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  1. St. Louis Cardinals still in the postseason mix

    Jerry Crasnick

    This season has been a grind for the Cardinals, but with help possibly on the way, they very much remain in the mix to land a spot in the playoffs.

    Story | Conversation | August 25, 2014
  2. Nationals the cream of the crop in NL East

    Jerry Crasnick

    Writers for ESPN.com receive a voluminous amount of reader feedback, and much of it comes from fans whose passion outweighs their judgment or even their grip on reality. Readers accuse us of East Coast bias, big-market bias or other personal agendas ...

    Blog | August 21, 2014
  3. San Francisco Giants need Buster Posey to be a superstar

    Jerry Crasnick

    The Giants will in all likelihood need Buster Posey to perform at a high level over the next 2½ months to outlast the Dodgers in the NL West.

    Story | Conversation | July 22, 2014
  4. Did Wainwright groove pitches to Jeter?

    Jerry Crasnick

    Whether Adam Wainwright grooved a pitch to Derek Jeter or not, it gets to the problem of what the All-Star Game is really for and if it should "count," Jerry Crasnick writes.

    Story | Conversation | July 15, 2014
  5. NL Central contenders must start shopping

    Jerry Crasnick

    The Milwaukee Brewers looked so out-of-sync and vulnerable in losing four straight games to the Philadelphia Phillies at home this week, it's only natural that St. Louis and Cincinnati would aspire to reach the All-Star break in first place. They'...

    Blog | July 10, 2014
  6. Brewers enjoying view atop NL Central

    Jerry Crasnick

    One gratifying first half is in the books for the Milwaukee Brewers. One three-month obstacle course of heat, fatigue, trade deadline speculation, attrition and National League Central "gut checks" awaits. With a 7-4 victory over the Colorado Rock...

    Blog | June 27, 2014
  7. The moves of San Francisco Giants GM Brian Sabean

    Jerry Crasnick

    Coming off a 76-86 record and a third-place finish a year ago, GM Brian Sabean has guided San Francisco back to its winning ways.

    Story | Conversation | June 13, 2014
  8. Troy Tulowitzki, Mike Trout leading MLB MVP races

    Jerry Crasnick

    The debate is very fluid at the moment, but Troy Tulowitzki and Mike Trout are your MVP leaders through the first month of the season.

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2014
  9. NL East race opens with Bryce Harper hurt

    Jerry Crasnick

    After badly underachieving for the first four months a year ago and playing themselves out of postseason contention, the Washington Nationals were looking forward to a fresh start and some more positive karma under new manager Matt Williams. Other...

    Blog | April 28, 2014
  10. Wacha, Cingrani adapting in NL Central duel

    Jerry Crasnick

    It's always a treat watching two hot young pitchers square off, even in the slop that passes for baseball weather in April. But with Jarrod Parker, Patrick Corbin and Matt Harvey all rehabbing from elbow reconstructions, Mike Minor and Taijuan Walker...

    Blog | April 07, 2014
  11. Rockies' leadoff quandary

    Jerry Crasnick

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Offense is never an issue in Colorado, and the Rockies have the requisite pieces to repeat last season's performance, which led the National League with a .741 OPS and ranked second to the St. Louis Cardinals with 706 runs scored...

    Blog | March 01, 2014
  12. Bruce to move up in Reds' order

    Jerry Crasnick

    GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- Cincinnati Reds right fielder Jay Bruce has put up some impressive numbers without an abundance of national publicity. He's the only National League player to hit at least 25 home runs every year since 2010, and he's collected more...

    Blog | February 23, 2014
  13. Price wants Reds to run more

    Jerry Crasnick

    GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- The Cincinnati Reds finished tied for 11th in the National League with 67 stolen bases last season. That was the franchise's lowest total since 1971, when the Reds stole 59 bases as a team and Pete Rose led the way with 13. Joe...

    Blog | February 22, 2014
  14. Freese reunited with Pujols

    Jerry Crasnick

    TEMPE, Ariz. -- David Freese is hoping that a change of scenery can help him recover from a disappointing 2013 season and rediscover the form that made him a 20-homer man and a National League All-Star two seasons ago. A familiar face has already ...

    Blog | February 20, 2014
  15. Carlos Beltran, New York Yankees reach three-year, $45 million de...

    Jerry Crasnick

    Free-agent outfielder Carlos Beltran has agreed to a three-year, $45 million deal with the New York Yankees, a baseball source confirmed to ESPN.com's Jerry Crasnick on Friday night.

    Story | Conversation | December 06, 2013
  16. Breaking down the race for the National League Rookie of the Year...

    Jerry Crasnick

    Marlins' 21-year-old right-hander Jose Fernandez leads a stacked field in the battle for top rookie honors.

    Story | Conversation | September 24, 2013