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  1. The lasting legacy of Kerry Wood

    Buster Olney

    It was just time, Kerry Wood explained, in announcing his retirement. Time to spend more time with his family, because he can. Time for relief from the day-to-day grind of preparing to pitch. Time to walk away from a sport he loved -- a sport which p...

    Blog | May 19, 2012
  2. The lasting legacy of Kerry Wood - MLB

    Buster Olney

    While Kerry Wood will be remembered by some as a pitcher who never fulfilled his tremendous potential, and to others as a great teammate, his lasting legacy may be how he has changed the way teams scout and handle young pitchers, writes Buster Olney.

    Blog | Conversation | May 19, 2012
  3. Cubs rotation doing well; hitters aren't

    Eric Karabell

    The Chicago Cubs are 1-2, but with a few timely hits, they easily could be entering Monday's home game with the Milwaukee Brewers on ESPN and ESPN3 undefeated. Cubs starting pitchers certainly got it done the first weekend, as Ryan Dempster, Mat...

    Blog | April 09, 2012
  4. Jeff Samardzija, Chicago Cubs starting pitchers pitch well in ope...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell takes a closer look at the Chicago Cubs, from a fantasy perspective, heading into their 'Monday Night Baseball' matchup versus division rival Milwaukee.

    Blog | Conversation | April 09, 2012
  5. The NL payroll picture

    Jim Bowden

    Earlier this week, we took a look at the American League teams and the dollars coming off their books due to free agency. Today we look at the National League, where the Philadelphia Phillies, St. Louis Cardinals, Los Angeles Dodgers, Milwaukee Brewe...

    Blog | August 26, 2011
  6. Kerry Wood creates deep 'pen

    Kerry Wood's one year deal with the Cubs for just $1.5 million is an outstanding deal for the club -- but I think it's a clever long-term move for Wood as well. The last time Wood left the Cubs and the National League, he landed a two-ye...

    Blog | December 17, 2010
  7. 2010 MLB free agency: Breaking down the Kerry Wood deal

    Keith Law

    Keith Law breaks down the deal for Kerry Wood, noting that while he's been picked up for cheap, it's not at a place of great need.

    Blog | Conversation | December 17, 2010
  8. MLB: Derrek Lee, Javier Vazquez and Jon Rauch among the potential...

    Keith Law

    The final page of Keith Law's top 50 free agents includes possible bats on the rebound and a slew of relief pitchers of all shapes and sizes.

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2010
  9. MLB: Vin Scully is unquestionably the best baseball announcer eve...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney says Vin Scully is his favorite MLB announcer of all time. Within this blog, he also discusses concerns over Stephen Strasburg's arm, the chances Manny Ramirez could go to Tampa and much more.

    Blog | Conversation | August 22, 2010
  10. MLB: Handing out grades to teams for every deal that went down on...

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski of Baseball Think Factory breaks down all of Saturday's deals, such as those for Lance Berkman, Ryan Ludwick, Kerry Wood and even Octavio Dotel. And with each breakdown comes a letter grade.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2010
  11. MLB: From Cliff Lee to Matt Capps, FanGraphs breaks down every ma...

    Joe Pawlikowski

    While not all the deals got done right before the deadline -- players like Cliff Lee and Roy Oswalt moved well before -- there was still a lot of activity. With the phones finally off, Joe Pawlikowski breaks down every major July deal.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2010
  12. Octavio Dotel, Kerry Wood traded

    Eric Karabell

    Entering Saturday, Octavio Dotel and Kerry Wood were known as closers and had earned a combined 166 career saves. By the time the major league trade deadline had passed, each had been traded to contending teams with two of the top closers in the game...

    Blog | July 31, 2010
  13. Octavio Dotel, Kerry Wood traded out of closer roles

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell looks at the bullpen implications of the Cleveland Indians and the Pittsburgh Pirates trading away their closers.

    Blog | Conversation | July 31, 2010
  14. MLB: Midseason prescriptions for the AL Central race

    John Perrotto

    As MLB comes out of the All-Star break, 'Dr. BP' (Baseball Prospectus) looks at every division and what the clubs within them need. Here now: the AL Central. Can the White Sox keep this up, or will the Tigers and Twins make moves to doom them?

    Story | Conversation | July 15, 2010
  15. Closers: White Sox, Indians in spotlight

    Eric Karabell

    Chicago White Sox closer Bobby Jenks seemed to be cruising along in April, disproving the doubters who believed his days as a reliable saves guy were nearing an end. He finished the month being scored on a few times, but nothing out of the ordinary, ...

    Blog | May 10, 2010
  16. Bobby Jenks should keep his closer role, but will Kerry Wood?

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell discusses save situations around the majors, looking for any potential changes fantasy owners should know about.

    Blog | Conversation | May 10, 2010