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  1. First-quarter MLB awards

    Jayson Stark

    Now that all 30 teams have played their first 40 games, it's time to recognize some early-season standouts and hand out some early-season hardware.

    Story | Conversation | May 21, 2014
  2. Five Astounding Facts -- Mariners no-nos, Rays ohfers, Safeco's b...

    Jayson Stark

    Felix Hernandez and the Mariners made a special kind of history that Safeco Field fans might be familiar with, and more.

    Blog | Conversation | August 16, 2012
  3. Examining the baseball season at the quarter mark

    Jayson Stark

    With the season a quarter of the way through, we hand out the hardware for the major awards.

    Story | Conversation | May 22, 2012
  4. Baseball, not NFL, still the king of parity

    Jayson Stark

    Uh-oh. Here we go again. That NFL propaganda chorus is grinding again, singing its usual tune: Six of the 12 teams in this season's playoffs are teams that didn't make the playoffs last season. Whoop de doo. And for the 16th season in a r...

    Blog | January 03, 2012
  5. Baseball, not NFL, still the king of parity

    Jayson Stark

    Uh-oh. Here we go again. That NFL propaganda chorus is grinding again, singing its usual tune: Six of the 12 teams in this season's playoffs are teams that didn't make the playoffs last season. Whoop de doo. And for the 16th season in a row, at lea...

    Blog | Conversation | January 03, 2012
  6. Major League Baseball's competitive balance second to none

    Jayson Stark

    "MLB's competitive balance is a joke." I got this tweet the other day from a loyal tweeter. I can only conclude this guy must not know me too well. Until I read that tweet, I was actually going to spare you folks my annual rant on competitive balan...

    Blog | Conversation | November 07, 2011
  7. Tampa Bay Rays really believe they can compete in AL East

    Jayson Stark

    They've put their offseason losses behind them. The rebuilt Rays really believe they can compete in the AL East.

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 2011
  8. MLB, not NFL, king of competitive balance

    Jayson Stark

    If you know me, you had to know this blog attack was coming. All it took was one barrage from the NFL parity-propaganda machine, and I had no choice. So the NFL has had at least five new teams make the playoffs in 14 straight years, huh? Well, tha...

    Blog | January 04, 2011
  9. Five favorite Felix facts

    Jayson Stark

    I never get tired of explaining to people why Felix Hernandez was the right choice for the AL Cy Young Award. So here come five of my favorite Felix tidbits: 1. It's not enough to say that King Felix got crummy run support. He got historical...

    Blog | November 19, 2010
  10. Jamie Moyer knows all about giving up home runs

    Jayson Stark

    Jamie Moyer is very close to becoming the player with the most home runs in history. Home runs allowed, that is.

    Story | Conversation | June 01, 2010
  11. Sandwich Awards: Marmol king of the K's

    Jayson Stark

    Since it's Memorial Day weekend, that means a lot of sandwiches are about to hit the grill. But there are no burgers and hot dogs on this menu -- because it's time once again for another edition of our Generic Sandwich Awards. But before w...

    Blog | May 28, 2010
  12. Pete Rose will never enter MLB Hall of Fame's doors

    Jayson Stark

    Will Pete Rose ever have his day in the sun and become a Hall of Famer? Don't count on it.

    Story | Conversation | August 24, 2009
  13. Jayson Stark: Young faces now leading the way with energized Cinc...

    Jayson Stark

    With Jay Bruce and Joey Votto leading an energized youth movement, there's something building in Reds Land.

    Story | Conversation | March 17, 2009
  14. Why Bonds isn't playing

    Jayson Stark

    Why doesn't Barry Bonds have a job? Team officials cite several reasons, but they also believe we haven't seen the last of the home run king in uniform.

    Story | Conversation | April 03, 2008
  15. Projecting career stats is an inexact science

    Jayson Stark

    A-Rod is the youngest player to join the 500 club, but there's no guarantee he'll finish his career with the most home runs.

    Story | Conversation | August 04, 2007
  16. Opposites attract when Kuiper calls Bonds' 756th

    Jayson Stark

    Ironically, Giants broadcaster Duane Kuiper, who only hit one home run in his career, will make the call when Barry Bonds becomes the all-time home run king.

    Story | Conversation | July 28, 2007