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  1. 2014 Sochi Olympics -- Team USA disappointing overall in Sochi

    Jim Caple

    The U.S. sent a record number of athletes to the Winter Olympics and competed in new events but earned nine fewer medals (28) than in Vancouver in 2010 (37).

    Story | Conversation | February 23, 2014
  2. MLB - Jack Morris should be in the Hall of Fame

    Jim Caple

    A look-beyond-the-numbers plea to get Jack Morris elected to the Hall of Fame in his final year of eligibility.

    Story | Conversation | January 06, 2014
  3. MLB - Off Base long list of Christmas wishes

    Jim Caple

    Requesting a large number of baseball gifts before the end of the coming year.

    Story | Conversation | December 24, 2013
  4. MLB - Robinson Cano raises Mariners' status in Seattle

    Jim Caple

    Robinson Cano should boost the Mariners' status in Seattle, where they had fallen in popularity.

    Story | Conversation | December 07, 2013
  5. Off Base defends the value of a pitcher's win total

    Jim Caple

    Max Scherzer has 19 of 'em. That's more than anyone else in baseball. And that's good, right? So why don't baseball number crunchers appreciate his wins?

    Story | Conversation | September 17, 2013
  6. MLB's West Coast teams face unfair travel schedules

    Jim Caple

    As the season winds down, so does the patience of teams on the West Coast who face an unfair number of cross-country road trips.

    Story | Conversation | August 28, 2013
  7. Summer arrives with MLB plans

    Jim Caple

    Three months from now, how will you have spent your summer vacation? (The solstice is looming large, you know.) Here's one man's Off Base plan.

    Story | Conversation | June 19, 2013
  8. Jose Altuve short in stature, big in production for Houston Astro...

    Jim Caple

    Jose Altuve just doesn't measure up to every other player in the majors. But the shortest man in the game sure does produce for the Astros.

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2013
  9. MLB: Offbeat baseball numbers to watch in 2013

    Jim Caple

    Every number tells a story of the 2013 season in this man's baseball game. (Now you know: Off Base is running numbers.)

    Story | Conversation | April 02, 2013
  10. Baseball uniform numbers as Powerball pick method

    Jim Caple

    Sure, you could just pick some random digits. But if you really want to win the Powerball jackpot, you'll use our handy uniform number guide.

    Story | Conversation | November 28, 2012
  11. MLB -- A's avoid sweep with win

    Jim Caple

    You just can't count out the A's and their ability to keep their improbable season going.

    Story | Conversation | October 09, 2012
  12. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Allison Schmitt is top U.S. swimmer in Lo...

    Jim Caple

    Michael Phelps and Missy Franklin might get more recognition (not to mention attention from the president). But Allison Schmitt has been the top American swimmer in these Olympics so far.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2012
  13. How are real baseball rivalries generated?

    Jim Caple

    Baseball is expected to trim the number of games played in those "natural" National and American League rivalries next year when interleague play becomes a daily part of the schedule. The Padres and Mariners still will probably play some games again...

    Blog | May 19, 2012
  14. Baseball's fiercest rivalries and how they develop

    Jim Caple

    Baseball's fiercest rivalries can't be manufactured by interleague play or any other external force. They must be nurtured naturally. One man's list of the 10 best.

    Story | Conversation | May 16, 2012
  15. Caple: Athletes, musicians defy age-old myths

    Jim Caple

    From Jamie Moyer to a pair of Olympic-caliber swimmers and Bruce Springsteen and Madonna, age is only a number -- and certainly not one that's holding them back from more success or pushing them to retirement.

    Story | Conversation | May 03, 2012
  16. Off Base has the inside scoop on how MLB is going to change the p...

    Jim Caple

    Major League Baseball has some big plans for the playoffs.

    Story | Conversation | April 27, 2011