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  1. Top breakout candidates for 2015

    David Schoenfield

    During my chats this offseason, one question that always comes up: Who do you like as a breakout performer? There are certainly obvious candidates to that question. The harder part is coming up with guys like Josh Donaldson or Josh Harrison or Dallas...

    Blog | January 24, 2015
  2. Cubs, Dexter Fowler agree to terms

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs and newly-acquired outfielder Dexter Fowler agreed to a one-year contract to avoid arbitration, the team announced Friday. The Cubs picked up Fowler, 28, in a trade with the Houston Astros earlier this week for infielde...

    Blog | January 23, 2015
  3. Pedro Martinez to rep Boston Red Sox in Hall of Fame plaque

    Pedro Martinez's Hall of Fame plaque will have the cap of the Boston Red Sox and John Smoltz's will have the Atlanta Braves.

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2015
  4. Rangers acquire Corporan from Astros

    Calvin Watkins

    The Texas Rangers filled a need at backup catcher by acquiring Carlos Corporan from the Houston Astros on Wednesday. Corporan was designated for assignment by the Astros on Tuesday. The Rangers traded minor league right-handed pitcher Akeem Bos...

    Blog | January 21, 2015
  5. Astros will be surprise team of 2015

    David Schoenfield

    Every year, there's a team that finished under .500 the year before that makes the playoffs. You may not classify all these teams as surprise teams but all certainly made significant improvement from the season before. Witness: --2014 Giants: 76 w...

    Blog | January 21, 2015
  6. 30 things to look for before spring training

    David Schoenfield

    We're a month away from the official start of spring training, but that doesn't mean there aren't some unresolved issues and potential news items still out there in baseball land. Here are 30 things to keep an eye on: 1. Now that the Nationals hav...

    Blog | January 20, 2015
  7. Houston Astros sign Colby Rasmus; Ryan Vogelsong deal near

    Jerry Crasnick

    Veteran free agent outfielder Colby Rasmus has signed a one-year contract with the Houston Astros, the team announced Tuesday. The Astros also are nearing a deal with free agent right-hander Ryan Vogelsong, baseball sources told ESPN.com.

    Story | Conversation | January 20, 2015
  8. Notes from Fowler deal: No change for Bryant

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- Let's get the obvious out of the way in the wake of the Chicago Cubs' acquisition of outfielder Dexter Fowler: This means nothing for Kris Bryant. The subtraction of sometimes third baseman Luis Valbuena, who left for Houston in the Fow...

    Blog | January 19, 2015
  9. Houston Astros trading outfielder Dexter Fowler to Chicago Cubs

    The Houston Astros have traded outfielder Dexter Fowler to the Chicago Cubs for infielder Luis Valbuena and right-handed pitcher Dan Straily.

    Story | Conversation | January 19, 2015
  10. Maybe Astros are Scherzer mystery team

    David Schoenfield

    Keith Law's review of the Evan Gattis trade wasn't kind to the Astros:There's a good chance Atlanta walks out of this deal with an above-average starting pitcher and an everyday third baseman, which would be a heck of a return for a flawed player suc...

    Blog | January 15, 2015
  11. Evan Gattis traded to Houston Astros by Atlanta Braves

    The Houston Astros have acquired slugger Evan Gattis in a trade with the Atlanta Braves.

    Story | Conversation | January 14, 2015
  12. The all-time all-underrated team

    David Schoenfield

    The recent Hall of Fame elections serve two important purposes. One, it's a chance to recognize the superstars of the recent past and how many memories Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio provided us. But the elections also se...

    Blog | January 12, 2015
  13. Kipnis, Puig will rebound; Braves won't

    David Schoenfield

    It's been a slow few weeks in the world of baseball. So here are some random thoughts going through my mind as we wait for Max Scherzer to sign ... and wait ... and wait ... 1. I still don't understand the lack of support that Mike Mussina has rec...

    Blog | January 11, 2015
  14. Players talk about belief in clutch hitting

    Anna McDonald

    Over the course of 16 seasons in the majors, the worst moment in Mark Grace's career came in 1998 as he watched 35,000 pictures of his face fall from the sky. "It was Mark Grace poster day at Wrigley field," Grace told ESPN.com. "Every single pe...

    Blog | January 10, 2015
  15. The best middle relievers of all time

    David Schoenfield

    Yes, nothing much is going on in baseball unless you want to complain about the Yankees' payroll, but that's an old topic. So I was on an email chain with some friends the other day, and my friend Messina joked about when the first middle reliever...

    Blog | January 09, 2015
  16. Defensive storylines of the offseason: AL

    Mark Simon

    Getty ImagesRussell Martin, Didi Gregorius and Yoenis Cespedes are notable defense-minded acquisitions. The major-league baseball offseason still has a ways to go, but we thought we'd take a look at how teams have changed defensively heading into 20...

    Blog | January 08, 2015