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  1. About Last Night: Dodging the Angels

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy asking LeBron James for the one secret he used to lose that stubborn belly fat, here are the top six stories you missed in sports on Tuesday: Los Angeles starter Clayton Kershaw was uncharacteristically shaky, but the Dod...

    Blog | August 06, 2014
  2. Perfect MLB Trade Fits: Player/Team Pairings That Would Be As Sat...

    Ben Lindbergh

    In the hierarchy of baseball trade satisfaction, nothing beats a blockbuster: The more teams and talent, the merrier. We've already seen one such swap this month, and unless the latest David Price sweepstakes turns into another tease, we&am...

    Blog | July 22, 2014
  3. MLB 20-Day Warning: Learning to Beat the Big, Bad Shift

    Ben Lindbergh

    What's that? You were wondering exactly how many days remain until the start of the MLB season? Well, you're in luck! We at the Triangle are set to spend spring training giving you a daily reason to get excited about base...

    Blog | March 12, 2014
  4. Praising Adam Dunn (While We Still Can)

    Jonah Keri

    There's a video that has made the rounds over the past few weeks in Internet Baseball Land. It's a compilation of some of the longest home runs of the past 40 years — well-edited, no B.S., just call after call of obscene dingers. You can pr...

    Blog | September 05, 2013
  5. The MLB Weekend Top 10: Does Anyone Love the AL East?

    Shane Ryan

    Like the man at no. 10 during the Dodgers-Diamondbacks brawl, let's jump right into the fray. 10. Yasiel Puig, the Cienfuegos Slammer (LAD-PIR) I left Puig off the list last week, and certain factions were upset. So here he is, in all his shiny g...

    Blog | June 14, 2013
  6. Please, Somebody, Beat the Tigers

    Michael Baumann

    Sportswriters love telling people how unbiased sportswriters are, and a big part of that is rooting for stories, not individual teams. That's pretty obvious. It's much easier and much more fun to write about an unusual defensive play, or a no-hitter,...

    Blog | May 06, 2013
  7. About Last Night: When Keeping It Lockout Goes Wrong

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Monday. Russell Wilson's last-second Hail Mary pass fell into the arms of ... well, it fell into the arms of M.D. Jennings, who plays for the Packers, but the ...

    Blog | September 25, 2012
  8. Sometimes in Baseball, the Mean Isn't So Mean

    Jonah Keri

    Adam Dunn's 2011 season was unfathomably bad. Never a high-average hitter, Dunn hit .159, setting the all-time record for lowest batting average in a season for a player with as many plate appearances as he had. After blasting 38 or more homers seven...

    Blog | September 12, 2012
  9. The Fall of Austin Kearns and Adam Dunn

    Sridhar Pappu

    They had to fall like this — each in his own way, but still very much together. One has done so in almost inexplicable fashion, with his inability to put a ball in play reaching astonishing (and nearly humorous) levels. The other has tumbled mo...

    Blog | August 22, 2011
  10. The Curious Case of Adam Dunn

    Jonah Keri

    Steroids. Whenever a baseball player suddenly falls off a cliff, it's because he stopped taking them. Enter Adam Dunn: 6-foot-6, 285 pounds, power-hitting metronome for the first 10 years of his career. Then complete collapse — one so bad that ...

    Blog | July 22, 2011