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  1. A's closer to reinstating Johnson?

    AJ Mass

    (UPDATE: Luke Gregerson came on to pitch the ninth inning of a 4-3 game against the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday and gave up the tying run, blowing his second save of the season and adding fuel to the argument that Jim Johnson should return to the...

    Blog | April 17, 2014
  2. Jordan Zimmermann, Tim Lincecum, Homer Bailey among pitchers faci...

    Tristan H. Cockcroft

    Tristan H. Cockcroft looks at historical trends with pitchers facing the same team twice in a short period of time.

    Story | Conversation | April 15, 2014
  3. Athletics-Twins Preview

    Athletics-Twins Preview

    Preview | April 06, 2014
  4. Charges dropped against Arizona Diamondbacks announcer Miguel Per...

    Charges accusing an announcer for the Arizona Diamondbacks of threatening his wife with a knife during an argument at their home have been dismissed.

    Story | Conversation | March 25, 2014
  5. Dice-K makes strong closing argument

    Adam Rubin

    Brad Barr/USA TODAY SportsDaisuke Matsuzaka blanked the Cardinals through six innings Monday.PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- If there was any uncertainty about the final spot in the rotation, Daisuke Matsuzaka seemed to clear it up Monday. A day after Jen...

    Blog | March 24, 2014
  6. Big Ten Wednesday mailbag

    Brian Bennett

    The Big Ten postman always rings twice (a week, at least during the offseason) ... Rob NitLion from Morristown, N.J. writes: Brian, you made a very good argument in this morning's Take Two -- much better, I feel, than Adam. But you asked a questi...

    Blog | March 05, 2014
  7. Five reasons Dodgers are biggest lock

    David Schoenfield

    In the video above, Eric Karabell and I debate whether the Dodgers are the biggest lock in baseball. Eric's argument is there's no such thing as a lock and he presents some valid issues facing the Dodgers. The discussion was sparked by Baseball Prosp...

    Blog | February 20, 2014
  8. Extending David Ortiz's contract makes good business sense for th...

    Gordon Edes

    Why should the Sox extend David Ortiz? Because it makes good business sense.

    Story | Conversation | February 19, 2014
  9. Bob Costas, the HOF and 'authenticity'

    Buster Olney

    I've thought more about an argument that Bob Costas presented the other day about the steroid era Hall of Fame candidates. The key word of his thesis -- embraced by others employed by MLB Network and Major League Baseball -- was "authentic." What he ...

    Blog | January 10, 2014
  10. Should Reds shop Chapman?

    AJ Mass

    There's little room for argument that the Cincinnati Reds had one of the league's best rotations in 2013. But as ESPN.com's Buster Olney writes in his Friday blog, for the team to match last season's pitching performance, they'd be better served with...

    Blog | December 27, 2013
  11. Fielder-Kinsler trade: What they're saying

    David Schoenfield

    In his newsletter yesterday -- sent out before the big trade -- Joe Sheehan wrote a column titled, "Money Don't Matter," making an argument that there's so much money flowing into the game now, and a relatively low percentage going back to the player...

    Blog | November 21, 2013
  12. Sizing up the market for Robinson Cano

    Jayson Stark

    If not the Yankees, then who? Rumblings & Grumblings sizes up the suitors for Robinson Cano, the game's top free agent.

    Story | Conversation | November 20, 2013
  13. Boras' arguments too transparent

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- Just because agent Scott Boras says he thinks the Chicago Cubs should spend money -- presumably on his clients -- doesn't mean he's right. Boras, speaking at the general manager meetings in Orlando, Fla., on Wednesday, was critical of the ...

    Blog | November 14, 2013
  14. My problem with the 'clutch' argument

    Keith Law

    David Ortiz's game-tying home run on Sunday night in Game 2 of the ALCS spawned a discussion about whether he's a clutch hitter, something I don't believe exists, but many people inside and outside the industry do, pointing to Ortiz and Carlos Beltra...

    Blog | October 15, 2013
  15. Brian Wilson of Los Angeles Dodgers lashes out at former San Fran...

    The game ended, and Dodgers reliever Brian Wilson hustled toward the opposing dugout to lash out at Giants CEO Larry Baer -- the man who employed the bearded pitcher for seven seasons until he recently joined rival Los Angeles.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2013
  16. Carlos Gomez, Reed Johnson suspended 1 game for brawl between Mil...

    The Brewers' Carlos Gomez and the Braves' Reed Johnson have each been suspended one game after a benches-clearing argument between their teams.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2013