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  1. Nationals can't beat the good teams

    David Schoenfield

    There's certainly no shame in losing to Adam Wainwright. When he's commanding his fastball to the corners and dropping in that big curveball, the 1927 Yankees with Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig would have trouble beating him. It's one thing to lose to ...

    Blog | April 18, 2014
  2. MLB -- Remembering No. 715

    ESPN writers and analysts remember where they were the night Hank AAron

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2014
  3. Jose Altuve short in stature, big in production for Houston Astro...

    Jim Caple

    Jose Altuve just doesn't measure up to every other player in the majors. But the shortest man in the game sure does produce for the Astros.

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2013
  4. Yearbook, July 21: Hank hammers No. 700

    Patrick Dorsey

    July 21, 1973: On this day 39 years ago, Hank Aaron did what only one other baseball player (Babe Ruth) had done and only one (Barry Bonds) has done since: Hit a 700th career home run, his in the Atlanta Braves' game against the Philadelphia Phillies...

    Blog | July 21, 2012
  5. Cliff and the Rangers were unbe-Lee-vable

    More incredible notes from Cliff Lee's complete game victory Tuesday over the Tampa Bay Rays, giving the Texas Rangers their first postseason series victory ever: • Lee won his sixth straight decision as a starter to begin his postseaso...

    Blog | October 13, 2010
  6. What 2 Watch 4: Rays vs Yankees and Braves vs Phillies

    Getty Images/Getty Images Tampa Bay Rays (89-60) at New York Yankees (91-59) 7:05 PM ET -- Yankee Stadium, New York, NY Starting Pitchers Tampa Bay: James Shields (13-12, 4.86 ERA) New York: Phil Hughes (16-8, 4.31 ERA) The Yankees try to...

    Blog | September 21, 2010
  7. MLB: Pete Rose, Barry Bonds, Ty Cobb and the Hall of Fame's blurr...

    Buster Olney

    "Character" and "sportsmanship" matter in Hall of Fame voting -- except when they don't. Cheating, betting and doping did not disqualify past players from the Hall, so why are Pete Rose and players from the steroids era held to a different standard?

    Blog | Conversation | September 12, 2010
  8. Jay Harris: Time To Protect The Fans

    Jay Harris Jason Heyward may soon be baseball's next big thing. The 20-year-old Atlanta Braves rookie hits home runs like Josh Gibson or Babe Ruth. He's hit them with such regularity at Champion Stadium this spring that a protective net had to be in...

    Blog | April 02, 2010
  9. How do you define a dynasty?

    The Yankees of 1936-41 won five championships in six seasons, and a decade later, the Yankees of 1949-1953 won five straight titles. The Philadelphia Athletics of 1910-1914 were a dynasty. Babe Ruth's Yankees appeared in seven World Series from 1921-...

    Blog | Conversation | October 16, 2008
  10. Andruw Jones has career night as Braves make history

    Andruw Jones was 5-for-5 with two homers and matched his career high with six RBI, helping the Braves become the first team since the 1930 Yankees to score 10 or more runs in five straight games with a 14-5 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | July 18, 2006
  11. Elias Says ...

    Elias Sports Bureau, Inc.

    A daily glance inside the numbers from the world of sports.

    Story | Conversation | May 28, 2006
  12. Golf Overview

    Ron Kaspriske

    Golf Digest's choices for places to hit the links

    Story | Conversation | March 03, 2006
  13. What's in store for 2004? Plenty

    Peter Gammons

    Will this be the season a curse is lifted ... and which one? The 2004 season could hold many surprises.

    PackageStory | April 04, 2004
  14. Prior power vs. Maddux jabs

    Phil Rogers

    Greg Maddux vs. Mark Prior will be a heavyweight duel: legendary veteran against the rising young star.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2003
  15. There are very few Wes Ferrells out there

    Rob Neyer

    Babe Ruth, we all know. But who else is on the list of the best-hitting pitchers of all-time? Take a look.

    Story | Conversation | May 08, 2003
  16. Babe's daughter ready for Bonds to pass Ruth

    Julia Ruth Stevens sits in her favorite chair in her tiny, pale pink living room and happily provides details for more than a dozen pictures of her famous father hanging on every wall.

    Story | Conversation | April 05, 2006