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  1. Deciding year in store for Yasiel Puig

    Buster Olney

    Ned Colletti, the former general manager of the Dodgers, offered the perfect description of Yasiel Puig in the outfielder's first spring training with the team. "You can't take your eyes off him," Colletti said, as he recounted a typical day of wa...

    Blog | January 31, 2015
  2. Which active players are Hall of Famers?

    David Schoenfield

    In any given season, there are more future Hall of Famers than you probably realize at first glance. Take 1994. Eighteen current Hall of Famers played that season, which was a strike-shortened one that didn't include any late-season call-ups. So did ...

    Blog | December 31, 2014
  3. Jose Altuve reaches 200 hits as Astros dent M's postseason hopes

    Jose Altuve had two hits and an RBI, and the Houston Astros damaged the Seattle Mariners' postseason hopes with a 5-2 victory Wednesday.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | September 10, 2014
  4. SoxProspects: 2013 MLB draft preview

    Mike Andrews,

    Major League Baseball's first-year player draft is set to get underway Thursday night at 7 p.m. ET. The draft will take place over the course of three days again this year, with Thursday night's phase covering the first, supplemental, second, and com...

    Blog | June 05, 2013
  5. American League East team needs and targets for 2013 MLB Draft

    Jason A. Churchill & Chris Crawford

    Breaking down the needs, desires and impulses of every AL East team in advance of the 2013 draft.

    Story | Conversation | May 13, 2013
  6. Rapid Reaction: Rangers 6, Astros 2

    David Collier

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Texas Rangers used a five-run fifth inning and a good performance by Yu Darvish to seal a win over the Houston Astros, 6-2, on Friday. Some quick thoughts: What it means: Texas takes the first game of this three-game series...

    Blog | June 15, 2012
  7. Time to move Jeter out of leadoff spot

    David Schoenfield

    This is not an anti-Derek Jeter post, although I'm sure many Yankees fans will take it that way. Jeter has started 24 of the Yankees' 25 games and has hit first or second in the order in all 24 starts. He's hitting .242 but has just two extra-base...

    Blog | May 02, 2011
  8. Astros-Cardinals Preview

    Astros-Cardinals Preview

    Preview | September 19, 2007
  9. Keri The 10, the first edition

    Jonah Keri

    In the first edition of his new Monday column, Page 2's Jonah Keri breaks down 10 stories from the baseball world.

    Story | Conversation | April 30, 2007
  10. A kosher look at Judaism in baseball

    Paul Lukas

    Uni Watch celebrates the rare concurrence of Passover and Opening Day in the major leagues.

    Story | Conversation | April 02, 2007
  11. FLB: Rankings Update

    Tristan H. Cockcroft

    Tristan Cockcroft updates his early 2007 rankings with the latest news.

    Story | Conversation | January 08, 2007
  12. FLB: NL Midseason Report

    Tristan H. Cockcroft

    Tristan Cockcroft recaps the first of the season in the National League from a fantasy point of view.

    Story | Conversation | July 12, 2006
  13. St Louis (46-39) at Houston (43-44) 4:05 pm EDT

    St Louis (46-39) at Houston (43-44) 4:05 pm EDT

    Preview | July 08, 2006
  14. Kansas City (18-48) at Houston (35-33) 7:05 pm EDT

    Kansas City (18-48) at Houston (35-33) 7:05 pm EDT

    Preview | June 17, 2006
  15. Oswalt, three relivers allow two runs on five hits

    Roy Oswalt threw six strong innings for his 15th win and Lance Berkman hit a two-run homer as the Astros beat NL West-leading San Diego 6-2 to take the wild-card lead.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | August 22, 2005
  16. Lost in Space

    Tristan Cockcroft ESPN Fantasy Games

    Let's take a brief moment to talk about Astros first baseman Jeff Bagwell because, quite possibly, we've already seen him take his final swing as a major leaguer. On Tuesday, Bagwell finally landed on the 15-day disabled list, as a result of an arthr...