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  1. Everyone going crazy about the Padres

    David Schoenfield

    A very rough, pretty optimistic estimate suggests that Matt Kemp, Justin Upton and Wil Myers will produce about 90 to 95 more runs than last year's Padres outfield. That's about 10 wins worth of offense. However, that doesn't include defense, which i...

    Blog | December 19, 2014
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  5. In defense of Billy Beane and the A's

    David Schoenfield

    From Tuesday's chat: mike (williamsburg va) I am curious - if Beane had stepped down last May and Amaro took over the A's and then proceeded to make the exact same deals, how do you think the choices would have been viewed? I get asked tha...

    Blog | December 12, 2014
  6. Ignore the girth: Sandoval solid in field

    Mark Simon, ESPN Stats & Information

    AP Photo/Alan Diaz Pablo Sandoval is adept enough to blow bubbles and field ground balls at the same time.Disregard the girth when it comes to making judgments about Pablo Sandoval's defense. Sandoval may match up size-wise with David Ortiz, but ...

    Blog | November 24, 2014
  7. Defensive player of year: Andrelton Simmons

    Mark Simon

    Mike Zarrilli/AP PhotosThere's nobody better on defense than Andrelton Simmons. Our selection for Defensive Player of the Year for 2014 is the same as our pick for 2013. And if we were guessing right now, Atlanta Braves shortstop Andrelton Sim...

    Blog | November 11, 2014
  8. Ramirez, Eaton miss out on Gold Glove

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- While the Chicago White Sox's defense was somewhat improved in 2014, it wasn't quite good enough to land an American League Gold Glove Award. Shortstop Alexei Ramirez and center fielder Adam Eaton each were finalists for the defensive a...

    Blog | November 04, 2014
  9. Pedroia, Bradley Jr. worthy of Gold Gloves

    Mark Simon, ESPN Stats & Information

    Getty ImagesDustin Pedroia and Jackie Bradley Jr. excelled on defense in a tough season for the Red Sox.The Boston Red Sox have three finalists -- Dustin Pedroia, Jackie Bradley Jr. and Yoenis Cespedes -- for the Rawlings Gold Glove Awards, which wil...

    Blog | November 03, 2014
  10. Eric Hosmer's sixth-inning RBI gives Royals 2-1 World Series lead...

    Jeremy Guthrie pitched shutout ball into the sixth inning, Lorenzo Cain drove in an early run off Tim Hudson and made a pair of nifty catches, and the Kansas City Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 3-2 on Friday night to take a 2-1 World Series lead.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | October 24, 2014
  11. Kansas City Royals Royals shift Lorenzo Cain to right field for G...

    Royals outfielder Lorenzo Cain will be moved from center field to right for Game 3 of the World Series to boost defense in one of AT&T Park's trickiest positions.

    Story | Conversation | October 24, 2014
  12. Eaton, Ramirez named Gold Glove finalists

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - A Chicago White Sox team that had its issues on defense at times in 2014 still had two players named Thursday as finalists for an American League Gold Glove Award. Center fielder Adam Eaton and shortstop Alexei Ramirez each were named fi...

    Blog | October 23, 2014
  13. Buster Posey's 3 RBIs in Game 4 put Giants one win from Series

    Buster Posey drove in three runs and the San Francisco Giants took advantage of some clunky defense by St. Louis first baseman Matt Adams, beating the Cardinals 6-4 on Wednesday night to move within one victory of the World Series.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | October 15, 2014
  14. More spectacular defense from Royals

    David Schoenfield

    Watching the Kansas City Royals play defense is getting absurdly entertaining unless you're a fan of a team playing the Royals. In the top of the fifth inning, left fielder Alex Gordon made a running grab of J.J. Hardy's deep drive, crashing into ...

    Blog | October 15, 2014
  15. Royals hold off Orioles to complete sweep, advance to World Serie...

    With more dominant defense, an opportunistic offense and a bullpen that shut down the Baltimore Orioles once again, Greg Holland and the Kansas City Royals wrapped up a sweep of the ALCS with a 2-1 victory on Wednesday.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | October 15, 2014
  16. Burning Questions: Outlook for d'Arnaud?

    Mark Simon

    It was an interesting season for Mets catcher Travis d'Arnaud, one with plenty of good moments and bad moments both on offense and on defense, and one in which he dealt not just with a demotion, but with another injury, this one a bone spur in his el...

    Blog | October 15, 2014
  17. Lorenzo Cain's October glove work highlights the Royals' outfield...

    Jerry Crasnick

    Lorenzo Cain's glove work in October has been the latest highlight from the Royals' tremendous outfield defense, writes Jerry Crasnick.

    Story | Conversation | October 12, 2014
  18. Five ALCS keys for the Royals

    David Schoenfield

    Coming off their best four-game stretch of the season, the Kansas City Royals are riding a wave of emotion, speed and defense into their American League Championship Series matchup against the Baltimore Orioles. Here are five keys for the Royals: ...

    Blog | October 10, 2014
  19. New York Yankees hitting coach Kevin Long dismissed

    Wallace Matthews

    After a disappointing season in which their offense underperformed and their defense was often shoddy, the Yankees have dismissed their hitting coach, Kevin Long, and their infield/first base coach, Mick Kelleher.

    Story | Conversation | October 10, 2014