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  1. Interest in Tomas increasing?

    The wait continues for Yasmany Tomas, as the free agent outfielder has yet to put his name on the dotted line of any contract, though the number of teams that have been said to be courting him doesn't seem to be getting any lower. According to D...

    Blog | October 16, 2014
  2. Jeter's legacy: consistency, reliability

    Buster Olney

    Two camps have warred throughout Derek Jeter's career -- those who claim he has raised his level of play in crucial moments, versus the crowd of skeptics, who countered that Jeter merely cashed in on a fragment of his extraordinary number of opportun...

    Blog | September 26, 2014
  3. Metric proof Derek Jeter is winningest ever

    Peter Keating

    In ESPN The Magazine, Mets fan (and Numbers columnist) Peter Keating finds a new metric that reaches a troubling conclusion: Derek Jeter is the best player of all time.

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2014
  4. Least Valuable Player awards for 2014

    Eric Karabell

    The Texas Rangers, playing better of late but still the worst team in the American League, started seven rookies in Wednesday's 5-1 victory over the Houston Astros. The Rangers have used a record number of players to get through the season, and while...

    Blog | September 25, 2014
  5. Max Scherzer, Jon Lester are even better than the numbers show --...

    Scott Spratt

    The big three free agent pitchers are even better than you think.

    Story | Conversation | September 20, 2014
  6. The market for Michael Cuddyer

    Doug Mittler

    Michael Cuddyer is nearing the end of a three-year, $31 contract with the Colorado Rockies, a deal in which the outfielder/first baseman put up solid numbers - when he was able to stay on the field. Cuddyer is hitting .318 with a .532 slugging pe...

    Blog | September 16, 2014
  7. The market for Russell Martin

    Doug Mittler

    With his two-year, $17 million deal nearing its conclusion, Russell Martin picked a perfect time to put up solid offensive numbers. Martin draws consistent praise for his work behind the plate in Pittsburgh, and the 31-year-old has become a more ...

    Blog | September 15, 2014
  8. How to fix the league's back-to-back problem - NBA

    Tom Haberstroh

    In the second installment of a two-part series on the NBA's unsustainable schedule, Tom Haberstroh outlines the league's best options to reduce the number of back-to-backs while maintaining its brand and economic momentum.

    Story | Conversation | September 11, 2014
  9. Projecting Ken Griffey Jr.'s numbers if he had stayed healthy - M...

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski uses the ZiPS projection system to forecast what Ken Griffey Jr.'s career stats would have looked like using historical aging patterns. Would The Kid have surpassed Hank Aaron's home run record had he not been so injury-plagued?

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2014
  10. Mets manager not in danger?

    AJ Mass

    Two years ago, the New York Mets' record after 121 games was 57-64. Last season it was 56-65. This season, through the same number of games, the team has won 57 times. Apparently, that kind of consistency is enough to satisfy Mets management -- at le...

    Blog | August 14, 2014
  11. Lucas Giolito, Carlos Rodon, Archie Bradley lead top 10 fantasy p...

    Christopher Crawford

    Who are the top long-term fantasy baseball pitching prospects? Christopher Crawford offers up his ranking of the top 10, led by the Nationals' Lucas Giolito and the White Sox's Carlos Rodon.

    Story | Conversation | August 14, 2014
  12. Scouting a pair of all-star games

    Keith Law

    Here are some notes on a number of players I saw over the weekend. Lefty Kolby Allard of San Clemente (California) High School was the breakout star of this year's Perfect Game All-American Classic, played once again at Petco Park in San Diego. T...

    Blog | August 12, 2014
  13. Life as a player for the Oakland 'Mathletics'

    Sean Doolittle, Special to Insider

    Baseball is a game of numbers, and we at the Oakland Athletics keep track of everything. From the number of hits in a given number of at-bats to the number of runs allowed to the number of stolen bases, there are numbers for evaluating every aspect o...

    Blog | August 12, 2014
  14. Could Rangers promote Gallo?

    AJ Mass

    No team in baseball has a higher number in the dreaded "games back column" than the Texas Rangers, so if there's any team that's already looking to the future -- this is it. And while Adrian Beltre remains under contract for 2015, could there be an o...

    Blog | August 10, 2014
  15. New metric reveals baseball's best power hitters - ESPN The Magaz...

    Peter Keating

    In ESPN The Magazine, Peter Keating writes that some hitters just know how to crush the ball: Ruth. Maris. Bonds. Wily Mo Pena. But who has the most pure power of all? A new metric reveals the answer.

    Story | Conversation | August 05, 2014
  16. Top 10 fantasy baseball prospects; analyzing Kennys Vargas' value...

    Christopher Crawford

    Christopher Crawford updates his ranking of the top 10 fantasy baseball prospects, and provides an in-depth projection for Twins prospect Kennys Vargas.

    Story | Conversation | August 03, 2014