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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 - Bruce Bochy's postseason success not by the book

    Tim Keown

    He isn't conventional. He isn't predictable. He isn't your standard by-the-book strategist. So what is Bruce Bochy? Maybe the greatest living October manager in all of baseball.

    Story | Conversation | October 16, 2014
  4. 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
  5. Greatest OF catches in MLB postseason history

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    Photo Gallery | Conversation | October 12, 2014
  6. Five questions for St. Louis Cardinals-Los Angeles Dodgers series...

    Tim Kurkjian

    A look at the five most important questions heading into the NL Division Series between the Cardinals and the Dodgers.

    Story | Conversation | September 30, 2014
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Kyle Schwarber committed to catching

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs are all-in for 2014 first-round pick Kyle Schwarber continuing his career behind the plate. At the very least, they're going to give it their best shot. "Ultimately, for us, that's where the greatest impact lies," Cubs ...

    Blog | September 17, 2014
  10. 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
  11. Series preview: Mets at Dodgers

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Dodgers continue to try to piece together a pitching rotation that, because of injuries, has gone from being their greatest strength to their biggest concern. This weekend will provide some more answers, with Dan Har...

    Blog | August 22, 2014
  12. The 'real' Jeter Top 20 Teammates list

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- Today on the blog we posted a photo gallery of "Derek Jeter's 20 Greatest Teammates." I, among others, was asked to provide 20 names for the list, which I did. I must say, I was not entirely pleased with the final consensus. I, for one, w...

    Blog | August 21, 2014
  13. San Francisco saying goodbye to Candlestick Park

    San Francisco said goodbye Thursday to Candlestick Park -- the stadium where the city's beloved Giants and 49ers celebrated some of their greatest triumphs.

    Story | Conversation | August 14, 2014
  14. 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
  15. Clayton Kershaw on the throwback trail

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES -- Clayton Kershaw has, it can safely be said at this point, emerged from Sandy Koufax's shadow. When you win three consecutive ERA titles and two Cy Young Awards in three years; when you throw, arguably, the greatest non-perfect game ...

    Blog | July 31, 2014
  16. Scully will return, but he's already missed

    Arash Markazi

    LOS ANGELES -- Vin Scully was wrong. It seems almost blasphemous to say that about the man who has narrated some of the greatest moments in baseball history over the past six decades. If Scully told me the sky was green and the grass was blue...

    Blog | July 30, 2014