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  1. Clemens' star power could win out

    Whoever told Roger Clemens that it was a good idea to go up on Capitol Hill and meet with congressmen face to face and shake their hands and tell them his story may have played a brilliant trump card -- a wild card that could, in the end, undercut th...

    Blog | Conversation | February 09, 2008
  2. Harper a top-10 OF for the rest of 2014

    Eric Karabell

    Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper is scheduled to be activated from the disabled list to face the Colorado Rockies on Monday, and figures to be in the lineup in left field, hitting anywhere from ... well, why bother to guess? Rookie manage...

    Blog | June 30, 2014
  3. Examining Trout's baserunning 'issue'

    Buster Olney

    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- A small smile developed on the face of Los Angeles Angels bench coach Dino Ebel when he was asked about Mike Trout's tendency to make his turn on the bases at something close to a right angle, an indication that this imperfection h...

    Blog | June 22, 2014
  4. Examining Ike Davis trade, prospect notes

    Keith Law

    On Sunday, the Mets and Pirates put a face on the "player-to-be-named" component of the trade from earlier this season that sent Ike Davis to Pittsburgh, with New York acquiring lefty Blake Taylor, the Pirates' second-round pick from last year's Rule...

    Blog | June 17, 2014
  5. MLB - Why the Minnesota Twins have a playoff shot

    Paul Swydan

    Thanks to some strong contributions from some new faces, the Minnesota Twins might be poised for their first playoff appearance since 2010.

    Story | Conversation | June 16, 2014
  6. LaRocque on La Russa's wish list?

    Doug Mittler

    Tony La Russa is still getting his feet wet in his new job as chief baseball officer of the Arizona Diamondbacks, but could he turn to a familiar face in St. Louis as part of a front-office reshuffling? Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe says there ...

    Blog | May 26, 2014
  7. MLB can fix a sticky situation

    Buster Olney

    BOSTON -- Michael Pineda ambled into the visitors clubhouse here at about 4:30 Wednesday afternoon wearing a polo shirt and jeans, white earplugs stuffed into each side of his head, and a smile on a face that was closer to the ceiling than any face i...

    Blog | April 24, 2014
  8. Harvey-Giolito duel lives up to hype

    Keith Law

    DELMARVA, Md. -- Tuesday rain meant Wednesday's marquee minor league pitching matchup in Delmarva, Md., was a 5 p.m., seven-inning game to start a doubleheader, which meant hitters unlucky enough to have to face Baltimore Orioles prospect Hunter Harv...

    Blog | April 17, 2014
  9. Five top prospects on the spot at NHSI

    Christopher Crawford

    One of the more difficult things about scouting amateur baseball -- particularly on the prep side -- is that the level of competition that top prospects face is generally so poor that it's difficult to take much context out of the games. Any pitcher ...

    Blog | March 26, 2014
  10. Nola-Beede: Possible matchup of the year

    Christopher Crawford

    As good as the "power conferences" are, you usually don't see two pitchers who have a chance to be top-15 picks match up against each other. This weekend, we get two of these matchups when Tyler Beede and Vanderbilt face Aaron Nola and LSU, and C...

    Blog | March 14, 2014
  11. Josh Donaldson put up one of unlikeliest MVP-caliber seasons ever...

    Dan Szymborski

    Josh Donaldson put up one of the unlikeliest MVP-caliber seasons ever, and his future is bright. Dan Szymborski explains why the A's third baseman isn't a fluke.

    Story | Conversation | October 04, 2013
  12. Scouting reports for NLDS between Atlanta Braves and Los Angeles ...

    Mike Petriello

    Mike Petriello of FanGraphs gives a complete scouting report on the Dodgers-Braves NLDS.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2013
  13. The first unanimous Hall of Famer

    Buster Olney

    MILWAUKEE -- Rachel Robinson said last year that she is so glad Mariano Rivera is the last player to wear No. 42, and the affection she has for him was apparent during Sunday's ceremony, in the way that she held his face and looked into his eyes. ...

    Blog | September 23, 2013
  14. Detroit Tigers going to see if Jhonny Peralta can handle left fie...

    Joe Rosales

    Joe Rosales of Baseball Info Solutions explains why the Tigers are wise to give Jhonny Peralta a look in left field.

    Story | Conversation | September 20, 2013
  15. Daniels, Dombrowski must prepare to act

    Jim Bowden

    In the face of apparently overwhelming evidence, Ryan Braun has relented. Major League Baseball suspended the Milwaukee Brewers left fielder on Monday for the remainder of the 2013 seasons, which amounts to 65 games. He avoided suspension in 2012 ...

    Blog | July 22, 2013
  16. Bits: Giants' injuries, new Dodgers closer

    Eric Karabell

    Tuesday was not a good day for the San Francisco Giants. Before having to face hard-throwing Pittsburgh Pirates rookie phenom Gerrit Cole in his debut, the Giants placed third baseman Pablo Sandoval on the disabled list because of a strained left foo...

    Blog | June 12, 2013