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  1. Will Tigers stick with Coke?

    AJ Mass

    There's been a lot of worry of late about the Detroit Tigers bullpen, much of it specifically focused on the struggles of Joe Nathan and Joba Chamberlain. However, a lot of heat has also been directed at left-handed set-up man Phil Coke. Terry Fos...

    Blog | June 12, 2014
  2. Scherzer tops list of impending free agents

    Buster Olney

    Max Scherzer had his worst outing of the season Wednesday, and even in that he showed a side of himself that will be valued when he becomes a free agent in the fall. Scherzer allowed seven runs in the first three innings, with his pitch count spinnin...

    Blog | May 22, 2014
  3. Baltimore Orioles underrated, Los Angeles Angels overrated by ESP...

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski looks at his ZiPS standings projections to see which American League teams our Forecaster experts are overrating and underrating.

    Story | Conversation | March 25, 2014
  4. D-backs offer Joba $3 million

    Doug Mittler

    The Arizona Diamondbacks have offered righthander Joba Chamberlain a one-year deal worth $3 million, tweets our own Buster Olney. Chamberlain never fulfilled the lofty expectations expected of him during his turbulent tenure with the New York Yank...

    Blog | December 10, 2013
  5. 10 make-or-break players this spring

    Jim Bowden

    Baseball is a results-oriented business. Players who do not produce do not last long. Some young players, however, are afforded more time and multiple chances to establish themselves because of the potential they've shown or their formidable physical...

    Blog | February 21, 2013
  6. Bobby Valentine can thank social media for recent firing - ESPN T...

    Buster Olney

    In ESPN The Magazine, Buster Olney writes that thanks to the 24-7 world of social media, baseball has lost a former mainstay: The quotable, hot-headed manager.

    Story | Conversation | October 19, 2012
  7. Joba Chamberlain injury illustrates volatility involved with top ...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that, as Joba Chamberlain's injury demonstrates, top relief pitchers can be a volatile bunch -- with steady long-term performers like Mariano Rivera being the exception, not the rule.

    Blog | Conversation | June 10, 2011
  8. A loaded trade market of relievers

    Buster Olney

    NEW YORK -- With a spandex sleeve covering his right elbow and forearm, Joba Chamberlain spoke hopefully about his flexor tendon tear, saying that it didn't hurt him while he pitched and that he doesn't think the injury is serious. But it i...

    Blog | June 09, 2011
  9. For teams in need of bullpen help, there are plenty of worthy tra...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that for teams like the Yankees, who are dealing with Joba Chamberlain's injury, there is plenty of bullpen help available on the trade market.

    Blog | Conversation | June 09, 2011
  10. MLB: Baseball's obsession with rigid bullpen roles

    Jorge Arangure Jr.

    In the latest edition of ESPN The Magazine Jorge Arangure Jr. looks at how the closer role has evolved and wonders why teams are so conservative with the way they use their best reliever.

    Story | Conversation | April 20, 2011
  11. MLB: Why Neftali Feliz should be a starter for the Texas Rangers ...

    Matt Meyers

    The Texas Rangers face a difficult decision with rising star Neftali Feliz -- should he start or relieve? Matt Meyers writes that the Rangers should use a Yankees' plan, but instead of the flawed "Joba Rules", he looks back to the Goose Gossage era.

    Story | Conversation | March 16, 2011
  12. Rafael Soriano's value takes a big hit

    Eric Karabell

    Defending American League saves leader and coveted free agent Rafael Soriano chose the potential for championships over the glory of saves, agreeing to a three-year deal with the New York Yankees late Thursday. While Soriano, certainly well-compensat...

    Blog | January 14, 2011
  13. Rafael Soriano's signing with the New York Yankees is devastating...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell breaks down the fantasy impact of Rafael Soriano's signing with the New York Yankees.

    Blog | Conversation | January 14, 2011
  14. Weekend watch: Beckett, Joba, Thames

    Eric Karabell

    The New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox meet again this weekend at Fenway Park, with Sunday night's game to be televised on ESPN, and contrary to popular belief, both teams, not just the Red Sox, have fantasy questions surrounding them. And that...

    Blog | May 07, 2010
  15. Josh Beckett, Mariano Rivera worth tracking this weekend

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell notes what fantasy owners should be tracking over the weekend, including Josh Beckett's start and Mariano Rivera's health, and offers some helpful advice in the process.

    Blog | Conversation | May 07, 2010
  16. Phil Hughes, Joba Chamberlain don't have similar fantasy values a...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell offers his fantasy take on the news that Phil Hughes has beaten out Joba Chamberlain for the Yankees' fifth-starter job.

    Blog | Conversation | March 25, 2010