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The Brewers are shopping Zack Greinke around the league, as a likely short-term rental for a competitor. Jayson Stark thinks the Angels, Rangers, Braves and White Sox have the best chance of getting him. What do you think?

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Bobby Valentine and Kevin Youkilis never really got along in Boston, and now that Youkilis is returning to Fenway with the White Sox, the war of words is again heating up. Whose side are you on?

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Commissioner Bud Selig had a talk with White Sox announcer Hawk Harrelson after Harrelson called out umpire Mark Wegner on a broadcast Wednesday. Did you have a problem with Harrelson's remarks?

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Philip Humber's stock rose just a bit on Saturday after he threw the 21st perfect game in major league history. OK, it was against the Mariners, but that doesn't make it less impressive -- just more likely. We've seen nine perfect games thrown in the last three decades, after just 12 in the rest of baseball's history. Is Humber's perfecto a sign of the times?


Trendsetter?

Somewhere under this pile of White Sox is Philip Humber, who either accomplished something incredibly rare or something that's about to get slightly less rare.

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How many perfect games will be thrown in this decade? (three already)

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    16%
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Bigger factor?

The Mariners are a less than impressive offense, but it still takes a great deal of skill (and luck) to completely shut down an MLB team.

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What was a bigger factor in Philip Humber's perfect game against the Mariners?

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    57%
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Humber incognito?

Humber's now something of a household name -- he's in a super-elite club with fewer members than there have been U.S. presidents. Did you know his name before Saturday?

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Did you know who Philip Humber was before Saturday?

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    24%
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Opening Day -- well, Opening Night, really, and we technically already had one of those in Japan, but who's counting? -- is finally here, as the Cardinals will take on the Marlins tonight in the first stateside regular-season MLB game. It's bound to be an exciting season with so many players having changed teams, but has the power structure been altered significantly?

Vote: Pick each division and pennant, and the winner of the World Series

Rank: Baseball's best teams? | Top players in the game?


World Series repeat?

The Cardinals prevailed over the Rangers in the 2011 World Series, but St. Louis lost its biggest gun this past offseason ...

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Which team is more likely to make it back to the World Series?

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    21%
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    79%

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Best player?

... which is a pretty big loss, considering he might be one of the best players of all time.

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Which of these players would you most want on your team?

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    6%
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    17%
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    39%
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    32%

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Odd one out?

The Red Sox missed the playoffs last season after an epic September collapse. Will they be on the outside looking in once again?

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Which of these AL East teams is most likely to miss the playoffs?

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    54%
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    31%

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AL's best?

Prince Fielder and Albert Pujols were probably the two biggest additions to teams in the American League, meaning the balance of power could shift.

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Which is the best team in the American League?

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    23%
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    14%
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    21%
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    21%
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    21%

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NL's best?

Likewise, the addition of Jose Reyes to the Marlins could give the team a huge upgrade -- offensively with new third baseman Hanley Ramirez, and defensively at shortstop.

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Which is the best team in the National League?

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    10%
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    10%
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    46%
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    8%
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    26%

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