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  1. The Marlins Maneuver, the Tigers Retool, the Phillies Accept Fate...

    Ben Lindbergh

    Major League Baseball's winter meetings came to a close Thursday, but not without another torrent of transactions. We've analyzed the Dodgers' day of trade/signing insanity and the Red Sox's new, unsexy starter...

    Blog | December 12, 2014
  2. MLB Winter Meetings Primer: Five Questions to Ponder (Including t...

    Ben Lindbergh

    Twitter's teen news breakers, take note: Stop reporting fake trades and start reporting fake fevers, because it's almost time for finals, and the busiest week of baseball's offseason is about to begin. The winter meeting...

    Blog | December 05, 2014
  3. MLB Overnight: More Magic for K.C., More Homers for Baltimore in ...

    Michael Baumann

    The first night of the 2014 ALDS featured several familiar elements: postseason heroics from Nelson Cruz; a bullpen meltdown from Detroit; some ...; creative ...; managing from Ned Yost; and, most memorably, a tense extra-inning win...

    Blog | October 03, 2014
  4. PitchCraft: Max Scherzer, Professor Whiffs-n-Wins

    Shane Ryan

    (Our usual GIF-related thanks go out to Nick Pollack at Pitcher GIFs, a great follow for all your pitching needs.) Dear World: Is it cool that we haven't done a PitchCraft on the guy who is tied for the AL lead in wins and is tied for second in...

    Blog | August 22, 2014
  5. About Last Night: Tigers Keep Pace

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were deciding that asking Coldplay for money was just too greedy, here are the top six stories you missed in sports on Tuesday: Max Scherzer was roughed up early, but the Detroit Tigers rallied late to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 8-6 i...

    Blog | August 20, 2014
  6. The Myth of the First-Pitch Strike

    Joe Lemire

    People often say that strike one is the best pitch in a pitcher's arsenal. Increasingly, box scores tally first-pitch strikes, and broadcasters tout their efficacy. The concept has seeped so far into our collective consciousness that it even has...

    Blog | June 02, 2014
  7. About Last Night: Clippers KO OKC

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy waiting for some good news in the world of football, seriously, any good news, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday: In a chippy Western Conference matchup that saw Matt Barnes and Serge Ibaka get ejected, Blake Gr...

    Blog | November 14, 2013
  8. About Last Night: Red Sox Keep Rolling

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy faking injuries to run down the clock at your office, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday: The Boston Red Sox are in the ALCS after holding off the Tampa Bay Rays, who set a postseason record with nine pitchers in t...

    Blog | October 09, 2013
  9. About Last Night: Feel the Roar

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy getting taken aback by the presence of hockey news in your Twitter feed, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday: Max Scherzer got his 21st win and the Detroit Tigers clinched the AL Central with a 1-0 win over the Mi...

    Blog | September 26, 2013
  10. About Last Night: You Stay Classy, San Diego

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy revamping your intimidation-based game plan, here's what you missed in sports on Monday: The Houston Texans stormed back from 21 points down to beat the San Diego Chargers, 31-28. "I'm in Cleveland now," yelled former San D...

    Blog | September 10, 2013
  11. About Last Night: Red Sox Strike Back

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy squeezing in one last fantasy draft so that you could ironically take Mark Sanchez in the second round, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday: Jon Lester outdueled Max Scherzer, as the Red Sox beat the Tigers 2-1, den...

    Blog | September 04, 2013
  12. More Than a Trophy: What the AL Cy Young Race Means for Advanced ...

    Shane Ryan

    In 2010, Felix Hernandez won the American League Cy Young award with a 13-12 record. It was the right choice for a number of reasons. He had the league's best ERA, the highest pitcher WAR, the most innings pitched, and the lowest WHIP, and he lasted ...

    Blog | August 23, 2013
  13. About Last Night: The Cheating Chronicles

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy giving birth to an heir to a throne (hey, Kate, what's up?) here's what you missed in sports on Monday: If your favorite sports news is depressing drug suspension news, well, you're in luck, because Denver Broncos' defensi...

    Blog | July 23, 2013
  14. Pitchers' Duel Diary: The All-Star Game

    Shane Ryan

    Welcome to the new series for pitching junkies, in which we anticipate one excellent matchup per week and diarize it to learn something about the practitioners of the Mound Arts. In the process, we also discover meaningful things about ourselves and ...

    Blog | July 17, 2013
  15. About Last Night: Going, Going, Gone

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy getting up close and personal with nature, really getting in there, getting deep, all the way into nature, here's what you missed in sports on Monday: Oakland slugger Yoenis Cespedes blasted his way to the Home Run Derby ch...

    Blog | July 16, 2013
  16. Pitchers' Duel Diary: Scherzer vs. Kazmir

    Shane Ryan

    Welcome to the new series for pitching junkies, in which we anticipate one excellent matchup per week and diarize it to learn something about the practitioners of the Mound Arts. In the process, we also discover meaningful things about ourselves and ...

    Blog | July 09, 2013