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  1. Don’t Call It a Lincecomeback

    Ben Lindbergh

    On Tuesday night, Tim Lincecum earned his first career save, coming in on his regular throw day to record the final two outs of the Giants' 9-6 victory over the Phillies. His familiar motion looked out of place as he warmed up mid-inning; h...

    Blog | July 24, 2014
  2. The 30: Angels in the Outfield (and Bullpen)

    Jonah Keri

    We're only three games beyond the All-Star break, yet the pennant-race craziness has already begun. The NL Central is a free-for-all following the Brewers' big slump. The AL East is full of mediocre-to-bad teams that believe they still hav...

    Blog | July 21, 2014
  3. Twenty-Two Jaw-Dropping Factoids About Clayton Kershaw’s Ot...

    Jonah Keri

    "I don't really care about an innings streak or whatever. We're not supposed to give up runs. That's our job." - Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw after Thursday's game Last night's matchu...

    Blog | July 11, 2014
  4. About Last Night: This Is 41

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy drafting a pair of letters in Comic Sans, here are the top six stories you missed in sports on Thursday: Clayton Kershaw's scoreless inning streak was snapped at 41, but the Dodgers' ace still threw a gem...

    Blog | July 11, 2014
  5. About Last Night: Lincecum Pitches, Padres Padre

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were busy hipster-strutting down the beaches of Ipanema while a wild-eyed vagabond with warrants out for his arrest in 29 states destroyed a morning recap franchise, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday: * Tim Lincecum...

    Blog | June 26, 2014
  6. What's Wrong With the Padres?

    Jonah Keri

    The San Diego Padres' firing of general manager Josh Byrnes on Sunday ended his depressing run of two-plus losing seasons, leaving behind one of the worst teams in baseball and one of the worst offenses of all time. The Padres went 76-86 in eac...

    Blog | June 25, 2014
  7. About Last Night: Kershaw Just Says No

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy realizing that your attempt to bootleg T-shirts based on Washington's voided football trademark might make you part of the problem, here are the top six stories you missed in sports on Wednesday: Dodgers ace Clayt...

    Blog | June 19, 2014
  8. The 30: A Yankee in Winter

    Jonah Keri

    If you had to pick one word to describe the 2014 season, you could do a lot worse than ... weird. The Dodgers, heavy favorites in the National League, are as close to last place as they are to first. Last year's cellar-dwelling Jays and moribun...

    Blog | June 17, 2014
  9. Tony Gwynn: 1960-2014

    Jonah Keri

    Tony Gwynn, one of the greatest hitters in baseball history, a first-ballot Hall of Famer, the greatest player in Padres history, and a San Diego icon, died Monday after a four-year bout with cancer. He was 54. On July 28, 1997, Sports Illustrated...

    Blog | June 16, 2014
  10. 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
  11. The 30: The Blue Period

    Jonah Keri

    Every week my rankings manage to piss off readers, who have various questions for me, such as: How can you put this team so high? Are you ignoring this squad's record and run differential? Have you failed to account for the gravitational pull of...

    Blog | May 05, 2014
  12. About Last Night: Cali Civil War

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy getting a tour of New York from Rex Ryan, here are the top five stories you missed in sports on Tuesday: Extra innings were needed in two intrastate California showdowns, with the Giants beating the Dodgers 3-2 in 12 innings...

    Blog | April 16, 2014
  13. MLB 1-Day Warning: Season Preview Shootaround (the Horn)

    Grantland Staff

    At long last, Opening Day has arrived! Unless you root for the Dodgers, Diamondbacks, Padres, Astros, or Yankees (lordy, that's a lot of unless-es; what are you doing, baseball?), your team will begin its quest for October glory on this very Mon...

    Blog | March 31, 2014
  14. 2014 NL West Preview

    Jonah Keri

    Grantland's 2014 MLB division preview series concludes with the NL West, where the Dodgers look to settle unfinished business, the Giants relish the arrival of an even-numbered year, the Diamondbacks try to weather losing their ace, the Padres h...

    Blog | March 28, 2014
  15. MLB 12-Day Warning: Learning to Love Baseball’s (Almost, Bu...

    Michael Baumann

    What's that? You were wondering exactly how many days remain until the start of the MLB season? Well, you're in luck! We at the Triangle are set to spend spring training giving you a daily reason to get excited a...

    Blog | March 20, 2014
  16. About Last Night: Ciao, Giovani!

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy doubling down on a profanity-laced tirade against your own fans, here's what you missed in sports on Monday: Rookie running back Giovani Bernard had two touchdowns as the Cincinnati Bengals dropped the Pittsburgh Steelers t...

    Blog | September 17, 2013