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  1. The 30: It’s a Brave New World

    Jonah Keri

    The A's and Cubs pulled off the first blockbuster of trade-deadline season with a six-player swap over the holiday weekend, but it's tough to know when we'll see another deal that big. That's because with one week to go until the...

    Blog | July 08, 2014
  2. An Alternative History of the Winter Meetings, in Which Big Thing...

    Michael Baumann

    This week's winter meetings were a relatively quiet affair. But what if they hadn't been? What if one domino had fallen differently before baseball's executives set out for Orlando, altering the course of the meetings — and probably the course ...

    Blog | December 13, 2013
  3. Why Robinson Cano's Gigantic Deal Is Smart for the Mariners, and ...

    Jonah Keri

    The Seattle Mariners have agreed to terms with Robinson Cano on a 10-year, $240 million contract, marking the most dramatic example to date of a franchise taking the $26 million per team per year in new national TV money and actually spending it. It'...

    Blog | December 06, 2013
  4. About Last Weekend: Dodgers' Pet Peavy

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy spending your weekend working for the weekend, here's what you missed in sports last weekend: It took a three-hitter from Jake Peavy to finish the job, but the Los Angeles Dodgers finally dropped a series for the first time...

    Blog | August 26, 2013
  5. The Kings of the Call-up

    Jonah Keri

    It took longer than it should have. The Red Sox screwed around for too long with the likes of meme generator Brock Holt and Brandon Snyder. Sure, there were reasons. They didn't want to rush their top prospect. They wanted to ensure he could play his...

    Blog | August 21, 2013
  6. Derek Jeter's Diary: Pottery Is No Substitute for Baseball

    Mark Lisanti

    The baseball season is a long and lonely road. To preserve his sanity, Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter keeps a diary. These are excerpts from The Captain's private journal. Monday, April 1: vs. Red Sox, Opening Day Opening Day. At the Stadium. Ve...

    Blog | April 10, 2013
  7. The Vernon Power Rankings

    Jonah Keri

    Whacked by news that Phil Hughes and Derek Jeter will likely join Alex Rodriguez, Curtis Granderson, Mark Teixeira, and Michael Pineda on the disabled list to start the season, the Yankees are reportedly on the verge of acquiring Vernon Wells from th...

    Blog | March 25, 2013
  8. The New York Yankees and the Importance of Depth

    Jonah Keri

    The New York Yankees have carried some truly miserable benches over the years. Which makes sense, if you think about it. When you trot out rosters stuffed with superstars, no self-respecting part-time player is going to sign with you, given how littl...

    Blog | February 25, 2013
  9. About Last Weekend: Big East Memories

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy celebrating your big Oscars win by drunk-dialing Matt Damon and yelling, "How ’bout dem apples!" here's what you missed in sports last weekend. Georgetown and Syracuse played their penultimate rivalry game as members ...

    Blog | February 25, 2013
  10. About Last Night: Rocket's Relaunch

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports over the weekend. Roger Clemens, 50 years old and pitching for the first time in five years, threw 3.1 scoreless innings for the Sugar Land Skeeters of the Independe...

    Blog | August 27, 2012
  11. Roster Doctor Mailbag!

    Jonah Keri

    Mailbag time! If you've got a question for a future fantasy baseball post, e-mail grantlandfantasy@gmail.com, or do as these fine folks did by tweeting questions to me here: @jonahkeri. What is the general potential of Matt Harvey? Could he be the...

    Blog | August 23, 2012
  12. About Last Night: Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Thursday. Notes kept by Arkansas athletic director Jeff Long during his investigation show that former head coach Bobby Petrino's relationship with his assistant ...

    Blog | April 20, 2012
  13. The 10 Greatest Grand Slams in History

    Shane Ryan

    On Thursday night, the New York Yankees set a record with three grand slams in a single game. The magical evening brought the grand slam back into the forefront of the national discourse, and today it's barely an overstatement to call it the most sig...

    Blog | August 26, 2011
  14. About Last Night: Klinsmann Makes His Coaching Debut, C.J. Wilson...

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday. Texas starter C.J. Wilson told reporters he hated pitching in Oakland because the "mound sucks" and the "fans suck." The Oakland fans didn't respo...

    Blog | August 11, 2011