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  1. Jack Morris big fan of Madison Bumgarner

    Jim Caple

    Jack Morris was standing by the backstop two hours before Game 7 when someone asked him what he thought of San Francisco Giants ace Madison Bumgarner. "I want to hug him," he said. In one of the most memorable games in World Series history, Morris...

    Blog | October 29, 2014
  2. MLB - Minnesota's baseball legacy extends far beyond All-Star Gam...

    Jim Caple

    The All-Star Game comes to Target Field next week. But that doesn't even scratch the surface of the long-standing and vibrant baseball culture to be found in cold, snowy Minnesota.

    Story | Conversation | July 08, 2014
  3. Wednesday Roundup: Fame time, next year

    AJ Mass

    Three players were elected to baseball's Hall of Fame on Wednesday, as Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas all made it to Cooperstown in their first year on the ballot. Jack Morris, in his 15th and final season of eligibility, fell short of the...

    Blog | January 08, 2014
  4. MLB - Jack Morris should be in the Hall of Fame

    Jim Caple

    A look-beyond-the-numbers plea to get Jack Morris elected to the Hall of Fame in his final year of eligibility.

    Story | Conversation | January 06, 2014
  5. Using PitchFX to determine if Clay Buchholz is throwing a spitbal...

    Eno Sarris

    Eno Sarris uses PitchFX to examine the accusations that Boston Red Sox pitcher Clay Buchholz is throwing spitballs.

    Story | Conversation | May 06, 2013
  6. A history of World Series Game 7

    David Schoenfield

    There have been 35 Game 7s played in the World Series. They provide many of the most indelible moments in the sport's long history: Bill Mazeroski's home run, Jack Morris' shutout, Luis Gonzalez's blooper, Joaquin Andujar going nuts. Now we have 3...

    Blog | October 28, 2011
  7. MLB: Jack Morris not worthy of Hall of Fame - Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski

    He may have defined a decade in MLB, but a look at the numbers shows Jack Morris just isn't worthy of a Cooperstown plaque.

    Story | Conversation | December 28, 2010
  8. New York Yankees castoff Carl Pavano is warrior for Minnesota Twi...

    Andrew Marchand

    Carl Pavano proves that one team's American Idle is another team's warrior.

    Story | Conversation | October 06, 2010
  9. Questions for the contenders

    Buster Olney

    The American League playoffs figure to be much more wide open than in recent memory, and as ex-Tigers and ex-Twins great Jack Morris would tell you, in the postseason it comes down to who is throwing well and who is healthy. With that in mind, some r...

    Blog | September 21, 2010
  10. Starting with the fact that each AL team has an ace but questions...

    Buster Olney

    As the playoff picture comes into focus, the American League offers an interesting situation. Essentially, each of the likely playoff contenders has an ace, and then a litany of question marks thereafter. And that's just one of the questions.

    Blog | Conversation | September 21, 2010
  11. Monday's 1st Pitch: Early oddities on the mound

    Jeremy Lundblad, ESPN Stats & Info

    Today's Trivia: With Target Field opening, name the only three remaining teams whose ballpark also is the home for a professional football team (question courtesy of Jeff Bennett)? Quick Hits: Some fun with early pitching oddities and irregularities...

    Blog | April 12, 2010
  12. MLB: Buster Olney blog -- Cliff Lee's almost flippant poise was t...

    Buster Olney

    Cliff Lee couldn't muster an intensity that would remind anybody of Jack Morris, boring a hole through his own catcher with his gaze. Instead, it was his almost flippant sense of calm and un-patterned approach to hitters that baffled the Yankees.

    Blog | Conversation | October 29, 2009