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  1. 2014 forecast -- Too many questions to put Texas Rangers in posts...

    Richard Durrett

    With so many unknowns, it would take a late surge for the Rangers to make the postseason.

    Story | Conversation | March 17, 2014
  2. Start/sit advice, two-start pitchers, rankings for Week 25 of the...

    Tristan H. Cockcroft

    Tristan H. Cockcroft breaks down the action for the week of Sept. 23-29, the final week of the fantasy baseball season.

    Story | Conversation | September 20, 2013
  3. Start/sit advice, two-start pitchers, rankings for Week 24 of the...

    Tristan H. Cockcroft

    Tristan H. Cockcroft breaks down the action for the week of Sept. 16-22, including which teams are still motivated to give it their all with playoff spots on the line.

    Story | Conversation | September 13, 2013
  4. 20 starting pitchers who could be traded

    Jim Bowden

    With MLB's trade deadline just six weeks away, there are presently 22 teams within eight games of making the playoffs. This means just eight teams can be considered "sellers" at this juncture. Many of the contenders are looking for elite starting pit...

    Blog | June 14, 2013
  5. San Francisco Giants crushed Justin Verlander to set themselves u...

    Howard Bryant

    By torching Justing Verlander, the Giants crushed the Tigers' aura and set themselves up well for the World Series, writes Howard Bryant.

    Story | Conversation | October 24, 2012
  6. What Terry Francona faces as manager of the Cleveland Indians - M...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that after accepting the managerial job with the Cleveland Indians, Terry Francona's first challenge is clear: Make something out of a stumbling starting rotation.

    Blog | Conversation | October 08, 2012
  7. Will the lack of true ace doom Baltimore Orioles, Texas Rangers, ...

    Ben Lindbergh

    Will the lack of a true ace doom the Baltimore Orioles, Texas Rangers and Oakland A's in October? Ben Lindbergh of Baseball Prospectus investigates.

    Story | Conversation | September 20, 2012
  8. Wild rules could alter playoff games

    Buster Olney

    Some of the San Francisco Giants spoke recently about how they view the Atlanta Braves as a really dangerous postseason team because of their dominant bullpen pieces and the power in their lineup. It's possible that the Braves will finish this s...

    Blog | September 18, 2012
  9. Wild-card roster rules will allow managers to experiment - MLB

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that with managers allowed to set 25-man rosters specifically for the winner-take-all wild-card games -- and then change them if their teams advance -- we could see some strange things as managers look for matchups.

    Blog | Conversation | September 18, 2012
  10. Phillies, Brewers have climbed back into the NL wild-card race - ...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that, as we saw last year with the Red Sox and others, anything can happen at the end of the season. This year, the Phillies and Brewers are trying to do some "crazy stuff" of their own.

    Blog | Conversation | September 12, 2012
  11. Start/sit advice, two-start pitchers, rankings for Week 22 of the...

    Tristan H. Cockcroft

    Tristan H. Cockcroft breaks down the schedule for Week 22 (Sept. 10-16) for the best hitter matchups, two-start pitchers and streaming opportunities.

    Story | Conversation | September 07, 2012
  12. Which AL contenders have legitimate ace starters?

    Our panelists take a look at which AL teams have true aces, and what that might mean for them in the postseason.

    Story | Conversation | September 06, 2012
  13. MLB - Nationals, Rangers, Reds and A's look balanced and ready fo...

    Paul Swydan

    Paul Swydan of FanGraphs says teams that rank above average in four major categories have the look of serious title contenders.

    Story | Conversation | September 03, 2012
  14. Recapping Tuesday's MLB trades

    It was a busy day as the trade deadline brought a lot of change for a few teams looking to make a playoff push. Here is a look at the major-league impact of Tuesday's trades. All stats are entering Tuesday. RYAN DEMPSTER The Texas Rangers acquir...

    Blog | August 01, 2012
  15. Texas Rangers gain rotation depth, keep long-term plan intact wit...

    Richard Durrett

    Ryan Dempster move provides depth but Rangers don't sacrifice long-term plan.

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2012
  16. Must-do trades for retooling the Phillies

    Jim Bowden

    For the first time in his career as a general manager, Philadelphia Phillies GM Ruben Amaro finds himself a seller as baseball's July 31 trade deadline looms. At present, his team simply isn't good enough to get back into the postseason race, eith...

    Blog | July 30, 2012