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  1. Position battle: Braves center fielder

    Doug Mittler

    Melvin (don't call me B.J.) Upton was hoping that a name change would help reverse his fortunes, but the bad news continued last week when it was learned the Braves' center fielder could miss the first month of the season because of inflammation in h...

    Blog | March 02, 2015
  2. How Baltimore Orioles can replace Nelson Cruz

    Jayson Stark

    Nelson Cruz was a force for the Orioles last season. Now that he's departed, where will the O's turn for offensive production? It starts with some familiar names.

    Story | Conversation | March 01, 2015
  3. The Melvin Model: 10 MLB Players Who Need New First Names

    Michael Baumann

    A few days ago, Braves outfielder Melvin Upton Jr. announced that he would henceforth like to be known by his given name instead of the nickname "B.J." - short for "Bossman Junior" - which h...

    Blog | February 24, 2015
  4. Teheran to throw on Opening Day?

    AJ Mass

    It's not clear if Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez is superstitious of if he simply wants to keep his options open, but either way, he's not quite ready to name his Opening Day starter -- even if it's quite clear that Julio Teheran will end up g...

    Blog | February 23, 2015
  5. Melvin Upton Jr. of Atlanta Braves says name change not for strug...

    Atlanta Braves outfielder Melvin Upton Jr. said Monday that his decision to change his first name has nothing to do with his struggles over the past two seasons.

    Story | Conversation | February 23, 2015
  6. Rougned Odor's brother is Rougned Odor

    David Schoenfield

    Wait, it's the first day of spring training and we may already have our best story of the season! The Texas Rangers just signed the brother of second baseman Rougned Odor ... and his name is also Rougned Odor. He's also a middle infielder, so that wi...

    Blog | February 19, 2015
  7. Unique 1919 Chicago Black Sox memorabilia to be auctioned

    Darren Rovell

    Unique items that include the big names from the 1919 Chicago Black Sox scandal will hit the auction block on Monday.

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2015
  8. Revealing the 2015 Hall of 100 ballot results - MLB

    Revealing the results of the 2015 balloting for ESPN's Hall of 100.

    Story | Conversation | January 05, 2015
  9. All eyes on Cabrera?

    AJ Mass

    Max Scherzer's name likely sits atop most lists of the best remaining names on the free agent market, and rightly so. But in terms of what's left in the everyday player department, the name generating the most buzz -- if you could call it that -- app...

    Blog | December 29, 2014
  10. Orioles OF search continues?

    AJ Mass

    With the news that Melky Cabrera has signed a deal with the Chicago White Sox, you can cross one more name off the list of potential outfielders that the Baltimore Orioles are looking at to replace the duo of Nelson Cruz and Nick Markakis for 2015. ...

    Blog | December 14, 2014
  11. Josh Donaldson has plenty of power upside with Toronto Blue Jays

    Tristan H. Cockcroft

    Tristan H. Cockcroft says Josh Donaldson could see his fantasy value increase even more with the Blue Jays.

    Story | Conversation | December 03, 2014
  12. Mariners interest in OF costly?

    AJ Mass

    The Seattle Mariners don't want to be left on the sidelines this offseason, and have their sights set on adding a big-name player to their outfield before the start of 2015. Jon Morosi of FOX Sports tweeted that the Mariners "have had trade talks ...

    Blog | November 28, 2014
  13. Stats to know: New Met Michael Cuddyer

    Mark Simon

    The first thing you should know about Michael Cuddyer is how to say his last name, and since I've heard it mispronounced a few times in the last 24 hours, as a public service, we'll share that it's pronounced Cuh-DYE-er. What should you know about...

    Blog | November 11, 2014
  14. Davis on the market again?

    AJ Mass

    Last winter, when he was still with the New York Mets, Ike Davis's name came up time and again as a potential trade candidate. It wasn't until mid-April, though, that the Pittsburgh Pirates finally decided to take the first baseman for a test drive a...

    Blog | October 17, 2014
  15. Interest in Tomas increasing?

    The wait continues for Yasmany Tomas, as the free agent outfielder has yet to put his name on the dotted line of any contract, though the number of teams that have been said to be courting him doesn't seem to be getting any lower. According to D...

    Blog | October 16, 2014
  16. Long in running for Mets hitting coach?

    Joe Kaiser

    Who will replace Lamar Johnson as the New York Mets hitting coach? One name is already being mentioned as a possibility, and it's a familiar one. Mike Puma of the New York Post reported Friday that the Mets are still compiling a list of names, and...

    Blog | October 11, 2014