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  1. Cabrera, Martinez pivotal to Tigers' success

    Buster Olney

    One of the greatest hitters of all time is coming back from serious ankle surgery and his team really doesn't know how his recovery will go. And, at the same time, the best pure hitter of 2014 is also injured, and with only a couple of weeks before t...

    Blog | February 07, 2015
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  3. Can McCann help lead the Bombers back?

    Andrew Marchand

    When the New York Yankees scouted Brian McCann in 2013, their greatest concern was, according to one source, the "change-ups" McCann was throwing down to second base after shoulder surgery. With his shoulder improving as that year went on, the Ya...

    Blog | October 16, 2014
  4. Replacing Derek Jeter isn't going to be easy

    Wallace Matthews

    BOSTON -- Derek Jeter is probably the greatest player who was never particularly great at any one aspect of the game, and undoubtedly the best Yankee who was never the best player on his team. And if baseball has taught us anything through the yea...

    Blog | September 28, 2014
  5. Metric proof Derek Jeter is winningest ever

    Peter Keating

    In ESPN The Magazine, Mets fan (and Numbers columnist) Peter Keating finds a new metric that reaches a troubling conclusion: Derek Jeter is the best player of all time.

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2014
  6. Montreal Expos...1994 champs?

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski looks closer at the Montreal Expos' chances of winning the 1994 World Series had there not been a strike.

    Story | Conversation | August 22, 2014
  7. Happy anniversary, A-Rod!

    Andrew Marchand

    NEW YORK -- A year ago Tuesday, Alex Rodriguez returned to the New York Yankees' lineup on the day he was suspended for 211 games. Only A-Rod. To celebrate, here are some of Wally Matthews' and my greatest hits: 1. A-Rod is suspended and return...

    Blog | August 05, 2014
  8. MLB - Hall of Fame managers Tony La Russa, Bobby Cox, Joe Torre u...

    Tim Kurkjian

    As they head into the Hall of Fame together, Tony La Russa, Bobby Cox and Joe Torre each brought a unique style to the dugout.

    Story | Conversation | July 24, 2014
  9. Ortiz talks evolution of Sox-Yanks rivalry

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- The rivalry between the Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees is considered one of the greatest in all of sports. It's built on incredible moments, amazing comebacks, plenty of bench-clearing brawls, and memorable triumphs and heartbre...

    Blog | July 24, 2014
  10. Gossage 'amazed' at Monument Park honor

    Mike Mazzeo

    NEW YORK -- Former New York Yankees Hall of Fame closer Rich "Goose" Gossage called being honored with a plaque in Monument Park on Old-Timers Day "the greatest day I've ever had." "Putting on the pinstripes is the closest thing I have had to an ...

    Blog | June 22, 2014
  11. Mining for stolen bases

    Todd Zola

    Todd Zola is filling in for Eric Karabell, who is on vacation this week. Of the standard rotisserie hitting categories, stolen bases offer by far the greatest element of strategy. Granted, the majority of this is tied into how you draft your team....

    Blog | May 22, 2014
  12. Derek Jeter tops Yogi Berra, Mariano Rivera as fifth-best New Yor...

    Ian O'Connor

    No. 2 should walk away as No. 5 on the list of all-time Yankees greats.

    Story | Conversation | February 17, 2014
  13. 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
  14. New York Yankees' Derek Jeter does it right, as always

    Ian O'Connor

    The shortstop who made a career out of making the right call made another one.

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2014
  15. MLB - Alex Rodriguez case likely sends MLB back to labor strife

    Howard Bryant

    The end of the ugly Alex Rodriguez case likely means the start of a new era of labor strife in Major League Baseball.

    Story | Conversation | January 15, 2014
  16. Would Dodgers steal Tanaka from the desperate Yankees?

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES -- In his latest column, ESPN's Buster Olney tells us that some rival executives expect the Dodgers and New York Yankees to be the final teams left bidding for Masahiro Tanaka, one of the greatest pitchers ever to come out of Japan. Repor...

    Blog | January 14, 2014
  17. Mariano Jr.: Now I get my father back

    Ian O'Connor

    HOUSTON -- As the New York Yankees were expressing sadness that Mariano Rivera was suiting up for them for the final time, one person sitting inside their clubhouse Sunday was happy the greatest closer of them all was ready to go. "Now I get my fa...

    Blog | September 29, 2013