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  1. Examining the future of non-playoff-bound teams - MLB

    Paul Swydan

    Several MLB teams are already focused on the future, and Paul Swydan looks ahead at what their primary objectives are.

    Story | Conversation | September 01, 2014
  2. New metric reveals baseball's best power hitters - ESPN The Magaz...

    Peter Keating

    In ESPN The Magazine, Peter Keating writes that some hitters just know how to crush the ball: Ruth. Maris. Bonds. Wily Mo Pena. But who has the most pure power of all? A new metric reveals the answer.

    Story | Conversation | August 05, 2014
  3. Midseason top five farm systems

    Keith Law

    Ranking all 30 organizations based on their minor league talent is a major undertaking each winter, which is why I always decline to do a re-ranking during the season. There's simply no way I could do it justice given the amount of work it requires. ...

    Blog | July 22, 2014
  4. Astros have a major perception problem

    Buster Olney

    Perception matters, which is why the chief justice of the Supreme Court has historically worked for unanimity in decisions, and why the loser in the presidential election gives a concession speech, to legitimize the process. Perception...

    Blog | July 20, 2014
  5. Futures Game -- Joey Gallo lifts U.S. over World

    Texas Rangers prospect Joey Gallo showed off his power with a soaring two-run homer in the sixth inning to give the U.S. team the lead for good in a 3-2 victory over the World squad Sunday at the All-Star Futures Game for baseball's best minor leaguers.

    Story | Conversation | July 13, 2014
  6. Astros-Rangers Preview

    Astros-Rangers Preview

    Preview | July 06, 2014
  7. 2014 MLB All-Star Game rosters announced

    A year removed from a 50-game suspension following the Biogenesis investigation, Baltimore Orioles slugger Nelson Cruz has been voted to this year's All-Star Game.

    Story | Conversation | July 06, 2014
  8. Houston Astros draft high school left-hander Brady Aiken with No....

    The Houston Astros had the No. 1 pick again, and this time, they took a pitcher polished beyond his years.

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2014
  9. 2014 MLB draft results

    A list of all the selections in the 2014 MLB first-year player draft.

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2014
  10. Newcomb rising, Gatewood falling

    Christopher Crawford

    Here we are, just three days until the 2014 MLB draft begins. Teams are beginning to finalize their boards, but there's still a lot of work to be done for clubs, and while a general range can be hypothesized, a player's stock will move up and down un...

    Blog | June 02, 2014
  11. Minnesota Twins outfielder Byron Buxton No. 1 on top 25 prospect ...

    Keith Law

    Keith Law updates his ranking of the top 25 professional prospects, with Twins outfielder Byron Buxton still No. 1.

    Story | Conversation | May 28, 2014
  12. Kyle Farnsworth signs deal with Houston Astros

    The Houston Astros have signed reliever Kyle Farnsworth to a major-league deal.

    Story | Conversation | May 17, 2014
  13. Keith Law's first mock draft

    The Astros take prep lefty Brady Aiken at No. 1 in Keith Law's first mock draft

    Power Ranking | Conversation | May 14, 2014
  14. Choosing between Aiken and Rodon

    Christopher Crawford

    The more things change, the more they stay the same. Once again, this weekend was dominated by the left-handed pitching available in this year's draft; and there are still more questions than answers in regards to the best bats, with three collegiate...

    Blog | May 05, 2014
  15. Daniel Murphy and nonfast base stealers

    David Schoenfield

    New York Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy isn't what I'd call fast. I mean, he's not a catcher or a plodding first baseman, but he won't ever be mistaken for a burner. He has maybe average-ish speed. He was never much of a base stealer. He topped ou...

    Blog | April 30, 2014
  16. Record 10 MLB pitchers go at least 7 innings with 3 or fewer hits...

    According to the Elias Sports Bureau, a record 10 starting pitchers -- one-third of all of Sunday's starters -- threw at least seven innings while allowing three or fewer hits.

    Story | Conversation | April 27, 2014