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  1. Execs: D-Rob will get his 'Papelbon money'

    Andrew Marchand

    The question is: Will David Robertson receive "Papelbon money" from the Yankees? The expectation is that Robertson's free-agent contract will at least be in the neighborhood of Jonathan Papelbon's four-year, $50 million contract, the highest ever ...

    Blog | November 21, 2014
  2. Half-full, half-empty: David Robertson

    David Schoenfield

    When Mariano Rivera called it a career after the 2013 season, David Robertson graduated from eighth-inning reliever to closer. In 2014, he went 4-5 with 39 saves and a 3.08 ERA while allowing a .192 batting average. This fall, he turned down the Yank...

    Blog | November 21, 2014
  3. David Robertson of New York Yankees seeks 'Papelbon money' in fre...

    Andrew Marchand

    Yankees free-agent closer David Robertson turned down the chance to have the highest closer salary for one season in baseball history. Now, he has his eyes on the largest contract ever given to a reliever.

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2014
  4. Reds exploring OF options?

    AJ Mass

    The Cincinnati Reds are hoping to get some more offensive production from left field in 2015 after seeing a revolving door at the position net just 10 home runs, 57 RBI and a .233 batting average for the team last season. As C. Trent Rosecrans of ...

    Blog | November 12, 2014
  5. Royals, Reds eye Aoki?

    Doug Mittler

    Norichika Aoki won three batting titles in Japan with the Yakult Swallows, and the veteran outfielder has demonstrated he can swing the bat in America as well, posting a .285 batting average and .352 OBP over three seasons. Now that Aoki will turn 33...

    Blog | November 10, 2014
  6. Will Red Sox make push for Sandoval?

    AJ Mass

    With a .338 batting average this postseason, Pablo Sandoval has certainly saved his best for last as his contract with the San Francisco Giants comes to an end. Could the third baseman be headed across the country to Fenway Park once the World Series...

    Blog | October 29, 2014
  7. Braves OF on the move?

    AJ Mass

    In 2014, the Atlanta Braves outfielders -- led primarily by the trio of Justin Upton, B.J. Upton and Jason Heyward -- ranked 17th in the league in total bases and just 25th in batting average. That's probably not nearly what the team expected from th...

    Blog | October 21, 2014
  8. Could Cuddyer end up with Mets?

    Last season, the New York Mets managed to get only a .230 batting average from their two corner outfield positions, and if the team is going to make any moves this winter, trying to improve that production is likely to be a priority. Could Michael Cu...

    Blog | October 15, 2014
  9. Bullpen upgrade in Rockies future?

    AJ Mass

    The Colorado Rockies did not flirt with 100 losses this season solely because their bullpen performed so poorly, but when a team ranks first in the National League in runs scored, batting average, slugging percentage and OPS, looking at the mound for...

    Blog | October 06, 2014
  10. Everth Cabrera on shaky ground?

    Doug Mittler

    After seeing his stock take a precipitous fall, Everth Cabrera may no longer be assured of being the San Diego Padres' Opening Day shortstop in 2015. Cabrera was a National League All-Star in 2013, but his batting average plunged 51 points to .23...

    Blog | September 30, 2014
  11. Duda HR unlikely in more ways than one

    Mark Simon

    Given that Lucas Duda was 19-for-110 (a .173 batting average) against left-handed pitching entering his ninth-inning at-bat against Tony Sipp and that lefties were 11-for-87 (.126 batting average) against Sipp this season, the end result being a walk...

    Blog | September 27, 2014
  12. Will the Reds shop Jay Bruce?

    Doug Mittler

    The end of the 2014 season can't come fast enough for the Reds' Jay Bruce, whose .214 batting average does not even rank among the 25 right fielders in the majors. Bruce signed a six-year, $51 million deal in 2011 and the Reds got a decent bang f...

    Blog | September 20, 2014
  13. Could Alvarez land in Boston?

    Doug Mittler

    Among the many problems facing the Boston Red Sox this season is dismal offensive production at third base. The hot corner has been ice cold, with the Red Sox ranking at or near the bottom in the majors in batting average (.209), slugging percentage ...

    Blog | September 20, 2014
  14. Is Davis the key for Pirates?

    AJ Mass

    The Pittsburgh Pirates have gone 11-2 over their last 13 games to get back into the thick of the National League playoff hunt. However, one of the weaknesses of the team this season continues to be the .222 collective batting average at a revolving d...

    Blog | September 19, 2014
  15. Don't bunt on Anthony Rendon

    Mark Simon

    Washington Nationals infielder Anthony Rendon has made the jump from impressive rookie to elite player in the span of a season. Rendon has fared very well in the basic stats -- a .285 batting average with 20 home runs and 80 RBIs. He ranks sixth a...

    Blog | September 17, 2014
  16. Justin Morneau of Colorado Rockies suffers strained intercostal, ...

    Colorado Rockies first baseman Justin Morneau, who is second in the race for the National League batting crown, suffered a left intercostal strain Friday and is listed as day-to-day.

    Story | Conversation | September 13, 2014