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  1. SVG to run with Smith and Monroe?

    Nick Borges

    Most observers of the Detroit Pistons don't believe Josh Smith and Greg Monroe are a good starting forward tandem and stats will back up that opinion. There has been talk that president of basketball ops/head coach Stan Van Gundy will start Smith and...

    Blog | October 21, 2014
  2. Bullpen upgrade in Rockies future?

    AJ Mass

    The Colorado Rockies did not flirt with 100 losses this season solely because their bullpen performed so poorly, but when a team ranks first in the National League in runs scored, batting average, slugging percentage and OPS, looking at the mound for...

    Blog | October 06, 2014
  3. David Ross worthy of another season with Boston Red Sox

    Gordon Edes

    The Red Sox would be wise to bring back David Ross for another season.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2014
  4. Burning Questions: O, what happened?

    Andrew Marchand

    This is the second in a series of 10 Burning Questions the Yankees face this offseason. You know what the Yankees' offense really could've used this year? A second baseman with a .314 average, 14 homers and 82 RBIs. Maybe mix in an .836 OPS and w...

    Blog | October 01, 2014
  5. Ranking the MLB playoff lineups

    Jim Bowden

    We ranked the playoff rotations and starting pitchers Monday and the playoff bullpens Tuesday; today we rank -- and discuss -- the lineups of the nine remaining playoff teams. 1. Los Angeles Dodgers MLB ranks (regular season): Runs: 6th | OPS: 3rd...

    Blog | October 01, 2014
  6. Burning Questions: Who replaces Jeter?

    Andrew Marchand

    This is the first in a series of 10 Burning Questions the Yankees face this offseason. Here is a little secret some of you already know: The Yankees will improve at shortstop next season. The new shortstop will have to do better than a .617 OPS an...

    Blog | September 30, 2014
  7. Bounce back coming for low-OPS players?

    Eric Karabell

    None of the 152 hitters qualified for the batting title have a lower OPS (on-base percentage plus slugging) than Cincinnati Reds shortstop Zack Cozart, but he wasn't really expected to aid a fantasy team this season. However, several others near the ...

    Blog | September 11, 2014
  8. Phillies making OF decisions?

    AJ Mass

    Since joining the Philadelphia Phillies on July 11, Grady Sizemore has started just 28 games, but his .304 batting average and .840 OPS in limited action may have impressed the organization enough that they'd be willing to keep him around. Matt Ge...

    Blog | September 05, 2014
  9. Five things we learned Wednesday

    David Schoenfield

    1. Mike Trout isn't exactly tearing things up right now. As late as July 24, Trout's OPS was over 1.000 -- .309/.396/.606. Since then, 37 games, he's hit .227/.298/.413 with seven home runs and 22 RBIs but also with 47 strikeouts. Some of this is ...

    Blog | September 04, 2014
  10. Top 10 fantasy baseball prospects; analyzing Terrance Gore's valu...

    Christopher Crawford

    Christopher Crawford updates his ranking of the top 10 fantasy baseball prospects, and provides an in-depth projection for Royals speed prospect Terrance Gore.

    Story | Conversation | August 25, 2014
  11. The case for Clayton Kershaw as NL MVP

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES -- Don Mattingly won the American League MVP award in 1985. The following season, he batted .352 and led the league in hits, doubles, slugging, OPS and total bases. He won a Gold Glove at first base. And he finished second to Roger Cle...

    Blog | August 18, 2014
  12. Angels Albert Pujols' decline nearly unprecedented

    Peter Keating

    Albert Pujols' decline is not just shocking -- it's darn near unprecedented. Now we reveal the surprising culprit

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2014
  13. Stock watch: Matt Kemp stepping up

    Mark Saxon

    RISING Matt Kemp, RF: Where did all this power come from? Kemp hit eight home runs in his first 98 games and he has hit six in his last nine games. Since the All-Star break, Kemp is batting .344 with a 1.097 OPS. It's a good thing the Dodgers didn...

    Blog | August 07, 2014
  14. Comparing Chris Davis' 2013 success to his 2014 struggles - MLB

    Justin Havens

    Justin Havens uses some key splits to explain why Chris Davis has struggled so much this season.

    Story | Conversation | July 08, 2014
  15. Anthony Rizzo taking cues from Joey Votto

    Sahadev Sharma

    CHICAGO -- Anthony Rizzo's young career has been filled with plenty of ups and downs. When he was first called up to the big leagues while with the San Diego Padres, Rizzo struggled in a 49-game stint and put up a measly .523 OPS. After gettin...

    Blog | June 25, 2014
  16. Los Angeles Clippers promote Doc Rivers, restructure basketball o...

    Arash Markazi

    The Los Angeles Clippers' ownership situation is still in flux but that didn't stop Doc Rivers from getting a promotion Monday and restructuring the basketball operations department.

    Story | Conversation | June 16, 2014