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  1. Elite pitchers set for big 2015 paydays

    Jim Bowden

    Clayton Kershaw's seven-year, $215 million contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers has set the ceiling for next offseason's free-agent starting pitching market. This is a significant event for a market that's seen record-breaking deals for almost every...

    Blog | January 21, 2014
  2. Lester goes above and beyond

    Kyle Brasseur

    BOSTON -- There aren't many things that Red Sox starter Jon Lester hasn't done in his career. He's thrown a no-hitter. He's won a World Series-clinching game. He's overcome non-Hodgkin lymphoma. He's even endured tough times on the mound, struggling ...

    Blog | October 04, 2013
  3. Ten predictions for the stretch run

    David Schoenfield

    When Alex Rodriguez got caught off second base on Ichiro Suzuki's line drive back to the pitcher in the 10th inning, I was sure the Tampa Bay Rays would win. When Joba Chamberlain walked Jose Molina leading off the bottom of the 10th, I was sure t...

    Blog | August 25, 2013
  4. Red Sox-Mariners Preview

    Red Sox-Mariners Preview

    Preview | July 07, 2013
  5. Los Angeles Dodgers and Angels spend money on big-name veterans b...

    Sam Miller

    In ESPN The Magazine, Sam Miller writes that even though the L.A. Angels and Dodgers have the money for big-name veterans, young talent wins in today's game.

    Story | Conversation | May 28, 2013
  6. MLB spring preview and offseason review

    Jayson Stark

    Let's shut down the Hot Stove and get spring started with a look at the best stories, best and worst free-agent signings, the most improved and least improved teams, players to watch and much more.

    Story | Conversation | February 11, 2013
  7. What to expect from 2012 disappointments

    Eric Karabell

    Every fantasy baseball owner who fails to win his or her league can point to a player or two they feel doomed their chances. We've all done it. What's interesting is the disparity of those players. To some owners, choosing Matt Kemp third o...

    Blog | September 13, 2012
  8. Ricky Romero, Justin Upton among the top 2012 fantasy baseball di...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell discusses the players who disappointed fantasy owners the most in 2012, including Ricky Romero and Justin Upton, and then lays out his 2013 expectation for each of them.

    Blog | Conversation | September 13, 2012
  9. Will underperforming pitchers Dan Haren, Jon Lester bounce back i...

    Todd Zola

    Todd Zola looks at the peripheral stats of 10 disappointing pitchers, including Dan Haren, Jon Lester and Tim Lincecum, to determine their chances of rebounding in 2013.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2012
  10. Angels more disappointing than Red Sox

    David Schoenfield

    I just returned from vacation and spent a portion of the weekend catching up on the HBO series "The Newsroom." The show has been a little uneven -- what's with all the personal discussions and arguments taking place right in the middle of the newsroo...

    Blog | August 26, 2012
  11. Matchup: Ryan Dempster vs. Jon Lester

    Richard Durrett

    The second game of the three-game series at Fenway Park features RHP Ryan Dempster vs. LHP Jon Lester. The game starts at 6:10 p.m. on ESPN Dallas 103.3 FM and FSSW. We will be chatting during the game. Here's a look at the matchup: Dempster (5-5,...

    Blog | August 07, 2012
  12. Trades of Ryan Dempster, Anibal Sanchez seem favorable in fantasy...

    Tristan H. Cockcroft

    Tristan H. Cockcroft examines the peripheral stats of six players in his top 100 starting pitcher rankings who were traded in the past five days, including Ryan Dempster and Zack Greinke, and sets his new ranks.

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2012
  13. Bits: Jon Lester's struggles continue

    Eric Karabell

    Boston Red Sox left-hander Jon Lester was hammered mercilessly for 11 earned runs by the Toronto Blue Jays Sunday, allowing nine hits and five walks in four innings. His season ERA rose to 5.46, and in his past three painful outings, he's thrown...

    Blog | July 23, 2012
  14. Jon Lester of Boston Red Sox enduring rough stretch, should be be...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell looks at the fantasy-noteworthy performances from Sunday, including another disastrous outing by Jon Lester.

    Blog | Conversation | July 23, 2012
  15. Tim Lincecum, Roy Halladay, Felix Hernandez, Jon Lester among hig...

    Tristan H. Cockcroft

    Tristan H. Cockcroft discusses the reasons a handful of top-10 starting pitchers have struggled badly this season.

    Story | Conversation | June 12, 2012
  16. Boston Red Sox's John Lackey injury might make for happiest surge...

    Johnette Howard

    They say you never get a second chance to make a first impression. But John Lackey's surgery gives the beleaguered Boston pitcher a do-over to repair his image as well as his elbow.

    Story | Conversation | November 04, 2011