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  1. More Than a Trophy: What the AL Cy Young Race Means for Advanced ...

    Shane Ryan

    In 2010, Felix Hernandez won the American League Cy Young award with a 13-12 record. It was the right choice for a number of reasons. He had the league's best ERA, the highest pitcher WAR, the most innings pitched, and the lowest WHIP, and he lasted ...

    Blog | August 23, 2013
  2. The MLB Weekend Top 10: Immovable Rays, Meet Unstoppable Dodgers

    Shane Ryan

    August may be the lowliest sports month of all, but we've got ourselves a fantastic little weekend of professional baseball. Feast your eyes, perk your ears, and open your hearts: It's list time. 10. The Battle for Tejas (TEX-HOU) For so long, we...

    Blog | August 09, 2013
  3. Pitchers' Duel Diary: The All-Star Game

    Shane Ryan

    Welcome to the new series for pitching junkies, in which we anticipate one excellent matchup per week and diarize it to learn something about the practitioners of the Mound Arts. In the process, we also discover meaningful things about ourselves and ...

    Blog | July 17, 2013
  4. It's Time for Some AL Midseason Awards

    Jonah Keri

    With apologies to those who revel in seeing Steve Delabar face Marco Scutaro, there is no worse time of year for sports fans than this week's four-day dead zone. So what better time to hand out our midseason MLB awards? Here then are the players and ...

    Blog | July 16, 2013
  5. The Re-Rise of Bartolo Colon

    Jonah Keri

    Two of the top starters in the American League meet Friday in Seattle. You could pair Felix Hernandez with several aces and make that make sense. Instead, this elite matchup will pit once lightly regarded Japanese import Hisashi Iwakuma against &#823...

    Blog | June 21, 2013
  6. Roster Doctor: Let's Do a Twitter-bag

    Jonah Keri

    Twitter has got fantasy questions, we've got answers. Hot starts, cold starts, bullpens in flux, trade scenarios, a top 10 that'll start 30,000 fights, and much more, all covered in this edition of the Roster Doctor. Stick with Wade Davis and Jon ...

    Blog | May 16, 2013
  7. About Last Night: Knicks Can't Keep Pace

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were out looking at buffalo and thanking the heavens that you never had to actually traverse the Oregon Trail by wagon, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday: Paul George and the Indiana Pacers remained red hot at home as they ...

    Blog | May 15, 2013
  8. The All–MLB Network Pitching Staff

    Michael Baumann

    A couple weeks ago, I posted a starting lineup of the most entertaining players in baseball, and Jonah Keri objected to my including only one pitcher, Yu Darvish. Of course, you can have only one pitcher in a starting lineup at a time. That's how bas...

    Blog | May 08, 2013
  9. Woe Be the Mariners' Offense

    Jonah Keri

    On April 17, the Seattle Mariners played a 14-inning game that doubled as a perfect embodiment of their team. Felix Hernandez, the team's one true star, twirled a masterpiece, firing eight innings of one-run ball with 12 strikeouts and no walks a...

    Blog | May 01, 2013
  10. About Last Night: Chris Paul's Flair for the Dramatic

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy because no one at the game of Celebrity you were playing could get Lark Voorhies, here's what you missed in sports on Monday: Chris Paul scored his team's last eight points, including an acrobatic runner with 0.1 seconds r...

    Blog | April 23, 2013
  11. About Last Night: Kershaw Beats Giants All by Himself

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy dancing like no one was watching, despite the fact many, many people were watching, here's what you missed in sports on Monday. Clayton Kershaw pitched a shutout and hit a go-ahead home run in the eighth inning as the Los A...

    Blog | April 02, 2013
  12. The New Springfield Nine

    Jonah Keri

    The baseball analytics revolution has helped us answer many questions that might have seemed unknowable before. We can now measure not only a pitcher's velocity but also the exact horizontal and vertical break on his pitches, the precise coordinates ...

    Blog | March 06, 2013
  13. About Last Weekend: Cheer, Cheer the Irish

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy watching the test signal on the NFL RedZone channel and holding back the tears, here's what you missed in sports last weekend. Notre Dame outlasted Louisville, 104-101, in a five-overtime thriller in South Bend. Now, I just...

    Blog | February 11, 2013
  14. Mariners Open the Vault for King Felix

    Jonah Keri

    The Seattle Mariners are on the verge of signing Felix Hernandez to a seven-year, $175 million contract, locking up the team's franchise player through his prime, setting a new standard for pitcher contracts, and opening the door for a new round of b...

    Blog | February 08, 2013
  15. About Last Night: Bulls Looking for Help

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy deciding who to eat first in case this whole blizzard thing gets out of hand, here's what you missed in sports on Thursday. The Chicago Bulls and Toronto Raptors are reportedly exploring a trade that would send Carlos Boozer...

    Blog | February 08, 2013
  16. The Weekend Baseball Top 10: Battle of the Vowels

    Shane Ryan

    Here are the most compelling matchups, stories, and personalities in Major League Baseball for the coming weekend. Fewer than 20 games left! The mid-September crunch is here, and woe to those who stumble. 10. Wait a Second ... the Phillies??...

    Blog | September 14, 2012