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  1. Is Dodgers 2B battle settled?

    AJ Mass

    It is the time of the year when March Madness upsets make headlines, and it looks like we may have an unexpected upset in the Los Angeles Dodgers' second base competition, at least for Game 1 of the 2014 season. On Thursday, Ken Gurnick of MLB.com...

    Blog | March 21, 2014
  2. Concern over Corbin

    AJ Mass

    In what was supposed to be his final tune-up before taking the mound in Australia for the first game of the Arizona Diamondbacks' season, Patrick Corbin was forced to leave early with tightness in his left forearm. Now his status for Game 1 is in dou...

    Blog | March 16, 2014
  3. Verlander aims for Game 1 start

    AJ Mass

    Most pitchers would not call an injury that results in abdominal surgery "a blessing." However, that's the stance Justin Verlander is taking after getting back on the mound Monday and throwing for the first time since the procedure. "Obviously, yo...

    Blog | February 12, 2014
  4. What happened with Justin Verlander was something rare - MLB

    Buster Olney

    Buster takes a look at Game 1 and sees a Tigers team that was impatient both at the plate and on the mound. They were out of sync, and it all started with Justin Verlander.

    Blog | Conversation | October 25, 2012
  5. Matchups that will define World Series

    Buster Olney

    SAN FRANCISCO -- The rays from the setting sun will be crawling up the hitter's eye as Game 1 of the World Series starts tonight. The shadows will make it even tougher for the Giants to hit Justin Verlander, the best pitcher on the planet, and c...

    Blog | October 24, 2012
  6. A dozen matchups that will define the World Series - MLB

    Buster Olney

    Buster breaks down the 12 matchups that will define the World Series between the Detroit Tigers and San Francisco Giants.

    Blog | Conversation | October 24, 2012
  7. How Joe Girardi should handle A-Rod

    Buster Olney

    BALTIMORE -- Matt Wieters has an excellent reputation as a catcher and a leader, but he and Jason Hammel combined on a pitch selection in Game 1 of the ALDS that had talent evaluators befuddled. The count was 3-2, the hitter was Alex Rodriguez, and H...

    Blog | October 09, 2012
  8. Joe Girardi should change the Yankees' lineup for Game 3 of the A...

    Buster Olney

    Alex Rodriguez is struggling mightily so far in the ALDS, and Buster Olney writes that some lineup tweaks for the Yankees are in order, beginning with dropping A-Rod down and moving Robinson Cano up.

    Blog | Conversation | October 09, 2012
  9. Will the lack of true ace doom Baltimore Orioles, Texas Rangers, ...

    Ben Lindbergh

    Will the lack of a true ace doom the Baltimore Orioles, Texas Rangers and Oakland A's in October? Ben Lindbergh of Baseball Prospectus investigates.

    Story | Conversation | September 20, 2012
  10. C.J. Wilson's shot at redemption

    Jim Bowden

    Texas Rangers Game 5 starter C.J. Wilson has cemented his place in baseball history. After losing Game 1 of the World Series, Wilson became the first pitcher to lose the All-Star Game as well as a game in each division series, league championship ser...

    Blog | October 24, 2011
  11. For Ron Washington, scrutiny begins early

    Buster Olney

    ST. LOUIS -- Esteban German had a bemused look on his face after Game 1 of the World Series as reporters gently posed questions that weren't meant to question his professional competence, but let's face it, that's kind of what hung in ...

    Blog | October 20, 2011
  12. Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington should never walk Nick Punto...

    Colin Wyers

    Colin Wyers explains why Rangers manager Ron Washington did his team a disservice in Game 1 of the World Series by intentionally walking Nick Punto.

    Story | Conversation | October 20, 2011
  13. Texas Rangers' Ron Washington faces early scrutiny - MLB

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that two of Ron Washington's in-game decisions from Wednesday night have drawn early scrutiny. Plus, more on the World Series and from around baseball.

    Blog | Conversation | October 20, 2011
  14. Detroit is loving Delmon

    Jim Bowden

    In retrospect, it could have been a monumental error. After injuring his left oblique in Game 1 of the ALCS, Detroit Tigers left fielder Delmon Young was placed on the disabled list, effectively eliminating him from the series. Oddly enough, team...

    Blog | October 15, 2011
  15. MLB - Teams that win Game 1 have a big advantage regardless of lo...

    Dayn Perry

    Dayn Perry writes that the Milwaukee Brewers and Texas Rangers have an advantage by winning Game 1 in their series but not because they won at home. History says winning Game 1 is the key, regardless of home-field advantage.

    Story | Conversation | October 10, 2011
  16. Tigers' lack of depth becoming a factor

    Jim Bowden

    Detroit Tigers at Texas Rangers Though it seemed as though Tigers manager Jim Leyland pushed all the right buttons up to this point, his players must execute if they are put in positions to succeed. In Game 1 of the ALCS, one Tiger didn't get the jo...

    Blog | October 09, 2011