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  1. 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
  2. Hold the ovation for Cubs on lauded system

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO - The midseason prospect rankings by ESPN.com's Keith Law were released on Thursday and the Chicago Cubs have three of the top eight prospects in the game, including the top-ranked player in third baseman Kris Bryant. Bryant went from No. ...

    Blog | July 17, 2014
  3. Tigers-Astros Preview

    Tigers-Astros Preview

    Preview | June 28, 2014
  4. George Springer's first career multihomer game leads Astros

    George Springer hit a pair of two-run homers and Brett Oberholtzer scattered six hits over six innings in the Houston Astros' 9-4 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | May 24, 2014
  5. Castro, Fowler homer, Astros outlast White Sox 6-5

    Castro, Fowler homer, Astros outlast White Sox 6-5

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | May 17, 2014
  6. Where's Craig Kimbrel? Not in the game

    David Schoenfield

    Craig Kimbrel is supposedly the heir to Mariano Rivera. In his postseason career as closer, Rivera recorded 27 appearances of 2+ innings.- Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) October 8, 2013 Let's get the positives out of the way, because this game should...

    Blog | October 08, 2013
  7. Tampa Bay Rays their own worst enemy in Game 1 loss to Boston Red...

    Jerry Crasnick

    Tampa Bay was uncharacteristically sloppy in its ALDS Game 1 loss to Boston, writes Jerry Crasnick.

    Story | Conversation | October 04, 2013
  8. 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
  9. Jose Altuve short in stature, big in production for Houston Astro...

    Jim Caple

    Jose Altuve just doesn't measure up to every other player in the majors. But the shortest man in the game sure does produce for the Astros.

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2013
  10. Mike Trout's one 'weakness'

    Buster Olney

    Mike Trout had a season that nobody has ever had before, with a buffet of home runs and stolen bases and runs and home run-robbing catches. This is why a majority of talent evaluators already believe he is the best player in the game. If you wanted...

    Blog | April 04, 2013
  11. Mike Trout is working on what he thinks is his one major weakness...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney looks at Mike Trout's one "weakness," and also looks at Roy Halladay's struggles and some disagreement among two former Tampa teammates.

    Blog | Conversation | April 04, 2013
  12. Astros-Rockies Preview

    Astros-Rockies Preview

    Preview | May 28, 2012
  13. Brewers' five-run sixth helps Randy Wolf to 1st win of season

    Rickie Weeks capped a five-run sixth inning with a three-run homer -- one of four Brewers' homers in the game -- and Randy Wolf picked up his first win of the season, as Milwaukee beat the Houston Astros 9-6 on Tuesday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | April 24, 2012
  14. 2012 MLB Season Preview: Colorado Rockies

    Jonah Keri

    One of the top 15 players in the game in Troy Tulowitzki. A young star entering his age-27 season in Carlos Gonzalez. A potential future ace in Jhoulys Chacin. Plus ... Jamie Freaking Moyer! The offseason relocation of Grantland's baseball headqua...

    Blog | March 29, 2012
  15. The shifting landscape in baseball

    Buster Olney

    The other day, a smart baseball official noted the shifting landscape in the game. "It's becoming more and more difficult to find good everyday position players," he said. "It used to be that good young pitching was harder to come by, but now I ...

    Blog | January 29, 2012
  16. Nationals slip past Astros in 11th on wild throw

    Jimmy Paredes, inserted in the game in the top of the 11th, made a wild throw to second base, allowing Ryan Zimmerman to score the winning run in the Washington Nationals' 4-3 win over the Houston Astros on Friday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | September 09, 2011