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  1. Rapid Reaction: Nationals 5, Mets 1

    Danny Knobler | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

    NEW YORK -- It's not just the bullpen. Oh, the Mets bullpen is a mess after closer Bobby Parnell was injured on Opening Day. But the first two games of the season have provided the Mets with more reasons for disappointment than that. And more...

    Blog | April 02, 2014
  2. Lester trusts it's not beginning of end

    Gordon Edes

    BALTIMORE -- This is what happens when you've turned your career around as Jon Lester has. All those painful months of recriminations, disappointment and failure become necessary parts of a larger narrative. "I wouldn't change any of it now," ...

    Blog | March 31, 2014
  3. Hurt again, Cameron Maybin of San Diego Chargers considers change...

    As the disappointment has diminished, Cameron Maybin can now marvel at his seemingly never-ending bad luck.

    Story | Conversation | March 10, 2014
  4. Mike Matheny tells St. Louis Cardinals to use World Series loss a...

    Rather than dismiss last year's loss in the World Series, St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny wants his team to build off that defeat.

    Story | Conversation | February 18, 2014
  5. Nolan Ryan of Houston Astros says he had no hard feelings for Tex...

    Richard Durrett

    Nolan Ryan said there are "disappointments" about how things ended with the Texas Rangers, but "not hard feelings" about those in the organization as the Hall of Famer starts another chapter of his baseball life with the Houston Astros.

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2014
  6. Prior moves lessen Tanaka sting

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Even though the Chicago White Sox failed to land the biggest prize on the free-agent market this winter, the events surrounding the pursuit of pitcher Masahiro Tanaka seemed to have left more optimism than disappointment. Both manager R...

    Blog | January 22, 2014
  7. Year in review: Best and worst of 2013

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- It stands to reason that a 99-loss season would carry more disappointment than joy, as the Chicago White Sox came nowhere near expectations in 2013. The Detroit Tigers were expected to be the class of the American League Central, but th...

    Blog | December 27, 2013
  8. Don't blame Washington for team's failures

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- For those of you searching for someone to blame for the fact that a second consecutive season ended in early disappointment for the Texas Rangers, get your mitts off the manager. It's not that Ron Washington won't accept his sh...

    Blog | October 01, 2013
  9. Joy, nausea and then euphoria in Cleveland

    Stephanie Liscio

    CLEVELAND -- As a Cleveland Indians fan for about 30 years, I've learned to master the art of crushing disappointment. I always joke that it's not a matter of "if" the Indians will let you down, just a matter of when, and just how heartbreaking it wi...

    Blog | September 25, 2013
  10. Dodgers-Padres Preview

    Dodgers-Padres Preview

    Preview | September 19, 2013
  11. Reed moving closer to elite closer status

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- The White Sox's lost season has had a few positive twists despite the disappointment of one of the worst records in baseball. The ascension of closer Addison Reed toward elite status has gone under the radar for most of the season. Ree...

    Blog | September 15, 2013
  12. Grading the week: Still lots to like

    Mark Saxon

    In most seasons, for most teams, a 4-3 record in a week that started 2,400 miles from home and concluded against one of the best teams in baseball would be considered successful. For the 2013 Dodgers, you'd have to consider it a mild disappointment. ...

    Blog | August 27, 2013
  13. Game 1 notes: Dempster disappointment

    Ian Begley

    NEW YORK -- Both Joe Girardi and CC Sabathia are disappointed Ryan Dempster may not miss a start during his suspension for hitting Alex Rodriguez. Dempster received a five-game suspension and was fined for intentionally hitting A-Rod on Sunday ni...

    Blog | August 20, 2013
  14. SweetSpot TV: Biggest disappointments

    David Schoenfield

    It's another edition of SweetSpot TV! Eric and I discuss four pairs of teammates who have been big disappointments. I realize now we didn't talk about the Blue Jays -- and we should have, considering they were viewed as potential World Series f...

    Blog | August 15, 2013
  15. Prince Fielder struggling, Eric Hosmer, Pedro Alvarez surging acc...

    Tristan H. Cockcroft

    Tristan H. Cockcroft lays out the consistency ratings, using his detailed criteria, for the first 17 weeks of the 2013 season, noting that Prince Fielder has been a disappointment this season, while Pedro Alvarez is on the rise.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2013
  16. Rapid Reaction: Astros 2, Red Sox 0

    Jordan Godwin, Special to ESPNBoston.com

    HOUSTON -- Red Sox starter John Lackey watched the ball bounce softly toward the right-field fence, lowering his head toward the ground in disappointment. The double by L.J. Hoes to lead off the Houston seventh inning wasn't what he was looking f...

    Blog | August 05, 2013