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  1. The 30: Youth, Movement

    Jonah Keri

    Saturday provided quite a glimpse into baseball's future. Toronto's Marcus Stroman was the first kid to make a splash. The 23-year-old rookie was electric against the Royals in his first MLB start, yielding just one run on five hits over s...

    Blog | June 02, 2014
  2. Mark Buehrle Is Your Projected AL Cy Young Winner, Plus More Fun ...

    Michael Baumann

    We're a little more than a week into the MLB season, and, as usual, people are forgetting how long it takes to iron out the randomness in baseball. Responsible parties will wait until at least sometime in May before making sweeping conclusi...

    Blog | April 08, 2014
  3. SLOW DOWN, BASEBALL! Making Sense of the (Roughly) 4,971 Moves We...

    Michael Baumann

    Who needs the winter meetings? Apparently not Major League Baseball's general managers, who, while evidently hopped up on krokodil, executed a flurry of trades and free-agent deals a week before the sport's offseason confab at Disney World. The 48-ho...

    Blog | December 04, 2013
  4. The MLB Weekend Top 10: Nolan and Billy, to the Death

    Shane Ryan

    It's August, the worst month of the year! Time to shut your blinds, turn the air conditioner down to 56, and hibernate for 30 days with only baseball and unsweetened ice tea for companions. Here are the best ways to make it through the first weekend ...

    Blog | August 02, 2013
  5. Marlins rookie pitcher Jose Fernandez on his journey from Cuban d...

    Jordan Conn

    Marlins rookie pitcher Jose Fernandez on his journey from Cuban defector to MLB All-Star.

    Story | Conversation | July 16, 2013
  6. The Hardcourt Shuffle: College Basketball Gets Even More Confusin...

    Shane Ryan

    The Big Ten Road Trip, with all its local comforts, is over, and now it's time to plunge back into the chaos of the national scene. A huge part of college basketball analysis is projecting what will happen in the postseason. It makes sense, because t...

    Blog | February 18, 2013
  7. Miami's Steroids Case Just Keeps Growing

    Jonah Keri

    Ryan Braun's name appeared in records kept by Biogenesis, a report by Yahoo's Tim Brown and Jeff Passan revealed, marking the latest star player to be connected to the controversial Miami anti-aging clinic. Braun, along with Yankees catcher Franci...

    Blog | February 06, 2013
  8. Baseball's PED Problem Won't Go Away

    Jonah Keri

    A Miami New Times article reports that six MLB players purchased a variety of drugs from Miami-based antiaging clinic Biogenesis, marking the latest jolt for a sport that's gone from willful compliance to zealotry when it comes to PED suspicions. ...

    Blog | January 30, 2013
  9. There's Shrewd, There's Genius, Then There's Marlins Owner Jeffre...

    Jonah Keri

    The Toronto Blue Jays and Miami Marlins pulled off a 12-player trade, one that's being hailed as a gigantic upgrade for the Jays and the latest fire sale for a Marlins team with a long history of them. All of which overlooks one critical takeaway fro...

    Blog | November 14, 2012
  10. Where to Watch Ozzie Guillen Apologize

    Sarah Larimer

    Anyone who wants to catch Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen address his comments about Fidel Castro should probably head over to MLB.com or Marlins.com, where his remarks will be live-streamed. Or you could watch on ESPN or ESPN.com. Or wait for Twitter ...

    Blog | April 10, 2012
  11. MLB Power Rankings, Week 1

    Jonah Keri

    Welcome to the inaugural edition of Grantland's weekly MLB Power Rankings. Every Monday we'll size up all 30 teams, evaluating each one based on a combination of recent play, overall team quality, and statistical spelunking. Most teams have p...

    Blog | April 09, 2012
  12. How to Restore the Legend of Opening Day

    Shane Ryan

    At long last, the daytime, American, non-Miami version of Opening Day is here. For some teams. If you're keeping track at home, here's how the gradual unveiling of the 2012 season has gone: Phase 1 — Last Wednesday and Thursday, Seattle and ...

    Blog | April 05, 2012
  13. An Art Gallery Opens and a Baseball Game Breaks Out

    Jonah Keri

    We've already established the limitations of small samples and how tough it is to glean useful information from one game. But occasionally, we can in fact learn some things from a single game, when we're watching something we've never seen before. Fo...

    Blog | April 05, 2012
  14. Predicting the year in baseball

    Jonah Keri

    Breaking down the winners, the losers, and every award-winning performance before they even happen.

    Story | Conversation | April 04, 2012
  15. 2012 MLB Season Preview: Miami Marlins

    Jonah Keri

    Armed with a shiny, taxpayer-funded new stadium green-lit by feckless government officials, the Marlins decided they'd finally spend some money this offseason. The plan went as follows: Get Albert Pujols, get Jose Reyes, get one of the best starting ...

    Blog | March 19, 2012
  16. About Last Night: Flexing His Braun

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Thursday. Ryan Braun's 50-game suspension for violating MLB's drug policy has been overturned on appeal. Details from the meeting are still foggy, but sources ind...

    Blog | February 24, 2012