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  1. Evidence suggests the famed "Moneyball" mindset has run its cours...

    Doug Mittler

    Doug Mittler lays out recent evidence suggesting that the teams that have succeeded in recent playoffs and during the regular season are the teams that have a more aggressive approach at the plate, then details why they might have that approach.

    Story | Conversation | October 09, 2014
  2. Projecting second-half power numbers

    Eric Karabell

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Let's get this out of the way right now: Colorado Rockies first baseman Justin Morneau might not have a spectacular second half in the power department, but you're kidding yourself if you think it's because his swing "got all out of wh...

    Blog | July 14, 2014
  3. Is Adam Jones poised for a big May?

    Eric Karabell

    Baltimore Orioles outfielder Adam Jones entered Wednesday's game hitting .252 with one home run in five weeks, this after consecutive 30-plus homer campaigns plus enough stolen bases to matter earned him second-round status in ESPN leagues. Naturally...

    Blog | May 08, 2014
  4. O's defense key to contender status

    Buster Olney

    BOSTON -- There was no batting practice for the Boston Red Sox or Baltimore Orioles here Saturday morning, despite the warm sunshine that enveloped Fenway Park. The warning track around the entire field was filled with fans waiting to take photograph...

    Blog | April 20, 2014
  5. O's still looking for another arm

    AJ Mass

    The Baltimore Orioles continue to scour the free agent market in the hopes of signing at least one more starting pitcher to join their rotation, but as of yet, the team has not held a press conference to announce a signing. "We've been looking for...

    Blog | February 07, 2014
  6. Delmon Young falls from No. 1 overall to out of first round in 20...

    Keith Law

    Keith Law redrafts the 2003 draft with the benefit of hindsight, to see how different it would look.

    Story | Conversation | May 17, 2013
  7. Seven potential breakout players in 2013

    Jim Bowden

    There's an old scouting adage: "He'll tell us when he's ready." While that mainly pertains to gauging minor league players and their major league readiness, it also applies to young major leaguers trying to live up to their potential and looking f...

    Blog | February 07, 2013
  8. Anyone can win the AL East

    Jim Bowden

    During my entire 15-year career in baseball as a GM and through today, commissioner Bud Selig has emphasized improving the game's competitive balance. He said his goal was for all 30 clubs' fan bases to have "hope and faith" on Opening Day that t...

    Blog | January 24, 2013
  9. Baltimore Orioles' window of contention - MLB

    Jason Martinez

    Jason Martinez looks at the Orioles' talent, payroll situation and competition to determine their optimal year for contention in the next half-decade.

    Story | Conversation | January 15, 2013
  10. Jimmy Rollins among worst Gold Gloves selections in 2012 - MLB

    Ben Jedlovec

    Ben Jedlovec of Baseball Info Solutions breaks down the best (and worst) Gold Glove selections.

    Story | Conversation | October 30, 2012
  11. Double-digit HR/steals guys dwindle

    Eric Karabell

    Fantasy owners love the hitters that not only hit for power but also steal bases, because it essentially takes care of multiple needs in one shot. Of course, we still must own the likes of Adam Dunn and Dee Gordon, even if they do not contribute acro...

    Blog | June 28, 2012
  12. Carlos Gonzalez, Ryan Braun, Andrew McCutchen among rare breed of...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell looks at the players currently in double digits in homers and steals, and what their fantasy values are the rest of the season.

    Blog | Conversation | June 28, 2012
  13. Nick Swisher brings value to the Yankees through pure energy and ...

    Buster Olney

    There are obvious, tangible forms of value in baseball: Joey Votto's offense or Adam Jones' defense, for example. But as Buster Olney writes, Nick Swisher brings an intangible value to the Yankees through his energy and effort that should be appreciated.

    Blog | Conversation | June 26, 2012
  14. Adam Jones is having a breakout season, but his patience still la...

    Ben Lindbergh

    Adam Jones appears to be having a career-changing season, and the Orioles bought in before it was too late. But assuming Jones' power surge regresses a little, Ben Lindbergh writes, will the slugger be patient enough to remain productive as he ages?

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2012
  15. Baltimore Orioles could remain in AL East race, but they aren't a...

    Paul Swydan

    The Orioles have been a great story in the first quarter of the season, but that doesn't mean this tale is nonfiction. As Paul Swydan of FanGraphs writes, Baltimore's offense is for real, but its pitching isn't good enough for it to keep this pace.

    Story | Conversation | May 21, 2012
  16. MLB - Eric Hosmer, Brett Lawrie and Jay Bruce are set to be fanta...

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski's fantasy breakout formula predicts big things for Eric Hosmer and Brett Lawrie, among others.

    Story | Conversation | February 23, 2012