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  1. MLB - Recent Cuban pipeline to MLB looks strong

    Jorge Morejón

    Aroldis Chapman, Yoenis Cespedes and others are already here, but Cuba's national team still boasts players who could succeed in Major League Baseball.

    Story | Conversation | February 05, 2014
  2. Why Pierzynski makes sense for Red Sox

    Gordon Edes

    There are two immediate conclusions to be drawn from the Red Sox cutting ties with catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia and coming to terms with A.J. Pierzynski on a one-year deal: It is a vote of confidence for the catchers currently in the Sox pipeline...

    Blog | December 03, 2013
  3. Los Angeles Dodgers close to deal with Cuban defector Alexander G...

    Mark Saxon

    The Los Angeles Dodgers continue to work hard to construct a Cuban pipeline to their major league team.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2013
  4. The Price of Contention: The TV-money pipeline

    Mark Saxon

    The Los Angeles Dodgers' new owners have spent more than $600 million in acquiring players since they bought the team less than one year ago. They will enter the 2013 season with the highest payroll, at more than $220 million, in baseball history. ...

    Blog | January 22, 2013
  5. Josh Beckett lawsuit aims to protect endangered ocelot in Texas

    Not even the legal equivalent of a fastball under the chin could stop a Texas pipeline builder from clearing acres of brush that Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Josh Beckett claims is critical habitat for the endangered ocelot.

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2012
  6. Beckett's company sues pipeline builder

    Associated Press

    LAREDO, Texas -- A company owned by Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Josh Beckett is suing a pipeline builder, claiming it destroyed the habitat of the endangered ocelot on a South Texas ranch. The lawsuit filed Tuesday in Laredo says Eagle Ford Midstr...

    Blog | October 17, 2012
  7. Big league teams with a pipeline of premier pitching prospects re...

    Kevin Goldstein

    Kevin Goldstein of Baseball Prospectus runs through the organizations that are storing up high-end pitching prospects and could produce baseball's next great rotations.

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2012
  8. Power Players: Wendy Lewis maintains MLB's diversity pipeline

    Amanda Rykoff

    As the postseason rolls on, espnW continues our look at women in the sports business with Wendy Lewis, MLB's senior VP of diversity and strategic alliances.

    Story | Conversation | October 10, 2011
  9. MLB: Tampa Rays' talent pool figures to become deep, and soon, bu...

    Buster Olney

    There's a pipeline of talent flowing into Tampa, but unless somebody on the current roster can start swinging a hot bat, it could be a gloomy stretch for the Rays.

    Blog | Conversation | April 11, 2011
  10. MLB: 10 international prospects to watch

    Kevin Goldstein

    Kevin Goldstein of Baseball Prospectus looks at MLB's expanding global reach, and provides a list of 10 top international prospects who hail from parts of the globe that haven't typically produced a lot of major league talent.

    Story | Conversation | January 17, 2011
  11. MLB: The Pittsburgh Pirates may finally have reason for hope

    Kevin Goldstein

    Kevin Goldstein looks at three teams -- the Pirates, Marlins and Indians -- all moving big-name minor leaguers to the majors. With Pedro Alvarez, Mike Stanton and Carlos Santana playing in The Show, what else is in the pipeline for these squads?

    Story | Conversation | June 16, 2010
  12. Chapman deal Cincy's gain, MLB's blunder

    Keith Law

    Aroldis Chapman is an outstanding addition to an already-improving Cincinnati pipeline of young players and sets the Reds up to have one of the National League's best rotations in 2012 if more than a few of their young arms develop as hoped. W...

    Blog | January 11, 2010
  13. MLB - Keith Law: Cincy gains, but Chapman's deal illuminates prob...

    Keith Law

    In signing Aroldis Chapman, Cincinnati has put together what could be a dynamic young rotation that the team can affordably keep in place for years, but his dollar figure further illuminates a big problem in baseball.

    Blog | Conversation | January 11, 2010
  14. Viciedo's bat could quiet criticism

    Keith Law

    Dayan Viciedo, the latest player to come through the Havana-South Side pipeline, does look like he's going to hit. His weight, position and even his age have all been questioned, but if the bat is there, those criticisms do become somewhat less ...

    Blog | March 10, 2009
  15. Behind the baseball pipeline that is San Pedro de Macoris

    Luke Cyphers

    Behind the rise of the Haitian-Dominican player.

    Story | Conversation | March 10, 2009
  16. Nomo back in Japanese pipeline, to attempt comeback with Royals

    Hideo Nomo is getting another shot at pitching in America. The trailblazing Japanese right-hander signed a minor-league deal with the Kansas City Royals that includes an invitation to spring training next month.

    Story | Conversation | January 04, 2008