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  1. Melo salutes 'mentor' Jeter

    Ian Begley

    WEST POINT, N.Y. -- Carmelo Anthony was in the stands at Yankee Stadium on Thursday when Derek Jeter knocked in the game-winning run in his final at-bat wearing pinstripes. "He kind of gave me some chills. The way it ended, [he's such] a class act...

    Blog | September 30, 2014
  2. Phillies seek power bat

    Doug Mittler

    Adding a power outfield bat is one of the primary offseason goals for the Philadelphia Phillies, but it could come down to whether general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. is willing to take another huge financial risk. Jim Salisbury of repo...

    Blog | September 30, 2014
  3. Sox honored to be part of Jeter's day

    Kyle Brasseur

    BOSTON -- As he had done 12,601 times before in his career, Derek Jeter stepped into the batter's box in the third inning on Sunday. Ichiro Suzuki on third base, one out. Clay Buchholz threw the pitch. Jeter swung the bat. Garin Cecchini couldn't ...

    Blog | September 28, 2014
  4. Top stats to know: Jeter ends career with hit

    ESPN Stats & Information

    AP Photo/Chris O'MearaDerek Jeter's final totals leave him with a lot to smile about.Derek Jeter's esteemed major league career came to an end with an infield single in his second at-bat against the Boston Red Sox on Sunday. After a great deal of ...

    Blog | September 28, 2014
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  6. Rapid Reaction: Yankees 9, Red Sox 5

    Wallace Matthews

    BOSTON -- Derek Jeter's farewell to baseball was brief, effective and relatively satisfying: An impressive pregame ceremony, a good first-inning at-bat, an RBI single of a uniquely Jeterian variety in the third, and a graceful exit from the stage. ...

    Blog | September 28, 2014
  7. Altuve wins batting crown; Abreu sparks Mets, 8-3

    Altuve wins batting crown; Abreu sparks Mets, 8-3

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | September 28, 2014
  8. Boston greats honor Derek Jeter in his final MLB game

    Andrew Marchand

    With a soldout Fenway Park packed with New York Yankees fans chanting Derek Jeter's name, the Boston Red Sox honored the retiring New York captain.

    Story | Conversation | September 28, 2014
  9. Duda HR unlikely in more ways than one

    Mark Simon

    Given that Lucas Duda was 19-for-110 (a .173 batting average) against left-handed pitching entering his ninth-inning at-bat against Tony Sipp and that lefties were 11-for-87 (.126 batting average) against Sipp this season, the end result being a walk...

    Blog | September 27, 2014
  10. Upton brothers homer, Braves beat Phillies 4-2

    Upton brothers homer, Braves beat Phillies 4-2

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | September 27, 2014
  11. Alex Rodriguez and New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman...

    Andrew Marchand

    Derek Jeter will take his final at-bat on Sunday. Who is waiting in the on-deck circle? Alex Rodriguez.

    Story | Conversation | September 27, 2014
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  13. Josh Hamilton still out of lineup for Los Angeles Angels

    Los Angeles Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton should resume swinging a bat Saturday, but he is not expected to play in the final series of the regular season.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2014
  14. Robertson's failure leads to Jeter's success

    Kieran Darcy

    NEW YORK -- If there is such a thing as a good blown save, this was it. David Robertson coughed up a three-run lead in the top of the ninth inning Thursday night. But that gave Derek Jeter one more at-bat at Yankee Stadium and the opportunity to d...

    Blog | September 26, 2014
  15. MLB Playoff Myths: Beware the Misleading Narratives!

    Ben Lindbergh

    Even after learning how to read pitchers' minds and quantify the crack of the bat, sabermetricians are still struggling to solve the postseason. It's not for lack of effort: Many analysts have tried to write the query or run the r...

    Blog | September 25, 2014
  16. Padres to cast net for bats?

    AJ Mass

    If the San Diego Padres are going to be active in the offseason, chances are good they'll be looking to add a few reliable bats to their lineup because in terms of what they've got on the mound -- the organization seems to be fairly satisfied. As...

    Blog | September 25, 2014
  17. Justin Verlander allows 1 run; Tigers reach postseason with M's l...

    Detroit won 6-1 on Wednesday -- and clinched a spot in the postseason when Seattle lost to Toronto.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | September 24, 2014
  18. Sheffield: Baez needs to fix flaw in swing

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- As Javier Baez rose through the Chicago Cubs' minor league system, his tremendous bat speed was often compared to that of former slugger Gary Sheffield. Now a TBS analyst and agent, Sheffield believes Baez needs to make a mechanical adj...

    Blog | September 24, 2014