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  1. Baby Ruth: Giancarlo Stanton’s Historic Season, Crazy Comps...

    Jonah Keri

    Last week, Yahoo's Tim Brown approached Giancarlo Stanton with a question: Had the Marlins' relatively positive showing this season altered the slugger's view of the organization? "Five months," said Stanton...

    Blog | September 03, 2014
  2. Abreu, Cano, and Cruz: Three Stellar Seasons, Three Free-Agent St...

    Jonah Keri

    Rather than wait until November to provide the next round of big free-agent news, the Red Sox made a splash over the weekend, signing 27-year-old outfielder Rusney Castillo to a seven-year, $72.5 million contract, the biggest deal ever awarded to a C...

    Blog | August 27, 2014
  3. What the Red Sox's Rusney Castillo Signing Means for the Pla...

    Ben Lindbergh

    On Saturday, the Red Sox signed Rusney Castillo to a seven-year, $72.5 million contract, the largest ever awarded to an amateur player. Castillo, the latest free-agent position player to come out of Cuba, will likely be Boston's starting ce...

    Blog | August 26, 2014
  4. Why History Says Jon Lester Won’t Be a Red Sox Pitcher Agai...

    Ben Lindbergh

    On the morning of last week's trade deadline, the last-place Boston Red Sox dealt Jon Lester, their best starting pitcher and second-longest-tenured player, to the Oakland Athletics, touching off a day of divesting that completed the defend...

    Blog | August 05, 2014
  5. Houston, You Have a Problem

    Michael Baumann

    A little less than two months ago, the Houston Astros used the no. 1 overall pick in the MLB draft to select Brady Aiken, a left-handed pitcher out of Cathedral Catholic High School in California. Within 48 hours, they had agreed to pay the 17-year-o...

    Blog | July 21, 2014
  6. The future of one of the most talented free agents left on the ma...

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    Blog | July 18, 2014
  7. A Speculative Evaluation of Which NBA Free Agents Celebrated Thei...

    Alex Shultz

    Marcin Gortat's Instagram is an international treasure. In the last month alone, he's posted pictures of himself hanging out with a pig, manning some sort of tank,and chilling by the poolside after having one too many Brok Premium...

    Blog | July 15, 2014
  8. Is Yankees Catcher Brian McCann Really Pulling Himself to Pieces?...

    Ben Lindbergh

    New York Yankees catcher Brian McCann has many outs to make and millions to take before he can come close to approaching the pantheon of regrettable Steinbrenner signings. If McCann secretly aspires to assume a place next to the Carl Pavanos and Kei...

    Blog | July 10, 2014
  9. NBA Free Agency: The Crop From Day 1

    Zach Lowe

    A roundup of the most interesting early deals: Here's a basic fact that is freaking the hell out of teams with free agents they'd really like to keep: There are at least 14 teams that could easily work their way to at least $10 million in ...

    Blog | July 02, 2014
  10. Draft Night Redux: Nuggets, Sixers Set Their Plans in Motion

    Zach Lowe

    The madness of free agency is nearly upon us, and the NBA world is rightfully focused on the possibility that superstar free agents might jump to rival teams poised to chase the 2015 championship. But not every team can get into those lofty conver...

    Blog | June 27, 2014
  11. Did the Pittsburgh Pirates Penny-Pinch Their Way Back Into Irrele...

    Jonah Keri

    The Pittsburgh Pirates enjoyed a dream 2013 season full of walk-offs, celebratory hashtags, and Super Mario Brothers-themed Cutchy goodness, nabbing their first winning season and playoff berth in 21 years. And there was noooooo doubt about...

    Blog | June 04, 2014
  12. It’s Not Them, It’s You

    Chris B. Brown

    At any given time, there are typically only eight to 12 people who are qualified to be NFL starting quarterbacks. Worse, it's not always clear who those players will be, as veterans age into decline and big-ticket free agents go bust with new te...

    Blog | May 06, 2014
  13. Why Haven't Stephen Drew and Kendrys Morales Signed Yet? And...

    Michael Baumann

    MLBPA executive director Tony Clark is really cheesed off. Why is he so cheesed off? Oh, hello, useful question-asking personality device. It's good to see you again. Well, last week, Buster Olney talked to a bunch of executives about...

    Blog | April 15, 2014
  14. Why Robinson Cano's Gigantic Deal Is Smart for the Mariners, and ...

    Jonah Keri

    The Seattle Mariners have agreed to terms with Robinson Cano on a 10-year, $240 million contract, marking the most dramatic example to date of a franchise taking the $26 million per team per year in new national TV money and actually spending it. It'...

    Blog | December 06, 2013
  15. Bargain Hunting: Baseball's Five Best Free-Agent Values This Offs...

    Jonah Keri

    Shortly after the Red Sox won the World Series, I looked back at the main takeaways from the 2013 season. Among the key lessons: Quite often, bargain-hunting can and does pay off. In 2013, Francisco Liriano, Koji Uehara, Russell Martin, Bartolo C...

    Blog | November 26, 2013
  16. The Rockets' approach isn't NBA Finals-worthy

    Zach Lowe

    The case against Houston is simple: The Rockets don't seem to want to guard anyone and Dwight Howard's fading skills aren't helping. Plus, a few things to like in the NBA this week.

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2013