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  1. Possible pennant race X factors

    Jim Bowden

    It's coming down to the wire, and every game counts in the pennant race. With several teams still clinging to postseason hopes, even the slightest developments -- an injury, a surprise performance, an emerging rookie -- can make the difference. These...

    Blog | September 05, 2014
  2. White Sox have faith in Cooper

    AJ Mass

    There's plenty of reason for optimism with the pitching staff that the Chicago White Sox already have in the fold as teams around the league continue to count down the days until their hurlers report for the start of Spring Training. As Doug Padil...

    Blog | January 28, 2014
  3. The biggest storylines of 2013

    Buster Olney

    As we count down the last days of 2012 armed with eggnog, here's a look ahead to the biggest storylines of 2013: 1. The fate of the '13 Los Angeles Dodgers The new ownership group took over with a vengeance, investing $650 million in play...

    Blog | December 25, 2012
  4. The Los Angeles Dodgers, the steroid debate, the Blue Jays and ot...

    Buster Olney

    Buster takes a shot at predicting the key storylines of the 2013 season. Will the Dodgers win big? Will the Jays remain favorites? What will the Hall of Fame vote look like?

    Blog | Conversation | December 25, 2012
  5. Bold predictions for 2013: Hitters

    Eric Karabell

    The World Series is over, a little prematurely for some and with a surprise result, and it's officially the offseason. Free agents look for new homes, trades are discussed and perhaps completed, and fantasy owners count down the days until pitch...

    Blog | November 08, 2012
  6. Ryan Howard, David Ortiz, Manny Machado discussed in Eric Karabel...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell offers up a bold prediction for hitters on all 30 teams for the 2013 fantasy baseball season, discussing many key fantasy options.

    Blog | Conversation | November 08, 2012
  7. Stephen Strasburg not even close to the most indispensable player...

    Dan Szymborski

    Don't be fooled, Stephen Strasburg's absence will have very little impact on the Nationals' title hopes. In fact, writes Dan Szymborski, he's not close to the most indispensable player in the playoffs.

    Story | Conversation | October 10, 2012
  8. MLB - Justin Verlander's dominance continues

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney breaks down Justin Verlander's dominant 2011 campaign, noting how he's continued to shut down hitters after falling behind in counts.

    Blog | Conversation | August 06, 2011
  9. MLB: By dealing Dan Uggla and acquiring John Buck, the Florida Ma...

    Keith Law

    Keith Law breaks down the Dan Uggla and John Buck deals. In sum: the Marlins lost on both counts.

    Blog | Conversation | November 16, 2010
  10. Numbers, both telling and curious

    Buster Olney

    If you sit down and surf the stats, you'll always find interesting stuff: 1. After opposing hitters have reached a count of no balls and two strikes against Stephen Strasburg, they are 0-for-20 with 16 strikeouts. That's not much worse tha...

    Blog | June 22, 2010
  11. MLB: Some numbers tell the tale of the early season, and others d...

    Buster Olney

    If you look at some early-season numbers, you'll find both the expected -- Albert Pujols is still crushing -- and the curious. For example: Is Miguel Cabrera's performance in day games a sign of his off-the-field progress? Buster Olney takes a look.

    Blog | Conversation | June 22, 2010
  12. Playing with the numbers: Pitchers to bench

    David Srinivasan

    David Srinivasan breaks down pitchers who might be breaking down due to their pitch counts.

    Story | Conversation | September 19, 2007
  13. MLB with Tim Kurkjian

    Welcome to The Show! On Wednesday, as SportsNation counts down to Opening Day, ESPN veteran baseball analyst Tim Kurkjian will stop by to talk about all the MLB news. Get your questions ready, send 'em in now, and join Kurkjian in The Show on Thurs...

    Chat | March 29, 2005
  14. Georgia Tech vs. Tulsa

    Football Scouts, Inc.

    Tulsa underwent one of the best turnarounds in the country this season and will face a struggling Georgia Tech team.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2003