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  1. Miguel Cabrera and Robinson Cano among next wave to get to 500 ho...

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski projects which current players will reach baseball's major milestones, such as 500 homers, 3,000 hits and 300 wins.

    Story | Conversation | April 22, 2014
  2. Managers frustrated with replay system

    Buster Olney

    As managers discussed instant replay prior to the season, they were generally circumspect, understated in their public comments. You got some eye rolls, and privately, some expressed concern, particularly with the challenge system. But...

    Blog | April 13, 2014
  3. Intel from Red Sox-Yankees prep

    Buster Olney

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Time to empty the notebook from our Thursday broadcast prep for the game between the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees. 1. Red Sox third baseman Will Middlebrooks has had a good spring training, hitting the ball from line to ...

    Blog | March 21, 2014
  4. More time at first base for Butler?

    Doug Mittler

    Add the Kansas City Royals to the list of American League teams who hope to use more than one primary player at the designated hitter spot this season. Having a full-time DH might work fine in Boston with David Ortiz, but the opportunity to use the D...

    Blog | March 04, 2014
  5. Ortiz clarifies his intentions

    AJ Mass

    In a case of much ado about nothing, it's beginning to look like David Ortiz will indeed be staying in Boston, at least through the end of 2015. Big Papi said on Wednesday that he discussions with Red Sox management have already begun with the end re...

    Blog | January 30, 2014
  6. Monday Roundup: O's second thoughts

    AJ Mass

    Despite hitting just .224 in 85 games for the Baltimore Orioles last season, Ryan Flaherty heads towards the spring optimistic that he will be able to win the starting second base job outright. According to Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports, Flaherty is...

    Blog | January 27, 2014
  7. Could David Ortiz leave Boston?

    AJ Mass

    The 2013 season ended with David Ortiz standing in the middle of Fenway Park with a microphone in his hand, celebrating a World Series victory with the Boston fans for what he infamously had hailed earlier in the year as being "our city." While it's ...

    Blog | January 27, 2014
  8. Astros have money to spend

    AJ Mass

    There's only one Masahiro Tanaka and, now that he's chosen the New York Yankees, for the rest of the teams that had been in hot pursuit of the free agent, it's on to Plan B. Jose de Jesus Ortiz of the Houston Chronicle says that the Houston Astros...

    Blog | January 23, 2014
  9. Wednesday Roundup: Beware the Cubs

    AJ Mass

    The Chicago Cubs made some of their fan base quite upset earlier this week when then unveiled their new mascot, Clark the Cub. As Jesse Rogers of ESPN Chicago wrote, "the reaction was swift as the mascot was depicted in unflattering terms on several ...

    Blog | January 15, 2014
  10. Ortiz gets unwanted attention

    AJ Mass

    The next developments in the Alex Rodriguez story dominating headlines will most likely be related to the third baseman's lawsuit filed on Monday to try and get his suspension overturned by a U.S. District Court. However, comments from his attorney,...

    Blog | January 15, 2014
  11. Top free agents poised for big paydays

    Buster Olney

    ST. LOUIS - As the Cardinals and Red Sox play on, MLB's other 28 teams are preparing for the offseason market that will begin next week. There has been some early trade talk, officials say, some feeling out for what could be available, and teams are ...

    Blog | October 26, 2013
  12. Top 30 prospects for 2014 draft

    Keith Law & Christopher Crawford

    The summer showcase season is over and other than a few major fall high school events and some college fall ball, most of the year's amateur baseball activity is behind us. It's a solid class for pitchers who throw hard, with a lot of exciting high s...

    Blog | October 24, 2013
  13. Ranking the 50 World Series players

    Jim Bowden

    With the start of the World Series just two days away, let's take a look at both rosters. Every year someone rises to the occasion and has a profound impact. It could be one of the team's stars, or it could be a role player called upon to do one spec...

    Blog | October 22, 2013
  14. 10 pivotal World Series matchups

    Buster Olney

    Here are 10 pivotal matchups to look out for when the World Series begins Wednesday night: 1. Red Sox hitters vs. the Cardinals bullpen Let's get right to it: Boston is in the World Series because of the damage done to D...

    Blog | October 21, 2013
  15. Scouting report for World Series between St. Louis Cardinals and ...

    Dave Cameron

    Dave Cameron gives a detailed scouting report of the World Series, and explains why Allen Craig and Xander Bogaerts are the X factors.

    Story | Conversation | October 21, 2013
  16. My problem with the 'clutch' argument

    Keith Law

    David Ortiz's game-tying home run on Sunday night in Game 2 of the ALCS spawned a discussion about whether he's a clutch hitter, something I don't believe exists, but many people inside and outside the industry do, pointing to Ortiz and Carlos Beltra...

    Blog | October 15, 2013