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  1. Rangers start GM Meetings looking to improve

    Calvin Watkins

    PHOENIX -- After a season in which the Texas Rangers lost 95 games and the manager who took them to consecutive World Series appearances resigned, this offseason will not be a time to relax. Yes, Aaron Rodgers told Green Bay Packers fans to relax ...

    Blog | November 10, 2014
  2. Weekend Watch: Matt Kemp returns

    Eric Karabell

    Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp is expected to make his season debut in center field Friday night against the San Francisco Giants, and from what I've read he's feeling pretty confident he's healthy and ready to resume his productive ways. F...

    Blog | April 04, 2014
  3. Fielder trade: Follow the money

    ESPN Stats & Information

    USA TODAY SportsThe Prince Fielder-Ian Kinsler trade should open up playing time for young players Jurickson Profar and Nick Castellanos. The Detroit Tigers and Texas Rangers agreed to a blockbuster trade Tuesday that might be as much about future s...

    Blog | November 21, 2013
  4. Five ideas to help the Dodgers get younger

    Mark Saxon

    The Dodgers have already declared their primary imperative for this winter. General manager Ned Colletti set the course Monday when he wasn't trying to tap dance around his manager telling everyone how dissatisfied he was with his contract. "We co...

    Blog | October 25, 2013
  5. Rays face grim reality of trading Price

    Jim Bowden

    The Tampa Bay Rays have won at least 90 games five out of the past six seasons despite constant roster turnover because of financial constraints. Offseason after offseason they've watched players such as Carl Crawford and B.J. Upton depart as free ag...

    Blog | October 09, 2013
  6. Los Angeles Dodgers and Angels spend money on big-name veterans b...

    Sam Miller

    In ESPN The Magazine, Sam Miller writes that even though the L.A. Angels and Dodgers have the money for big-name veterans, young talent wins in today's game.

    Story | Conversation | May 28, 2013
  7. Where's the fun in fiscal restraint?

    Mark Saxon

    The time likely will come when the Dodgers regret this spending frenzy, but why let that spoil a good holiday party? Zack Greinke, Carl Crawford and Adrian Gonzalez are all going to slow down in the next few years, but their earnings are going to ...

    Blog | December 08, 2012
  8. What to expect from 2012 disappointments

    Eric Karabell

    Every fantasy baseball owner who fails to win his or her league can point to a player or two they feel doomed their chances. We've all done it. What's interesting is the disparity of those players. To some owners, choosing Matt Kemp third o...

    Blog | September 13, 2012
  9. Ricky Romero, Justin Upton among the top 2012 fantasy baseball di...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell discusses the players who disappointed fantasy owners the most in 2012, including Ricky Romero and Justin Upton, and then lays out his 2013 expectation for each of them.

    Blog | Conversation | September 13, 2012
  10. To get Adrian Gonzalez, Josh Beckett and Carl Crawford, the Dodge...

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski looks at the contracts involved in the Dodgers-Red Sox trade and writes that, while this is an obvious win-now move for L.A., the club is forfeiting a ton of long-term value.

    Story | Conversation | August 26, 2012
  11. Pregame notes: Crawford going strong

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- Red Sox left fielder Carl Crawford turns 31 today and he'll celebrate his birthday by playing in his eighth consecutive game, which is the most he's played since returning from the disabled list on July 16. He's been playing well du...

    Blog | August 05, 2012
  12. Valentine won't use Crawford as DH

    Joe McDonald

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Red Sox left fielder Carl Crawford is batting seventh in the order for the second consecutive game as the club faces the Texas Rangers and left-hander Derek Holland (6-5, 4.84 ERA) in the series finale Wednesday night at Rangers B...

    Blog | July 25, 2012
  13. Valentine reluctant to test Crawford's elbow

    Joe McDonald

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine said he removed left fielder Carl Crawford in the seventh inning for defensive reasons because he's still dealing with elbow issues in his throwing arm. Daniel Nava replaced Crawford, who w...

    Blog | July 25, 2012
  14. Crawford on hitting 7th: 'I understand now'

    Joe McDonald

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- When Carl Crawford arrived in the visitor's clubhouse Tuesday afternoon at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, he read the lineup card and saw his name in the seventh spot of the batting order. Crawford batted second in the fi...

    Blog | July 24, 2012
  15. Carl Crawford dropped to seventh in Boston Red Sox order

    Joe McDonald

    Carl Crawford was dropped from second to seventh in the Red Sox lineup for Tuesday night's game at Texas.

    Story | Conversation | July 24, 2012
  16. Lineups: David Murphy draws start in RF

    David Collier

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- David Murphy will start in right field Tuesday as the Texas Rangers take on the Boston Red Sox in the second game of a three-game set at 7:05 p.m. on ESPN Dallas 103.3 FM/1540 AM/FSSW. Nelson Cruz will be the DH, and Craig Gentry ...

    Blog | July 24, 2012