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  1. Wheeler sharp into 7th; Recker, Mets beat Rangers

    Wheeler sharp into 7th; Recker, Mets beat Rangers

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | July 06, 2014
  2. Fister lesson: Good arms can come cheap

    Buster Olney

    Three years ago, the Detroit Tigers surprised folks with an under-the-radar trade at the deadline, when they plucked an unspectacular right-hander with average fastball velocity from the Seattle Mariners. That pitcher, Doug Fister, was attractive to ...

    Blog | June 26, 2014
  3. DeGrom showing command, composure

    Mark Simon

    Jacob deGrom has been very tough to hit, particularly down in the strike zone.As a kid growing up in Florida, Mets starter Jacob deGrom got a lesson in pitch command at an early age. Jacob deGrom #48 SP New York Mets 2014 STATS GM4 W0 ...

    Blog | June 05, 2014
  4. Lessons learned from 50 years of MLB drafts - ESPN The Magazine

    Ken Woolums

    In ESPN The Magazine, Ken Woolums writes that the 50th MLB draft offers us the chance to take a look at half a century of lessons learned. Or in the Cubs' case, lessons not learned.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2014
  5. Cliff Lee strikes out 10 in Phillies' shutout of Dodgers

    Cliff Lee scattered four hits over eight innings, struck out 10 and retired 21 of his last 22 batters to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a 7-0 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | April 21, 2014
  6. Workman loses out in numbers game

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- The business of baseball can be downright nasty. Red Sox pitcher Brandon Workman learned that lesson Tuesday night. After the Texas Rangers dismissed the Sox, 10-7, at Fenway Park, the right-handed reliever was called into manager ...

    Blog | April 09, 2014
  7. White Sox learn replay lesson

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago White Sox got their first taste of Major League Baseball's replay system Wednesday and in the process they learned a valuable lesson. With a runner on first base in the seventh inning, White Sox center fielder Afdam Eaton mo...

    Blog | April 03, 2014
  8. Ron Washington's unique management meets challenge with ravaged T...

    Jean-Jacques Taylor

    His unorthodox style has been successful, but Ron Washington has big challenges with the Texas Rangers in 2014.

    Story | Conversation | March 30, 2014
  9. Chat wrap: Lessons from Jackson, Vitters

    ESPNChicago.com

    ESPNChicago.com's Jesse Rogers took your Cubs questions during a live chat on Tuesday. Will the struggles of Brett Jackson and Josh Vitters make the Cubs front office more hesitant to bring up the next wave of prospects? Who has surprised so far in c...

    Blog | March 04, 2014
  10. Reaction: Early strikes an issue for Ogando

    Richard Durrett

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Texas Rangers starter Alexi Ogando said he learned a valuable lesson in his two-inning start Friday. "I learned that you got to throw your first pitch for strikes and be aggressive and attack a lot more," Ogando said. "That's wh...

    Blog | February 28, 2014
  11. St. Louis Cardinals 'embarrassed' by Carlos Martinez's Twitter in...

    St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Carlos Martinez has learned a valuable lesson just two weeks into spring training: Watch out what you put on social media.

    Story | Conversation | February 26, 2014
  12. Homer Bailey's breakout season might be a bit misleading - MLB

    Dave Cameron

    Dave Cameron explains why we should be careful not to overrate players who see a jump in strikeout rate, and Homer Bailey could be another cautionary tale.

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2014
  13. Ten reasons the Boston Red Sox will repeat as World Series champi...

    Gordon Edes

    Here are 10 reasons the Red Sox will repeat as World Series champions.

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2014
  14. Jurickson Profar: 2013 lessons key for 2014

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Jurickson Profar refused to put any blame for his inconsistent 2013 season on the fact that he was constantly moving positions and didn't get much consistency. "I'm not a guy that makes excuses," Profar said Tuesday as he took ...

    Blog | January 21, 2014
  15. Flaws in NFL replay system should be a lesson for MLB's own expan...

    Jayson Stark

    A flaw in the NFL's replay system that didn't correct a missed call in the NFC Championship Game should be a lesson for MLB's expanded replay.

    Blog | Conversation | January 20, 2014
  16. Lessons from the offseason thus far

    Jim Bowden

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- The hot stove season typically doesn't get white-hot until the winter meetings, but general managers decided to break the rules this year and we've seen tons of action already, with the Robinson Cano contract and Prince Fiel...

    Blog | December 09, 2013