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  1. Meet Chris Carter 2.0

    Jonah Keri

    On September 5, Houston designated hitter Chris Carter came to the plate against Oakland starter Jeff Samardzija in the top of the sixth inning. The A's led 3-2, and, with two outs already recorded, speedy Astros second baseman Jose Altuve dance...

    Blog | September 17, 2014
  2. Decoding the Astros' Bo Porter Firing, and Figuring Out the ...

    Ben Lindbergh

    In an alternate timeline in which the stories we told about sports teams were shaped solely by how they fared on the field, the Astros' 2014 season might be considered a modest success. Coming off three consecutive years as the worst team i...

    Blog | September 02, 2014
  3. A's and Astros Make Each Other Better

    Jonah Keri

    The A's and Astros pulled off a five-player trade yesterday, one that strengthens Oakland's status as a contender and upgrades Houston's already vastly improved farm system. Heading to Oakland are infielder Jed Lowrie and right-handed reliever F...

    Blog | February 05, 2013
  4. Roster Doctor: Getting Your Keeper League in Line

    Jonah Keri

    We're approaching your keeper league's trade deadline, and your chances of winning this year are slim to none. You want to cash in your veterans for killer keepers, but the owners of Mike Trout, Andrew McCutchen, and Clayton Kershaw understandably ar...

    Blog | August 10, 2012
  5. Steve Carell to Kill a Guy

    Amos Barshad

    Steve Carell will star in Bennett Miller's Foxcatcher, the long-gestating movie about John du Pont, paranoid schizophrenic heir to the du Pont chemical fortune. In 1996, in the wrestling-training facility he built called Team Foxcatcher, du Pont shot...

    Blog | September 30, 2011