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  1. Brewers in hot water at hot corner

    AJ Mass

    The Milwaukee Brewers watched as their starting third baseman grabbed the back of his leg after fielding a ground ball in the fourth inning of Saturday's game, and may now be without the services of cleanup hitter Aramis Ramirez for some time. "I ...

    Blog | May 11, 2014
  2. First base options in Milwaukee

    Doug Mittler

    The Milwaukee Brewers added another competitor to their first base mix by bringing back Lyle Overbay on a minor league contract Monday. General manager Doug Melvin said the plan for now is to "mix and match" at first base with Overbay, Juan Franci...

    Blog | January 21, 2014
  3. Monday roundup: Waiting for Tanaka

    Doug Mittler

    The finish line in the race for Masahiro Tanaka is finally in sight. The Japanese righthander has until Friday afternoon to choose a major league team or otherwise return to Japan for the upcoming season. Monday has been a relatively quiet day as...

    Blog | January 20, 2014
  4. New York Yankees' 2014 infield could be worst in franchise histor...

    Paul Swydan

    Paul Swydan breaks down the New York Yankees infield for the 2014 season. Analytics show why this group might be among the worst in franchise history.

    Story | Conversation | January 15, 2014
  5. Phillies getting even older?

    AJ Mass

    The window for the Philadelphia Phillies to win a World Series with their current roster is rapidly closing. Last season, the team was one of only three franchises with an average age of 30 or more, and the re-signing of veterans Chase Utley, Carlos ...

    Blog | January 14, 2014
  6. Milwaukee's first base options

    AJ Mass

    Milwaukee Brewers general manager Doug Melvin has watched first basemen like Corey Hart, James Loney and Justin Morneau sign with other teams this offseason, leaving his own options for improving the position extremely limited, at best. However, he d...

    Blog | January 12, 2014
  7. New York Yankees and Brian Cashman are frugal yet still winning

    Buster Olney

    In ESPN The Magazine, MLB Insider Buster Olney examines how GM Brian Cashman is leading the Yankees in cutting payroll to get below the salary cap while still fielding a winning roster.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2013
  8. Finding replacements for Asdrubal Cabrera

    Eric Karabell

    Cleveland Indians shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera left Monday's game at Yankee Stadium with a strained right quadriceps, and by the time you read this he might already have been placed on the 15-day disabled list. Cabrera wasn't off to a terrific start at...

    Blog | June 04, 2013
  9. Chris Heisey, Evan Gattis top list of suggested early-season pick...

    Todd Zola

    Todd Zola discusses a handful of hitters who are undervalued because they are playing more often or hitting in a better lineup slot than originally expected, such as Chris Heisey and Evan Gattis.

    Story | Conversation | April 08, 2013
  10. Bucs add Lee to shore up offense

    Jim Bowden

    The Pittsburgh Pirates have acquired veteran first baseman Derrek Lee and cash from the Baltimore Orioles in exchange for minor league first baseman Aaron Baker. The Pirates made it clear they wanted to improve their offense, but not at any expense, ...

    Blog | July 31, 2011
  11. Don't expect much from D-Lee, O-Cab

    Eric Karabell

    Only two major league baseball teams have received a lower OPS from their first basemen than the Pittsburgh Pirates, so it's understandable why the surprise NL Central contenders were interested in upgrading from Lyle Overbay, Brandon Wood, Stev...

    Blog | July 31, 2011
  12. Derrek Lee, Orlando Cabrera doesn't offer much for fantasy owners...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell looks at the fantasy implications of the trades for veterans Derrek Lee and Orlando Cabrera

    Blog | Conversation | July 30, 2011
  13. Box Score Bits: Bautista, Davies star

    Eric Karabell

    • The Boston Red Sox outlasted the Toronto Blue Jays 13-12 on Monday in a game that took more than four hours. A trio of barely owned fantasy hitters knocked in four runs each in Jason Varitek, Lyle Overbay and Jose Bautista. Of the three, Baut...

    Blog | April 27, 2010
  14. Readily available options Jose Bautista, Kyle Davies enjoy Monday...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell discusses the results from Monday's baseball games.

    Blog | Conversation | April 27, 2010
  15. MLB - Spring Training - 30 Teams in 30 Days - Over for Overbay?

    ESPN Stats & Information

    ESPN's exclusive Next Level research shows exactly why the Jays' first baseman is declining so rapidly. Pitch-by-pitch analysis lets you in on what every pitcher is already exploiting.

    Story | Conversation | March 10, 2009
  16. Shandler: Batting Average Surgers

    Ron Shandler

    Ron Shandler identifies some hitters who could see an uptick in their batting averages.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2007