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  1. Teams best-positioned for the offseason

    Jim Bowden

    In the offseason, teams bid for the same free agents, try to negotiate trades for many of the same players, and even vie for the same players in December's Rule 5 draft at the annual winter meetings. However, that doesn't mean the teams are on a leve...

    Blog | November 04, 2013
  2. Josh Johnson fires another gem; Brandon Morrow leaves with obliqu...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell discusses the most interesting fantasy tidbits from Monday's action, including Josh Johnson's fine pitching performance and Brandon Morrow's oblique injury.

    Blog | Conversation | June 12, 2012
  3. The Angels and the end of urgency

    Buster Olney

    Lest anyone forget, the Tampa Bay Rays were 9 games behind the Boston Red Sox on the evening of Sept. 1 last season, with 27 days left in the regular season. On the same night, the St. Louis Cardinals were 8.5 games behind the Atlanta Braves, and now...

    Blog | May 25, 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. 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
  6. 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
  7. MLB - Analyzing why the Boston Red Sox's Dustin Pedroia is underr...

    Steve Slowinski

    Steve Slowinski of FanGraphs analyzes why Dustin Pedroia is underrated and why he is one of MLB's true superstars.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2011
  8. 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
  9. Box Score Bits: Buchholz unimpressive

    Eric Karabell

    Washington Nationals star Stephen Strasburg allowed three runs on seven hits in 5 2/3 innings Wednesday, his ERA rising from 2.03 to 2.32. It was Strasburg's third consecutive win. Note his season innings total, minors included, is up to 109 2/3...

    Blog | July 22, 2010
  10. Stephen Strasburg of Washington Nationals wins third straight sta...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell recaps Wednesday night in the majors, including another win by Stephen Strasburg the return of Clay Buchholz.

    Blog | Conversation | July 22, 2010
  11. 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
  12. 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
  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. San Francisco Giants prospect Buster Posey at Triple-A

    Kevin Goldstein

    Buster Posey has made the jump from High-A to Triple-A and already is showing why he should be the Giants' starting catcher in 2010.

    Story | Conversation | July 21, 2009
  15. Boston closing in on veteran pitcher

    Jim Baker

    Red Sox GM Theo Epstein was working overtime in an attempt to convince Curt Schilling to come to Boston.

    Story | Conversation | November 28, 2003
  16. Peep Show

    Jim Baker

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

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2003