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  1. Top 10 center fielders in MLB

    Buster Olney

    Ranking the best center fielders is fairly simple at the top. Mike Trout, widely regarded as the best player in the game, is No. 1. Andrew McCutchen, arguably the second-best position player, is No. 2. It gets more complicated after that. 1...

    Blog | November 26, 2014
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  3. What deal is Victor Martinez seeking?

    Joe Kaiser

    Victor Martinez is coming off a fantastic season in which he batted .335 with 32 home runs, 103 RBI and struck out only 42 times in 641 plate appearances. Add it all up, and we're talking about one of the best seasons of anyone in the game. Those ...

    Blog | October 25, 2014
  4. Can the Cardinals count on Adam Wainwright for Game 5 start? - ML...

    Mike Petriello

    Adam Wainwright is a true staff ace and proven winner, but in examining his recent peripherals, Mike Petriello unearths some odd trends showing not only a change in effectiveness but also in approach.

    Story | Conversation | October 15, 2014
  5. Who replaces Hale in Oakland?

    Doug Mittler

    The latest move in the game of managerial musical chairs came Monday morning when Chip Hale was named the new skipper of the Arizona Diamondbacks. The 49-year-old Hale managed in Arizona's minor league system for six seasons and was with the Di...

    Blog | October 13, 2014
  6. Is Ichiro ready to call it quits?

    Joe Kaiser

    This morning my little nephew was wearing the same Seattle Mariners' Ichiro shirt that my son once wore years before, and it got me thinking about Ichiro, a player once regarded as one of the best in the game. Is good 'ol Ichiro ready to hang 'em...

    Blog | September 29, 2014
  7. Best pitching tools in MLB

    Keith Law

    Our evaluation of the best tools in the game concludes with the pitching tools. On Wednesday, we at ESPN Insider laid out the best defensive tools, and on Thursday, we had the best hitting and baserunning tools. Keith Law looks at nine different pitc...

    Blog | August 15, 2014
  8. Best hitting, baserunning tools in baseball -- MLB

    Manny Acta, Jim Bowden, Christopher Crawford

    Manny Acta, Jim Bowden and Christopher Crawford lay out which players have the best hitting and baserunning tools in baseball.

    Story | Conversation | August 14, 2014
  9. Josh Donaldson, Kyle Seager among next wave of talent at third ba...

    Scott Spratt

    Scott Spratt identifies the next wave of top-flight talent at third base, including Josh Donaldson and Kyle Seager.

    Story | Conversation | July 06, 2014
  10. Romo's velocity a concern?

    Joe Kaiser

    Sergio Romo is one of the smallest relievers in the game, and nobody would ever think of the San Francisco closer as having a blazing fastball. But recently, the velocity on Romo's usual low 90s fastball has taken a dive. Ken Rosenthal of FOX Spor...

    Blog | April 21, 2014
  11. Top 10 big-game pitchers in MLB

    Jim Bowden

    On Wednesday night, baseball fans will be treated to one of the best pitching matchups of the season, as Felix Hernandez toes the rubber in Texas against Yu Darvish. These are two of the best pitchers in the game in the midst of their respective p...

    Blog | April 16, 2014
  12. Will Cruz be a distraction for O's?

    AJ Mass

    Outfielder Nelson Cruz is now a member of the Baltimore Orioles, and should provide the team with plenty of needed pop at the plate. As ESPN.com's Jayson Stark notes, he's still one of the premier power hitters in the game. "Cruz, who has spent th...

    Blog | February 23, 2014
  13. Cano improves Mariners, but enough?

    Keith Law

    The contract that will send Robinson Cano to the Mariners is absurdly long, but $24 million a year is very reasonable for a player who's the best in the game at his position and regularly among the top five in his league. He fills a general hole for ...

    Blog | December 06, 2013
  14. Bits: Billy Hamilton makes debut

    Eric Karabell

    Cincinnati Reds outfielder Billy Hamilton certainly played a key role in his big league debut Tuesday night, scoring the lone run in a victory over the St. Louis Cardinals. Of course, Hamilton did not bat in the game, or play the field, but he entere...

    Blog | September 04, 2013
  15. Jonathan Lucroy and Yadier Molina deserve MVP consideration becau...

    Jared Cross

    Jared Cross explains why Jonathan Lucroy and Yadier Molina should be in the MVP discussion.

    Story | Conversation | September 03, 2013
  16. Bits: Making sense of the Braves' offense

    Eric Karabell

    The Atlanta Braves head into the All-Star break with easily the largest division lead of any team in the game, up six games on the erratic Washington Nationals, but with serious issues offensively. Sunday's outfield starters were Jose Constanza, Reed...

    Blog | July 15, 2013
  17. Detroit Tigers will run away with the AL Central - MLB

    Dave Cameron

    Dave Cameron breaks down the key to Detroit's disappointing first-half record and outlines why the Tigers are poised to run away with the AL Central.

    Story | Conversation | July 13, 2013