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  1. Is Boston in on Yasmani Tomas?

    Joe Kaiser

    After inking Rusney Castillo to a seven-year, $72.5 million deal, are the Boston Red Sox also in play for free agent Cuban outfielder Yasmani Tomas? That has been one of the big questions surrounding Tomas as of late, but on Tuesday the word out o...

    Blog | September 30, 2014
  2. Zobrist staying in Tampa Bay?

    Doug Mittler

    One of the big offseason decisions for the Tampa Bay Rays involves a $7.5 million option on Ben Zobrist, who started at five positions plus designated hitter and led the club with a .354 on-base percentage. Zobrist, who turns 34 next season, has ...

    Blog | September 29, 2014
  3. Colon to remain with Mets?

    AJ Mass

    After Bartolo Colon gave up six runs in 5 1/3 innings to the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday, chances are good that this outing will not be the pitcher's last in a New York Mets uniform. As Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reports, manager Terry Col...

    Blog | August 31, 2014
  4. Mets still trust in Valverde?

    AJ Mass

    The New York Mets were in the process of completing a sweep on the road against the Arizona Diamondbacks, with a 5-0 lead entering the bottom of the ninth inning. Although it was not a save situation, manager Terry Collins turned to closer Jose Valve...

    Blog | April 17, 2014
  5. Ike likes being on the Mets

    AJ Mass

    As Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reports, the New York Mets and Ike Davis have avoided arbitration, as the first baseman has settled on a deal worth $3.5 million, a raise of $375,000 from last year's disappointing campaign. However, as Anthony Rieb...

    Blog | January 17, 2014
  6. Rule 5 draft highlights

    AJ Mass

    The MLB Rule 5 Draft took place Thursday morning at the winter meetings, with only nine teams selecting players in the major league portion of the draft. These players are not on the 40-man roster of a major league team and have played for at lea...

    Blog | December 12, 2013
  7. Bits: Price, Dickey show improvement

    Eric Karabell

    The defending Cy Young award winners faced off Thursday night, each struggling with ERAs on the wrong side of 5 and scaring fantasy owners quite a bit for a variety of reasons. But while neither Toronto Blue Jays right-hander R.A. Dickey nor Tampa Ba...

    Blog | May 10, 2013
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. Billy Hamilton's speedy rise

    Buster Olney

    Billy Hamilton can't remember ever running on a track, so he has no idea what his time in the 100 meters would be. There was a day, he said, that he was asked to run a 40-yard dash at a football camp in Mississippi. "I ran a 4.5 flat," he recal...

    Blog | June 22, 2012
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. Mat Latos of San Diego Padres finally earns first win, worth wait...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell reviews Sunday's fantasy-relevant performances, highlighted by Mat Latos finally earning a win and Chris Carpenter still struggling.

    Blog | Conversation | May 16, 2011
  15. Bits: Pedro Alvarez showing signs of life

    Eric Karabell

    New York Mets outfielder Jason Bay made his season debut Thursday, hitting a double and scoring twice in four at-bats. Bay was on the disabled list because of a strained rib cage and was inserted into the No. 5 lineup slot upon his return. His 2010 s...

    Blog | April 22, 2011
  16. Pedro Alvarez, Jim Thome showing signs of breaking out of early-s...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell looks back at Thursday's action, including big games from Kyle Lohse, Pedro Alvarez and Jim Thome.

    Blog | Conversation | April 22, 2011