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  1. In defense of MLB's new replay system

    Jayson Stark

    MLB's new replay system is neither a "complete mess" nor is it a "disaster." Umpires are getting more calls right than ever, so what's wrong with that?

    Story | Conversation | April 17, 2014
  2. Tony La Russa understands frustrations but says it's premature to...

    Jayson Stark

    Tony La Russa told ESPN.com on Monday that while he understands manager John Farrell's frustration over two key replay calls that went against the Boston Red Sox this weekend, it's "premature" to question the integrity of baseball's new replay system.

    Story | Conversation | April 14, 2014
  3. A.J. Burnett of Philadelphia Phillies leaves in fifth inning with...

    Jayson Stark

    A.J. Burnett left his start for the Philadelphia Phillies in the fifth inning of Friday's game against the Miami Marlins because of what the team said was "groin soreness."

    Story | Conversation | April 11, 2014
  4. Fixing MLB's qualifying offer system

    Jayson Stark

    It's the second week of April, and two of the best free-agent position players on what used to be "the market" are still unemployed.

    Story | Conversation | April 10, 2014
  5. Jose Reyes of Toronto Blue Jays reinjures hamstring

    Jayson Stark

    Oft-injured Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Jose Reyes is back on the disabled list after reinjuring his left hamstring in the first inning of his team's 9-2 Opening Day loss Monday to Tampa Bay.

    Story | Conversation | March 31, 2014
  6. Picking Tampa Bay Rays to win the World Series

    Jayson Stark

    This will be the year the Rays (yes, the Rays) put it all together and ultimately win the World Series.

    Story | Conversation | March 29, 2014
  7. Miguel Cabrera 'thankful' to stay with Detroit Tigers

    Jayson Stark

    Triple Crown winner Miguel Cabrera will earn a baseball-record $292 million over the next decade under a $248 million, eight-year deal with the Detroit Tigers.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2014
  8. Tigers president Dave Dombrowski defends Miguel Cabrera megadeal

    Jayson Stark

    Tigers president Dave Dombrowski did what he had to do to keep Miguel Cabrera in a Detroit uniform, even if it meant upsetting his peers around the majors.

    Story | Conversation | March 27, 2014
  9. Bobby Abreu doesn't make Philadelphia Phillies' Opening Day roste...

    Jayson Stark

    Bobby Abreu was told Wednesday that he won't make the Philadelphia Phillies' Opening Day roster.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2014
  10. MLB - Inside the 2013 World Series obstruction call

    Jayson Stark

    When Jim Joyce and Dana DeMuth simultaneously invoked the obstruction rule to end Game 3 of the 2013 World Series, they made the last great umpiring call of baseball's pre-instant-replay era.

    Story | Conversation | March 23, 2014
  11. Tampa Bay Rays' Alex Cobb says it's too late in year for protecti...

    Jayson Stark

    The company that is developing protective caps for major league pitchers says it will have new caps available for pitchers by mid- to late April. But one pitcher who was hit in the head by a line drive last year says that's probably too late.

    Story | Conversation | March 21, 2014
  12. Mike Matheny, St. Louis Cardinals manager, glad baseball trying t...

    Jayson Stark

    St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny is grateful that baseball's new home-plate collision rules are "trying to change the culture."

    Story | Conversation | March 15, 2014
  13. Atlanta Braves president John Schuerholz talks about instant repl...

    Jayson Stark

    One of the chief architects of Major League Baseball's new, expanded replay system expressed confidence Wednesday that the time of reviews will be cut considerably once those reviews begin coming from MLB's replay center in New York.

    Story | Conversation | March 05, 2014
  14. Philadelphia Phillies, Atlanta Braves pay tribute to Jim Fregosi ...

    Jayson Stark

    With his straw hat sitting in his favorite seat, and his friends, family and former teams gathered along the baselines, the Atlanta Braves and Philadelphia Phillies honored the late Jim Fregosi in a 12-minute pregame ceremony Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | March 05, 2014
  15. Call it history in the making

    Jayson Stark

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Baseball history takes many forms, many sizes, many shapes. But at 3:09 p.m. Monday, in lovely Hammond Stadium, it took the form of two veteran umpires wriggling into a pair of headsets. And waiting around for the next 2 minute...

    Blog | March 03, 2014
  16. Tanaka overpowers, wows Phillies

    Jayson Stark

    TAMPA, Fla. -- He headed for the mound at exactly 2:13 p.m. in Tampa, not to mention 4:13 a.m. in Tokyo. And the Masahiro Tanaka era was off and running. Or at least off and jogging. Photographers from two continents lurched into action. Fifty pla...

    Blog | March 01, 2014