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  1. Fantasy Baseball - Kyle Crick, Zach Lee, Arismendy Alcantara amon...

    Christopher Crawford

    Christopher Crawford looks at the five hitting and five pitching prospects who might be good sell-high options.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2014
  2. 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
  3. San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum must make a few key adj...

    C.J. Nitkowski

    C.J. Nitkowski examines the continued struggles of former San Francisco Giants ace Tim Lincecum. Given his significant drop in velocity, Lincecum will need to adjust his delivery in order to regain some of the control he has lost in order to be effective.

    Story | Conversation | April 15, 2013
  4. Cubs' noon start facing weather challenge

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Officially, Saturday's Chicago Cubs-San Francisco Giants game was changed to a noon start, but stay tuned for a potential adjustment once again. The first band of rain from former Hurricane Isaac is due to hit Chicago in the early-morni...

    Blog | August 31, 2012
  5. 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
  6. Brandon Morrow, Joe Saunders, Ivan Nova make adjustments for the ...

    Tristan H. Cockcroft

    Tristan H. Cockcroft looks at pitchers who have made some adjustments from last season to this season and how it's affecting their numbers.

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2012
  7. Ichiro Suzuki, Zack Greinke and Barry Zito among players who have...

    Ben Lindbergh

    Ben Lindbergh of Baseball Prospects breaks down Ichiro Suzuki, Zack Greinke, Barry Zito and other players who have changed their approaches in 2012.

    Story | Conversation | April 26, 2012
  8. 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
  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. Don Mattingly ready for shot as Los Angeles Dodgers manager

    Ramona Shelburne

    Don Mattingly knows there will be adjustments, but he's ready for them.

    Story | Conversation | January 14, 2011
  13. Cliff Lee on loss: 'I wasn't locating'

    Jeff Caplan

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Texas Rangers ace Cliff Lee put it plain and simple: He caught too much plate, and the San Francisco Giants caught too much baseball. "I was trying to make adjustments. I was up, I was down. I was in, I was out. Nothing was workin...

    Blog | October 27, 2010
  14. MLB Playoffs: Philadelphia Phillies setup man Ryan Madson dominat...

    Jorge Arangure Jr.

    Phillies setup man Ryan Madson made an adjustment in Game 5, leaning on a deadly cutter rather than his changeup to mow down the Giants during a critical eighth inning.

    Story | Conversation | October 21, 2010
  15. MLB: Take Buster Posey over Jason Heyward for 2010 NL Rookie of t...

    Jack Moore

    Jack Moore of FanGraphs looks at the two main candidates for 2010 NL ROY -- Jason Heyward and Buster Posey -- and breaks them down via a variety of offensive and defensive metrics. In the end, it's extremely close, but the edge goes to Posey.

    Story | Conversation | September 27, 2010
  16. 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