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  2. Roster Doctor: The Best Value Picks for the 2015 Fantasy Baseball...

    Jonah Keri

    Welcome to the fourth-annual Grantland Fantasy Baseball Preview! Once again, we'll be focusing on the one and only factor that should matter in your draft or auction: value. Let everyone else in your league construct fancy schemes...

    Blog | February 27, 2015
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  4. Seattle Support Staff: Have the Mariners Surrounded Their Stars W...

    Jonah Keri

    With both Pittsburgh and Kansas City finally tasting October baseball over the past two seasons, just three franchises still wander the wilderness of decade-plus playoff droughts: the Blue Jays (21 seasons), the Mariners (13 seasons), and the Marlins...

    Blog | February 20, 2015
  5. Jonah Keri's worst contracts in the game

    David Schoenfield

    This actually came out more than a week ago, but I wanted to pass it along: Jonah Keri presents his 10 worst contracts in the game, plus a few dishonorable mentions. A few notes: --Alex Rodriguez gets the nod for the worst contract, with three ...

    Blog | February 17, 2015
  6. The Babe, Prime Pedro, and Baby Bryce: Taking a Trip Through Majo...

    Jonah Keri

    The first image you see is Dazzy Vance - a tight shot of the right-handed flamethrower, twisting his body in an exaggerated windup, then firing a pitch in super-slow motion. The camera cuts to Ty Cobb, standing at home plate, feet should...

    Blog | February 11, 2015
  7. The man who got hit by pitches

    Wanted to point you in the direction of a fun piece from ESPN colleague Jonah Keri over at fivethirtyeight.com. He wrote about Ron Hunt and the 1971 season when he got hit by 50 pitches. Hughie Jennings got hit by 51 pitches in 1896 and 46 in both 18...

    Blog | February 10, 2015
  8. Baseball’s Worst Contracts

    Jonah Keri

    Like all good CEOs, the men who run Major League Baseball's 30 teams try to be forward-thinking. Even those who have only the most cursory interest in number-crunching understand that baseball players typically peak in their twenties and de...

    Blog | February 06, 2015
  9. Miami Nice: The Wayward Marlins Take Aim at Sustained Success

    Jonah Keri

    Way back in 2007, the Marlins employed a 24-year-old slugger who possessed terrifying skills at the plate. Four seasons plus into his career, he'd blossomed into a perennial MVP candidate and the face of a franchise that had twice won it al...

    Blog | January 22, 2015
  10. The Nationals’ Max Scherzer Signing Is a Short-Term Coup, a...

    Jonah Keri

    The Washington Nationals and free-agent starting pitcher Max Scherzer have reportedly agreed to a seven-year contract, potentially paving the way for another blockbuster deal out of D.C. and dramatically affecting multiple playoff races. Though th...

    Blog | January 19, 2015
  11. Hall of Fame Voting Primer: My Top 10, Plus a Randy Johnson Appre...

    Jonah Keri

    Charles Bronfman was desperate. Disillusioned by player salaries zooming past team revenue streams, the heir to the Seagram's liquor fortune had put his Montreal franchise up for sale. But the Expos had gotten off to a hot start in 1989, an...

    Blog | December 22, 2014
  12. Padres. Trade. MANIA!!!!! A Thorough, Thoughtful (Read: Instant) ...

    Ben Lindbergh and Jonah Keri

    Since you last read about the Padres trading for Wil Myers, which they did after agreeing to trade for Matt Kemp, they have reportedly traded for Justin Upton, Derek Norris, and Will Middlebrooks. For those counting at home, that's five new bats...

    Blog | December 19, 2014
  13. What the Three-Team, 11-Player Wil Myers Trade Bonanza Means for ...

    Jonah Keri

    San Diego, Tampa Bay, and Washington staged a battle royale on Wednesday, engaging in a three-team trade involving a whopping 11 players. Though the Padres' acquisition of 2013 AL Rookie of the Year Wil Myers from the Rays is the centerpiece of ...

    Blog | December 18, 2014
  14. Globe columnist: 'No' on Hall for Piazza

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK -- Grantland's Jonah Keri is compiling Hall of Fame ballots made public by voters, including mine. So far he's tallied 17 voters' ballots. And Mike Piazza appears on all but one. The lone dissenter: Boston Globe columnist Dan Shaughnessy. ...

    Blog | December 17, 2014
  15. Lester Who? The Red Sox Rebuild With Three Solid (Albeit Not Sexy...

    Jonah Keri

    The Boston Red Sox moved quickly to make up for missing out on Jon Lester, landing three starting pitchers in the span of a few hours without sacrificing any premium prospects or raiding the vault for a massive free-agent deal. In the headlining d...

    Blog | December 11, 2014
  16. The Artful Dodgers: Processing Kemp, Kendrick, and the Rest of Lo...

    Jonah Keri

    In one of the craziest binges by any team at any winter meetings, the Los Angeles Dodgers pulled off five major moves Wednesday and early Thursday, sending a former MVP-caliber star packing, overhauling their infield, resha...

    Blog | December 11, 2014
  17. Cleveland Edges Closer to Contention With Brandon Moss Trade

    Jonah Keri

    The Indians' trade for Brandon Moss highlighted a quiet first day at baseball's winter meetings, signaling the likelihood of bigger leaguewide moves as soon as today, and bigger happenings in Cleveland as soon as this coming seaso...

    Blog | December 09, 2014
  18. MLB Trade Value, Part 2

    Jonah Keri

    Yesterday, we revealed Part 1 of our annual MLB Trade Value ranking. Today, we're rounding out the list by dissecting baseball's 35 most valuable chips. If you need a refresher on the rules that define this thought experiment, hea...

    Blog | December 04, 2014