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  1. How is Houston's 2013 No. 1 faring?

    AJ Mass

    General manager Jeff Luhnow of the Houston Astros calls Brady Aiken "the most advanced high school pitcher I've ever seen in my entire career," which certainly goes a long way towards explaining why the team made the high-school left-hander the No. 1...

    Blog | June 06, 2014
  2. Four trades for Jeff Samardzija

    Jim Bowden

    Should the Chicago Cubs trade Jeff Samardzija? Certainly their priority is to re-sign their ace right-hander to a long-term contract. However, if they enter the winter meetings without closure to negotiations with Samardzija, don't be surprised if...

    Blog | December 03, 2013
  3. Astros should draft Kris Bryant

    Jim Bowden

    In their heyday during the late 1990s and early 2000s, the Houston Astros boasted a pack of "Killer B's" and routinely sat atop the National League Central. A lot has changed. Jeff Bagwell, Craig Biggio and Lance Berkman are long gone, the Astr...

    Blog | June 05, 2013
  4. MLB: The key to Yankees vs. Twins may be umpire Jerry Crawford

    Jeff Zimmerman

    Jeff Zimmerman of FanGraphs looks at veteran umpire Jerry Crawford, who has the smallest strike zone among all MLB umpires. He's been assigned to Yankees-Twins, so what does that mean? Get ready for some long nights -- and a big series shift.

    Story | Conversation | October 06, 2010
  5. Can Walker save woeful Pirates infield?

    Eric Karabell

    About a month ago an angry, bitter and likely long-suffering Pittsburgh Pirates fan -- there are many of them, I would guess -- kept e-mailing me about how bad his favorite team's regular infield was, from Jeff Clement to Akinori Iwamura and And...

    Blog | June 02, 2010
  6. Can Pittsburgh Pirates' Neil Walker be useful fantasy player?

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell looks at the sorry state of the Pirates infield and whether rookie Neil Walker can be of any use to them or fantasy owners.

    Blog | Conversation | June 02, 2010
  7. MLB ready to lift absurd blackout rules?

    Our long national nightmare might finally be over. Usually, I use that old phrase as a sort of joke, but this thing really is national, from Alaska to Florida and everywhere in between. As Yahoo's Jeff Passan reports, MLB might finally end some of i...

    Blog | Conversation | August 08, 2008
  8. DePodesta's plan salvageable

    Peter Gammons

    GM Paul DePodesta took some gambles that didn't work, but the long-term health of the Dodgers is intact.

    PackageStory | August 28, 2005
  9. Bush in hand worth two Boras clients

    Jim Callis

    A call to the Padres helped Matt Bush become the No. 1 overall pick, and stay at home.

    Story | Conversation | June 08, 2004
  10. Yankees-Pirates deal in the offing?

    Jim Baker

    Jeff Weaver's struggles and the Yankees' desire for Brian Giles may result in the two players exchanging uniforms.

    Story | Conversation | June 23, 2003