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  1. Felix Hernandez's chance of winning 300 games crushed by playing ...

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski writes that Felix Hernandez has the characteristics of a 300-game winner, but his chances of reaching the milestone have been crushed by virtue of playing for the Mariners.

    Story | Conversation | May 06, 2014
  2. MLB - Why the Red Sox are in better shape than 2011

    Paul Swydan

    Paul Swydan explains why the Boston Red Sox won't implode this season like they did in 2011, based on the pitching metrics.

    Story | Conversation | September 02, 2013
  3. Adam Dunn's, Brian Matusz's terrible 2011 numbers provide nice la...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell examines seven players who had horrific 2011 seasons, and offers his take as to whether they'll bounce back in 2012 or not.

    Blog | Conversation | March 29, 2012
  4. MLB - Finding destinatations for Cole Hamels, Matt Cain and the r...

    Jim Bowden

    Jim Bowden breaks down next winter's free agent class, including predicted salaries and teams.

    Story | Conversation | January 25, 2012
  5. MLB - How the Los Angeles Angels recruited Albert Pujols and C.J....

    Sam Miller

    In ESPN The Magazine's Recruiting Issue, Sam Miller provides a pitch-by-pitch account of how the Los Angeles Angels signed the best bat and arm on the free agent market.

    Story | Conversation | January 23, 2012
  6. MLB - Type A free agency could cost Octavio Dotel and others

    Molly Knight

    In ESPN The Magazine, Molly Knight explores MLB's broken free agency compensation system.

    Story | Conversation | November 16, 2011
  7. NFL - An inside look at the making and remaking of the Houston Te...

    Seth Wickersham

    For ESPN The Magazine's "One day, one game" issue, Seth Wickersham goes inside a game plan with the Houston Texans and shows how a week's worth of preparation can go up in smoke come kickoff.

    Story | Conversation | November 16, 2011
  8. MLB: Keith Law's top free agents for 2011-12

    Keith Law

    Keith Law ranks the top 50 free agents for the class of 2011-12, leading off with Prince Fielder as the top overall target.

    Story | Conversation | November 03, 2011
  9. MLB - Explaining Arizona Diamondbacks' turnaround

    Ben Jedlovec

    Ben Jedlovec of Baseball Info Solutions examines Arizona's rise from last season's last-place finish to 2011's division-leading campaign, and identifies three reasons for the turnaround: Improved pitching, elite fielding and Justin Upton.

    Story | Conversation | September 10, 2011
  10. MLB - A.J. Burnett hurt by New York Yankees' poor fielding

    Ben Jedlovec

    Ben Jedlovec of Baseball Info Solution writes that a good portion of A.J. Burnett's struggles for the New York Yankees this season can be attributed to the poor defensive support he's had behind him.

    Story | Conversation | September 03, 2011
  11. MLB - Washington Nationals Danny Espinosa deserves Rookie of the ...

    Matt Meyers

    Matt Meyers breaks down the surprisingly effective game of Washington Nationals 2B Danny Espinosa, explaining why he deserves to be the National League Rookie of the Year.

    Story | Conversation | July 27, 2011
  12. MLB - The no-trade clause is a baseball player's ultimate leverag...

    Jorge Arangure Jr.

    In ESPN The Magazine's Revenge of the Jocks Issue, Jorge Arangure Jr. writes that baseball players love the no-trade clause, which has become their ultimate leverage at the trade deadline.

    Story | Conversation | July 26, 2011
  13. Craig Kimbrel, Jordan Walden have the stuff to have a long, succe...

    Jason Grey

    Jason Grey scouts and interviews Craig Kimbrel, Jordan Walden and Joel Hanrahan, three fireballers who have emerged as top closers this season.

    Blog | Conversation | July 19, 2011
  14. Justin Masterson's improved location in 2011 has him among top-50...

    Jason Grey

    Jason Grey scouts and interviews Cleveland Indians pitcher Justin Masterson, who has posted a 2.85 ERA this season, and offers his take on Eric Thames' and Peter Bourjos' recent hot hitting.

    Blog | Conversation | July 05, 2011
  15. Next Level: Derek Jeter is both underrated and overrated

    Peter Keating

    Peter Keating explains why Derek Jeter is both underrated and overrated.

    Story | Conversation | June 16, 2011
  16. Ultimate Standings 2011 - No. 33 - Arizona Diamondbacks

    Anna Katherine Clemmons

    This is ESPN The Magazine's 2011 Franchise Rankings entry for the Arizona Diamondbacks.

    Story | Conversation | June 14, 2011