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  1. The 30: Putting a Pin in the Champs

    Jonah Keri

    Normally, this is where I'd offer an elaborate intro to capture the drama that's sure to ensue during the season's final days. With the chilly pennant-race air settling in, however, there are bigger priorities. Like keeping your face ...

    Blog | September 15, 2014
  2. A Clockwork Oakland: What the Heck Happened to the Once Great A&r...

    Jonah Keri

    At the end of play on July 30, the Oakland A's led the AL West by 2.5 games. They owned the best record in baseball, at 66-41. They also boasted the top run differential, outscoring opponents by an amazing 162 runs, which is what happens wh...

    Blog | September 10, 2014
  3. 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
  4. What Garrett Richards's Injury Means for the Angels' Wo...

    Jonah Keri

    Angels ace Garrett Richards suffered a brutal knee injury while covering first base Wednesday night, likely knocking him out for the rest of the regular season and postseason, and certainly thrusting the team's rotation into chaos a...

    Blog | August 21, 2014
  5. The 2014 Miami Marlins: The Dog That Didn't Bark

    Michael Baumann

    The 2014 season didn't have to be a moral victory for the Miami Marlins. To a certain extent, it still doesn't: The Marlins have quietly gone 19-12 since the All-Star break and sit 2.5 games out of the second NL wild-card spot. Ma...

    Blog | August 20, 2014
  6. Kansas City Royals get Josh Willingham from Minnesota Twins for m...

    The Royals bolstered their offense Monday by acquiring outfielder Josh Willingham from the Minnesota Twins, a move the long-suffering franchise hopes will help them end a playoff drought that stretches back nearly three decades.

    Story | Conversation | August 11, 2014
  7. Los Angeles Dodgers acquire right-hander Kevin Correia from Minne...

    The Minnesota Twins have traded veteran right-hander Kevin Correia to the Los Angeles Dodgers for a player to be named or cash.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2014
  8. Derek Jeter’s Diary: Red Sox Spies and the Tears of a Centa...

    Mark Lisanti

    The baseball season is a long and lonely road. To preserve his sanity, Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter keeps a diary. These are excerpts from The Captain's private journal. Thursday, July 31: off day, trade deadline An organization can'...

    Blog | August 07, 2014
  9. The Super-Rotation Rivalry

    Ben Lindbergh

    There's a new rivalry brewing in baseball. Unlike most cases of animus or intense competition between teams, it's not based on being in the same division or geographical region. It's built, instead, on strong starting ro...

    Blog | August 07, 2014
  10. Why History Says Jon Lester Won’t Be a Red Sox Pitcher Agai...

    Ben Lindbergh

    On the morning of last week's trade deadline, the last-place Boston Red Sox dealt Jon Lester, their best starting pitcher and second-longest-tenured player, to the Oakland Athletics, touching off a day of divesting that completed the defend...

    Blog | August 05, 2014
  11. Jonah Keri Podcast: Ken Rosenthal and Dan Okrent

    Jonah Keri

    Jonah talks to Ken Rosenthal about the big trade-deadline deals and pennant races, and to Dan Okrent about his classic book Nine Innings and inventing fantasy baseball. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the Grantland Sports podcast netwo...

    Blog | August 05, 2014
  12. Detroit Tigers boast best shot of any team to win the World Serie...

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski updates MLB playoff odds following the trade deadline. The ZiPS formula sees the Tigers as the new World Series favorites.

    Story | Conversation | August 05, 2014
  13. The 30: deGreat Debate

    Jonah Keri

    Baseball's non-waiver trade deadline has passed, and the winners and losers have been toasted and chided. Much to the Phillies' chagrin, however, not every team that stood pat joined Ruben Amaro's squad in earning the "loser&quot...

    Blog | August 04, 2014
  14. A's may need to add another bat

    Richard Bergstrom

    Saturday's game between the Oakland Athletics and the Kansas City Royals was billed as a tribute to two-time defending Home Run Derby Yoenis Cespedes, as the A's handed out 10,000 Cespedes T-shirts reading "La Potencia." While Cespedes was not physic...

    Blog | August 03, 2014
  15. Grading the GMs: Dombrowski on top

    Jim Bowden

    That was quite a busy and entertaining MLB trade deadline. Today we grade all 30 major league general managers based on how they did. But first, a few key points: 1) Just because a team didn't do anything at the deadline doesn't mean they should get ...

    Blog | August 02, 2014
  16. That Weird Jon Lester Trade Wasn't That Weird

    This year's Major League Baseball trade-deadline fire sale mostly went to script, headlined by the Jon Lester/Yoenis Cespedes mega deal where the Oakland A's and Boston Red Sox helped each other out in the usual fashion: One got t...

    Blog | August 01, 2014