their argument for the preferred order of the starting rotation.

1090 The Fan–03/21/2015

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30 Players: Lindor A Superstar In The Making For Indians

Drafted in the first round of the 2011 Draft eighth overall as a 17-year-old, Lindor has rapidly risen through the Tribe’s Minor League system and he appears to be on the cusp of the Major Leagues at just 21 years old … though his Indians’ debut won’t come right away.

03/19/2015

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30 Players: d’Arnaud Ready To Build On Late Surge For Mets

The Mets were hoping they had acquired their catcher of the future when they traded for d’Arnaud in 2013. After a slow start to his Mets career he broke out late last season and looks poised for a big year this season.

03/18/2015

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