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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. Stanton's season over?

    AJ Mass

    Though the Miami Marlins had been hoping that Giancarlo Stanton would be able to get back on the field again in 2014, the slugger's recovery from getting hit in the face with a pitch is not likely to progress quickly enough to allow him to do so. ...

    Blog | September 17, 2014
  3. Stewart a GM in Arizona?

    Doug Mittler

    Dave Stewart faces a Catch 22 when it comes to the vacant job of Arizona Diamondbacks' general manager. Stewart, the former major league pitcher and coach who is currently a player agent, has been mentioned as a leading candidate to replace the d...

    Blog | September 15, 2014
  4. Hamilton's injury cause for concern?

    AJ Mass

    The good news for the Los Angeles Angels is that they continue to win games, even as they face the possibility of being without outfielder Josh Hamilton for yet another stretch of extended time. As Mike DiGiovanna of the Los Angeles Times writes, ...

    Blog | September 10, 2014
  5. What's left in Verlander's tank?

    AJ Mass

    When Justin Verlander takes the mound on Wednesday to face the Cleveland Indians, the pitcher concedes he might not be at 100 percent -- and should he struggle to work deep into the contest, there could be some concern as to how many more innings he'...

    Blog | September 03, 2014
  6. Castillo and Boston a match?

    AJ Mass

    The Boston Red Sox are still getting used to the idea of having Allen Craig and Yoenis Cespedes in their corner outfield spots going forward, but when it comes to center field, there's a chance the team may look to add another new face for 2015 -- Ru...

    Blog | August 13, 2014
  7. Who fills in for McCutchen?

    Doug Mittler

    The Pittsburgh Pirates now face the difficult if not impossible task of finding an adequate replacement for All-Star center fielder Andrew McCutchen, who is expected to be placed on the 15-day disabled list due to an oblique muscle injury. The Pi...

    Blog | August 05, 2014
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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