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  1. World Series, Game 1: Lester Dominates

    Jonah Keri

    The pitching matchup for Game 1 of the World Series looked like a potential mismatch. The overmatched team would have to compensate by grinding out productive at-bats, playing better defense than the team in the other dugout, and getting at least a d...

    Blog | October 24, 2013
  2. Jonah Keri on the AL Central

    Jonah Keri

    Next up on our path to Opening Day is the land where all roads lead to Motor City.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2013
  3. Fantasy Fiesta: Pitching Stock Tips

    Jonah Keri

    When Voros McCracken wrote his seminal piece on pitching and defense 11 years ago, he helped change the way people — fans, writers, even general managers — think about run prevention in baseball. Where once we used to throw most of the bl...

    Blog | June 07, 2012
  4. Middle Relief: What to Do With the Twins?

    Jonah Keri

    You're the worst team in the American League. You've gone from six division titles in nine years to a possible second straight season in the cellar. Your pitching and defense is so bad, you need a telescope to spot the next-worst run prevention team ...

    Blog | May 31, 2012
  5. The Rangers, Tigers, and Cardinals keep the top spots in our rank...

    Jonah Keri

    After a week of stingy defense and mashing the ball, Texas grabs the top spot in our rankings.

    Story | Conversation | April 16, 2012
  6. ALCS Continues To Deliver The Drama

    Jonah Keri

    The hosannas rained down on Jon Daniels. The Texas Rangers already had nearly all the ingredients a winning ballclub could want. A potent lineup filled with power up and down the order. Superb defense. The league's best set of baserunners. A young, d...

    Blog | October 11, 2011