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  1. Cards' focus to be on bullpen?

    AJ Mass

    There seems to be an abundance of starting pitchers on the free-agent market this offseason, but while the St. Louis Cardinals expect to be active in the pursuit of adding some arms to their staff, their focus is going to be on the bullpen rather tha...

    Blog | November 04, 2014
  2. Marcus Stroman's starter potential

    Keith Law

    Duke right-hander Marcus Stroman would go in the top five picks this year if he were only about five or six inches taller, but at 5-foot-9 or 5-foot-8, he's facing an uphill battle to convince scouts that he can be more than a reliever in the ma...

    Blog | April 07, 2012
  3. MLB Draft - Duke pitcher Marcus Stroman displaying starter potent...

    Keith Law

    While Duke pitcher Marcus Stroman's height -- he's only 5-foot-9 -- might lead to his being a reliever in the big leagues, Keith Law writes that his talent and ability might encourage the team that drafts him to at least try him out as a starter first.

    Blog | Conversation | April 07, 2012
  4. Recapping my NL-only LABR auction

    Eric Karabell

    There's a memorable scene near the end of the Eddie Murphy/Dan Aykroyd movie "Trading Places" when the old guys lose all their money on the stock exchange, and Mortimer Duke screams in agony, "Turn those machines back on!" His goal, of course, i...

    Blog | March 07, 2012
  5. Hunter Pence, Lance Berkman anchor Eric's NL-only LABR auction te...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell recaps his team in the recent NL-only LABR auction, which is led by Hunter Pence, Lance Berkman and Chris Carpenter.

    Blog | Conversation | March 07, 2012
  6. Elijah Dukes' release creates opportunities in Washington Nationa...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell discusses the fantasy repercussions of Elijah Dukes' release by the Nationals.

    Blog | Conversation | March 17, 2010
  7. MLB -- Spring Training -- Your daily rundown of position battle u...

    Jason Catania, Charles Curtis and Doug Mittler

    In the daily look at position battles: Who will replace Huston Street to begin the season, the Pirates' third base situation and more.

    Story | Conversation | March 17, 2010
  8. Paxton, Duke and the Mets' catcher search

    Keith Law

    Editor's note: Keith wrote about this same topic on Friday; read that here. This is an update from the morning of Monday, December 7, 2009. The James Paxton story continued to develop on Friday afternoon, as the University of Kentucky filed a...

    Blog | December 07, 2009
  9. La Esquina: Concerns over Dominican gambling and other Latin base...

    Jorge Arangure Jr.

    From Alexei Bell's miraculous game in Cuba to gambling suspicions in the Dominican and updates on major leaguers playing winter ball, La Esquina gives you news and notes from around Latin baseball.

    Blog | Conversation | November 06, 2009
  10. Josh Hamilton poised for big second half by getting old swing bac...

    Jason Grey

    Jason Grey talks with Josh Hamilton, who said tinkering with the swing that made him a star last year didn't help his numbers this year.

    Story | Conversation | July 20, 2009
  11. MLB - Fantasy - Matt Wieters, Geovany Soto, other young stars shi...

    Jay Jaffe

    When evaluating the league's young positional talent, catcher, center field look strong.

    Story | Conversation | April 29, 2009
  12. Zach Duke versus San Diego, Manny Parra versus Houston

    Tom Haberstroh

    Tom Haberstroh discusses Zach Duke's difficulties with fly balls and Manny Parra's struggles with his first pitch to batters.

    Story | Conversation | April 24, 2009
  13. MLB - Spring Training - Nats bats should improve drastically

    Matt Meyers

    The addition of Adam Dunn and continued progress of Ryan Zimmerman should put some life into Washington's offense.

    Story | Conversation | March 25, 2009
  14. Baseball Prospectus: Upton tops breakout hitters list

    Jay Jaffe

    Justin Upton tops the list of players who could be headed for a breakout season.

    Story | Conversation | February 20, 2009
  15. If You're Hardcore: Back of Pirates rotation

    Will Harris

    Will Harris discusses Jeff Karstens' insertion to the Pirates' rotation and the other options for the back end of the Pittsburgh staff.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2008
  16. This week's score: Outfield Walls 2, Outfielders 0

    Stephania Bell

    Stephania Bell looks at injuries to Matt Capps, Johnny Damon, Elijah Dukes and more.

    Blog | Conversation | July 08, 2008