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  1. The Unlucky 13: The Most Pivotal 2014 Injuries for MLB Playoff Co...

    Ben Lindbergh

    The pained grimace that Garrett Richards wore after injuring his knee on Wednesday was presumably mirrored on the face of every Angels fan on Thursday, when the team revealed that Richards had torn his patellar tendon and would miss six to nine month...

    Blog | August 22, 2014
  2. What Garrett Richards's Injury Means for the Angels' Wo...

    Jonah Keri

    Angels ace Garrett Richards suffered a brutal knee injury while covering first base Wednesday night, likely knocking him out for the rest of the regular season and postseason, and certainly thrusting the team's rotation into chaos a...

    Blog | August 21, 2014
  3. It's Not Quite a Miracle, But the Angels Have Achieved AL We...

    Michael Baumann

    Baseball is unlike real life in that it features levels of stupidity that cannot be overcome by sheer force of economic might. Last year, the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim paid $61.1 million total to Albert Pujols, Josh Hamilton, Jered Weaver, and C....

    Blog | August 18, 2014
  4. The 30: The Young and the Rising

    Jonah Keri

    No division has produced more intrigue this year than the AL West. The Angels and A's boast the top two records in baseball, and along with the division-rival Mariners own three of the top four run differentials in the majors. All three AL West ...

    Blog | August 18, 2014
  5. B.S. Report: JackO

    Bill Simmons

    Bill's buddy JackO joins the show to discuss Jon Lester going to the Oakland A's, consider the potential of Yoenis Cespedes, and bid farewell to Derek Jeter. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the B.S. Report on iTunes,...

    Blog | August 07, 2014
  6. What the Jon Lester–Yoenis Cespedes Blockbuster Means for t...

    Jonah Keri

    In one of the most shocking blockbusters in MLB trade deadline history, the Oakland A's sent All-Star Yoenis Cespedes and a competitive balance pick to the Boston Red Sox for Cy Young contender Jon Lester, former Athletic Jonny Gomes, less than ...

    Blog | July 31, 2014
  7. Lightning Round: The Jon Lester–Yoenis Cespedes Trade

    Grantland Staff

    Dan Fierman: Any Red Sox fan who tells you winning three championships hasn't changed everything is lying. We care less. Almost all of us care less. This is not a bad thing. No one, not even Dan Shaughnessy, would want to go back in time to 2003...

    Blog | July 31, 2014
  8. About Last Night: Going, Going, Gone

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy looking for meaningful sports anywhere, here are the top six stories you missed in sports on Monday: Oakland outfielder Yoenis Cespedes won his second consecutive Home Run Derby, becoming the first player since Ken Griffey...

    Blog | July 15, 2014
  9. About Last Night: Battle of the Bay

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy parking your fleet of car-carrying trucks in LeBron James's driveway while you asked him if you could take a leak in his foyer, here are the top five stories you missed in sports on Wednesday: Jason Hammel&rsq...

    Blog | July 10, 2014
  10. Jonah Keri Podcast: Susan Slusser and Drew Fairservice

    Jonah Keri

    Jonah Keri talks to San Francisco Chronicle writer Susan Slusser about the A's and to TheScore.com's Drew Fairservice about the Blue Jays and the AL East race. Listen to the podcast here, and subscribe to the Grantland Sports podcast ...

    Blog | July 08, 2014
  11. Sharknado, Too! How the Samardzija Trade Positions the A’s ...

    Jonah Keri

    The Chicago Cubs and Oakland Athletics pulled off a blockbuster trade over the holiday weekend, signaling the small-revenue Athletics' commitment to winning now and the mega-market Cubs' desire to keep costs down until they're fieldin...

    Blog | July 07, 2014
  12. About Last Night: Chasing Pau Gasol

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out hoarding fireworks in an attempt to become the Grinch Who Stole July 4, only to see your shrunken heart enlarged after a long speech about the meaning of America from Tim Howard, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday...

    Blog | July 03, 2014
  13. About Last Night: Seriously, This World Cup Thing Is Intense

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy lining up for tickets to The Ryan Fitzpatrick Show, coming soon to the poor people of Houston, here are the top five stories you missed in sports on Tuesday: Despite being without a club team, Mexican goalkeeper Guillermo O...

    Blog | June 18, 2014
  14. About Last Night: No Business Like Snow Business

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy making your World Cup Eve list, checking it twice, and deciding that Uruguayan Luis Suarez was both naughty and nice, here are the top six stories you missed in sports on Wednesday: Goalkeeper Henrik Lundqvist made 40...

    Blog | June 12, 2014
  15. About Last Night: San Antonio’s Beast Mode

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy buying milk and cookies to hasten the arrival of World Cup mascot Fuleco, here are the top five stories you missed in sports on Tuesday: Kawhi Leonard poured in a career-high 29 points for the San Antonio Spurs, who shot an o...

    Blog | June 11, 2014
  16. About Last Night: Quick Thinking

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy changing your mind and suing yourself to prove you are mentally capable of holding onto a multibillion-dollar asset, here are the top six stories you missed in sports on Monday: Los Angeles goalkeeper Jonathan Quick was immen...

    Blog | June 10, 2014