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  1. MLB - The real reason the Cubs (or Mets) are bad

    Matt Meyers

    Even before the 2012 season starts, the Cubs and Mets are mailing it in. Matt Meyers says the teams are in shambles mainly for one reason: poor drafting.

    Story | Conversation | February 02, 2012
  2. New York Mets should release Jason Bay

    Matt Meyers

    Matt Meyers explains why the New York Mets should consider releasing Jason Bay. As they showed by letting Luis Castillo go last spring, cutting a veteran player is not unprecedented for the Mets.

    Story | Conversation | September 14, 2011
  3. MLB - CC Sabathia's case for Cy Young over Justin Verlander

    Matt Meyers

    Matt Meyers examines the stats and explains why CC Sabathia deserves the Cy Young award -- or at least serious consideration for it -- over Justin Verlander.

    Story | Conversation | September 07, 2011
  4. MLB - The Toronto Blue Jays should sign Prince Fielder

    Matt Meyers

    Matt Meyers explains that the Toronto Blue Jays are a team on the rise, but they need one more piece to get over the hump. The perfect fit? Prince Fielder.

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2011
  5. MLB: What exactly constitues an "ace?"

    Matt Meyers

    Matt Meyers serves up what criteria is needed to define exactly what and who is an "ace".

    Story | Conversation | June 30, 2011
  6. Why pitching could be New York Yankees downfall this season -- ML...

    Matt Meyers

    Matt Meyers examines the New York Yankees' pitching problem: None of their pitchers are missing bats. While it isn't a death sentence, only one playoff team since 2002 has had a swinging strike percentage as low as the Yankees.

    Story | Conversation | June 14, 2011
  7. MLB: Why the New York Mets could have a tough time trading Jose R...

    Matt Meyers

    Matt Meyers examines the Jose Reyes trade discussion -- whether the Mets should trade him and if there are any suitable partners to deal with.

    Story | Conversation | May 11, 2011
  8. MLB: Gap between Los Angeles Angels, Oakland A's, Texas Rangers n...

    Matt Meyers

    Though they caught a lot of flak this offseason, the Los Angeles Angels aren't nearly as far out of AL West contention as many believe. Matt Meyers explains why the Halos could still make a run at the division this season.

    Story | Conversation | March 02, 2011
  9. MLB: Jose Reyes figures to be second to Albert Pujols in terms of...

    Matt Meyers

    Matt Meyers looks at Jose Reyes, around whom trade rumors are already swirling. People are sleeping on his value because of injuries and other issues with the Mets, but if Reyes comes back strong in 2011, he'll be next winter's second-biggest free-agent catch after Albert Pujols and could break the bank for a SS.

    Story | Conversation | February 02, 2011
  10. MLB: A look at Albert Pujols' options, including the St. Louis Ca...

    Matt Meyers

    Matt Meyers looks at the current Albert Pujols situation and proposes three ways it could play out: Either he stays with the Cardinals, he gets dealt in July 2011 (in which case the Red Sox may be an option), or he goes elsewhere next winter (Wrigley Field, anyone?).

    Story | Conversation | January 19, 2011
  11. MLB: Despite losing Carl Crawford to Boston Red Sox, Tampa Bay Ba...

    Matt Meyers

    Matt Meyers evaluates the 2011 Tampa Bay Rays. They lost three notable players (Carl Crawford, Matt Garza and Carlos Pena), but with a little creative work before spring training (and one notable in-house move), they could contend with Boston and New York yet again.

    Story | Conversation | January 12, 2011
  12. MLB: Five reasons New York Mets could make playoffs in 2011

    Matt Meyers

    Matt Meyers of ESPN The Magazine offers five reasons to believe -- yes, believe -- in the Mets for 2011, including the simple fact that there's no one for them to go out and spend money on (and everything can't keep going wrong, right?).

    Story | Conversation | August 24, 2010
  13. MLB draft 2010 - Ryan Howard was the most valuable MLB draft pick...

    Matt Meyers

    Matt Meyers of ESPN Insider uses the WAR metric and signing bonuses to determine the most valuable MLB draft pick of recent years. Ryan Howard is the primary winner here -- which helps correct some awful drafting by the Phillies in the 1980s.

    Story | Conversation | June 03, 2010
  14. MLB: Philadelphia Phillies thrive by avoiding wasted outs

    Matt Meyers

    The introduction of a new stat -- wasted outs -- demonstrates philosophies of playoff clubs when it comes to moving runners around the bases. And it's a window into why the Phillies have been so successful in recent seasons.

    Story | Conversation | October 07, 2009
  15. The Atlanta Braves' moves, like trading for Nate McLouth, could d...

    Matt Meyers

    The Atlanta Braves used to value talented prospects above all else, but now they're dealing them in exchange for immediate dividends. That could lead to a long-term problem.

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2009
  16. Matt Meyers: For players like Derek Jeter, Chone Figgins or Darin...

    Matt Meyers

    Can we find a stat that somehow measures baseball intangibles -- that helps us evaluate players like Derek Jeter, Chone Figgins and David Eckstein? Well, we can try.

    Story | Conversation | May 28, 2009