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  1. Moving the "immovable" contracts

    Jim Bowden

    In 2008, the Toronto Blue Jays shocked the baseball world when they signed outfielder Vernon Wells to a seven-year, $126 million deal. His career .319 OBP and a dismal 2009 season and perceived decline as well as a base salary that escalated to $21 m...

    Blog | October 17, 2013
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  3. Baseball's average salary rises to $3.44 million as teams increas...

    The rest of baseball is starting to catch up with the big spenders.

    Story | Conversation | April 05, 2012
  4. Alex Rodriguez's contract crushed Rangers, but Texas is a differe...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that the Texas Rangers have "been there, done that" with big-money free agents, and Alex Rodriguez's deal crushed the organization. But the Rangers now work with different financial parameters and could be in on a big name this winter.

    Blog | Conversation | November 10, 2011
  5. 2011 All-Star Game: Yankees, Red Sox lead voting at many position...

    Based on that final balloting update, it appears the American League starting lineup for the All-Star game will be loaded with Yankees and Red Sox.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2011
  6. Hug it out: Great hugs in baseball history

    David Schoenfield

    By now you've probably seen the hug heard 'round the world between Albert Pujols and Cubs general manager Jim Hendry. However, Major League Baseball has rules against tampering with free agents -- and also frowns upon fraternization between opposing ...

    Blog | May 12, 2011
  7. Albert Pujols, Carlos Gonzalez among top Week 1 options for Baseb...

    Mike Sheets

    Mike Sheets offers his suggestions on players to start in Week 1 of Baseball Challenge.

    Story | Conversation | March 30, 2011
  8. How to determine Albert Pujols' real value to a team such as the ...

    Gene Wojciechowski

    So he's the best player in baseball. Does that make Albert Pujols worth $300 million over a 10-year contract? How do you decide? What would you do? One owner has answers for us.

    Story | Conversation | February 24, 2011
  9. 2010 MLB free agency: Projections for free-agent third basemen

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski uses WAR and ZiPS projections models to break down the 3B free-agent options. It's a thin market, with Adrian Beltre leading the way.

    Story | Conversation | November 13, 2010
  10. Jose Bautista is having a career home run year for the Toronto Bl...

    Gene Wojciechowski

    Want to know why we aren't celebrating the career year Jose Bautista is having in Toronto? Here's why: Barry Bonds. Mark McGwire. Sammy Sosa. Alex Rodriguez. And Roger Clemens.

    Story | Conversation | August 30, 2010
  11. Start 'em, sit 'em advice for Week 11 of Baseball Challenge

    AJ Mass

    AJ Mass gives advice for those setting their lineups for Week 11 of the ESPN Baseball Challenge game.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2010
  12. Sammy Sosa's positive steroids test means we've all been taken fo...

    Howard Bryant

    Sammy Sosa's positive test should be greeted with the kind of outrage reserved for the worst breaches of trust because it means we've been taken for an outrageous ride.

    Story | Conversation | June 16, 2009
  13. Insider -- Baseball Prospectus - Bargains and boondoggles

    Christina Kahrl

    It's time to take stock of those players in the 2009 season who are giving their teams full bang for their buck and then some, as opposed to those players who are delivering a lot less than you expect for what it took to bring them in.

    Story | Conversation | March 30, 2009
  14. Diamond Daily

    BASEBALL TONIGHT EXTRA A historic month for A-Rod By Mark Simon, ESPN Research Alex Rodriguez hit two more home runs on Monday but the Yankees lost their fourth straight game, falling on the road to a very strong offensive team in Tampa Bay. With...

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | April 23, 2007
  15. Red Sox have four All-Stars, Cards six

    The new-look All-Star Game has 11 first-time starters and four from the World Series champion Red Sox.

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 2005
  16. Batting title, maybe; Triple Crown, no

    Rob Neyer

    How hard is it to win the Triple Crown? Nobody's done it since Carl Yastrzemski in 1967, and Derrek Lee won't be next.

    Story | Conversation | June 23, 2005
  17. Bonds, Giambi drop in annual survey

    Baseball's steroid controversy has caused the marketability of several top stars to plummet, according to a survey of sports marketing experts by the SportsBusiness Daily.

    Story | Conversation | April 02, 2005