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  1. MLB - Giants stick with Ryan Vogelsong

    Jerry Crasnick

    Rather than turn to Madison Bumgarner, Giants manager Bruce Bochy stood by his decision to give Ryan Vogelsong the Game 4 World Series start, writes Jerry Crasnick.

    Story | Conversation | October 24, 2014
  2. Wade Davis, Andrew Miller and Zach Britton thriving as relievers ...

    Jerry Crasnick

    Starters-turned-relievers Wade Davis of the Royals and Andrew Miller and Zach Britton of the Orioles have been big keys for the two ALCS opponents.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2014
  3. Lorenzo Cain's October glove work highlights the Royals' outfield...

    Jerry Crasnick

    Lorenzo Cain's glove work in October has been the latest highlight from the Royals' tremendous outfield defense, writes Jerry Crasnick.

    Story | Conversation | October 12, 2014
  4. Buck Showalter and Ned Yost will be under intense scrutiny

    Jerry Crasnick

    Although Buck Showalter seems to be everyone's favorite manager these days, Ned Yost might be the most scrutinized.

    Story | Conversation | October 08, 2014
  5. MLB - Surprising Orioles ready to take what comes in playoffs

    Jerry Crasnick

    No Chris Davis? No Manny Machado? No Matt Wieters? No problem. The Orioles still have strengths to spare as they start the postseason.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2014
  6. Dayton Moore's vision for Kansas Royals validated

    Jerry Crasnick

    It can be said that Royals general manager Dayton Moore's plan for how to build a winning team in a small market has somewhat come to fruition, with K.C. reaching the playoffs for the first time in 29 years.

    Story | Conversation | September 30, 2014
  7. Free-agent missteps led to demise of Wren

    Jerry Crasnick

    If you adhere to the quaint notion that winning records and job security go hand-in-hand, Frank Wren deserved a whole lot better than he got from the Atlanta Braves. In the first five years of Wren's tenure as general manager, the Braves won 86, 9...

    Blog | September 22, 2014
  8. The revival of baseball in the Beltway

    Jerry Crasnick

    With the Orioles and Nationals both going to the postseason, baseball in the Beltway is quickly turning into a hot ticket.

    Story | Conversation | September 22, 2014
  9. Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost a lightning rod for criticism...

    Jerry Crasnick

    If the much maligned Ned Yost can guide the Royals to the postseason, he could soon change the negative perception that surrounds him.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2014
  10. What's next for D-backs, Kevin Towers?

    Jerry Crasnick

    On the list of sports transactions so stunning they make you choke on your blueberry muffin, Kevin Towers' dismissal as Arizona general manager doesn't quite rank up there with Thursday's news that Josh Gordon will spend this year selling cars and di...

    Blog | September 05, 2014
  11. Grading biggest moves at MLB trade deadline a month later

    Jerry Crasnick

    How have baseball's big July deals worked out? Examining the 10 top moves a little more than a month later.

    Story | Conversation | September 03, 2014
  12. St. Louis Cardinals still in the postseason mix

    Jerry Crasnick

    This season has been a grind for the Cardinals, but with help possibly on the way, they very much remain in the mix to land a spot in the playoffs.

    Story | Conversation | August 25, 2014
  13. Yesteryear's LLWS hero: M's McClendon

    Jerry Crasnick

    PHILADELPHIA -- Every once in awhile, Seattle Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon hauls out the video clip of his performance in the 1971 Little League World Series championship game and watches it for fun. But it's more a bonding ritual with his 26-yea...

    Blog | August 20, 2014
  14. Major League Baseball defends controversial call in Cincinnati Re...

    Jerry Crasnick

    Major League Baseball issued a statement Friday defending a controversial call at home plate that led to the ejection of Miami manager Mike Redmond and generated vehement complaints from the Marlins following their 3-1 loss to the Cincinnati Reds.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2014
  15. MLB - Oakland A's start second half with strong prospects

    Jerry Crasnick

    With an MLB-best first half behind them, the A's are sitting pretty as they start their push to October.

    Story | Conversation | July 17, 2014
  16. Kevin Towers of Arizona Diamondbacks doesn't want to be 'pseudo-G...

    Jerry Crasnick

    Kevin Towers told a Phoenix radio station Wednesday that he doesn't want to be a "pseudo-GM" in Arizona, but expressed confidence that he can work with Tony La Russa and show that he's the man to run the Diamondbacks' baseball operations moving forward.

    Story | Conversation | May 21, 2014