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  1. Amid the Rash of Early MLB Injuries, How Screwed Is Your Team?

    Michael Baumann

    We're mere days into the 2014 baseball season, yet nearly every team with designs on a title is missing a key player. It's like Week 15 of the NFL season had a baby with a slasher movie where the pretty high school kids die one by one. O...

    Blog | April 03, 2014
  2. Harper Being Harper, and More Snap Judgments From Opening Day(s)

    Michael Baumann

    The 2014 MLB season is only a day and change old. To borrow a phrase from James Earl Jones's greatest career role as Admiral James Greer: "The data support no conclusions as yet." Still, some teams have played some games, which means ...

    Blog | April 01, 2014
  3. The Improbable Toronto Blue Jays

    Michael Baumann

    One of the dangers of writing about sports is that it's easy to conflate "impossible" with "improbable." It's a necessary risk to take in many cases: On May 4, the Blue Jays were 10-21, 10.5 games out of first place, with a run differential close...

    Blog | June 24, 2013
  4. Small Sample Size Alert: Matt Dominguezs No-Offense Policy

    Michael Baumann

    In December of 2011, emboldened by a colorful, exciting rebranding and a colorful, exciting, publicly funded stadium, the Miami Marlins signed the jewel of the 2011-12 free-agent class, shortstop Jose Reyes. Miami made room for Reyes by moving franch...

    Blog | April 24, 2013
  5. There's Shrewd, There's Genius, Then There's Marlins Owner Jeffre...

    Jonah Keri

    The Toronto Blue Jays and Miami Marlins pulled off a 12-player trade, one that's being hailed as a gigantic upgrade for the Jays and the latest fire sale for a Marlins team with a long history of them. All of which overlooks one critical takeaway fro...

    Blog | November 14, 2012
  6. Miami's Woes Result in Ramirez Heading to L.A.

    Jonah Keri

    "We have certain veterans who we thought would carry us in Hanley [Ramirez] and [Jose] Reyes, and that the kids would take that next step. [Giancarlo] Stanton, to his credit, is for the most part taking that step, but [Logan Morrison] has not, and th...

    Blog | July 25, 2012
  7. 10 Guys on Trial for Fantasy Team Murder

    Jonah Keri

    No matter how hard you study, no matter how hard you try to manage risk, there's a good chance you're going to badly overdraft at least one player. Even the best of us end up with first-rounders who perform like 15th-rounders. What's important is fig...

    Blog | May 24, 2012
  8. 2012 MLB Season Preview: Miami Marlins

    Jonah Keri

    Armed with a shiny, taxpayer-funded new stadium green-lit by feckless government officials, the Marlins decided they'd finally spend some money this offseason. The plan went as follows: Get Albert Pujols, get Jose Reyes, get one of the best starting ...

    Blog | March 19, 2012
  9. Jonah Keri on which teams should make a run at Prince Fielder

    Jonah Keri

    A team-by-team breakdown of where the last uber-free agent should suit up in 2012 and beyond.

    Story | Conversation | December 16, 2011
  10. B.S. Report: Cousin Sal and Gus Ramsey

    Bill Simmons

    Question: What do you do when there's too much NFL stuff to discuss in one podcast? Answer: You split it up into two podcasts! In Part 1, Cousin Sal came on to lament the latest improbable Cowboys collapse, bitch about Tebowners, figure out t...

    Blog | December 05, 2011
  11. Reyes' Deal Shows That the Marlins Aren't All Talk

    Jonah Keri

    Let's start with this: The Marlins signing Jose Reyes to a six-year, $106 million contract is a welcome sight, if only because it means they're finally spending money, after years of claiming losses that didn't exist. Those allegedly phony loss c...

    Blog | December 05, 2011
  12. About Last Night: Chaos in State College

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday. After attempting to save his job with a unilateral retirement announcement, Joe Paterno has been fired as head coach at Penn State. Student demonstratio...

    Blog | November 10, 2011
  13. Why Jose Reyes Shouldn't Give the Mets a Hometown Discount.

    David Parker

    In the upcoming months, New York Mets shortstop Jose Reyes could command more than $100 million for a contract of up to seven years. The front office in Flushing may balk at those numbers, but unless the Mets are prepared to make Reyes an offer that...

    Blog | November 04, 2011
  14. The St. Louis Cardinals, Albert Pujols, Free Agency, and Jose Rey...

    Jonah Keri

    Would losing Albert Pujols really be a terrible thing?

    Story | Conversation | September 01, 2011