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  1. MLB -- Strange But True in 2014

    Jayson Stark

    If you thought that the 2014 season wasn't packed with strange but true feats on and off the diamond, Jayson Stark can explain where you're wrong, chapter and verse.

    Story | Conversation | December 26, 2014
  2. Game of DH musical chairs has begun

    Buster Olney

    If you want to take a sample of how saturated the market is with designated hitters, consider a slice of Adam Lind's recent experience for examination. Last season, the left-handed-hitting Lind was limited to 96 games because of injury, but in tha...

    Blog | November 12, 2014
  3. The plight of 'The Draft Pick Five'

    Buster Olney

    TAMPA, Fla. -- An AL executive drew an analogy the other day between the situation facing "The Draft Pick Five" free agents -- Nelson Cruz, Ervin Santana, Ubaldo Jimenez, Stephen Drew and Kendrys Morales -- and the sale of a house. "If the price o...

    Blog | February 14, 2014
  4. Lackluster trade deadline yields few fantasy baseball difference-...

    Tristan H. Cockcroft

    Tristan H. Cockcroft discusses the winners and losers in what was a lackluster trade deadline in terms of fantasy difference-makers.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2013
  5. Texas Rangers can't afford to let Josh Hamilton go

    Jean-Jacques Taylor

    Even with the known risks, the Rangers can't afford not to sign Josh Hamilton.

    Story | Conversation | May 13, 2012
  6. Fantasy baseball sleepers and busts: Watch out for Mat Gamel, Ike...

    Fantasy Staff

    ESPN's fantasy experts offer up their sleepers and busts for the 2012 fantasy baseball season.

    Story | Conversation | March 13, 2012
  7. Nolan Ryan doesn't see Milwaukee Brewers' Prince Fielder fitting ...

    Richard Durrett

    Rangers president Nolan Ryan said that doesn't see how Prince Fielder fits financially in the club's plans. And sources said the club is not pursuing Fielder at this time.

    Story | Conversation | December 07, 2011
  8. Rangers begin a new World Series dream

    Buster Olney

    ST. LOUIS -- Behind the sheet of plastic that covered Nelson Cruz's locker, the ball was still wedged into his glove -- the same ball that he caught to end Game 6 of the World Series and to turn the Texas Rangers into champions for the first tim...

    Blog | October 30, 2011
  9. After missing out on a ring for a second year, the Rangers have t...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that the World Series is merely a dream now for the Texas Rangers, a club that has to begin all over again like everyone else next spring. Plus, offseason transactions are under way, and other news from around MLB.

    Blog | Conversation | October 30, 2011
  10. 2011 NLCS: Jerry Hairston finds ways to help

    Amy K. Nelson

    Jerry Hairston's big fourth inning -- he had an RBI and a creative slide to score another run -- is a big reason why the Brewers have tied up this NLCS.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2011
  11. 2011 NLCS: Cardinals' pitchers fail in NLCS

    Amy K. Nelson

    Cardinals manager Tony La Russa had his bullpen ready in the first inning, but was slow to pull the plug in the fifth when Game 1 of the NLCS got away from St. Louis.

    Story | Conversation | October 09, 2011
  12. Fielder looks to extend Brewers career

    Mark Hirsch/Getty Images Prince Fielder may be playing his last game with the Brewers. He'll be a free agent this offseason. The first of two National League Division Series Game 5s begins in Wisconsin as the Milwaukee Brewers host the Arizona Di...

    Blog | October 07, 2011
  13. Where will Cliff Lee sign? Which players might be on the move? Th...

    Tim Kurkjian

    Where will Cliff Lee sign, and for how much? Which players might be on the move? Will Bud Selig expand the postseason? These are among the offseason's most intriguing questions.

    Story | Conversation | November 03, 2010
  14. Derek Holland, Kendry Morales, Nelson Cruz injuries blur AL West

    Buster Olney

    It seems as though every team has a shot at the division in the mediocre AL West, a sense only heightened by recent injuries to some key players. Buster Olney breaks down what the A's, Angels and Rangers must do to stay competitive the rest of the year.

    Blog | Conversation | May 31, 2010
  15. Milwaukee Brewers' Prince Fielder wins Home Run Derby

    Prince Fielder won baseball's Home Run Derby on Monday night with a steady power display that included a jaw-dropping drive estimated at 503 feet.

    Story | Conversation | July 13, 2009
  16. Brewers can't seem to locate offense

    Amy K. Nelson

    The Brewers are down 2-0 in their best-of-five NLDS with the Phillies, and they have their offense to blame.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2008