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  1. A Taxonomy of Puzzling 2014 MLB All-Star Game Roster Decisions

    Michael Baumann

    I know that it's dumb to get worked up over All-Star snubs, because in the grand scheme of things they don't matter. Though, really, neither do sports in general, so once we start getting worked up over sports, it's all...

    Blog | July 07, 2014
  2. Four MLB Stories You Might Have Missed While Watching Jenrry Meji...

    Jonah Keri

    With big headlines like the Tommy John epidemic, the historic strikeout rate, and moonwalking closers dominating this baseball season, you're forgiven if you've lost track of some of the subtler stories affecting the 2014 campaign. Here are...

    Blog | May 28, 2014
  3. Appreciating Brian Dozier, Rarity Rather Than Blueprint

    Michael Baumann

    The thing to understand about Minnesota Twins second baseman Brian Dozier is that he's extremely atypical. I can't stress this enough, because if people fail to grasp it, they're going to expect more players like him to come along...

    Blog | May 06, 2014
  4. Mark Buehrle Is Your Projected AL Cy Young Winner, Plus More Fun ...

    Michael Baumann

    We're a little more than a week into the MLB season, and, as usual, people are forgetting how long it takes to iron out the randomness in baseball. Responsible parties will wait until at least sometime in May before making sweeping conclusi...

    Blog | April 08, 2014
  5. Roster Doctor: Fantasy Baseball Preview

    Jonah Keri

    If you've been reading Grantland's baseball coverage this spring, you've probably noticed an obsession with Cleveland Indians right-hander Danny Salazar. Looking for a prime 2014 breakout candidate? Salazar's your guy. W...

    Blog | March 05, 2014
  6. Ryan Howard Listens to Tyga, and Other Revelations Surrounding th...

    Ian Cohen

    You're really limiting yourself if "What would you use for at-bat music?" is the sort of thing you only talk about with your drinkin' buddies. It might be the single most insightful query you can ask in any situation: first date, job interview, inter...

    Blog | June 11, 2013
  7. The All–MLB Network Team

    Michael Baumann

    If you're a baseball fan and (1) have a spare $130, and (2) are either single or have a relationship that will bear your watching 40 hours of baseball a week, there's no better investment than MLB Network. But if you're going to channel-surf through ...

    Blog | April 16, 2013
  8. After the Gold Rush: On Dismantling the Phillies

    Andy Greenwald

    Because I am an American, one of my favorite scenes in cinema history occurs about a quarter of the way through Old School. At a fratty party at his friend's house, newlywed Frank Ricard (Will Ferrell) is waylaid in the kitchen by some young scholars...

    Blog | August 02, 2012
  9. Halladay's Back, But Is There Hope for the Phillies?

    Shane Ryan

    The Good News 1. Roy Halladay returned from a back strain last night to pitch five solid innings in a 3-2 Phillies win over the Dodgers. In only 80 pitches, he managed six strikeouts and seven swinging strikes. His fastball wasn't very lively (he ...

    Blog | July 18, 2012