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  1. The Texas Rangers' Lost Season

    Jonah Keri

    Few teams entered the 2014 season with higher hopes than the Texas Rangers did. They'd won 90 or more games in each of the past four seasons, joining Tampa Bay as the only teams to accomplish that feat. The Rangers made the playoffs in 2010...

    Blog | June 11, 2014
  2. Four MLB Stories You Might Have Missed While Watching Jenrry Meji...

    Jonah Keri

    With big headlines like the Tommy John epidemic, the historic strikeout rate, and moonwalking closers dominating this baseball season, you're forgiven if you've lost track of some of the subtler stories affecting the 2014 campaign. Here are...

    Blog | May 28, 2014
  3. Getting Lost in the MLB.com Classics Channel on YouTube

    Jonah Keri

    You have to hand it to Major League Baseball. For years, other sports leagues embraced (or at least tolerated) the free(r) flow of highlights and full games throughout the Internet. Baseball responded by zealously shutting down any and all attempts t...

    Blog | May 31, 2013
  4. Ervin Santana and Kansas City's Pitching Gambit

    Jonah Keri

    Lost in all of last year's hoopla over Miguel Cabrera becoming the first player to win the Triple Crown in 45 years were the impressive numbers put up by the Angels' Ervin Santana. Big Erv gave up 39 homers, the highest total of any pitcher in the ma...

    Blog | April 30, 2013
  5. Have the Diamondbacks Lost Their Leverage With Justin Upton?

    Jonah Keri

    The Diamondbacks negotiated a trade with the Mariners last week, one that would have netted a strong package of young talent. But when the two teams finally agreed to the deal, the trade's centerpiece vetoed it. Which means the D-backs are right back...

    Blog | January 14, 2013
  6. MLB Playoff Wrap: Giants Riding the Momentum

    Jonah Keri

    The San Francisco Giants have their hands full: They might have just lost their starting second baseman, and after Game 3 of the NLCS, their starting rotation becomes a total mystery. But that doesn't matter today, because they are heading back to St...

    Blog | October 16, 2012
  7. 2012 MLB Season Preview: Tampa Bay Rays

    Jonah Keri

    Last offseason, the Rays lost their star left fielder, number-two starter, mainstay first baseman, starting shortstop, and an entire bullpen ... yet still clawed their way into the playoffs, thanks to the biggest September comeback in baseball his...

    Blog | March 08, 2012
  8. 2012 MLB Season Preview: Minnesota Twins

    Jonah Keri

    In 2010, the Twins rolled to their second straight division title. They racked up 94 wins behind another huge Joe Mauer performance, a career year for Francisco Liriano, and a stacked, dominant bullpen. In 2011, the Twins lost more times than they ha...

    Blog | February 28, 2012
  9. Farewell to The Kid

    Jonah Keri

    They lost their damn minds. All of them. Gary Carter's over the moon, of course. He's just whacked a double over Andre Dawson's head to snap a scoreless tie against the Cubs. The last at-bat of Carter's great career, and he hits a game-winner. Th...

    Blog | February 17, 2012
  10. The lost art of doctoring a baseball

    Jonah Keri

    Once upon a time, a pitcher would do anything to doctor a baseball.

    Story | Conversation | February 08, 2012
  11. Tigers Limp Off With a Victory

    Jonah Keri

    Trailing 1-0 entering the bottom of the 4th inning and 2-0 in the series, Jim Leyland knew he needed to come up with a brilliant strategy to rally his Detroit Tigers back from the brink. Finally, just when all seemed lost, he remembered the sage advi...

    Blog | October 12, 2011
  12. Tigers Blow Chance to Steal a Win in Texas

    Jonah Keri

    They lost Game 1 with their 24-game winner on the mound. Their starting left fielder is out for the series, their veteran right fielder just broke his ankle (knocking him out for the rest of the playoffs), and they're running out of right-handed hitt...

    Blog | October 10, 2011
  13. Jorge Posada, Jesus Montero, and New York's Tough Decision

    Jonah Keri

    It had been an ugly season for Jorge Posada. Once a key cog in the Yankees dynasty, a winner of five rings and one of the greatest offensive catchers of all time, he'd lost his job behind the plate, been relegated to platoon duty, and was putting up ...

    Blog | August 23, 2011