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  1. Five things to watch this weekend

    Eric Karabell

    Four of the AL East teams will be facing off head-to-head this mid-May weekend, with the Tampa Bay Rays traveling to Baltimore and the mighty Vernon Wells-led New York Yankees hosting the last-place-but-hot Toronto Blue Jays. The other team is the Bo...

    Blog | May 17, 2013
  2. Five things to watch this weekend

    Eric Karabell

    The Washington Nationals, fresh off a 98-win season and expecting a similar result in 2013, enter their weekend series with fewer wins than their surprising opponents, the Pittsburgh Pirates. Which team is better? That's an easy one. It's the team wi...

    Blog | May 03, 2013
  3. Friday's five things you need to know

    Eric Karabell

    Before any games commence this weekend the focus will be in Boston as the Red Sox return home to Fenway Park for the first time since the horrific events earlier in the week during the Boston Marathon. There will be plenty of good baseball that will ...

    Blog | April 19, 2013
  4. Friday's five things you need to know

    Eric Karabell

    Our first full weekend of the 2013 regular season will start with numerous Friday afternoon games, including the 1980 World Series rematch between the Kansas City Royals and Philadelphia Phillies, with Hall of Fame third basemen George Brett and Mike...

    Blog | April 05, 2013
  5. Friday's five things you need to know

    Eric Karabell

    Spring Training is awesome! The weather in Arizona and Florida (usually) rocks, the next generation of stars are on display, we get to see baseball being played after snowy months without it and ... what am I saying? By the end of March I can't wait ...

    Blog | March 29, 2013
  6. Weekend preview: Important three days

    Eric Karabell

    This is the final weekend before the non-waiver trade deadline, meaning that it's a pretty important couple of days for a number of teams that might not have figured out whether they are buyers, sellers or somewhere in between. Arizona, Cleveland, Ph...

    Blog | July 27, 2012
  7. Weekend preview: Division showdowns

    Eric Karabell

    In three of the six divisions, the first- and second-place teams will be meeting this weekend, and while we shouldn't expect the top spot to change in any of them anytime soon, calling cards can be sent. Frankly, it's hardly an indictment to qualify ...

    Blog | July 20, 2012
  8. An unlikely slugfest at the Futures Game

    Eric Karabell

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- In 13 previous Futures Game matchups before Sunday the USA team had scored 51 runs, the World team 46, so let's just say games didn't play like they had been held regularly at Coors Field. On Sunday, however, the USA team had litt...

    Blog | July 08, 2012
  9. Friday's podcast: Rangers, R.A. Dickey

    Eric Karabell

    We closed another fine week of Baseball Today podcasts with Friday's episode, in which Mark Simon and I discussed interesting Thursday performances, previewed the weekend and much more! The Texas Rangers don't look like playoff locks anymore, whi...

    Blog | June 08, 2012
  10. Podcast: Rankings, Mariners, Hamilton

    Eric Karabell

    SweetSpot blogger Dave Schoenfield and I gathered for Monday's Baseball Today podcast with our big top-10 lists of best teams and much more! 1. Seattle Mariners announcer Dave Sims talked about the Mariners, whether Ichiro will be in a Mariners un...

    Blog | May 14, 2012
  11. Podcast: Ian Kinsler is better than you think

    Eric Karabell

    What a World Series so far! For Friday's Baseball Today podcast Mark Simon and me gathered to talk about how Game 2 was really won and many other pertinent matters surrounding the best sport. 1. Oh, those silly managers! Someone finally got to St....

    Blog | October 21, 2011
  12. Podcast: Happy Monday in baseball land

    Eric Karabell

    It's Final Four time in the greatest sport and Mark Simon and me discussed the good, bad and of course ugly as we started the week with Monday's Baseball Today podcast! 1. The Texas Rangers and their awesome bullpen got the jump on the battered De...

    Blog | October 10, 2011
  13. Top rookies: Pineda, Trumbo battle in AL

    Eric Karabell

    If there is anything to be learned from last Friday's exercise when I ranked my top 10 choices for each respective league MVPs, it was that plenty of fans just aren't interested in non-traditional stats like Wins Above Replacement. Some just want hom...

    Blog | August 19, 2011
  14. Faces of the franchises ... circa 2016

    Eric Karabell

    Looking around baseball it's not too difficult to figure out the faces of each franchise. It's not necessarily the best player, as is the case with the, um, New York Yankees and shortstop Derek Jeter. In some cases it's not an everyday player at all,...

    Blog | June 10, 2011
  15. Podcast: Ian O'Connor discusses Jeter

    Eric Karabell

    Here are five reasons why you really should be listening to Wednesday's Baseball Today podcast , with myself and Keith Law. And really, why aren't you listening every day? You are? OK, good! 1. ESPNNewYork.com writer and author Ian O'Connor stops...

    Blog | May 18, 2011
  16. Mariano Rivera, Joe Nathan lead early 2010 relief pitcher ranking...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell reviews each team's bullpen situation this year and previews the closer situations for 2010.

    Story | Conversation | September 30, 2009