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  1. When will these aces return?

    AJ Mass

    Earlier this week, we saw Yu Darvish throw the first complete game and shutout of his career. On Thursday, Max Scherzer duplicated that feat, blanking the Chicago White Sox in his first time making it through a full nine innings. It just goes to ...

    Blog | June 13, 2014
  2. Scherzer tops list of impending free agents

    Buster Olney

    Max Scherzer had his worst outing of the season Wednesday, and even in that he showed a side of himself that will be valued when he becomes a free agent in the fall. Scherzer allowed seven runs in the first three innings, with his pitch count spinnin...

    Blog | May 22, 2014
  3. Ausmus' impact on Tigers' basepaths

    Buster Olney

    BOSTON -- From the first day of spring training, the Detroit Tigers players say, Brad Ausmus talked about the running game. But not only the running game of the Detroit baserunners, who were told to look for opportunities to take a bas...

    Blog | May 18, 2014
  4. Early grades for the free-agent class

    Buster Olney

    In the April leading up to CC Sabathia's free agency in 2008, his ERA after four starts was 13.50. Months later, he got the biggest contract ever for a pitcher -- $161 million -- after he had bounced back, and then been traded to Milwaukee and led th...

    Blog | April 25, 2014
  5. Top 10 big-game pitchers in MLB

    Jim Bowden

    On Wednesday night, baseball fans will be treated to one of the best pitching matchups of the season, as Felix Hernandez toes the rubber in Texas against Yu Darvish. These are two of the best pitchers in the game in the midst of their respective p...

    Blog | April 16, 2014
  6. CC Sabathia, Francisco Liriano among pitchers losing velocity - M...

    Jared Cross

    Jared Cross looks at CC Sabathia and other pitchers losing velocity and explains how we should adjust our ERA projections accordingly.

    Story | Conversation | April 11, 2014
  7. Justin Verlander among MLB's most indispensable players - MLB

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski breaks down the most indispensable players in MLB, led by Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander.

    Story | Conversation | April 02, 2014
  8. Will Miggy's deal send Max packing?

    AJ Mass

    The news that Miguel Cabrera has agreed to terms with the Detroit Tigers on a new 10-year contract that will pay him $292 million has been making a lot of waves in the baseball community, and most of it is coming in the form of shock and dismay at th...

    Blog | March 28, 2014
  9. Scherzer takes big risk shunning big offer

    Jim Bowden

    For those who weren't interested in the Dodgers-Diamondbacks series in Australia -- and the latest Yasiel Puig controversy -- the big story of the weekend was the Detroit Tigers' announcement that Max Scherzer has turned down a "substantial" contract...

    Blog | March 24, 2014
  10. Scherzer's swan song in Detroit?

    AJ Mass

    When the 2014 season is said and done, whether or not the Detroit Tigers win the World Series or finish well short of that goal, the fate of pitcher Max Scherzer appears to be set in stone. He is expected to become a free agent, as the team has issue...

    Blog | March 23, 2014
  11. Homer Bailey's breakout season might be a bit misleading - MLB

    Dave Cameron

    Dave Cameron explains why we should be careful not to overrate players who see a jump in strikeout rate, and Homer Bailey could be another cautionary tale.

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2014
  12. 10 bold predictions for spring training

    Jim Bowden

    It was in March 2013 that I predicted that some time during the season, Yasiel Puig would become a star on the level of past star rookies such as Fernando Valenzuela and Hideo Nomo and create his own mania -- "Puigmania." Well, it's time for more ...

    Blog | February 14, 2014
  13. Nationals rotation drawing rave reviews

    AJ Mass

    When a player gets traded to a new team, it's always preferred if he sounds happy with the change in scenery, as opposed to voicing complaints about not wanting to be in his new clubhouse. That said, Doug Fister's optimism with his move to the Washin...

    Blog | January 30, 2014
  14. Last chance for V-Mart in Detroit?

    AJ Mass

    The highest-paid player on the Oakland Athletics is Yoenis Cespedes, who is scheduled to make $10.5 million in 2014. Even for a budget-conscious team like the A's, that's not a contract that's going to break the bank going forward. However, for the D...

    Blog | January 28, 2014
  15. Thursday Roundup: Reds rely on Hamilton

    AJ Mass

    Outfielder Billy Hamilton stole 13 bases last season in just 13 games -- six of which he didn't even get an official plate appearance after being inserted as a pinch-runner. That's why the Cincinnati Reds are optimistic that they've found their repla...

    Blog | January 23, 2014
  16. Diamondbacks might stand pat

    AJ Mass

    How will things turn out for the Arizona Diamondbacks pitching staff now that Masahiro Tanaka is no longer an option? ESPN.com's Jim Bowden predicts that the Diamondbacks will be in competition with the Los Angeles Angels to sign Matt Garza and, if t...

    Blog | January 23, 2014