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  1. Tony La Russa says St. Louis Cardinals' deal for Albert Pujols wa...

    Tony La Russa is an unabashed fan of Albert Pujols, but even his appreciation for Pujols wouldn't have driven him to give the future Hall of Fame slugger a 10-year contract.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2012
  2. Hot start puts Tigers in top spot

    In Week 2 of our Power Rankings, the Detroit Tigers climb into the top spot.

    Power Ranking | Conversation | April 07, 2014
  3. Behind the scenes with Clayton Kershaw

    Buster Olney

    TAMPA -- A couple of leftovers from my Clayton Kershaw feature that comes out in ESPN The Magazine this week: 1. The first time I met Kershaw, a few winters ago, he had agreed to take us through his offseason workout regimen, which started early i...

    Blog | March 19, 2014
  4. Sunday's Mets-Nats lineups

    Adam Rubin

    WASHINGTON -- Here are the lineups for the Mets' 8:05 p.m. series finale Sunday against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park. The Mets aim for the sweep in the ESPN-televised game. Lucas Duda takes over at first base with Ike Davis having suffe...

    Blog | September 01, 2013
  5. Matchup: Derek Holland vs. Felix Hernandez

    Todd Wills

    The Rangers face Felix Hernandez for the first time this season when left-hander Derek Holland takes on the Mariners' ace at 9:10 p.m. Saturday night on Fox Sports Southwest, ESPN-FM 103.3 and 1540-AM. Holland (3-2, 3.30): Holland is 2-0 with a 3....

    Blog | May 25, 2013
  6. Matchup: Derek Holland vs. Kyle Lohse

    Sahadev Sharma | Special to

    The Rangers wrap up a two-game set against the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday night as Derek Holland takes on veteran Kyle Lohse. First pitch at Miller Park is at 7:10 p.m. on FSSW and ESPN Dallas 103.3 FM (1540 AM in Spanish). Holland (2-2, 2.74)...

    Blog | May 08, 2013
  7. Matchup: Justin Grimm vs. Wily Peralta

    Sahadev Sharma | Special to

    The Rangers start a quick two-game set against the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday night. A pair of rookies take the mound as Justin Grimm and Wily Peralta face off. First pitch at Miller Park is at 7:10 p.m. on FSSW and ESPN Dallas 103.3 FM (1540 AM in...

    Blog | May 07, 2013
  8. Mailbag: Ask Anthony Rizzo


    Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo is going to take some questions from ESPN Chicago readers. Click here to submit a question and then check back later this week for his answers....

    Blog | April 22, 2013
  9. Nationals stay in No. 1 spot

    The Washington Nationals hold onto the top spot in Week 2 of our Power Rankings.

    Power Ranking | Conversation | April 08, 2013
  10. Who should be the Opening Day starter?

    Richard Durrett

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Opening Day is now less than six weeks away. The Texas Rangers will take on the Houston Astros on ESPN Sunday Night Baseball on March 31 as the Astros officially join the American League. So who will throw the first pitch of the...

    Blog | February 17, 2013
  11. SweetSpot: Moves to make Sox a contender

    Writing for the SweetSpot blog,'s Christina Kahrl takes a look at some possible moves the Red Sox could make if they want to contend in the AL East in 2012. Kahrl starts off with a move the Sox could make to upgrade at first base, writing...

    Blog | November 23, 2012
  12. Matchup: Yu Darvish vs. Zack Greinke

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- After missing his last start, Yu Darvish returns to the mound for the Texas Rangers as they take on Zack Greinke and the Los Angeles Angels at 12:05 p.m. in the first game of a day-night doubleheader. The game is on ESPN Dallas 10...

    Blog | September 30, 2012
  13. Matchup: Ryan Dempster vs. Jered Weaver

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The final home series of the season for the Texas Rangers is upon us. They'll take on the Los Angeles Angels. The first game, at 7:05 p.m. tonight on ESPN Dallas 103.3 FM and TXA21, features Ryan Dempster against Jered Weaver. A l...

    Blog | September 28, 2012
  14. Matchup: Martin Perez vs. Hisashi Iwakuma

    Blair Angulo

    Newly-anointed fifth starter Martin Perez takes the mound for the Texas Rangers tonight in the opener of a three-game series against the Seattle Mariners and right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma. First pitch is scheduled for 9:10 p.m. on ESPN Dallas 103.3 FM...

    Blog | September 21, 2012
  15. Bigger risk: Josh Hamilton or Dez Bryant?

    First Take's Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith weigh in on ESPN Dallas' Hot Button topic: Who is the more risky signing moving forward, Josh Hamilton or Dez Bryant? You can read arguments by Tim MacMahon and Todd Archer and cast your vote here, a...

    Blog | August 29, 2012
  16. Matchup: Derek Holland vs. David Price

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Tampa Bay Rays, leaders in the AL wild-card race, come to town to take on the Texas Rangers, who own the best record in the AL. The first game of the three-game series is at 7:05 p.m. on ESPN Dallas 103.3 FM, ESPN and FSSW. A ...

    Blog | August 27, 2012