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  1. Diagnosing Bryce Harper’s Decline

    Jonah Keri

    Bryce Harper has a knack for making headlines. Upon returning from the disabled list in late June, the Nationals outfielder questioned manager Matt Williams's decision to bat him sixth in the lineup. This past weekend, Harper pissed off...

    Blog | August 13, 2014
  2. The 30: Running for Their Lives

    Jonah Keri

    As part of my weekly effort to explain the difference between a true power rankings column and a page that simply ranks teams by record, I've noted the importance of multiple factors beyond wins and losses. One of the biggest is roster q...

    Blog | May 13, 2014
  3. Jonah Keri Podcast: Adnan Virk and Benjamin Hochman

    Jonah Keri

    Jonah Keri calls ESPN's Adnan Virk to discuss Bryce Harper's thumb injury and hosting Baseball Tonight. Plus, Benjamin Hochman comes on to talk Rockies. You can listen to this podcast on the ESPN Podcenter here, and subscribe to the Grantl...

    Blog | April 29, 2014
  4. Bryce Harper’s Bad Break and Avoiding the Danger of the Mis...

    Michael Baumann

    The only bad thing about Mike Trout is that his greatness prevents us from truly appreciating Bryce Harper, who's one of the most talented baseball players in the world. Rare left-handed power is Harper's party piece, but he combines it wit...

    Blog | April 29, 2014
  5. Let the MLB Sack Race Commence

    Michael Baumann

    One of the few things I envy about the United Kingdom is that in any given season, sports fans there can bet on which Premier League manager will be fired. In fact, it seems people can bet on anything sports-related in the U.K., because British sport...

    Blog | April 22, 2014
  6. Harper Being Harper, and More Snap Judgments From Opening Day(s)

    Michael Baumann

    The 2014 MLB season is only a day and change old. To borrow a phrase from James Earl Jones's greatest career role as Admiral James Greer: "The data support no conclusions as yet." Still, some teams have played some games, which means ...

    Blog | April 01, 2014
  7. Building a Better Bryce Harper

    Louisa Thomas

    What to make of Bryce Harper? On the one hand, he had the greatest season for a teenager, ever, in 2012: highest WAR (5.2), most extra-base hits (57), second-most home runs (22), second-most runs scored (98), fourth-highest OPS (.817). On th...

    Blog | March 21, 2014
  8. About Last Night: Braves Don't Clown Around

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy getting weird on eBay with some Stanley Cup memorabilia, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday: Another day, another win for Atlanta, as the Braves overcame an early Bryce Harper home run before topping the Washington...

    Blog | August 07, 2013
  9. About Last Night: Harper Doesn't Clown Around

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy enjoying the satisfaction of ripping the perforated sides off of dot matrix printer paper, here's what you missed in sports on Thursday: Despite blowing a four-run ninth-inning lead, Washington beat the Pittsburgh Pirates a...

    Blog | July 26, 2013
  10. The Junk Food Pleasure of the Home Run Derby

    Michael Baumann

    I watched last night's Home Run Derby while chowing down on a fast-food bacon cheeseburger. And you're damn right I got the large drink and fries. I didn't retrieve it in my V8 pickup truck, nor did I chase that cocktail of unsaturated fat and high f...

    Blog | July 16, 2013
  11. Mike Trout Has No Idea Where He Is and Other Great Moments From t...

    Chris Ryan

    Last night, some MLB dudes did some yard work (total insider baseball term there) at the 2013 Home Run Derby. Yoenis Cespedes of the Oakland A's bested Bryce Harper in the final round, which means Harper has to serve as the Cuban slugger's personal b...

    Blog | July 16, 2013
  12. About Last Night: That's a Clown Return, Bro

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy picking the wrong Leonardo DiCaprio movie to model your life after and can't get that damn iron mask off your face, here's what you missed in sports on Monday: Bryce Harper marked his return from an extended layoff with a h...

    Blog | July 02, 2013
  13. Yasiel Puig Is Going to Be Really Good, But Not Mike Trout Good

    Michael Baumann

    Here is a link to a Los Angeles Times column by Bill Shaikin, who argues that Yasiel Puig, the Dodgers' 22-year-old Cuban wunderkind, will not duplicate in 2013 the success that Mike Trout had across town in 2012 because Trout had more experience tha...

    Blog | June 04, 2013
  14. About Last Night: Don't Count Out the Champs

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy concocting an elaborate theory in which the film The Faculty exists as a prequel within the Fast & Furious universe, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday: LeBron James had a triple-double and scored the game-winnin...

    Blog | May 23, 2013
  15. About Last Night: Heat Get Back to Business

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy watching The Great Gatsby in 3-D as an ill-advised cram session for your 11th-grade English final, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday: The Miami Heat rebounded from a disappointing Game 1 defeat by pasting the Ch...

    Blog | May 09, 2013
  16. Jonah Keri ranks the MLB teams

    Jonah Keri

    An emotional week in Boston is capped by the rebirth of its rotation. All that plus the rest of our MLB rankings.

    Story | Conversation | April 22, 2013