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  1. Cubs in no rush with prospects

    AJ Mass

    The Pittsburgh Pirates finally promoted Gregory Polanco to the major leagues, and the outfielder made his debut on Tuesday against the Chicago Cubs, going 1-for-5 on the night. Seeing a top prospect get the call is sure to have Cubs fans now asking w...

    Blog | June 11, 2014
  2. Best tools at the Futures Game

    Keith Law

    This Sunday's MLB Futures Game, airing on ESPN2 at 5 p.m. ET, features a large proportion of the best prospects in the minors right now, including a number of players whose tools or pitches grade out at 70 or even 80 on the 20-80 scale. Here&#03...

    Blog | July 06, 2012
  3. Wil Myers, Billy Hamilton and the best tools in the 2012 MLB Futu...

    Keith Law

    Keith Law looks at the fastest runner, best hitter and best pitches in this year's Futures Game.

    Blog | Conversation | July 06, 2012
  4. Los Angeles Angels are trying to survive injuries, poor performan...

    Buster Olney

    From Jordan Walden's struggles to recent injuries to Scott Downs and LaTroy Hawkins, the Angels' bullpen has taken a beating so far this season, writes Buster Olney. At 6.5 games back in the AL West, the club is hanging on while its 'pen is repaired.

    Blog | Conversation | May 08, 2012
  5. Justin Verlander, Jacoby Ellsbury could make history when they me...

    Buster Olney

    If Jacoby Ellsbury hits leadoff for the Red Sox on Opening Day against Justin Verlander, a little bit of MVP history and trivia will be made, writes Buster Olney.

    Blog | Conversation | March 26, 2012
  6. John Danks doesn't have any wins yet, but is he worth dropping?

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell looks at a number of starting pitchers who are probably better than their records indicate.

    Blog | Conversation | May 11, 2011
  7. Box Score Bits: Jimenez, Pelfrey hit hard

    Eric Karabell

    It might be too late to sell high on Colorado Rockies ace Ubaldo Jimenez, after he allowed six runs (four earned) in 5 1/3 innings against the Florida Marlins on Monday, giving him a 6.39 ERA in his past five starts. There's no indication a bad ...

    Blog | July 20, 2010
  8. Ubaldo Jimenez of Colorado Rockies and Mike Pelfrey of New York M...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell recaps Monday in the big leagues, highlighted by more struggles by Ubaldo Jimenez and Mike Pelfrey.

    Blog | Conversation | July 20, 2010
  9. MLB Confidential: Who are the best umpires?

    In light of Armando Galarraga's perfect game that wasn't, ESPN The Magazine polled 100 MLB players about the league's umpires, to see what MLBers really think about the boys in blue. Question No. 1: Who are the best umpires?

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2010
  10. MLB -- Buster Olney -- Boston, New York and the Cardinals battle ...

    Buster Olney

    When Jon Lester is your No. 2 starter, you must have one of the best rotations in baseball, right? But what about when Adam Wainright or A.J. Burnett fills the same role? Buster chimes in with his current rankings on who has the best five.

    Blog | Conversation | February 09, 2010
  11. MLB -- Buster Olney -- The New York Mets get Gary Matthews Jr., a...

    Buster Olney

    Some scouting reports on Gary Matthews Jr. aren't kind. He can't hit for average, can't hit for power and his defense is in a steep decline. Why did the Mets make this deal?

    Blog | Conversation | January 23, 2010
  12. 2007 Chicago Cubs first-rounder Josh Vitters continues hot streak...

    Kevin Goldstein

    Kevin Goldstein's look at Tuesday's notable minor league performances is highlighted by Josh Vitters' remarkable hitting streak.

    Story | Conversation | May 20, 2009
  13. Peep Show

    Jim Baker

    ESPN Insider has the latest news and notes from around MLB.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2003