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  1. Notes: Shawn Kelley still hurting

    Andrew Marchand

    NEW YORK -- The New York Yankees' pitching staff is in total disarray. They don't know who is going to start on Thursday. They don't know who will relieve on Tuesday. On Monday, the short bullpen was the Yankees' downfall in a 9-7 loss to the New ...

    Blog | May 13, 2014
  2. D-backs pluck Rodriguez from Sox

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The Arizona Diamondbacks, obviously well informed of the Chicago White Sox's player-personnel this winter, moved Friday to claim left-hander Santos Rodriguez off waivers. Maybe that's one of the downfalls of making two deals with a team...

    Blog | January 10, 2014
  3. Catching up with Don Mattingly, a Q&A

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES -- When did Don Mattingly get so much smarter? On May 22, there were national baseball writers either calling for the Los Angeles Dodgers manager to be fired or predicting his imminent downfall. The Dodgers scrambled to squash those r...

    Blog | July 29, 2013
  4. Sale finishes strong after 2nd-inning escape

    Randy Jennings

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The second inning began like it was going to be Chris Sale's downfall. Instead, it became a momentum-builder. Sale was roughed up in the second stanza for four hits, including a home run. He also walked a batter. Yet he esc...

    Blog | May 02, 2013
  5. Yankees chat wrap: Hughes-ed up?

    Andrew Marchand

    Here is a selection from today's blockbuster Yankees live chat: Rich (Oswego, NY): Do you think Phil Hughes will be able to bounce back from his latest bad outing? He's thrown well of late, but could this be his downfall? Andrew Marchand: I thi...

    Blog | May 30, 2012
  6. Evan Longoria quietly losing 'durable' tag

    Eric Karabell

    For a few years now, I've judged Washington Nationals third baseman Ryan Zimmerman a bit harsher than most, wondering if injuries would eventually be his downfall and his destiny was to be known as this decade's version of Scott Rolen -- an...

    Blog | May 02, 2012
  7. Evan Longoria's image as a durable fantasy option takes another h...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell reacts to Evan Longoria's hamstring injury from a fantasy perspective, adjusting his 2012 projection for him and suggesting short-term replacement options.

    Blog | Conversation | May 02, 2012
  8. Raining in the Bronx

    Ian Begley

    There's been a steady downfall for the past two hours at Yankee Stadium. First pitch may be delayed, but don't be surprised if we play baseball on Tuesday. reports that there is a 25% chance of rain at 7 p.m. That decreases to 20% at 8 p....

    Blog | June 14, 2011
  9. Why pitching could be New York Yankees downfall this season -- ML...

    Matt Meyers

    Matt Meyers examines the New York Yankees' pitching problem: None of their pitchers are missing bats. While it isn't a death sentence, only one playoff team since 2002 has had a swinging strike percentage as low as the Yankees.

    Story | Conversation | June 14, 2011
  10. 2010 MLB free agency: Don't expect Mariano Rivera to decline stat...

    Joe Pawlikowski

    Joe Pawlikowski of FanGraphs looks at what to expect from Mariano Rivera in 2011. His conclusion? Fans shouldn't expect a decline -- at least not yet.

    Story | Conversation | November 03, 2010
  11. Carlos Lee rallies Astros past Mets with three-run homer in 7th

    Carlos Lee hit a three-run homer in the seventh inning and the Houston Astros rallied to beat the New York Mets 3-2 on Thursday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | August 19, 2010
  12. New York Mets pitcher Mike Pelfrey fell apart after he was victim...

    Ian Begley

    A fifth-inning reversal was Mike Pelfrey's downfall Monday night as the Mets fell to the Reds.

    Story | Conversation | July 05, 2010
  13. Cubs, Mets find different ways to be major disappointments

    The Mets and Cubs have been major disappointments this year, although the reasons for their downfalls are quite different, says Chris Singleton.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | August 26, 2009
  14. Insider -- Baseball Prospectus - These spring stats might be the ...

    Marc Normandin

    Spring training numbers always are tricky. Here are some hot or cold ones to pay attention to.

    Story | Conversation | March 18, 2009
  15. Howard Bryant: McGwire's lack of 'integrity' his biggest downfall...

    Howard Bryant

    While Mark McGwire's image is still extremely tarnished, it's his lack of integrity that remains his biggest issue.

    Story | Conversation | January 23, 2009
  16. Attorney says booze, media led him to leak BALCO documents

    The leaker in the BALCO steroids investigation blamed alcohol, drugs and depression for his downfall, according to court documents.

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2007