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  1. Braves must take time with injured outfield

    Matt Meyers

    Coming into the season, the Atlanta Braves' outfield was supposed to be the team's strength. Not only did it appear Jason Heyward was coming into his own, but the club acquired both Justin Upton and B.J. Upton over the winter, giving them three high-...

    Blog | July 12, 2013
  2. Latos shows why he's Reds' true ace

    Matt Meyers

    This past winter, when the Cincinnati Reds traded for Mat Latos, I remember there being a lot of talk that he would really suffer without having spacious Petco Park as his home field. Of course, there obviously were going to be some difficulties f...

    Blog | August 03, 2012
  3. Might be time for Jamie Moyer to go

    Matt Meyers

    There are some athletes, most famously Jim Brown, who walk away from their sport at the height of their ability. These players, of course, are the exceptions. Most players have to be dragged away kicking and screaming, and it's hard to blame them....

    Blog | May 27, 2012
  4. MLB playoff races for Minnesota Twins, Tampa Bay Rays, Pittsburgh...

    Matt Meyers

    Matt Meyers analyzes the schedules of all the fringe contenders in the MLB, discussing how the schedule affects those teams' trade decisions.

    Story | Conversation | July 20, 2011
  5. MLB: Hunter Pence, Rafael Furcal among big names that should be m...

    Matt Meyers

    Matt Meyers takes a look at what the NL contenders should be doing before the trade deadline, including a huge pickup for the Phillies and deals for the Giants and Reds.

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2011
  6. MLB: James Loney leads group of players getting undeserved playin...

    Matt Meyers

    Matt Meyers examines three players -- James Loney, Kevin Kouzmanoff and Jonny Gomes -- who aren't deserving of the playing time they are currently getting.

    Story | Conversation | April 27, 2011
  7. MLB: Predictions for first month of 2011 MLB season

    Matt Meyers

    Matt Meyers gives several predictions for the first month of the MLB season on Chase Utley, the Kansas City Royals and more.

    Story | Conversation | March 30, 2011
  8. MLB: Barry Larkin, Alan Trammell deserve to be Hall of Famers

    Matt Meyers

    Matt Meyers uses WAR, context and overturned faulty logic to argue that Barry Larkin and Alan Trammell both deserve enshrinement in Cooperstown.

    Story | Conversation | December 29, 2010
  9. MLB: Adrian Gonzalez is being overlooked as an MVP candidate

    Matt Meyers

    Every day, people check the Triple Crown horse race, a three-way battle among the steady Albert Pujols, the gifted Joey Votto and the surging Carlos Gonzalez, and from there, they look for the MVP. But what if he's not in that group? Matt Meyers explores.

    Story | Conversation | September 13, 2010
  10. MLB draft 2010 - Ryan Howard was the most valuable MLB draft pick...

    Matt Meyers

    Matt Meyers of ESPN Insider uses the WAR metric and signing bonuses to determine the most valuable MLB draft pick of recent years. Ryan Howard is the primary winner here -- which helps correct some awful drafting by the Phillies in the 1980s.

    Story | Conversation | June 03, 2010
  11. MLB - Hot Stove U 2010 - Matt Meyers: Seventeen years into the st...

    Matt Meyers

    OK, so the longest-running joke in baseball right now is, in all likelihood, the Pittsburgh Pirates. But as Matt Meyers explains here, behind GM Neal Huntington and a sound strategy, this team could be relevant quite soon.

    Story | Conversation | January 29, 2010
  12. MLB - Baseball Prospectus - Examining young pitchers like Clay Bu...

    Few topics in baseball are as scrutinized, or mind-boggling, as the performance of young pitchers. ESPN Insider's Matt Meyers sat down with the Baseball Prospectus team to unravel the mysteries of a few young arms.

    Story | Conversation | August 14, 2009
  13. Matt Meyers: For players like Derek Jeter, Chone Figgins or Darin...

    Matt Meyers

    Can we find a stat that somehow measures baseball intangibles -- that helps us evaluate players like Derek Jeter, Chone Figgins and David Eckstein? Well, we can try.

    Story | Conversation | May 28, 2009
  14. Ryan Howard and Adam Dunn: Similar stats, different salaries

    Matt Meyers

    Since when is going to arbitration better than being a free agent? It's true for Adam Dunn and Ryan Howard.

    Story | Conversation | January 27, 2009
  15. Bobby Abreu: Free agent OF might hurt teams as much as he helps t...

    Matt Meyers

    Is the market simply bad for Abreu? Or does his shabby glove work make him too bad for most markets?

    Story | Conversation | January 12, 2009