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  1. MLB's best pure hitters

    Jerry Crasnick

    Who are baseball's best pure hitters? Any conversation should begin and end with Detroit's Miguel Cabrera.

    Story | Conversation | June 23, 2014
  2. Wilin Rosario a relative afterthought in National League top rook...

    Jerry Crasnick

    Despite putting up big power numbers, Rockies rookie catcher Wilin Rosario has gone widely unnoticed this season.

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2012
  3. A's Weeks ahead of schedule

    Jerry Crasnick

    NEW YORK -- David Forst, assistant general manager of the Oakland A's, was checking out batting practice before Tuesday's game against the New York Mets and ticking off reasons for the team's recent surge when the conversation turned to rookie second...

    Blog | June 22, 2011
  4. Bryce Harper's journey under way at Class A Hagerstown

    Jerry Crasnick

    Bryce Harper, last year's No. 1 overall draft pick, is tearing up Class A pitching and is learning what life is like to be baseball's hottest prospect.

    Story | Conversation | May 26, 2011
  5. Jerry Crasnick: Pirates young center fielder Andrew McCutchen is ...

    Jerry Crasnick

    Although a winning season appears unlikely, the Pirates' future is looking brighter and brighter. Center fielder Andrew McCutchen, at only 23 years old, is already making his presence known.

    Story | Conversation | April 08, 2010
  6. Jerry Crasnick: Cleveland Indians need Grady Sizemore to stay hea...

    Jerry Crasnick

    After suffering through an injury-filled season last year, Grady Sizemore seeks better times as he moves to the second spot in the Indians' lineup.

    Story | Conversation | March 09, 2010
  7. Texas Rangers general manager, Michael Young no knowledge of Alex...

    Jerry Crasnick

    General manager Jon Daniels, who was an assistant GM with the Rangers in 2003, told The Dallas Morning News that the notion of Alex Rodriguez using steroids during that season "was not a topic of conversation."

    Story | Conversation | February 07, 2009
  8. Manny making impact on field, in clubhouse

    Jerry Crasnick

    "Manny being Manny" has taken on new meaning in L.A., where Manny Ramirez has been the Dodgers' leading man -- an RBI machine at the plate and Mr. Congeniality in the clubhouse.

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2008
  9. State of the Rays … division races … players on the mov...

    Jerry Crasnick

    With the All-Star Game now in the rearview mirror, Jerry Crasnick looks ahead to the top nine story lines heading into the second half of the season.

    Story | Conversation | July 16, 2008
  10. Kapler to manage Red Sox Single-A team

    Jerry Crasnick

    Boston Red Sox outfielder Gabe Kapler is retiring after nine major-league seasons and will take a job as a manager in the team's minor-league system.

    Story | Conversation | December 12, 2006
  11. Future is now for Daniels, Friedman

    Jerry Crasnick

    The phenomenon of young, aggressive "Moneyball" GMs hits close to home in Texas and Tampa Bay.

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2005
  12. GMs unimpressed with free-agent market

    Jerry Crasnick

    At the GM meetings, front-office intrigue has made for light banter, but talks involving big money and available players are about to get serious.

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2005
  13. Manuel gets a second chance

    Jerry Crasnick

    A major selling point for new Phillies manager Charlie Manuel was his stylistic contrast to his predecessor, Larry Bowa.

    Story | Conversation | December 21, 2004
  14. First base is Casey's conversation piece

    Jerry Crasnick

    The Reds' Sean Casey talks to everyone, so it's natural that he'd chat up opponents at his work station.

    Story | Conversation | April 26, 2004
  15. Guillen doesn't stop short

    Jerry Crasnick

    Even though Ozzie Gullen is busy managing the White Sox, he remains a connoisseur of middle-infield play.

    Story | Conversation | April 19, 2004
  16. Vlad can't find his gorilla

    Jerry Crasnick

    By not getting involved with Vladimir Guerrero, the Yankees are denying agents some valuable leverage.

    Story | Conversation | November 25, 2003