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  1. Remembering my mother's gifts

    Buster Olney

    CHICAGO -- My mom was an incredible cook, making an onion-covered pot roast that all of her children remember vividly (including the daughter who became a vegetarian). I will search in vain the rest of my life for any blueberry pie that might be cons...

    Blog | May 12, 2013
  2. Adrian Beltre among stealth Hall of Fame candidates - MLB

    Dave Cameron

    Dave Cameron explains why Adrian Beltre, Matt Holliday, Matt Cain and Jose Reyes might be overlooked right now as Hall of Fame candidates.

    Story | Conversation | November 29, 2012
  3. Stephen Piscotty a natural hitter

    Teddy Mitrosilis

    If you were to pen a preliminary draft of the "All-American Stanford Story," it would begin something like this: The central character grew up within driving distance of Palo Alto, Calif. As a young child, his uncle -- a man with a Cardinal history...

    Blog | May 31, 2012
  4. Stanford third baseman Stephen Piscotty is a natural hitter

    Teddy Mitrosilis

    If you were to pen a preliminary draft of the "All-American Stanford Story," it would begin something like this: The central character grew up within driving distance of Palo Alto, Calif. As a young child, his uncle -- a man with a Cardinal history...

    Blog | Conversation | May 31, 2012
  5. Trevor Hoffman's dive into history

    Buster Olney

    A few years ago, I worked on a long piece on Trevor Hoffman for ESPN The Magazine, and we sat in the visitors' dugout at Shea Stadium and talked about his father's influence, the games he played as a child with his older brothers, about his...

    Blog | September 08, 2010
  6. Trevor Hoffman finally has his 600th save; you'll never guess how...

    Buster Olney

    Trevor Hoffman tried his hand at being a position player, but his bat never showed up. At least he had a mid-90s fastball to fall back on -- until he didn't even have that anymore. Here, he tells the story of the pitch that made him great.

    Blog | Conversation | September 08, 2010
  7. Baseball Prospectus -- How realistic are Albert Pujols' chances a...

    Eric Seidman

    Albert Pujols is arguably MLB's best player. Can he grab the first Triple Crown in 42 years this season? Baseball Prospectus examines his chances. Frankly, they don't look very good, mostly in the batting-average category.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2009
  8. Baseball Prospectus: Astros flunk Payroll 101

    Steven Goldman

    The poster child for payroll inefficiency and inflexibility may be the Houston Astros, with a solemn nod in the direction of the Seattle Mariners.

    Story | Conversation | March 10, 2009
  9. Daniel, You're a Star

    Tristan Cockcroft ESPN Fantasy Games

    Baltimore's favorite wild child was fresh off the disabled list and back on the mound on Monday night, and he sure was dealing. Daniel Cabrera, remembered by most as a popular sleeper choice in the preseason, shut out the Los Angeles Angels for five ...

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  10. Opportunity knocks around the majors

    Rob Neyer

    It's not easy to keep track of every rookie, but here are some interesting tidbits on a handful of new faces.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2006
  11. AL Closer Watch

    Eric Gagne isn't the only closer fantasy owners got dissed by last season. Gagne is recognized now as the poster child for why a closer shouldn't be drafted in the first two or three rounds, but that's unfair; we've known this for years. It's still, ...

    Blog | Conversation | March 16, 2006
  12. Land of Oz

    Gene Wojciechowski

    Ozzie Guillen doesn't care if you believe in the Sox. All that matters is that he does.

    Story | Conversation | October 11, 2005
  13. Beltre struggling to find '04 form

    Jerry Crasnick

    Here are six third basemen who are still laboring to find that elusively blissful state commonly known as being "in the zone."

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2005
  14. Atlanta's outfield remains a question mark

    Jerry Crasnick

    The Braves might be pushing their luck to a new level with the Raul Mondesi-Brian Jordan experiment.

    Story | Conversation | March 29, 2005
  15. Sisco invigorated by new chapter in life

    Jerry Crasnick

    Andy Sisco has a reputation as a bit of a wild child – but he is far more inquisitive than your typical jock.

    Story | Conversation | March 11, 2005
  16. Love of game keeps Henderson going

    Jerry Crasnick

    Rickey Henderson is 45 and hasn't hit .240 in five years, but he still believes he belongs in the bigs.

    Story | Conversation | May 19, 2004