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  1. Los Angeles Clippers' Steve Ballmer is richest sports owner at $2...

    Darren Rovell

    Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer, who at a net worth of $22.5 billion, is the richest American owner of a sports team.

    Story | Conversation | September 29, 2014
  2. Poll: Hernandez versus Wainwright

    David Schoenfield

    Two statistical nuggets: Felix Hernandez tied Tom Seaver's major league record with 13 consecutive starts pitching at least seven innings and allowing two runs or fewer. Adam Wainwright has allowed zero runs in 10 starts this season, three mo...

    Blog | July 28, 2014
  3. Kurkjian: Source close to Lester has doubts senior writer Tim Kurkjian dropped this interesting nugget on Jon Lester's impending free agency in his look at the top 10 storylines of the second half of the baseball season: A source close to Boston's star left-handed pitcher opened a ...

    Blog | July 16, 2014
  4. What hidden stats say about David Price, Brandon Moss, Lonnie Chi...

    Tristan H. Cockcroft

    Tristan H. Cockcroft digs into deeper stats to discuss the performances of players such as Brandon Moss, David Price, Lonnie Chisenhall, Corey Kluber and more.

    Story | Conversation | June 10, 2014
  5. Afternoon notes: For starters ...

    Wallace Matthews

    TAMPA, Fla. -- A busy day in training camp, beginning with a live BP session thrown by Michael Pineda and ending with the announcement that Brett Gardner isn't going anywhere for the next five seasons, and more than a few nuggets of news in between. ...

    Blog | February 23, 2014
  6. Latest on A-Rod: Perspective, please?

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- Another day, another leak. What would we do without the daily anonymously sourced nugget of information concerning Alex Rodriguez and his ongoing battle against Major League Baseball? Today's leak, courtesy of The New York Times, is t...

    Blog | November 04, 2013
  7. Things to know for Sox-Cards World Series

    ESPN Stats & Information

    With Game 1 set to get under way tonight, here are some nuggets to know about this World Series matchup between the Red Sox and Cardinals. 1. The Cardinals and Red Sox will meet for the fourth time in the World Series. Only three pairs of teams ha...

    Blog | October 23, 2013
  8. Is there disagreement about handling Yasiel Puig?

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES - It got lost in the hubbub of the discord between Don Mattingly and the Dodgers about his contract, but one of the more interesting comments to come out of Mattingly's Monday press conference was this nugget about the handling of Yasiel ...

    Blog | October 22, 2013
  9. Notes: Farrell not worried about Napoli

    Tony Lee, Special to

    BOSTON -- There wasn't much in terms of news coming out of Thursday's workout at Fenway Park, but here are a handful of nuggets to note: • One of the few "negatives" from the ALDS for Boston was the play of first baseman Mike Napoli, who wa...

    Blog | October 10, 2013
  10. Sox lineup, and a perhaps-prophetic stat

    The folks at ESPN Stats & Information checked in with this nugget this afternoon: With their season on the line, the Rays will send Jeremy Hellickson to the mound in Game 4 tonight at the Trop. He has not won at home since July 5, 95 days ago. ...

    Blog | October 08, 2013
  11. Where there's a Wil, there's a rarity

    Gordon Edes

    BOSTON -- How rare was Wil Myers' misplay on David Ortiz's ground-rule double in Game 1, especially in October? The crack staff at ESPN Stats & Info offer this nugget: Since 2010, there have been nearly 2,100 fly balls in postseason games. Accordi...

    Blog | October 05, 2013
  12. Farrell weighs postseason pitching options

    Tony Lee, Special to

    BOSTON -- Another day, another series of playoff-related questions fired at Red Sox manager John Farrell, who on Wednesday at Fenway Park revealed a few more nuggets about the makeup of a playoff roster while backing off earlier assertions that he wa...

    Blog | September 18, 2013
  13. Top stats to know: Matsuzaka the Met

    Mark Simon

    AP Photo/Michael DwyerMets fans will get their first look at Daisuke Matsuzaka in a Mets uniform on Friday.Some statistical notes and nuggets on newest Mets pitcher, Daisuke Matsuzaka, who signed with the team on Thursday. Not Your Older Brother's...

    Blog | August 22, 2013
  14. The series in Metrics (Mets vs. D-backs)

    Mark Simon

    Notes and nuggets from another road series win for the Mets, as they took two of three games from the Arizona Diamondbacks: Wilmer! Wilmer Flores became the first player in Mets history to have at least one RBI in five of his first six major-lea...

    Blog | August 12, 2013
  15. The series in Metrics (Mets vs. Royals)

    Mark Simon

    Notes and nuggets from the Mets' series loss to the Kansas City Royals, one that is most noteworthy for the loss of their team captain. Extra, extra The Mets added a pair of extra-inning games to their ledger, giving them 15 for the season. That'...

    Blog | August 05, 2013
  16. A-Rod still expected Monday or Tuesday

    Andrew Marchand

    BOSTON -- The big news of the day is that Derek Jeter is back on the DL. But as always with the Yankees there are other injury nuggets, beginning with Alex Rodriguez. Yankees GM Brian Cashman reiterated that if all goes well in Scranton this weekend,...

    Blog | July 19, 2013