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  1. Will Wilson be ready for OTAs?

    Tom Carpenter

    As David Wilson continues to recover from neck surgery, the running back said he still has no pain. However, in order for Wilson to gain medical clearance so he can hit the field again, doctors will have to see via X-rays and MRIs that his spinal cor...

    Blog | April 22, 2014
  2. Peralta among most unlucky hitters so far

    Eric Karabell

    Perhaps no hitter illustrates how wildly unpredictable Batting Average on Balls in Play (BABIP) can be more than St. Louis Cardinals shortstop Jhonny Peralta. A year ago with the Detroit Tigers, Peralta hit .303 with a .374 BABIP, including a ridicul...

    Blog | April 22, 2014
  3. Take wait-and-see approach on Ike Davis

    Eric Karabell

    There's hardly a guarantee that the Ike Davis who handled first base for the Pittsburgh Pirates a few days this weekend will hit any differently than the one that struggled so much last season for the New York Mets. The Davis who singled and doubled ...

    Blog | April 21, 2014
  4. Early Offer: Spartans can ID star QBs

    Jeremy Crabtree

    The Early Offer is RecruitingNation's regular feature, giving you a dose of recruiting in the mornings. Today's offerings: Certain schools always manage to hit home runs at specific positions, despite a player's ranking. Michigan State is a perfect e...

    Blog | April 21, 2014
  5. Who goes first: Towers or Gibson?

    AJ Mass

    The Arizona Diamondbacks let a rookie pitcher make his first-ever big league start on Saturday, but it wasn't Archie Bradley. It was Mike Bolsinger who, though staked to a 4-0 lead, lasted just four innings, allowing six earned runs on seven hits in ...

    Blog | April 20, 2014
  6. Examining how shifts help team defense

    Keith Law

    One of the major questions around the increasing use of defensive shifts is whether they can help teams reduce the incidence of hits on balls in play, especially line drives and other "well-hit" balls in play that are more likely to become hits. (Lin...

    Blog | April 20, 2014
  7. Finding a fit for Gavin Floyd

    Doug Mittler

    The Atlanta Braves' rotation appeared to be in shambles a few short weeks ago when the club learned Kris Medlen and Brandon Beachy would be lost for the season. Enter journeyman Aaron Harang, who pitched seven no-hit innings against the Mets on Fr...

    Blog | April 19, 2014
  8. Finding a spot for Schoop

    Doug Mittler

    A pleasant surprise for the Baltimore Orioles has been rookie infielder Jonathan Schoop, whose four-hit game against the Red Sox on Friday night raised his season average to .304. Eduardo A Encina of the Baltimore Sun says he is starting to get qu...

    Blog | April 19, 2014
  9. Kolek makes case for draft's top arm

    Keith Law

    Shepherd (Texas) High School right-hander Tyler Kolek is the top prep righty in the draft class this year. He's one of a handful of prep arms to hit 100 mph already, but he also brings unusual size and strength to the table. It's a combination that m...

    Blog | April 18, 2014
  10. Is Carlos Santana hurt?

    AJ Mass

    After going 0-for-4 with three strikeouts on Thursday, Carlos Santana of the Cleveland Indians has now had only two hits in his last 32 at-bats, good -- or, rather, bad -- for a .063 batting average since April 8. According to Paul Hoynes of the C...

    Blog | April 18, 2014
  11. When Hanley Ramirez returns

    Joe Kaiser

    Hanley Ramirez left Wednesday's game after being hit on the left hand by a 90 mph fastball by Ryan Vogelsong, but after X-Rays checked out negative, the shortstop sounded optimistic about playing in the series finale on Thursday. Will he be in the...

    Blog | April 17, 2014
  12. What might Dodgers do without Ramirez?

    The Los Angeles Dodgers held their collective breath on Wednesday night as shortstop Hanley Ramirez left the game in the seventh inning after getting hit on the left hand by a Ryan Vogelsong fastball. As Mark Saxon of ESPN Los Angeles reports, "R...

    Blog | April 17, 2014
  13. Fantasy Grapevine: UFA defensemen

    Victoria Matiash

    Potential fantasy impact of forward signings | Goalies Conventional hockey wisdom suggests a player on defense benefits more from experience and maturity than a forward, and that a typical NHL defenseman hits peak performance around 27 years of ag...

    Blog | April 16, 2014
  14. Houston Astros pitching prospects adjusting to life at unfavorabl...

    Alex Speier

    Alex Speier checks into the adjustments Astros pitching prospects such as Mark Appel and Vince Velasquez are having to make at high-A Lancaster.

    Story | Conversation | April 16, 2014
  15. Forecasting success for 'crossroads' QBs

    Mike Sando

    Bill Walsh said he needed two years to know Joe Montana would be the San Francisco 49ers' franchise quarterback. Walsh's coaching understudy, Mike Holmgren, generally thought the third year was when a starting quarterback should hit stride. Waitin...

    Blog | April 16, 2014
  16. Houston Astros' George Springer could be major fantasy star

    Christopher Crawford

    Christopher Crawford discusses the fantasy value for George Springer for now and long term.

    Story | Conversation | April 16, 2014