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  1. NL Central contenders must start shopping

    Jerry Crasnick

    The Milwaukee Brewers looked so out-of-sync and vulnerable in losing four straight games to the Philadelphia Phillies at home this week, it's only natural that St. Louis and Cincinnati would aspire to reach the All-Star break in first place. They'...

    Blog | July 10, 2014
  2. MLB adjusts rule on home plate collisions after controversy

    Jerry Crasnick

    Major League Baseball took a formal step Tuesday to clarify a portion of the new rule governing unnecessary collisions between baserunners and catchers at home plate.

    Story | Conversation | June 24, 2014
  3. MLB forms committee to find next commissioner

    Jerry Crasnick

    Major League Baseball on Thursday announced the formation of a search committee to find a successor to commissioner Bud Selig, who is sticking with his plan to retire in January 2015 after 22 years in the position.

    Story | Conversation | May 15, 2014
  4. Pirates preaching patience with Gregory Polanco

    Jerry Crasnick

    The Pirates could use an upgrade in right field, but they aren't about to rush prospect Gregory Polanco to the majors just to fill a need.

    Story | Conversation | April 29, 2014
  5. Edinson Volquez's Pirates comeback aided by their track record

    Jerry Crasnick

    Now that he's a Pirate, Edinson Volquez might be with the exactly right organization to jump-start his faltering career.

    Story | Conversation | April 05, 2014
  6. A.J. Burnett agrees to deal with Philadelphia Phillies

    Jerry Crasnick

    The Philadelphia Phillies and pitcher A.J. Burnett have reached an agreement on a one-year deal worth $16 million, a source confirmed to ESPN.com.

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2014
  7. Free agent right-hander A.J. Burnett planning to pitch this seaso...

    Jerry Crasnick

    A.J. Burnett is planning to pitch in 2014, a source close to the free-agent pitcher confirmed to ESPN.com Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | January 28, 2014
  8. Pittsburgh Pirates moving on from A.J. Burnett, but would take hi...

    Jerry Crasnick

    The Pittsburgh Pirates have "turned the page" on the likelihood of pitcher A.J. Burnett returning to their starting rotation, club president Frank Coonelly told ESPN.com.

    Story | Conversation | January 23, 2014
  9. Nyjer Morgan covets MLB spot after Japan stint

    Jerry Crasnick

    Nyjer Morgan, who attracted a following and agitated opponents through his fast-talking, high-energy alter ego "Tony Plush," is pursuing jobs in Major League Baseball along with a possible return to Japan, his agent said Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | January 04, 2014
  10. Charlie Morton, Pittsburgh Pirates agree to 3-year, $21 million e...

    Jerry Crasnick

    Right-hander Charlie Morton has reached an agreement on a three-year, $21 million contract extension with the Pittsburgh Pirates.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2013
  11. Breaking down the National League MVP race

    Jerry Crasnick

    Andrew McCutchen is the leading contender for the National League's top player award.

    Story | Conversation | September 06, 2013
  12. The '92 Pittsburgh Pirates recall team's last winning season

    Jerry Crasnick

    The Pittsburgh Pirates are on the verge of their first winning season in 21 years. Players from that 1992 team relive their memories.

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2013
  13. Identifying MLB's under-the-radar standouts

    Jerry Crasnick

    Francisco Liriano is among several players who've been big producers after signing moderately-priced deals in the offseason.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2013
  14. Playoff contenders closely monitoring workloads of young pitchers...

    Jerry Crasnick

    Much like the Nationals did last season with Stephen Strasburg, contenders are keeping close tabs on their young starters.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2013
  15. NL Central leaders let it ride at deadline

    Jerry Crasnick

    PITTSBURGH -- Pittsburgh general manager Neal Huntington and his St. Louis counterpart, John Mozeliak, spent the requisite long hours at the trade deadline making calls, kicking tires and putting out feelers in an effort to improve their rosters. But...

    Blog | July 31, 2013
  16. Pirates making headlines on the field

    Jerry Crasnick

    PITTSBURGH -- Baseball has too much on its plate these days to focus exclusively on the exploits of an inspirational team in Pittsburgh. The trade deadline is coming to a head Wednesday. Brian Wilson -- aka "The Beard" -- is about to pitch his way to...

    Blog | July 31, 2013