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  1. The new face of the White Sox

    Buster Olney

    CHICAGO -- The back of Paul Konerko's baseball card is impressive and Adam Dunn might finish with 500 homers. Addison Reed is an excellent young closer and Jake Peavy is a battler. All that said, the other White Sox know that Chris Sale has really be...

    Blog | May 13, 2013
  2. Remembering the funniest man in baseball

    Buster Olney

    The lines of type on Mike Flanagan's baseball card say he won a Cy Young Award, pitched in 18 seasons, won 167 games. But no conversation about Flanny, who was found dead Wednesday at the age of 59, could begin with any of that, because he was a...

    Blog | August 25, 2011
  3. Buster Olney: Gary Sheffield might have trouble finding work

    Gary Sheffield doesn't want to retire, but he might not have a choice. Few suitors, if any, are interested in the 40-year-old slugger.

    Blog | Conversation | March 31, 2009
  4. Blog 19

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Thursday, 9:20 a.m. ET -- Bert the baseball card While we're on the subject of my buddy Bert: At one point Wednesday night, he reached into his briefcase and handed me a baseball card. With his picture on it. Yes, Bert Sugar is now an actual, offici...

    Blog | Conversation | July 24, 2008
  5. Chat with Jim Caple

    Welcome to The Show. On Thursday Page 2 columnist Jim Caple will stop by to chat. Jim recently wrote about his trip to the Topps baseball card headquarters. Jim also talks about his favorite cards from the Topps collection. Jim also just comple...

    Chat | July 26, 2006
  6. Interest in Bonds waning?

    Jim Caple

    SAN FRANCISCO -- If a milestone fell and no one was there to see it, would it count on the back of a baseball card? We may find out as the Barry Bonds watch continues. Bonds went homerless for the 19th time in the past 21 games Tuesday night and the...

    Blog | Conversation | May 23, 2006
  7. Salesman A-Rod hopes to land Unit

    Jerry Crasnick

    In his first trip to the All-Star Game as a Yankee, Alex Rodriguez's biggest task may be to recruit Randy Johnson.

    Story | Conversation | July 12, 2004
  8. Peep Show

    Jim Baker

    ESPN Insider has the latest news and notes from around MLB.

    Story | Conversation | March 19, 2004
  9. A's emphasizing defense vs. KC?

    Joe Kaiser

    Speed is one of the most potent aspects of Kansas City's offense this season, with the Royals leading all of baseball with 153 stolen bases. That's why Oakland is going with a defensive-oriented lineup for Tuesday's American League Wild Card showdown...

    Blog | September 30, 2014
  10. The September race execs are watching

    Buster Olney

    The race that is drawing the most attention among baseball officials might not be that for the AL wild-card spots -- which increasingly appears to be a three teams-for-two-spots situation among the Rays, Indians and Rangers -- nor the final jockeying...

    Blog | September 25, 2013
  11. Alarming defensive trends for New York Yankees, Los Angeles Angel...

    Scott Spratt

    Scott Spratt of Baseball Info Solutions examines five alarming defensive trends for MLB teams, including issues for the New York Yankees and Los Angeles Angels.

    Story | Conversation | April 21, 2013
  12. Baltimore Orioles have a few pitchers with breakout potential suc...

    Mike Petriello

    The Baltimore Orioles have a few pitchers with breakout potential such as Jake Arrieta, which explains why they didn't need to make a move this winter, writes Mike Petriello.

    Story | Conversation | March 08, 2013
  13. Who should start the wild-card games?

    Jim Bowden

    This postseason will mark the first time Major League Baseball will feature two wild-card berths for each league. Managers of the contending clubs for the final four spots say they are only worrying about winning each day's game. However, there's no ...

    Blog | September 24, 2012
  14. How Oakland Athletics and Baltimore Orioles became AL wild card c...

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski writes that by focusing on building for the future, the A's and Orioles made sound decisions that have brought early, and unexpected, returns.

    Story | Conversation | August 14, 2012
  15. The value of the wild card may be depressing the trade market - M...

    Buster Olney

    When baseball adopted the second wild card, it was meant to give more teams hope of making the postseason, and it has. But as Buster Olney writes, it could also be depressing the trade market as teams decide whether a wild card berth is worth it.

    Blog | Conversation | July 17, 2012
  16. MLB - Why the New York Mets should go all in this season

    Christopher Cwik

    Christopher Cwik of FanGraphs explains why the New York Mets should make a move at the deadline and go all-in this season.

    Story | Conversation | June 29, 2012