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  1. MLB: There's a reason setup men often struggle when asked to clos...

    Ben Jedlovec

    Ben Jedlovec explains why the transition from middle reliever to closer is beset so often by problems. It's not about stuff or poise. It's because middle relievers are often working with a decided platoon advantage, and closers typically aren't.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2011
  2. Wildly impactful

    At the moment the Colorado Rockies took the lead against the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday, when Carlos Gonzalez's single bounced into the outfield, Colorado manager Jim Tracy sat stoically, with his arms folded. He finally changed expression as t...

    Blog | August 26, 2010
  3. MLB: Two of the wildest games in the season -- on one day -- offe...

    Buster Olney

    Two teams had 10-1 leads Wednesday, and both saw the lead disappear. In either case, it was a hundred-to-one shot. After one of the craziest days of the season, Buster mines insights from the games.

    Blog | Conversation | August 26, 2010
  4. Kazuo Matsui deal hurts Young's value

    Eric Karabell

    I paid very close attention earlier this season when Colorado Rockies manager Jim Tracy gave enticing speedster Eric Young Jr. the chance to lead off. In general, I think the switch-hitter, who turns 25 today, has shown that his bat will play at the ...

    Blog | May 25, 2010
  5. Kazuo Matsui's signing with Colorado Rockies hurts long-term valu...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell looks at the fantasy impact of Kazuo Matsui's deal with the Colorado Rockies, especially how it hurts Eric Young Jr.'s value.

    Blog | Conversation | May 25, 2010
  6. Keith Law: Scouting the Colorado Rockies

    Keith Law

    The Rockies made a run for the wild card and at the Dodgers in the NL West, but it had more to do with their young talent than the firing of manager Clint Hurdle and the installation of Jim Tracy.

    Story | Conversation | October 04, 2009
  7. Buster Olney: Newcomer Jason Giambi helps keep Colorado Rockies r...

    Buster Olney

    Jason Giambi and the Rockies keep on rolling, the Rangers' fiscal woes are getting worse, plus tons of other news and injury updates.

    Blog | Conversation | September 12, 2009
  8. Troy Tulowitzki has found a slight adjustment that's put him and ...

    Matt Meyers

    Troy Tulowitzki has found a slight adjustment that's put him and the Rockies back on track.

    Story | Conversation | August 17, 2009
  9. Tracy, Littlefield know each other well

    Jerry Crasnick

    Jim Tracy fit GM Dave Littlefield's managerial profile, but the Pirates' success will depend more on their young talent.

    Story | Conversation | October 11, 2005
  10. Cubs looking for bullpen upgrade

    Jerry Crasnick

    What is the Cubs' top priority? Will Jim Tracy stay with the Dodgers? Answers to these, and plenty more.

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2003
  11. Los Angeles seeking offensive punch

    Jim Baker

    The Dodgers have pitching in spades, but what they really need are some stinking runs.

    Story | Conversation | June 16, 2003
  12. 2013 NCAA Tournament Bracket Projections -- Illinois Fighting Ill...

    Bill Doherty

    Despite inconsistent play this season, the Illini have proved capable of beating the nation's top teams. Can Brandon Paul and Co. shoot their way into the Sweet 16? ESPN Insider has the answer, along with best- and worst-case scenarios for all 68 teams.

    Story | Conversation | March 15, 2013
  13. Could Snow fall in Houston?

    Chad Ford

    Despite recent trades, the Rockets are desperate for a genuine point guard. Let's explore more trade possibilities.

    Story | Conversation | December 28, 2004