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  1. For teams like the Red Sox, choking is the curse that keeps on ta...

    Peter Keating

    Peter Keating writes for ESPN The Magazine that a new study suggests choking is real. And for teams with a past history of coming up short in the clutch, their players are more likely to be overcome by the pressure.

    Story | Conversation | October 21, 2011
  2. Inside Edge: Houston Astros can't take advantage of scoring chanc...

    The Astros are hitting just .234 as a team this season, but the numbers get even worse when there are runners in scoring position.

    Story | Conversation | April 14, 2009
  3. Buster Olney: Matt Wieters ready now, but might wait

    Buster Olney

    Matt Wieters just keeps on hammering the ball this spring, and Saturday, he did it in the clutch, Peter Schmuck writes. He's hitting better than .400 in spring games and putting a whole lot of pressure -- a good kind of pressure -- on the Baltimore O...

    Blog | Conversation | March 08, 2009
  4. Teixeira providing quality at-bats when it matters

    What differentiates the Braves' Mark Teixeira from your run-of-the-mill bopper is his knack for coming through in the clutch.

    Story | Conversation | March 30, 2008
  5. Surprise performances are part of history

    Rob Neyer

    While stars rule the headlines, lesser-known players have always stepped up in the clutch to help teams capture glory.

    Story | Conversation | October 21, 2005
  6. Peep Show

    Jim Baker

    ESPN Insider has the latest news and notes from around MLB.

    Story | Conversation | May 22, 2003
  7. My problem with the 'clutch' argument

    Keith Law

    David Ortiz's game-tying home run on Sunday night in Game 2 of the ALCS spawned a discussion about whether he's a clutch hitter, something I don't believe exists, but many people inside and outside the industry do, pointing to Ortiz and Carlos Beltra...

    Blog | October 15, 2013
  8. Clutch players make or break any MLB team's postseason run. What ...

    Buster Olney

    Clutch players make or break any MLB team's postseason run. Buster Olney examines which traits are key in being a clutch performer in October.

    Story | Conversation | October 20, 2009
  9. Beltran, Wright struggling in clutch spots

    The Mets shuffled their lineup, but things will get better only if Carlos Beltran and David Wright improve in clutch spots.

    Story | Conversation | August 05, 2008
  10. Phillies need to start getting timely hits

    The Phillies have been one of the worst teams in baseball with runners in scoring position.

    Story | Conversation | April 21, 2007
  11. Delgado carrying a big stick

    Gary Gillette

    Five hitters have stepped up to the plate with a vengeance in September.

    Story | Conversation | September 20, 2005
  12. 'Value' is about creating wins

    Rob Neyer

    Andruw Jones hasn't created enough wins to be named National League MVP.

    Story | Conversation | September 12, 2005
  13. San Diego banking on young arms

    Jerry Crasnick

    The Padres are counting on youngsters Adam Eaton and Jake Peavy be front-of-the-rotation starters.

    Story | Conversation | April 30, 2004