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  1. Royals-Giants Preview

    Royals-Giants Preview

    Preview | October 25, 2014
  2. Umm, about that nickname ...

    David Schoenfield

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- OK, here's the important thing to know: James Shields earned the nickname "Big Game James" in the minor leagues because he was a fan of the Lakers and James Worthy, who went by that moniker. Unfortunately, with a nickname like tha...

    Blog | October 21, 2014
  3. Sixteen painful moments in Cleveland sports history

    Mark Winegardner

    In ESPN The Magazine, Mark Winegardner explains what SportsNation voters got right, in picking off the most painful moments in Cleveland sports history, and what you all got oh so wrong.

    Story | Conversation | September 14, 2014
  4. Royals shut out Tigers for 1-game lead as James Shields deals gem...

    James Shields allowed two hits over seven innings in another terrific performance, and the Kansas City Royals edged Detroit 3-0 on Wednesday night to take a one-game lead over the Tigers atop the AL Central.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | September 10, 2014
  5. Royals-Tigers Preview

    Royals-Tigers Preview

    Preview | September 09, 2014
  6. Five things we learned Friday

    Katie Sharp

    1. James Shields delivers a gem. Shields has often been mocked for his "Big Game" nickname, but if the past two months are any indication, he might have earned the right to put it on the back of his baseball card. Shields pitched another gem on...

    Blog | September 06, 2014
  7. Rusney Castillo has good company at Fenway South in Goose Gregson...

    Gordon Edes

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Rusney Castillo might have been welcomed to the United States by celebrity rapper Jay Z, but leave it to El Ganso to help make the Cuban outfielder feel at home. "El Ganso" is Spanish for Goose, the nickname going on 40 yea...

    Blog | August 31, 2014
  8. Pablo Sandoval's double in 9th sends Giants past Mets

    Pablo Sandoval drove in three runs with three hits, including an RBI double with two outs in the ninth that sent the Giants past the Mets.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | August 04, 2014
  9. Rapid Reaction: Yankees 7, Red Sox 4

    Kieran Darcy

    NEW YORK -- The Bronx Bombers lived up to their nickname Saturday, and now have a chance to take three of four from their archrivals. After hitting just seven home runs in the first 11 games of the season, the New York Yankees went deep four times...

    Blog | April 12, 2014
  10. Los Angeles Dodgers to wear second alternate road jersey

    The Los Angeles Dodgers will wear a second alternate road jersey this season with the team's nickname on it.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2014
  11. Uni Watch: More fun nicknames worn on jerseys

    Paul Lukas

    Who was given the name Nick as a nickname? What running back wore Goober on his jersey? Uni Watch has the answers.

    Story | Conversation | January 14, 2014
  12. Uni Watch-Name variations worth turning around for a second look

    Paul Lukas

    Which players wore first names or other unusual variations on the back of their jerseys? Uni Watch takes a look.

    Story | Conversation | January 14, 2014
  13. Regan, 76, remains St. Lucie pitching coach

    Adam Rubin

    Phil Regan, who earned the nickname "The Vulture" as a player, and who managed the Baltimore Orioles in 1995, will return to Class A St. Lucie as pitching coach. Regan will turn 77 on April 6, during the Florida State League's opening week of 2014 pl...

    Blog | January 10, 2014
  14. Uni Watch-History of jersey nicknames

    Paul Lukas

    Every player on the Heats and Nets will don nicknames Friday night, but this trend is nothing new.

    Story | Conversation | January 07, 2014
  15. Angels-Yankees Preview

    Angels-Yankees Preview

    Preview | August 13, 2013
  16. Hitters who strike out infrequently

    Jerry Crasnick

    While rising strikeout totals have become a trend in baseball, some hitters have shown an ability to make consistent contact.

    Story | Conversation | June 20, 2013