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  1. MLB Trade Value Rankings, Part 1

    Jonah Keri

    We're suckers for nostalgia. When Major League Baseball finally curbed its draconian highlight policy and released a few dribs and drabs of video, we rejoiced at being able to watch Cecil Fielder hit moon shots and Bo Jackson play like a superhe...

    Blog | December 05, 2013
  2. About Last Night: Inches From Immortality

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy finding out what really happened when your cousin broke your grandmother's collection of valuable plates, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday: Cardinals rookie Michael Wacha became the third pitcher to lose a no-hit...

    Blog | September 25, 2013
  3. The Often-Underappreciated Adrian Beltre

    Jonah Keri

    He's never won an MVP. He made the All-Star team exactly zero times in his first 12 seasons. He's played on just three playoff teams, bowing out in the first round two of those three times. He's never been the best player in the league. Yet here w...

    Blog | September 04, 2013
  4. About Last Night: Belize Booted

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy dancing like everyone was watching, because they are, and you should dance like they are unless you want to look like a fool, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday: Powered by a hat trick from Chris Wondolowski, the U...

    Blog | July 10, 2013
  5. The All–MLB Network Team

    Michael Baumann

    If you're a baseball fan and (1) have a spare $130, and (2) are either single or have a relationship that will bear your watching 40 hours of baseball a week, there's no better investment than MLB Network. But if you're going to channel-surf through ...

    Blog | April 16, 2013
  6. The New Springfield Nine

    Jonah Keri

    The baseball analytics revolution has helped us answer many questions that might have seemed unknowable before. We can now measure not only a pitcher's velocity but also the exact horizontal and vertical break on his pitches, the precise coordinates ...

    Blog | March 06, 2013
  7. MLB Trade Value Rankings, Part 1

    Jonah Keri

    In theory, no sport makes it easier to rank players' value than baseball does. The game's statistical revolution started 55 years before Moneyball, when Branch Rickey lured Montreal Royals stats keeper Allan Roth to the Dodgers, making Roth...

    Blog | November 27, 2012
  8. About Last Night: Oh, Bartolo!

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday. Oakland pitcher Bartolo Colon has been suspended for 50 games after testing positive for testosterone. "Yes, I must admit, the testosterone was defini...

    Blog | August 23, 2012
  9. Grantland Network Podcast: Jonah Keri

    Jonah Keri

    Jamey Newberg of The Newberg Report tells us how the Rangers have pushed to the brink of their second straight World Series and how Nelson Cruz became the new Mr. October. Jon Morosi of FOXSports.com takes us through the Tigers' Game 4 loss, the inte...

    Blog | October 13, 2011
  10. About Last Night: Beltre's Batting Practice

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday. Adrian Beltre hit three home runs as the Texas Rangers advanced to the ALCS with a 4-3 win over the Rays. Beltre's feat had previously been accomplished j...

    Blog | October 05, 2011