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  1. Comparing Chris Davis' 2013 success to his 2014 struggles - MLB

    Justin Havens

    Justin Havens uses some key splits to explain why Chris Davis has struggled so much this season.

    Story | Conversation | July 08, 2014
  2. Anthony Rizzo is becoming a superstar - MLB

    Mike Petriello

    Mike Petriello explains why Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo is turning into a superstar.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2014
  3. Is Carpenter seeing too many pitches?

    Joe Kaiser

    Matt Carpenter finished fourth in National League MVP voting last season after batting .318 with 55 doubles, 7 triples and 11 home runs, leading to a six-year, $52 million extension. Fast-forward to this season, and the 28-year-old is off to a rou...

    Blog | May 05, 2014
  4. May a defining month for Domonic Brown

    Eric Karabell

    Last May three hitters slugged their way to double-digit home runs, and two of them were MVP candidates Miguel Cabrera of the Detroit Tigers and Chris Davis of the Baltimore Orioles. The other was Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Domonic Brown, whose...

    Blog | May 02, 2014
  5. Pittsburgh Pirates unlikely to return to postseason - MLB

    Paul Swydan

    A return trip to the playoffs is looking less and less likely for the Pirates, writes Paul Swydan.

    Story | Conversation | April 27, 2014
  6. Bruce an under-the-radar MVP candidate?

    Joe Kaiser

    Cincinnati's slugging right fielder Jay Bruce finished No. 10 in the National League MVP voting in 2013, coming in right after Milwaukee's Carlos Gomez and just before Atlanta's Craig Kimbrel. Bruce, who turns 27 next week, will have to beat some ...

    Blog | March 29, 2014
  7. The return of Matt Kemps swing

    Buster Olney

    GLENDALE, Ariz. - Mark McGwire joined the Dodgers as hitting coach more than a year after Matt Kemp nearly won the Most Valuable Player Award in 2011, and the swing McGwire saw last year was very different from the powerful and unusually high finish ...

    Blog | March 01, 2014
  8. Caribbean MVP hopes for another shot

    AJ Mass

    He has 16 major league hits to his name, the last one coming for the Philadelphia Phillies back in 2007. Yet, 34-year-old center fielder Chris Roberson is hoping that his performance in the Caribbean Series might get him one more shot to add to that ...

    Blog | February 09, 2014
  9. No news, but Davis optimistic on O's future

    AJ Mass

    Following his 53 home run season and third-place finish in American League MVP voting, it may be a bit surprising that Chris Davis -- set to make $10,350,000 million this season and still arbitration-eligible for 2015 -- has yet to sign a long-term c...

    Blog | February 02, 2014
  10. Buster Posey's new look

    Joe Kaiser

    Following a poor second half in 2013, San Francisco catcher Buster Posey decided to change things up over the winter. According to Chris Haft of MLB.com, the 2012 National League Most Valuable Player added about 10 pounds through his offseason tra...

    Blog | February 01, 2014
  11. History shows that Matt Kemp is still a superstar despite poor 20...

    Dave Cameron

    Don't be too discouraged by Matt Kemp's subpar season. Dave Cameron explains that history is on his side, and he should perform like a superstar again.

    Story | Conversation | December 13, 2013
  12. Miguel Cabrera's looming contract extension an issue for Detroit ...

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski explains why the Tigers should wait as long as possible before giving Miguel Cabrera a contract extension.

    Story | Conversation | November 20, 2013
  13. My MVP and Cy Young picks

    Keith Law

    On Monday, I revealed my rookie of the year ballots (I voted in the National League). Today I wanted to reveal what my ballots would look like for the other major player awards. Again, I only voted for NL ROY, so this is for the purpose of discussion...

    Blog | November 14, 2013
  14. Josh Donaldson put up one of unlikeliest MVP-caliber seasons ever...

    Dan Szymborski

    Josh Donaldson put up one of the unlikeliest MVP-caliber seasons ever, and his future is bright. Dan Szymborski explains why the A's third baseman isn't a fluke.

    Story | Conversation | October 04, 2013
  15. My awards ballots and MVP precedent

    Buster Olney

    CLEVELAND -- The worst rationale is always, "That's the way we've always done it," a phrase that could be the mud bog for man's evolution. Which brings us to the MVP, because it's time for the Baseball Writers' Association of America to move forwa...

    Blog | October 01, 2013
  16. Chris Davis fantasy MVP among hitters

    Eric Karabell

    Baltimore Orioles first baseman Chris Davis and his sore right foot got the day off Thursday against Toronto Blue Jays left-hander Mark Buehrle, but fantasy owners can't complain about a season's worth of surprising production. Davis, a 15th-round ch...

    Blog | September 27, 2013