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  1. Surprising end-of-season predictions

    Eric Karabell

    Welcome to Friday the 13th, the only one of this entire calendar year, and one can be sure if there's an impactful baseball injury on this day many a fantasy owner will blame it on bad luck because of the number 13. Without getting into how ridiculou...

    Blog | June 13, 2014
  2. Morning Briefing: Friday the 13th edition

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK FIRST PITCH: Two struggling teams meet this weekend at Citi Field. San Diego arrives in Queens after having been swept in Philly. The Padres (28-38) have lost of eight of their last 10. They have scored an MLB-low 200 runs. The Mets...

    Blog | June 13, 2014
  3. Don't trifle with the superstitions in which these MLB players be...

    Tim Kurkjian

    In a slump? Blame it on the moon. Or the shoes. Or the shower. Or just about any of the other superstitions that make baseball what it is. (It's Friday the 13th, after all.)

    Story | Conversation | September 13, 2013
  4. Baltimore Orioles' Jason Hammel set to have knee surgery

    Stephania Bell

    Stephania Bell discusses the knee injury to the Orioles' Jason Hammel.

    Blog | Conversation | July 16, 2012
  5. Jacoby Ellsbury, Brian Wilson both face lengthy absences with inj...

    Stephania Bell

    Stephania Bell discusses injury concerns to Jacoby Ellsbury and Brian Wilson.

    Blog | Conversation | April 16, 2012
  6. A triple play, a strikeout machine and more

    Jayson Stark

    What a weekend. A team pulled off a triple play and a walk-off win in the same inning. Aaron Harang did something that Sandy Koufax, Clayton Kershaw and Fernando Valenzuela never did. It was a Friday the 13th for the ages. And if Matt Cain is now i...

    Blog | April 16, 2012
  7. Useless wild weekend information

    Jayson Stark

    Jayson Stark looks at a wild weekend that filled his notebook with some incredible numbers.

    Blog | Conversation | April 16, 2012
  8. Kuroda deal could get done tonight

    Wallace Matthews

    The "other deal" in the Yankees Friday the 13th rampage, the Hiroki Kuroda deal, could well be finished tonight, too. On Jan. 13, the same night the Yankees reached agreement with the Mariners on the Jesus Montero-for-Michael Pineda trade, the Yanke...

    Blog | January 23, 2012
  9. If you see Brian Cashman in a casino . . .

    Wallace Matthews

    . . . don't play poker with him, because I guarantee you will never know what he's holding. The most remarkable aspect about the Friday the 13th Massacre, when the Yankees killed the competition by adding not one, but two top-shelf starting pitchers,...

    Blog | January 16, 2012
  10. New York Yankees are AL East's best after adding Michael Pineda, ...

    Wallace Matthews

    On Friday the 13th, Brian Cashman and the Yankees rose from the dead.

    Story | Conversation | January 13, 2012
  11. Podcast: Friday the 13th edition

    Eric Karabell

    Despite it being Friday the 13th, Mark Simon and I were able to enjoy Friday's Baseball Today podcast with nothing going wrong and no disasters ... we think you'll even enjoy the show, for the following reasons: 1. Carlos Beltran and James Shield...

    Blog | May 13, 2011
  12. Sports stars who have embraced the not-so-unlucky 13

    Amanda Rykoff

    In honor of Friday the 13th, the most unlucky day on the calendar, espnW takes a look at the athletes past and present who have proudly sported the number. MLB: Alex Rodriguez The All-Star third baseman didn't always flout superstition with his je...

    Blog | Conversation | May 13, 2011
  13. Not so unlucky No. 13

    Amanda Rykoff

    It's no secret that No. 13 is historically viewed as unlucky or, in extreme cases, cursed. The fear of 13 is so common, there's even a term for it: triskaidekaphobia. In the sports world, though, a few brave players have embraced the number.

    Story | Conversation | May 11, 2011
  14. TRUM: Phone-in Friday Mailbag

    It's Friday the 13th -- spooky. Luckily, the rules of the TRUM are that I get to phone it in -- hence the name, Phone-in Fridays. Cleaning out my inbox. By the way, starting now, you can now cyberstalk me, e-mail me or invite me to your MySpace p...

    Blog | Conversation | April 13, 2007
  15. Wagner's horror scene unfolds for Mets

    Amy K. Nelson

    Giving up three runs in the ninth inning to the Cardinals, Billy Wagner's Friday the 13th was anything but routine

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2006
  16. Glavine's luck runs out

    Rob Neyer

    The way some players luck has been this season, a healthy fear of Friday the 13th is in order.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2004