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  1. Mariano Rivera, Trevor Hoffman to have new awards named after the...

    Top MLB relievers in each league will now be given either the "Mariano Rivera American League Reliever of the Year Award" or the "Trevor Hoffman National League Reliever of the Year Award."

    Story | Conversation | April 09, 2014
  2. Rapid Reaction: Red Sox 5, Rangers 1

    Kyle Brasseur

    BOSTON -- Although it didn't go down in the books as a quality start, the Texas Rangers once again received solid pitching from a starter Monday night as the team fell back below .500 (3-4) with a 5-1 loss to the Boston Red Sox in front of a ...

    Blog | April 07, 2014
  3. Five observations about the Mets

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK - One week after Opening Day, and with the first homestand now in the books, here are five observations about the 2-4 New York Mets: 1. Strikeout record in jeopardy. The Mets set a franchise record for strikeouts a season ago with 1,384. ...

    Blog | April 07, 2014
  4. Toy Story

    ESPN The Mag visited McFarlane Toys design headquarters in Bloomingdale, N.J., as it completed its latest line of MLB action figures, out in April. The company was founded by comic-book icon Todd McFarlane.

    Photo Gallery | Conversation | March 21, 2014
  5. Carlos Rodon, Tyler Kolek and Brady Aiken among top prospects for...

    Keith Law

    Keith Law unveils his first ranking of the top 50 draft prospects for 2014.

    Story | Conversation | March 18, 2014
  6. Miller takes pride being a backup

    Tim Kurkjian

    Corky Miller. It is the perfect name for who he is and what he is, a backup catcher. This spring, Miller is with the Reds. Most baseball reference books list his first name as Abraham. Some teammates have called him that, but his real first name is a...

    Blog | March 18, 2014
  7. Morning Briefing: Syndergaard wows em

    Adam Rubin

    Jeff Roberson/Associated PressMonday marked the first official workout for pitchers and catchers in Port St. Lucie. PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. FIRST PITCH: The first official pitchers and catchers workout is in the books. Now, it's on to Day 2 Tuesday ...

    Blog | February 18, 2014
  8. Happy Birthday, Bill White

    David Schoenfield

    It's been a weak stretch of birthdays -- we should do a little study, but it wouldn't surprise me if January is the weakest month for birthdays. This could be related to the birthday effect that Malcolm Gladwell outlined in his book "Outliers" -- th...

    Blog | January 28, 2014
  9. Big Ten postseason player rankings: No. 15

    Josh Moyer

    The first week of the rankings countdown is in the books, so we're off to the second -- and final -- week of this series. Who'll be No. 1? How many teams will be represented in the top 10? Stay tuned; that will all be revealed by Friday. As a remi...

    Blog | January 27, 2014
  10. MLB - Roger Angell in Hall of Fame

    Jim Caple

    It is altogether fitting and proper that the great Roger Angell won the Spink Award this week for his baseball essays and books.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2013
  11. 'Ball Four' still an American classic

    David Schoenfield

    Jim Bouton published "Ball Four" in 1970. The book was so controversial -- players cheated on their wives, used greenies and dealt with moronic coaches and managers -- that commissioner Bowie Kuhn tried to force Bouton to sign a statement saying the ...

    Blog | December 04, 2013
  12. Jacoby Ellsbury could see power numbers return after signing with...

    Tristan H. Cockcroft

    Tristan H. Cockcroft discusses the fantasy impact of Jacoby Ellsbury's move to the Yankees.

    Story | Conversation | December 04, 2013
  13. MLB - This year's best baseball books as holiday gifts

    Jim Caple

    Settle into your Off Base reading room this holiday season with the best of the year's new baseball books. And don't be afraid to put these winners on your gift list.

    Story | Conversation | December 04, 2013
  14. Market playing right into Salty's hands

    Gordon Edes

    "I can't wait until tomorrow ... 'cause I get better-looking every day." Recognize those words? That was the title of a long-ago book about Joe Namath written with the late, great Dick Schaap. According all due respect to the Jets' Hall of ...

    Blog | November 25, 2013
  15. Cliffs Notes: A-Rod hearing resumes

    Andrew Marchand

    The Alex Rodriguez appeal resumed on Monday in Manhattan. Since there has been so much noise, we figured we'd make it concise for you so you don't have to read the whole book to pass the test at the end. (Note: there will be no test.) Here are ESP...

    Blog | November 18, 2013
  16. Join the Jeter Book of the Month Club

    Andrew Marchand

    NEW YORK -- What does the man who has everything need? Apparently, his own book publishing imprint. Derek Jeter, who despite his renegotiation is still seeing his Yankees salary drop from $17 million to $12 million has gone into business with Simon ...

    Blog | November 14, 2013