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  1. 2014 values of two Hamiltons, Bits

    Eric Karabell

    Take out a $10 bill and celebrate because Wednesday night was one for the Hamiltons. Josh Hamilton, a polarizing figure in baseball with a monster contract and less-than-stellar numbers in his first year with the non-contending Los Angeles Angels, sm...

    Blog | September 19, 2013
  2. American League West team needs and targets for 2013 MLB draft

    Jason A. Churchill & Chris Crawford

    A comprehensive look at what every AL West team needs and wants heading into the 2013 MLB draft.

    Story | Conversation | May 20, 2013
  3. Houston Astros do not take Mark Appel in first mock draft of 2013...

    Keith Law

    Keith Law unveils his first mock draft for 2013, and the Astros are being linked to a surprising name at No. 1 overall.

    Story | Conversation | May 15, 2013
  4. Mark Appel still goes No. 1 to Houston Astros in mock draft 2.0 -...

    Keith Law

    Keith Law unveils his second mock draft less than a week before the draft, and Mark Appel and Byron Buxton are looking more like locks for the top two spots.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2012
  5. Five up, five down for July

    Eric Karabell

    On this fine first day of August, with the non-waiver trade deadline in our rear view mirror, I thought it would be a good idea to take a look on the field at hitting performances of July that could have taught us something that we can apply moving f...

    Blog | August 01, 2011
  6. Dustin Pedroia, Aramis Ramirez among top fantasy performances in ...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell points out five good and five disappointing fantasy performances from July and what to expect going forward.

    Blog | Conversation | August 01, 2011
  7. Must-sign draft picks for N.L. teams

    Jason A. Churchill

    Jason A. Churchill breaks down each National League draft class, outlining which signings could separate the best classes from the merely mediocre ones.

    Blog | Conversation | July 29, 2011
  8. Top 5 potential sellers at trade deadline

    Jim Bowden

    There are only 68 days remaining until the July 31 trade deadline. So, it is time that we take our first glance at this year's potential top "sellers" at the deadline and which veteran players could be dealt. TOP 5 POTENTIAL SELLERS AT TRADE DEADL...

    Blog | May 24, 2011
  9. Which early trends are legit?

    Buster Olney

    Take six days of games from early June, or mid-August, and you would never see the kind of sweeping conclusions or panic or euphoria that you see extracted from the first week of every season. It's one small slice, only a touch of frosting on a ...

    Blog | April 06, 2011
  10. MLB: Which early season trends seem legit, and which will come ba...

    Buster Olney

    If you took a six-day period from any other point in the season, it wouldn't seem like a big deal, but the six days that kick off the baseball season can feel like a segment where a lifetime of information is processed. So what's real, and what's not?

    Blog | Conversation | April 06, 2011
  11. MLB: Position battles that have popped up as spring training move...

    Jason A. Churchill & Doug Mittler

    Kyle McClellan didn't have designs on starting in the deep St. Louis rotation when he got to camp, but with Adam Wainwright on the shelf, it could be his job. Here are leaders and hunches in other unexpected position battles.

    Story | Conversation | March 14, 2011
  12. MLB: With a young, but talented, rotation, Oakland A's can compet...

    Buster Olney

    The first pieces of a rally would start to take shape and it was habit for Gio Gonzalez to immediately imagine, in one corner of his mind, the worst possible outcome. Runners at first and third and nobody out could quickly lead to a three-run inning,...

    Blog | Conversation | January 15, 2011
  13. MLB: After Cliff Lee signs, it'll be free-for-all; this is how it...

    Buster Olney

    In Troy Tulowitzki, the Colorado Rockies saw a player who could be their Derek Jeter or Cal Ripken, which is precisely what the shortstop wanted. Plus, Buster's advice to Jeter, and a walk around free agency.

    Blog | Conversation | December 02, 2010
  14. Some options, like David Ortiz and Jon Garland, appear to be no-b...

    Buster Olney

    A close look at the options market shows some no-brainers out there, such as the Padres being able to lock up Jon Garland's inning-eating ways for another year at a good rate; in other cases -- we're looking at you, Berkman -- it's a no-brainer to pass.

    Blog | Conversation | September 17, 2010
  15. MLB - Anthony Rendon projects as the No. 1 pick in 2011 MLB draft...

    Keith Law

    Keith Law takes his first look at the 2011 MLB draft -- not in any type of mock format, but in a listing of players to watch for at the college and prep level. The main name to know is Anthony Rendon (Rice), but there are comparisons to Ryan Howard and Scott Kazmir here.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2010
  16. MLB draft 2010 - A team-by-team look at NL drafting philosophies

    Jason A. Churchill

    Jason A. Churchill looks at the scouting director and general draft philosophy of every team in the National League. This is an essential draft-read document because it explains what each squad may do with their highest picks, using history as a guide.

    Story | Conversation | June 01, 2010