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  1. Meet Major League Baseball's new commissioner, Rob Manfred

    Jerry Crasnick

    With the retirement of Bud Selig, Rob Manfred has now graduated to baseball's biggest stage as its new commissioner.

    Story | Conversation | January 24, 2015
  2. Ryan Howard of Philadelphia Phillies can block trades to 20 teams...

    Jerry Crasnick

    As Philadelphia Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. explores trades involving first baseman Ryan Howard, he faces challenges beyond trying to move an underperforming player with a big contract.

    Story | Conversation | January 05, 2015
  3. Scott Boras likens free agent ace Max Scherzer to Denver Broncos ...

    Jerry Crasnick

    As Max Scherzer assumes center stage on the MLB free-agent pitching market, agent Scott Boras is skipping the Jon Lester comparisons and likening him to a certain NFL Hall of Famer-in-waiting.

    Story | Conversation | December 10, 2014
  4. Jake Peavy has 'a lot to prove'

    Jerry Crasnick

    After having an up-and-down season, Jake Peavy knows his first foray into free agency doesn't come at an ideal time for him.

    Story | Conversation | December 01, 2014
  5. MLB - Yasmany Tomas next in line of Cuban stars in MLB

    Jerry Crasnick

    He's 24 and hits like Jose Abreu and Yasiel Puig. And now that he's agreed to play for Arizona, Yasmany Tomas appears ready to be the next player to make the move from Cuba to a starring role in the majors.

    Story | Conversation | November 25, 2014
  6. Agent for Andrew Miller says left-handed setup man ready for clos...

    Jerry Crasnick

    After establishing himself as one of baseball's best setup men in 2014, free-agent lefty Andrew Miller might be ready to graduate to a more prominent role.

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2014
  7. MLB - Royals turn to Ventura in Game 2

    Jerry Crasnick

    Royals rookie Yordano Ventura looked up to Pedro Martinez as a kid, but now he must tap into some Pedro World Series magic, writes Jerry Crasnick.

    Story | Conversation | October 21, 2014
  8. Miguel Cabrera of Detroit Tigers was joking about bonus

    Jerry Crasnick

    Miguel Cabrera was merely joking with teammates in the Detroit Tigers clubhouse when it was reported that he plans to forgo his postseason bonus because "I just want the ring," a Major League Baseball Players Association official told ESPN.com Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2014
  9. Could home-plate rule cause problems?

    Jerry Crasnick

    When MLB adopted Rule 7.13, the league didn't anticipate the host of problems the new rule created, and there might be more this postseason.

    Story | Conversation | September 28, 2014
  10. Boston Red Sox trade Andrew Miller to Baltimore Orioles for Eduar...

    Jerry Crasnick

    The Boston Red Sox continued a flurry of trade deadline activity Thursday when they sent left-handed reliever Andrew Miller to the Baltimore Orioles for minor league pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez.

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2014
  11. Joel Pineiro, former MLB pitcher, suspended 50 games after testin...

    Jerry Crasnick

    Former big league pitcher Joel Pineiro has received a 50-game suspension after testing positive for a banned stimulant in violation of the minor league drug prevention and treatment program, the commissioner's office announced Monday.

    Story | Conversation | June 30, 2014
  12. MLB's best pure hitters

    Jerry Crasnick

    Who are baseball's best pure hitters? Any conversation should begin and end with Detroit's Miguel Cabrera.

    Story | Conversation | June 23, 2014
  13. MLB - Toronto Blue Jays lead AL East in return to glory years

    Jerry Crasnick

    It's been a couple of decades since the Blue Jays captured their city's fancy, but the times they are a-changin' in Toronto, writes Jerry Crasnick.

    Story | Conversation | June 16, 2014
  14. Kendrys Morales agrees to join Minnesota Twins

    Veteran Kendrys Morales has reached agreement on a one-year deal with the Minnesota Twins, a baseball source told ESPN.com's Jerry Crasnick.

    Story | Conversation | June 07, 2014
  15. O will determine how high Royals rebound

    Jerry Crasnick

    Nothing resonates with the modern-day baseball fan like a good prospect vigil. George Springer was all the rage before the Houston Astros took the plunge and summoned him from Triple-A Oklahoma City in mid-April. Pittsburgh's Gregory Polanco is still...

    Blog | May 14, 2014
  16. Joe Torre questions whether pine tar should be legalized for pitc...

    Jerry Crasnick

    Amid a growing debate over whether pitchers should be openly allowed to use pine tar to get a better grip on baseballs, executive vice president Joe Torre said he has concerns about the substance being legalized for pitchers because of potential issues.

    Story | Conversation | April 26, 2014