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  1. Dodgers' Big Three primed for deep run

    Mark Saxon

    SAN FRANCISCO -- You know it's a big series when Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw admits he has trouble keeping his mind off it. Kershaw had just held the San Diego Padres to three hits over eight innings Monday night when he acknowledged that, going into...

    Blog | September 11, 2014
  2. Oakland A's' Billy Beane talks wheeling and dealing and his team'...

    Tim Keown

    In ESPN The Magazine, Tim Keown writes on Billy Beane going into his lab and -- poof! -- out stepping a set of aces. After a decidedly big-market summer for the famously small-market GM, only one question still lingers: Will it all work in October?

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2014
  3. Astros clean up in Jarred Cosart trade

    Keith Law

    The six-player trade between the Astros and Marlins was the most interesting one of the day because, unlike most of the other deals at this exciting deadline, it included actual prospects -- minor leaguers and very young big leaguers going in both di...

    Blog | July 31, 2014
  4. Rapid Reaction: Mets 2, Brewers 0

    Joe Totoraitis | Special to

    MILWAUKEE -- Lucas Duda and Jacob deGrom made sure the New York Mets headed home for the first time since the All-Star break with a big 2-0 victory over Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday. The Mets finished their 10-game road trip at .500, going (1-2) in...

    Blog | July 27, 2014
  5. Process is all that matters to Renteria

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- By now you should know Chicago Cubs manager Rick Renteria well enough to know that he's not going to fall into any big-picture trap when answering questions about his team. His focus remains on the process. The results -- good or bad -- co...

    Blog | July 27, 2014
  6. Jeter on ASG: Going to just try to enjoy it

    Andrew Marchand

    BALTIMORE -- Derek Jeter said he doesn't know what to expect at the All-Star Game. The rest of us, we have a pretty good idea. It is going to be one big tribute to Jeter's legendary career. Whatever occurs in Minnesota over the next two days, the ...

    Blog | July 13, 2014
  7. Valbuena lifts Cubs to 6-4 win over Reds in 12

    Valbuena lifts Cubs to 6-4 win over Reds in 12

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | July 10, 2014
  8. June a different story for Samardzija

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- Maybe Chicago Cubs pitcher Jeff Samardzija really does have a bionic arm. Big pitch counts or rain delays, it doesn't matter to the right-hander: He's going to take the mound no matter what. Opposing teams must like what they see in his du...

    Blog | June 28, 2014
  9. Three heated draft debates

    Jim Bowden

    There are spirited debates going on within the walls of big league clubs, as the 2014 draft is just a day away. In my 25 years of draft experience, I've seen my share of drama and water bottles flung across the room. Quite frankly, it was one of my f...

    Blog | June 04, 2014
  10. Oscar Taveras has first HR in second career at-bat as Cardinals w...

    Wacha beats rain, Cardinals top Giants 2-0

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | May 31, 2014
  11. Cardinals sweep Diamondbacks with 4-2 win

    Cardinals sweep Diamondbacks with 4-2 win

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | May 22, 2014
  12. Cubs' outfield plan needs an overhaul

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- The rebuilding Chicago Cubs are heavy in infield prospects, but where are the outfielders who are going to help lead them to contending status? They certainly aren't employed by the big league club right now. This will come as no sur...

    Blog | May 19, 2014
  13. Dunn's 3-run blast sends White Sox past Astros 7-2

    Dunn's 3-run blast sends White Sox past Astros 7-2

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | May 16, 2014
  14. Rockies beat Diamondbacks 8-5

    Rockies beat Diamondbacks 8-5

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | April 28, 2014
  15. Will Abreu's numbers add up in the stands?

    Christina Kahrl

    With first baseman Jose Abreu busting out big in the early going, you can't help but get a little more excited about the White Sox than you might have been before the season. If you're in Chicago, you could already anticipate that attendance was goin...

    Blog | April 26, 2014
  16. Pirates fans should get to say 'I like Ike'

    Christina Kahrl

    One of the things a few folks -- not just long-suffering Mets fans -- were wondering was whether Ike Davis was going to be able to build on last season's big second half. After going down for a month to help him address things like an epically awful ...

    Blog | April 19, 2014