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  1. Orioles could be ready to take over AL East

    Jerry Crasnick

    The Baltimore Orioles are an easy team to warm up to. For starters, their clubhouse is the closest thing in the majors to a Chuck E. Cheese's franchise. When players aren't killing time before games playing ping-pong or pool, they gravitate to a mini...

    Blog | July 04, 2014
  2. MLB adjusts rule on home plate collisions after controversy

    Jerry Crasnick

    Major League Baseball took a formal step Tuesday to clarify a portion of the new rule governing unnecessary collisions between baserunners and catchers at home plate.

    Story | Conversation | June 24, 2014
  3. MLB's best pure hitters

    Jerry Crasnick

    Who are baseball's best pure hitters? Any conversation should begin and end with Detroit's Miguel Cabrera.

    Story | Conversation | June 23, 2014
  4. Dustin McGowan all about perseverance

    Jerry Crasnick

    Major League Baseball's 2000 draft will not go down as a memorable one, but it did include a few first-round keepers: Adrian Gonzalez, selected No. 1 overall by the then-Florida Marlins, is a four-time All-Star with 247 career home runs. Phillies sec...

    Blog | June 21, 2014
  5. Who is the real Manny Machado?

    Jerry Crasnick

    After making it look oh-so-easy in the first half of last season, Manny Machado's production at the plate has dipped markedly.

    Story | Conversation | June 14, 2014
  6. The moves of San Francisco Giants GM Brian Sabean

    Jerry Crasnick

    Coming off a 76-86 record and a third-place finish a year ago, GM Brian Sabean has guided San Francisco back to its winning ways.

    Story | Conversation | June 13, 2014
  7. Minnesota Twins' selection of Nick Gordon emotional

    Jerry Crasnick

    Nick Gordon, a high school shortstop and the fifth overall pick by the Twins, celebrated getting drafted with his father, former pitcher Tom Gordon.

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2014
  8. Los Angeles Dodgers second baseman Dee Gordon is all ears

    Jerry Crasnick

    Dodgers second baseman Dee Gordon has discovered that patience and the willingness to listen are vital to self-improvement.

    Story | Conversation | May 27, 2014
  9. Will La Russa shake up D-backs' brass?

    Jerry Crasnick

    The Arizona Diamondbacks energized the fan base over the weekend when they named Tony La Russa to the newly created position of "chief baseball officer." When your team is buried in last place and has the worst run differential in the majors, there's...

    Blog | May 20, 2014
  10. Tommy John surgery epidemic worries Bud Selig

    Jerry Crasnick

    Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig said Thursday he's personally concerned about the recent spate of Tommy John surgeries and other injuries suffered by major league pitchers.

    Story | Conversation | May 15, 2014
  11. MLB forms committee to find next commissioner

    Jerry Crasnick

    Major League Baseball on Thursday announced the formation of a search committee to find a successor to commissioner Bud Selig, who is sticking with his plan to retire in January 2015 after 22 years in the position.

    Story | Conversation | May 15, 2014
  12. Pirates preaching patience with Gregory Polanco

    Jerry Crasnick

    The Pirates could use an upgrade in right field, but they aren't about to rush prospect Gregory Polanco to the majors just to fill a need.

    Story | Conversation | April 29, 2014
  13. Arizona Diamondbacks give veteran pitcher Randy Wolf minor league...

    Jerry Crasnick

    The Arizona Diamondbacks have reached agreement on a minor league contract with veteran pitcher Randy Wolf, the team announced on Twitter Friday afternoon.

    Story | Conversation | April 11, 2014
  14. Initial reaction to expanded replay overwhelmingly positive

    Jerry Crasnick

    The initial reaction from people within the game to expanded replay has been overwhelmingly positive.

    Story | Conversation | April 08, 2014
  15. Seattle Mariners sign RHP Chris Young to 1-year deal

    Jerry Crasnick

    The Seattle Mariners filled a void at the back end of their rotation Thursday when they reached agreement with veteran right-hander Chris Young on a one-year major-league contract.

    Story | Conversation | March 27, 2014
  16. Kevin Frandsen signs with Washington Nationals

    Jerry Crasnick

    Infielder Kevin Frandsen, who declined an outright assignment from the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday, reached agreement Wednesday on a one-year major league contract with the Washington Nationals.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2014