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  1. Tuesday rumor roundup

    Doug Mittler

    The nation's capital remains the center of the baseball world as teams plot their response to the seven-year, $210 deal Max Scherzer landed with the Washington Nationals on Sunday. There were plenty of winners and losers, reports ESPN The Magazine...

    Blog | January 20, 2015
  2. Phils lose leverage in Hamels trade talks

    Doug Mittler

    The ripple effect of Max Scherzer signing with the Nationals is being felt throughout baseball, including the 2 1/2-hour drive up I-95 from Washington to Philadelphia. ESPN The Magazine's Buster Olney lists the Phillies among the biggest losers, ...

    Blog | January 20, 2015
  3. How the Michael Cuddyer signing explains MLB

    Peter Keating

    In ESPN The Magazine's Big Money Issue, Peter Keating shows how one off-season deal-and not the one you think-reveals how MLB truly operates these days.

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2014
  4. Why the Nationals will win the World Series

    Dan Szymborski

    In ESPN The Magazine, Insider Dan Szymborski explains why his ZiPS projections system likes the Nats to win the World Series.

    Story | Conversation | September 29, 2014
  5. How surplus quality wins predicts postseason success

    Peter Keating

    In ESPN The Magazine, Peter Keating reveals a metric that's a reliable predictor of MLB post-season success. Which is good news for one mid-Atlantic, playoff-bound club.

    Story | Conversation | September 29, 2014
  6. Metric proof Derek Jeter is winningest ever

    Peter Keating

    In ESPN The Magazine, Mets fan (and Numbers columnist) Peter Keating finds a new metric that reaches a troubling conclusion: Derek Jeter is the best player of all time.

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2014
  7. Angels bullpen reason for second-half success

    Mike Petriello

    In ESPN The Magazine, Insider Mike Petriello explains how the Angels turned their bullpen from the worst to arguably the best, and Jim Keller shows how other contenders turned their seasons around.

    Story | Conversation | September 15, 2014
  8. Cracking Peyton Manning's code

    Christopher Harris

    In ESPN The Magazine, Christopher Harris writes that Manning's mastery of the audible allows him to stay one step ahead of defenses

    Story | Conversation | September 14, 2014
  9. New metric reveals baseball's best power hitters - ESPN The Magaz...

    Peter Keating

    In ESPN The Magazine, Peter Keating writes that some hitters just know how to crush the ball: Ruth. Maris. Bonds. Wily Mo Pena. But who has the most pure power of all? A new metric reveals the answer.

    Story | Conversation | August 05, 2014
  10. Marlon Byrd's no-trade teams

    Doug Mittler

    Don't be fooled by the current five-game winning streak. It is time for the Philadelphia Phillies to begin the turnover of the current roster, wrote ESPN The Magazine's Buster Olney in Friday's column. Amid rumors that the team may be willing to p...

    Blog | July 12, 2014
  11. Why clubhouse atmosphere is vital to pitchers' success - ESPN The...

    Peter Keating

    In ESPN The Magazine, Peter Keating writes that baseball is full of cutting-edge stats that try to predict pitcher performance. But one centuries-old gauge is just as telling: the barometer.

    Story | Conversation | July 01, 2014
  12. First base options in Texas

    Doug Mittler

    Injuries have become a way of life for the Texas Rangers. ESPN The Magazine's Buster Olney recently chronicled how the Rangers have dealt with an inordinate amount of ailments and remained a postseason contender. The list grew even longer Sunday ...

    Blog | June 10, 2014
  13. Los Angeles Dodgers starter Zack Greinke is having record streak ...

    Mike Petriello

    In ESPN The Magazine's Transactions Issue, Mike Petriello writes that because of Clayton Kershaw, it's difficult for another Dodgers starter to stand out. But to regard Zack Greinke as merely Kershaw's running mate is to severely undersell the pitcher.

    Story | Conversation | May 16, 2014
  14. New York Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka adjusts seamlessly to li...

    Buster Olney

    In ESPN The Magazine's Transactions Issue, Buster Olney writes that Masahiro Tanaka is better than anyone imagined -- and funnier too. In fact, it may not be too early to wonder if we're looking at a future Yankees legend.

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2014
  15. Milwaukee Brewers Carlos Gomez, Arizona Diamondbacks Gerardo Parr...

    Doug Mittler

    In ESPN The Magazine's Money Issue, Doug Mittler writes that as new defensive metrics gain relevance in MLB, bargain players like Carlos Gomez and Gerardo Parra won't be underpaid for long.

    Story | Conversation | April 16, 2014
  16. New York Yankees are spending more, winning less - ESPN The Magaz...

    Peter Keating

    In ESPN The Magazine's MLB Preview Issue, Peter Keating writes that the Yankees and other big-money MLB teams are spending more than ever. So why are they getting less and less bang for the buck?

    Story | Conversation | March 23, 2014