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  1. Pick an ace: Clayton Kershaw or Madison Bumgarner?

    Jayson Stark

    You can pick only one ace to build your team around for the next five years. Would you choose Clayton Kershaw (Mr. Cy Young) or Madison Bumgarner (Mr. October)?

    Story | Conversation | November 06, 2014
  2. The greatest October feat nobody noticed

    Jayson Stark

    And now ... The Greatest October Feat That Nobody Noticed: It isn't quite true that Jeremy Affeldt got more air time this October than Joe Buck. But if you were watching the Giants play baseball last month and Affeldt didn't show u...

    Blog | November 05, 2014
  3. MLB's five best outfield throws of 2014

    Jayson Stark

    Lasers. Rockets. Missiles. We've seen some phenomenal throws from the outfield this season, including one of the greatest heaves you'll ever see.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2014
  4. Derek Jeter is MLB's single most important player

    Jayson Stark

    The New York Yankees will find another shortstop, but Major League Baseball may never find another Derek Jeter.

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2014
  5. Bud Selig's final year as MLB commissioner

    Jayson Stark

    One year from now, Allan H. "Bud" Selig will step down as the greatest and most important commissioner in the history of Major League Baseball.

    Story | Conversation | January 27, 2014
  6. Three players elected to baseball Hall of Fame, but fate of other...

    Jayson Stark

    Three players -- Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas -- were elected Wednesday to the Hall of Fame, but the voters still have no idea how to resolve the fate of many of the greatest players of all time.

    Story | Conversation | January 08, 2014
  7. Miguel Cabrera truly a magical hitter

    Jayson Stark

    Miguel Cabrera continues to prove year after year that he's one of the greatest right-handed hitters in history.

    Story | Conversation | August 15, 2013
  8. MLB face of baseball at the All-Star Game

    Jayson Stark

    MLB's very best players take the field at the All-Star Game on Tuesday. But which of them is the Face of Baseball?

    Story | Conversation | July 15, 2013
  9. The great Mariano Rivera blows a save?

    Jayson Stark

    When 29 other closers blow a save, we file it under Stuff Happens. When Mariano Rivera blows a save, it's An Event. Still. All these years and all these saves later. So what happened at Citi Field on Tuesday, when the Greatest Closer Who Ever ...

    Blog | May 29, 2013
  10. The great Mariano Rivera blows a save?

    Jayson Stark

    Mariano Rivera blew a save Tuesday night against the Mets without retiring a single hitter.

    Blog | Conversation | May 29, 2013
  11. Pirates practice & walk-off homer drill

    Jayson Stark

    BRADENTON, Fla. -- It might be the greatest spring training drill ever: The walk-off home run celebration. It was choreographed by those innovative Pittsburgh Pirates this week. And all their manager, Clint Hurdle, wou...

    Blog | March 13, 2013
  12. Mariano Rivera surely the greatest

    Jayson Stark

    DUNEDIN, Fla. -- Just when I thought there was nothing much left to say about Mariano Rivera, I merely mentioned his name Sunday at a Yankees-Blue Jays game. And found out people can't stop talking about him. I asked Blue Jays manager John Gibb...

    Blog | March 10, 2013
  13. Baltimore's Mark Reynolds saves his best for the Yankees

    Jayson Stark

    Believe it or not, noted strikeout artist Mark Reynolds has something in common with some of the game's greatest sluggers, including Hank Greenberg, Ted Williams and Harmon Killebrew.

    Blog | Conversation | September 07, 2012
  14. Matt Kemp having a monster first month

    Jayson Stark

    So there I was Sunday, driving along, listening to my old friend Charley Steiner call the latest Dodgers-Nationals duel, when I heard him utter these two sentences: "What an April for Matt Kemp. I wonder if this just might be the greatest April ever...

    Blog | April 30, 2012
  15. The greatest April ever?

    Jayson Stark

    Jayson Stark examines the numbers to see if Matt Kemp has had the best April in history.

    Blog | Conversation | April 30, 2012
  16. Philadelphia Phillies have serious infield issues

    Jayson Stark

    Shortstop Jimmy Rollins is healthy, but first baseman Ryan Howard won't be ready to play anytime soon and second baseman Chase Utley is hurting.

    Story | Conversation | March 14, 2012