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  1. Houston Astros take Colin Moran over Mark Appel in second mock dr...

    Keith Law

    Keith Law unveils his second mock draft for 2013, and the Astros are being linked to a new name at No. 1 overall.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2013
  2. Andrew McCutchen's small adjustments have made a big difference i...

    Buster Olney

    When his 2011 season ended, Andrew McCutchen didn't take much time off. In three weeks, he was back in the cage, retooling his set-up and swing. As Buster Olney writes, those tweaks are paying off in big ways this season for McCutchen.

    Blog | Conversation | June 21, 2012
  3. Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Chris Young continues to improve ...

    Buster Olney

    Arizona's Chris Young is constantly evaluating and tweaking his swing, and his latest adjustments, Buster Olney writes, have helped him find some rhythm at the plate and get off to a hot start in 2012.

    Blog | Conversation | April 17, 2012
  4. 10 things we learned at spring training

    Richard Durrett

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- The Texas Rangers did learn some things after six weeks in Arizona. Here are a few of those: 1. Yu Darvish is making the adjustment just fine It was the top question heading into camp. A handful of cameras waited three full day...

    Blog | April 02, 2012
  5. Rockies 8, Dodgers 6

    Rockies 8, Dodgers 6

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | March 17, 2012
  6. Notes: Mike Adams works on fastball

    Master Tesfatsion

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Mike Adams hasn't been happy with the command on his fastball in spring training. So he threw nothing but fastballs during his bullpen session Thursday. Adams watched film of himself on the mound and made necessary adjustment...

    Blog | March 15, 2012
  7. Top 10 for 2012: Position scarcity matters

    Eric Karabell

    Surely the most critical adjustment to the top of the fantasy baseball rankings in the past few months had nothing to do with trades or free agent signings. It's about a top player allegedly testing positive for a performance-enhancing drug. Li...

    Blog | January 12, 2012
  8. Troy Tulowitzki, Evan Longoria among top 10 in fantasy baseball f...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell lays out his top 10 fantasy baseball rankings for 2012, explaining why Troy Tulowitzki and Evan Longoria make it in but Adrian Gonzalez and Justin Verlander don't.

    Blog | Conversation | January 12, 2012
  9. Nelson Cruz and Carlos Pena escaped the 4A mold, but they are exc...

    Kevin Goldstein

    Kevin Goldstein of Baseball Prospectus probes scouts and big league executives to find out what exactly makes a player a "4A hitter." Several factors can keep a player out of the big leagues, but it usually comes back to adjustments.

    Story | Conversation | January 11, 2012
  10. MLB: Prospects who struggled early but will get a second chance t...

    Keith Law

    Keith Law looks at Jesse Litsch, Brett Cecil, Brandon Belt, Ian Stewart and Brandon Wood, all top prospects who have had a shot to succeed in the big leagues, but have been forced to make some adjustments.

    Blog | Conversation | April 26, 2011
  11. MLB: How a mechanical adjustment may have saved a pitcher's caree...

    Buster Olney

    It seems so preposterous. Somewhere amidst the spiraling of a career, a coach tells a young pitcher "Throw like Roy Halladay." The weird thing: It worked. Buster details how John Axford, yes, got his groove back.

    Blog | Conversation | February 10, 2011
  12. Houston Astros rookie Brett Wallace still adjusting to big league...

    Jason Grey

    Jason Grey chats with Astros first baseman Brett Wallace regarding some of the hitting adjustments the rookie has made this season.

    Blog | Conversation | September 14, 2010
  13. An adjustment in his arm angle has helped Brandon Morrow become d...

    Buster Olney

    Nobody has ever questioned the talent of Brandon Morrow. Seattle passed up hometown favorite Tim Lincecum to take him. But until he made a subtle yet significant mechanical change -- his arm angle -- he couldn't become dominant. Now he is.

    Blog | Conversation | September 03, 2010
  14. Carlos Gonzalez's production is not a fluke thanks to a few adjus...

    Jason Grey

    Jason Grey examines Colorado Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez from both a scouting and fantasy perspective.

    Blog | Conversation | June 07, 2010
  15. Jason Heyward is a brilliant talent, but his ability to adjust is...

    Buster Olney

    You would think that a player with the preternatural brilliance of Jason Heyward might be a little more stubborn in his approach. But after a month in which he whiffed too often, Heyward has quickly adjusted his contact rate. The results are stunning.

    Blog | Conversation | May 20, 2010
  16. Spring Training Blog: Feb. 19

    News and notes from around Spring Training.

    Blog | Conversation | February 19, 2010