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  1. The Jeter Tour has hurt the Yankees

    Buster Olney

    ST. LOUIS -- Some folks employed by the Baltimore Orioles in 1995 have spoken with reverence for what took place on Sept. 5 and Sept. 6, when Cal Ripken played in his 2,130th and 2,131st consecutive games. The response of the fans to Ripken, and the ...

    Blog | September 21, 2014
  2. Simon to start in 2015?

    AJ Mass

    On July 9, Alfredo Simon of the Cincinnati Reds was 12-3 with a 2.70 ERA. Since that time, the starter has struggled mightily, going just 1-7 with a 5.27 ERA over his last ten starts. That said, Reds manager Bryan Price still sees a spot in the ...

    Blog | September 08, 2014
  3. Billy Hamilton on pace to break minor league stolen-base record -...

    Buster Olney

    As Buster Olney writes, Cincinnati Reds prospect Billy Hamilton is on pace to break several minor league stolen-base records. He may soon be called up by the Reds.

    Blog | Conversation | June 22, 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. Phillips deal epitomizes ACES' style

    Jim Bowden

    In the end, the town and fans won out over the money. On Tuesday, the Cincinnati Reds signed second baseman Brandon Phillips to a six-year, $72.5 million contract extension, which will keep Phillips in the Queen City through the 2017 season and w...

    Blog | April 11, 2012
  6. Historic meeting for Verlander, Ellsbury

    Buster Olney

    The first pitch of the American League's regular season will happen in a couple of days, thrown by Brandon McCarthy, and when the rest of the AL teams begin their respective schedules on April 5, we likely will see something we've never see...

    Blog | March 26, 2012
  7. 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
  8. Ryan Madson a steal for Cincy

    Keith Law

    The Cincinnati Reds got perhaps the deal of the offseason so far by signing Ryan Madson to a one-year, $8.5 million deal, a guaranteed contract that allows Madson to try to demolish any concerns about his ability to handle the ninth inning on a full-...

    Blog | January 11, 2012
  9. Ryan Madson's one-year deal with Cincinnati Reds might be the dea...

    Keith Law

    Keith Law explains why the Ryan Madson deal is a big win for the Reds and leaves the Phillies with egg on their face.

    Blog | Conversation | January 11, 2012
  10. Red Sox feature top middle of the order

    Jim Bowden

    The most important part of a major league lineup is the middle of the order, the Nos. 3, 4 and 5 hitters. Along with producing the most runs, they are counted on to hit the best pitchers and their best stuff at any time in the count and with runners ...

    Blog | June 29, 2011
  11. Is it time to believe in Charlie Morton?

    Eric Karabell

    Ninety-two pitchers qualified for the ERA title last season, and the worst of the bunch was Detroit Tigers right-hander Jeremy Bonderman, who had a 5.53 ERA. Kyle Davies, A.J. Burnett and four others also ended up with ERAs on the wrong side of 5.00....

    Blog | May 19, 2011
  12. Pittsburgh Pirates' Charlie Morton pitching well, but will it con...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell offers his thoughts on Pittsburgh Pirates starter Charlie Morton, who is having a breakout season despite a mediocre strikeout/walk ratio.

    Blog | Conversation | May 19, 2011
  13. 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
  14. Daily Futures: Mike Moustakas and Rudy Owens could help the Royal...

    Kevin Goldstein

    Arguably, the franchise most associated with losing in the AL recently? The Royals. NL? Pirates. Kevin Goldstein offers hope for both squads, with info on one thriving prospect from each organization in his Daily Futures report for May 5, 2010.

    Story | Conversation | May 04, 2010
  15. Daily Futures: The two sides of Aroldis Chapman

    Kevin Goldstein

    Kevin Goldstein's Daily Futures report for April 29, 2010 offers many nuggets: Aroldis Chapman looked good on Wednesday night -- but gave up two homers and had control issues too. You an Orioles fan? Patience. You have aces on the way.

    Story | Conversation | April 29, 2010
  16. Daily Futures: Stephen Strasburg's five innings of no-hit ball

    Kevin Goldstein

    Kevin Goldstein's Daily Futures report for April 27, 2010, talks of Stephen Strasburg. In his third minor league start, he threw five innings of no-hit ball, whiffing six -- and not walking a soul. Do trains run express from Harrisburg to D.C.?

    Story | Conversation | April 28, 2010