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  1. CC Sabathia, Francisco Liriano among pitchers losing velocity - M...

    Jared Cross

    Jared Cross looks at CC Sabathia and other pitchers losing velocity and explains how we should adjust our ERA projections accordingly.

    Story | Conversation | April 11, 2014
  2. Fantasy potential of Hamilton, Young Jr.

    Eric Karabell

    Two of the five players projected for the most stolen bases in the major leagues this season went 0-for-4 with four strikeouts in their season openers Monday, the famed golden sombrero. While it's never a good idea to panic after one game -- there ar...

    Blog | April 01, 2014
  3. MLB division previews based on formula for clubhouse chemistry --...

    Jeff Phillips

    For ESPN The Magazine's MLB Preview Issue, experts built a fancy algorithm that measures clubhouse chemistry. The result? The Rays should ready themselves for lots of Champagne showers come October.

    Story | Conversation | March 20, 2014
  4. Danny Salazar among those projected to break out based on 'stuff'...

    Jared Cross

    Jared Cross looks at 10 pitchers whose "stuff" makes them good bets to break out, including Cleveland Indians hurler Danny Salazar.

    Story | Conversation | March 15, 2014
  5. Pirates starting to make decisions

    AJ Mass

    When the Pittsburgh Pirates kick things off on March 31 against the Chicago Cubs, the pitcher who will be on the mound for the team is expected to be Francisco Liriano. According to Bill Brink of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, manager Clint Hurdle...

    Blog | February 19, 2014
  6. Home-field advantage in wild-card game crucial for Cincinnati Red...

    Mike Petriello

    Home-field advantage in the National League wild-card game matters more than you think. Mike Petriello explains.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2013
  7. Ranking aces of NL contenders

    Jim Bowden

    As we've all learned by now, baseball's postseason is pretty much a crapshoot, with all 10 participants having a legitimate chance at a world championship. Just before last year's postseason began I predicted the San Francisco Giants would win th...

    Blog | September 23, 2013
  8. Baseball's best bargains of 2013

    Jim Bowden

    Let's be honest, the top two position players in last year's free-agent class were complete disasters. Outfielder B.J. Upton has reciprocated his five-year, $72.5 million deal with the Atlanta Braves by posting a .183 AVG/.265 OBP/.294 OPS slash...

    Blog | August 23, 2013
  9. Liriano fires another gem; Taveras out

    Eric Karabell

    Los Angeles Dodgers lefty Clayton Kershaw is the best pitcher in baseball, someone I'd be comfortable handing the NL Cy Young and MVP awards to this season, but the most surprising pitcher in baseball also has amazing numbers: One outing after being ...

    Blog | August 15, 2013
  10. Yoenis Cespedes showing signs of life

    Eric Karabell

    It's been two weeks since Oakland Athletics outfielder Yoenis Cespedes delivered an impressive, winning show at the Home Run Derby at Citi Field, and finally he's hit a blast in a game that counts. More are forthcoming. Is it a Derby jinx or just one...

    Blog | July 30, 2013
  11. Unlikely stars key for Pittsburgh Pirates - MLB

    Paul Swydan

    Paul Swydan breaks down which unlikely stars have been key for the Pirates this season. One such player is starter Wandy Rodriguez, whose lower walk rate is a major reason for his success.

    Story | Conversation | May 20, 2013
  12. What to do about Matt Cain?

    Eric Karabell

    By the second inning of Thursday night's game between the San Francisco Giants and Colorado Rockies, the concerned, panicked and, let's face it, angry tweets about right-hander Matt Cain started flowing in consistently. Cain allowed three home runs e...

    Blog | May 17, 2013
  13. Travis Hafner among free-agent bargains who are still available -...

    Ben Lindbergh

    Ben Lindbergh of Baseball Prospectus looks at 10 available free agents who could be huge bargains.

    Story | Conversation | January 11, 2013
  14. Medlen, Chipper shine in Braves win

    Eric Karabell

    • Atlanta Braves right-hander Kris Medlen spun a nifty five-hit shutout against the San Diego Padreson Thursday, lowering his ERA to 2.03 and likely securing his rotation spot. Medlen was a candidate to be pushed back to the bullpen, as right-h...

    Blog | August 17, 2012
  15. Kris Medlen, Chipper Jones shine in Atlanta Braves' shutout win

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell looks at the fantasy-noteworthy performances from Thursday, including fine performances from Braves teammates Kris Medlen and Chipper Jones.

    Blog | Conversation | August 17, 2012
  16. Analyzing trade deadline deals involving Travis Snider, Brad Linc...

    Keith Law

    Keith Law breaks down a flurry of deadline deals, including the Travis Snider-Brad Lincoln swap and the Dodgers acquisition of Brandon League.

    Blog | Conversation | July 31, 2012