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  1. Jonah Keri Podcast: Mel Didier and Emma Span

    Jonah Keri

    Jonah Keri talks to legendary MLB scout Mel Didier about his impact on the 1988 World Series and his run-in with Fidel Castro, and to Sports Illustrated editor Emma Span about the Mets and what we should look for in a sports commissioner. Listen t...

    Blog | September 23, 2014
  2. MLB 26-Day Warning: Zack Wheeler, the Son of Odin, and Wily Old S...

    Sean Fennessey

    What's that? You were wondering exactly how many days remain until the start of the MLB season? Well, you're in luck! We at the Triangle are set to spend the next several weeks giving you a daily reason to get ex...

    Blog | March 06, 2014
  3. Winter Meetings Wrap: Recapping the Final Flurry of Deals and Pre...

    Jonah Keri

    Baseball's winter meetings concluded with Thursday's Rule 5 draft, where the Rangers generated some of the biggest buzz of the week by selecting Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson. That tells you all you need to know. Team executives left Or...

    Blog | December 12, 2013
  4. The MLB Weekend Top 10: The Best Pitching Matchup You'll Never Se...

    Shane Ryan

    The weekend is here, and I don't know about you, but I'm ready to sit back, watch some baseball, cry, watch more baseball, think about exercising, back to baseball, cry, baseball, eat, cry, baseball, baseball, cryball, eat, cryercise, baseball, eat. ...

    Blog | August 23, 2013
  5. 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
  6. The MLB Weekend Top 10: Lee-Harvey, But No Oswald

    Shane Ryan

    10. The 2013 "Oh Wait, They're Good?" Team (ARI-SFG) Every year, it feels like there's one division-leading team that slips under the radar. This is often because the division itself is terrible, the team hasn't had much playoff success in the pas...

    Blog | July 19, 2013
  7. How Will Possible PED Suspensions Affect MLB Teams?

    Jonah Keri

    Sometime after the All-Star break, Major League Baseball plans to suspend Ryan Braun along with as many as 20 other players accused of performance-enhancing drug use, ESPN's Outside the Lines reported Tuesday. The report highlights the latest chap...

    Blog | July 10, 2013
  8. The MLB Weekend Top 10: Beautiful, Soaring Cardinals

    Shane Ryan

    We suffered through a bit of a downer last weekend, but the rebound is looking great. I forcefully recommend watching every minute of each game listed below, with one notable exception: 10. Oh God, the Astros and Cubs Are Playing (HOU-CHC) You ...

    Blog | June 21, 2013
  9. The MLB Weekend Top 10: Might Is (Wain)Wright

    Shane Ryan

    I love baseball, so it wouldn't be true to say I've been faking the funk so far in the 2013 season. But there comes a point every year when the game pierces the thick mental hide of my winter hibernation, and my fandom rises to near-obsessive levels....

    Blog | June 07, 2013
  10. MLB Weekend Top 10: Texas Exceptionalism Forever

    Shane Ryan

    And we are BACK, with your all-purpose* guide to the weekend in MLB action. *Single-purpose, really. It's super limited in function. You can only read it. 10. no. 2 UNC vs. no. 3 Virginia (Friday, 8 p.m. and Saturday, 2 p.m., ESPN3) Whoa! Supe...

    Blog | May 17, 2013
  11. About Last Night: Anyone Want a Claret Jug?

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Thursday. Australian Adam Scott tied a Royal Lytham course record with a 6-under 64 to take the first-round lead at the British Open, while Tiger Woods lurks just ...

    Blog | July 20, 2012
  12. The Weekend Baseball Top 10

    Shane Ryan

    Here are the most compelling matchups, stories, and personalities in Major League Baseball for the coming weekend. The extended All-Star break is officially the worst development in American sports. What am I supposed to do with my life? Actually ...

    Blog | July 13, 2012
  13. Negotiating No-Han and the Surprising New York Mets

    Sean Fennessey

    Great Moments in Mets Sadness: Carlos Beltran's bat slumped on his shoulder, his knees made of pink slime; Doc Gooden lost in a crack house while his teammates celebrated a World Series in the streets; Luis Castillo's too-early pop-up squeeze; Bobby ...

    Blog | June 04, 2012
  14. 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
  15. 2012 MLB Season Preview: New York Mets

    Jonah Keri

    Should the Mets trade David Wright? It's sad to come into a season with the possible trade of your franchise players as the biggest question mark. But the Mets own the dreaded double curse: They're bad now, and they're likely to remain bad for the...

    Blog | March 12, 2012