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  1. Jonah Keri on the League Championship Series

    Jonah Keri

    Lights-out pitching and late-inning drama set the stage for another memorable week in the MLB playoffs.

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2013
  2. How a Handful of Mocked and Minimized Signings Propelled Bostons...

    Jonah Keri

    The game looked like it was in the bag. The Yankees led the Red Sox 8-3 through six innings on September 6. Boston had its eighth and ninth hitters due up in the seventh, and a foot injury had knocked Jacoby Ellsbury out of the lineup (and leadoff sp...

    Blog | September 11, 2013
  3. Second-Tier Stars Fueling Dodgers' Success

    Jonah Keri

    Thirty-seven and eight. That was the Dodgers' record over the 45 games leading into Monday night's game against the Mets. The last time any team fared better during a 45-game stretch was the 1951 Giants, who staged one of the greatest comebacks in ba...

    Blog | August 13, 2013
  4. The 2013 Red Sox: Don't Call It a Comeback

    Jonah Keri

    The Boston Red Sox own the best record in the American League. Maybe you're used to this by now. They surged out of the gate, spent most of April and early May atop the AL East, fell back to the pack for a short while, reclaimed the division lead on ...

    Blog | July 12, 2013
  5. Spoiler Alerts and the MLB Postseason

    Jonah Keri

    Trying to handicap the home stretch of a pennant race is an exercise in futility. Can Nate McLouth and Lew Ford carry the Orioles to postseason glory? Will Ervin Santana and Dan Haren lead a huge Angels comeback after stinking for most of the season?...

    Blog | September 20, 2012
  6. Ben Sheets was out of baseball for two years and came back with a...

    Jonah Keri

    Ben Sheets proves once again that the comeback is always the best story in baseball.

    Story | Conversation | July 16, 2012
  7. Former Mega-Prospect Brandon Wood Is Now the Comeback Kid

    Jonah Keri

    It doesn't take much for a young ballplayer to lose his prospect status. One injury. One bad year. Baseball is a cruel game, all too eager to make future stars into screaming failures. When a player falls from mega-prospect all the way to spring trai...

    Blog | March 13, 2012
  8. 2012 MLB Season Preview: Tampa Bay Rays

    Jonah Keri

    Last offseason, the Rays lost their star left fielder, number-two starter, mainstay first baseman, starting shortstop, and an entire bullpen ... yet still clawed their way into the playoffs, thanks to the biggest September comeback in baseball his...

    Blog | March 08, 2012