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  1. David Price is overrated because of favorable pitching environmen...

    Jared Cross

    Jared Cross explains why extremely favorable pitching conditions have led to David Price being overrated.

    Story | Conversation | December 19, 2013
  2. Japanese players like Yu Darvish star in MLB but others fall shor...

    Peter Keating

    In ESPN The Magazine, Peter Keating writes about a stathead who may have unlocked the mystery surrounding how Japanese baseball players fare in America.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2013
  3. MLB - Jose Altuve and Brandon Belt among winter league prospects ...

    Kevin Goldstein

    Kevin Goldstein lists 10 prospects who are using Latin American winter leagues to put them in position to start in the majors on Opening Day.

    Story | Conversation | November 02, 2011
  4. Carlos Pena ideal, minus the price

    I love the idea of signing Carlos Pena for a year to see if getting him healthy and in a new environment (in the easier league, as it turns out) helps him re-establish some value for himself in another contract year. I'm a little stunned at the...

    Blog | December 08, 2010
  5. 2010 MLB free agency: Carlos Pena could add a ton of punch to the...

    Keith Law

    In breaking down the deal that sends Carlos Pena to the Cubs, Keith Law writes that while Pena represents an ideal highly-motivated one-year flyer, at $10 million, he's not exactly a discount.

    Blog | Conversation | December 08, 2010
  6. Mike Montgomery, Manny Banuelos, Casey Kelly emerge as top pitche...

    Jason Grey

    Jason Grey recaps the top starting pitchers from this year's Arizona Fall League.

    Blog | Conversation | November 19, 2010
  7. Toronto Blue Jays' Shaun Marcum, Ricky Romero, Brett Cecil succee...

    Jason Grey

    Jason Grey examines the Toronto Blue Jays' starting rotation from a scouting and fantasy perspective.

    Blog | Conversation | June 04, 2010
  8. Daily Futures: Mike Moustakas and Rudy Owens could help the Royal...

    Kevin Goldstein

    Arguably, the franchise most associated with losing in the AL recently? The Royals. NL? Pirates. Kevin Goldstein offers hope for both squads, with info on one thriving prospect from each organization in his Daily Futures report for May 5, 2010.

    Story | Conversation | May 04, 2010
  9. Combining motivation and an ideal landing place, John Smoltz craf...

    Buster Olney

    The best competitors often try to manufacture an edge or a reason to compete harder than the rest. In John Smoltz's return, also manufactured has been perhaps the perfect environment to contribute, writes Buster Olney. Plus Fay Vincent on Pete Rose.

    Blog | Conversation | August 24, 2009
  10. A's get huge offensive boost from Holliday

    What the A's are actually getting in Matt Holliday is a subject for a lot of debate. He's leaving one of the best hitting environments in the game for one of the worst, and he's leaving the weak league for the strong league. How much t...

    Blog | November 11, 2008
  11. Cockcroft: San Diego Padres preview

    Tristan H. Cockcroft

    Tristan Cockcroft previews the 2007 San Diego Padres from a fantasy angle.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2007
  12. Cockcroft: Colorado Rockies preview

    Tristan H. Cockcroft

    Tristan Cockcroft previews the 2007 Colorado Rockies from a fantasy angle.

    Story | Conversation | February 01, 2007
  13. FLB: Rangers preview

    Tristan H. Cockcroft

    Tristan Cockcroft previews the fantasy value of the Texas Rangers.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2006
  14. Detroit hoping to lure Tejada

    Jim Baker

    The Tigers offer such an unpleasant environment that the team must throw above-market money at free agents.

    Story | Conversation | December 04, 2003