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  1. John Farrell excited to add Rick Porcello, Justin Masterston, Wad...

    Kyle Brasseur

    BOSTON -- Christmas came early this year for Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell. Over the past week, Farrell went from having two sure bets for his 2015 rotation in Clay Buchholz and Joe Kelly to having a full-fledged staff with the acquisitions ...

    Blog | December 13, 2014
  2. Yanks sitting out the winter? Don't bet on it

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- The 2014 winter meetings have come and gone, and while a bunch of other teams made significant roster additions, the Yankees not only didn't acquire anyone, they managed to lose two pitchers, one of whom they actually claimed to have want...

    Blog | December 11, 2014
  3. MLB - Los Angeles Dodgers get busy at winter meetings

    Jayson Stark

    New Dodgers GM Andrew Friedman's creativity was on full display Wednesday, Jayson Stark writes.

    Story | Conversation | December 10, 2014
  4. Cubs bet on Hammel returning to NL form

    Keith Law

    The Chicago Cubs used Jason Hammel exactly as a non-contending team should last year: They signed him to a low-base, one-year deal, got three great months from him and flipped him to a contender for a prospect; he was part of the Jeff Samardzija trad...

    Blog | December 08, 2014
  5. Top 10 right fielders in MLB

    Buster Olney

    In the latest installment in our series ranking the top 10 players at each position -- and No. 1 third baseman Josh Donaldson was traded Friday night -- we move on to the right fielders. 1. Giancarlo Stanton, Miami Marlins Miami has bet a r...

    Blog | November 29, 2014
  6. Stanton: A good bet at $300 million

    David Schoenfield

    Giancarlo Stanton has never hit 40 home runs, never hit .300, never posted a .400 on-base percentage. He's ranked as one of the 10 best players in the National League just once in his career. Yet he could become baseball's first $300 million player. ...

    Blog | November 14, 2014
  7. Pedroia postsurgery: 'Back to 100 percent'

    Gordon Edes

    BOSTON -- The day after winning his fourth Gold Glove, a jaunty Dustin Pedroia took to the airwaves Wednesday to pronounce himself "back to 100 percent" after September wrist surgery. "Now that it's fixed, it's night and day," Pedroia said, in bet...

    Blog | November 05, 2014
  8. Chicago Cubs become popular World Series pick after hiring of Joe...

    Darren Rovell

    Since it became clear that the Chicago Cubs were going to land Joe Maddon as their new manager, the bets started rolling in for the Cubs to win the World Series, and in turn, the odds continued to rise.

    Story | Conversation | November 03, 2014
  9. Major sports leagues granted temporary restraining order against ...

    David Purdum

    A U.S. District Judge granted a temporary restraining order to the NCAA, NFL and other major professional sports leagues Friday, crushing a New Jersey racetrack's hopes of offering legal sports betting this weekend.

    Story | Conversation | October 24, 2014
  10. MLB - How to bet World Series between Kansas City Royals and San ...

    Dave Tuley

    With the World Series beginning on Tuesday, ESPN Chalk handicapper Dave Tuley examines where the value bets lie.

    Story | Conversation | October 20, 2014
  11. Governor Chris Christie signs New Jersey sports betting bill into...

    David Purdum

    Governor Chris Christie signed New Jersey's sports betting bill into law, clearing the way for bets to be taken as soon as next weekend.

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2014
  12. MLB - Yadier Molina's Game 3 status remains a mystery

    Jayson Stark

    Yadier Molina's strained oblique should keep him out Game 3. Or should it? Stay tuned -- his status remains uncertain.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2014
  13. MLB - How to bet Major League Baseball championship series

    Dave Tuley

    Dave Tuley looks at the value in betting the MLB playoffs. He sees the San Francisco Giants as a strong play against St. Louis.

    Story | Conversation | October 09, 2014
  14. MLB - How to bet Major League Baseball divisional playoffs

    Dave Tuley

    Dave Tuley looks at the value in betting the MLB playoffs. He sees the Baltimore Orioles as a strong play against Detroit in Round 1.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2014
  15. MLB - How to bet wild-card games, plus best World Series bet

    Dave Tuley

    Dave Tuley lays out the updated odds for the MLB playoffs and the best bets for the two wild-card matchups.

    Story | Conversation | September 30, 2014
  16. Aoki, Guthrie, Royals avoid sweep, beat Tigers

    Aoki, Guthrie, Royals avoid sweep, beat Tigers

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | September 21, 2014