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  1. 30 for 30 Shorts: ‘The High Five’

    Grantland Staff

    Welcome back to our 30 for 30 documentary short series. When Dusty Baker hit his 30th home run for the Los Angeles Dodgers in 1977, the first man to greet him at home plate was his friend and teammate, rookie Glenn Burke. Overcome with happine...

    Blog | July 23, 2014
  2. National League Wild-Card Game Preview: Pirates and Reds Poised t...

    Rany Jazayerli

    It's been 22 years since Pittsburgh hosted a winner-take-all baseball game. The most striking thing about that 1991 Game 7 against Atlanta wasn't the result; it was the audience, or lack thereof, there to witness it. Paid attendance was 11,000 fans s...

    Blog | October 01, 2013
  3. Small Sample Size Alert: The Junkballing Genius of Michael Roth

    Michael Baumann

    The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim made a move Saturday that was much more interesting than it was significant. They put reliever Kevin Jepsen on the disabled list and called up a Double-A pitcher to replace him. That's not weird in and of itself,...

    Blog | April 15, 2013
  4. The Reds' Embarrassment of Riches Problem

    Jonah Keri

    Todd Frazier has reached base in 22 straight games. He's hitting .294/.354/.554, making him a top-25 hitter in his rookie season. In the past 30 days, only Buster Posey, Albert Pujols, Prince Fielder, and teammate Ryan Ludwick have put up bigger numb...

    Blog | August 30, 2012
  5. Dusty Baker is managing the Reds to success despite some unusual ...

    Jonah Keri

    The quirky Dusty Baker leads the scorching-hot Cincinnati Reds.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2012
  6. Rankonia: The Triangle Power Rankings

    Chris Ryan

    1. Clint Dempsey, Forza Nacogdoches He kicks in your voice, American! Brian Phillips nominates the USMNT/Fulham titan. I second that nomination. And you third it. Dempsey scored the match-winning goal against Italy in Genoa last week, giving the nat...

    Blog | March 07, 2012