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  1. Matt Cain threw perfect game and, surprise, Brian Runge was there...

    Buster Olney

    Umpire Brian Runge worked third base for Matt Cain's perfect game, and it's almost becoming comical now -- Runge has worked three no-hitters this season. As Buster Olney writes, his team has earned a new nickname.

    Blog | Conversation | June 14, 2012
  2. Playing with Pat Burrell

    Doug Glanville

    Pat Burrell had the nickname and a certain swagger. No teammate could reduce major leaguers into jealous green globs of envy like "Pat the Bat."

    Story | Conversation | February 01, 2012
  3. Report: Cardinals interview Joe McEwing, Chris Maloney to replace...

    A man who earned the nickname "Super Joe" with the St. Louis Cardinals and the organization's long-time Triple-A manager were the first to interview for the team's managing vacancy.

    Story | Conversation | November 03, 2011
  4. Philadelphia Phillies have a valuable commodity in Vance Worley

    Jerry Crasnick

    An 11-game winner as a starter in the vaunted Phillies rotation, Vance Worley will shift to the bullpen for the postseason.

    Story | Conversation | September 20, 2011
  5. Quade appears blinded by the light

    Jon Greenberg

    Mike Quade might have earned himself a new nickname Wednesday. It's more of a sobriquet, really. Ol' Copernicus. Like: "Remember that one season the Cubs had Ol' Copernicus as manager? Whatever happened to that dude?" After yet another desu...

    Blog | July 20, 2011
  6. Wednesday's rant could be the beginning of the end for Mike Quade...

    Jon Greenberg

    It was unwise of Mike Quade to call out Starlin Castro and Darwin Barney.

    Story | Conversation | July 20, 2011
  7. Philadelphia Phillies open camp with a rotation with endless poss...

    Jayson Stark

    The Phillies' aces rode into spring training, where teammate Jimmy Rollins was waiting with a nickname for a rotation with the potential to do historic things.

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2011
  8. Fantasy baseball sabermetric next-level awards for the 2010 seaso...

    Tristan H. Cockcroft

    Tristan H. Cockcroft bestows his postseason awards for the most unheralded statistical feats of the 2010 season.

    Story | Conversation | October 08, 2010
  9. Coors Field, Petco Park top list of hitter- and pitcher-friendly ...

    Tristan H. Cockcroft

    Tristan H. Cockcroft analyzes the effect every Major League ballpark has on the offense, paying special attention to the newest parks in the league.

    Story | Conversation | March 18, 2010
  10. Rays jump to early lead, hold on to even series

    Squeeze plays, a wacky checked swing and a fresh face out of the bullpen. These plucky Tampa Bay Rays pulled out all their tricks at Tropicana Field to tie the World Series.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | October 23, 2008
  11. Around the Grapefruit League

    Around the Grapefruit League.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2007
  12. No time for Gillick to 'Stand Pat'

    Jerry Crasnick

    The Phillies face some tough offseason decisions, and there are few GMs better than Pat Gillick to handle them.

    Story | Conversation | November 02, 2005