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  1. Top RP likely to be moved

    The San Diego Padres haven't yet decided if they're going to be dealing away reliever Joaquin Benoit before the trade deadline, but if they do choose to go that route, both the Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Yankees would likely be interested. A...

    Blog | July 31, 2014
  2. Closer concerns in Philly?

    AJ Mass

    On Wednesday, the Texas Rangers came from 3-1 down in the ninth inning to defeat the Philadelphia Phillies, 4-3. The comeback by the Rangers was a direct result of the ineffectiveness of closer Jonathan Papelbon, who seemed to want to point the finge...

    Blog | April 03, 2014
  3. NBA - Examining parity and the rebuilding cycles in the NBA

    Kevin Pelton

    Kevin Pelton looks at parity as a product of the cyclical nature of rebuilding in the NBA.

    Story | Conversation | March 19, 2014
  4. Playoff impact of Biogenesis suspensions - MLB

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski writes about the on-field implications of the latest PED suspensions.

    Story | Conversation | August 05, 2013
  5. Glen Perkins, Jonathan Papelbon among relievers to target, avoid ...

    Jared Cross

    Jared Cross breaks down the most and least desirable bullpen arms on the trade market.

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2013
  6. Can Marlon Byrd's power surge continue?

    Eric Karabell

    I spent a reserve bench pick on New York Mets outfielder Marlon Byrd in the LABR NL-only auction the first weekend of March, hoping the guy would just make the team. After all, the goal late in a one-league format is often to simply find playing time...

    Blog | July 10, 2013
  7. King Felix's transcendent gift

    Buster Olney

    There is a spectacular scene in the Oscar-winning movie "Amadeus" in which composer Antonio Salieri presents Mozart with a piece written in his honor. In playing the music, Mozart demonstrates his own extraordinary talent. At the same time, he makes ...

    Blog | August 16, 2012
  8. After his perfect game, Felix Hernandez is the Mozart of baseball...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that after Felix Hernandez's perfect game, we should just refer to him as the Mozart of baseball: His ability transcends the sport.

    Blog | Conversation | August 16, 2012
  9. Five moves to fix the Red Sox

    Jim Bowden

    The basement is an unappetizing venue for the Boston Red Sox. At 5-10, they sit at the bottom of the American League East behind a number of excellent teams. But unlike last year, when the club also started 5-10, the 2012 team is not good enough ...

    Blog | April 24, 2012
  10. John Hellweg, A.J. Cole, Sonny Gray and other notable prospects f...

    Keith Law

    Keith Law breaks down some of the most impressive prospects he saw this spring in Arizona, including

    Blog | Conversation | March 28, 2012
  11. Phillies play it safe with Bastardo

    Buster Olney

    Antonio Bastardo has worked in 59 games this season, and given that he was developed as a starting pitcher, this is the most in his career, by far. So it makes sense that the Phillies have been cognizant of the late-season weariness for the young lef...

    Blog | September 13, 2011
  12. MLB - Philadelphia Phillies play it safe with Antonio Bastardo

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that the Phillies are playing it safe with Antonio Bastardo by limiting his innings as of late, likely because they realize he is a key piece of a bullpen that is short on depth.

    Blog | Conversation | September 13, 2011
  13. Under-the-radar NL players

    Jim Bowden

    It's easy to focus on the superstar players, because they are the biggest difference-makers. However, teams often win (or lose) pennants with the unheralded guys who are making a name for themselves. These under-the-radar players frequently turn into...

    Blog | August 11, 2011
  14. Betemit gives Detroit a boost at third

    Jim Bowden

    The Detroit Tigers have acquired third baseman Wilson Betemit from the Kansas City Royals in exchange for minor league catcher Julio Rodriguez and left-handed pitcher Antonio Cruz. Dave Dombrowski, the Tigers' president and GM, called Royals GM Dayto...

    Blog | July 20, 2011
  15. Who's next as Phillies closer?

    Eric Karabell

    Well, when the first, second and now third closer-options on a team hit the disabled list, it's time to look at a pair of fellows who weren't guaranteed to make the team back in late March. Such is the state for baseball's top team, as...

    Blog | June 28, 2011
  16. Antonio Bastardo best bet to replace injured Ryan Madson as Phill...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell looks at who's next to get saves with the Phillies now the Ryan Madson is on the DL.

    Blog | Conversation | June 28, 2011