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  1. Shin-Soo Choo Signing Instantly Boosts Texas Rangers' AL West Cha...

    Jonah Keri

    The Texas Rangers signed Shin-Soo Choo to a seven-year, $130 million contract over the weekend, adding a player who's a perfect fit for a team that now looks like a strong 2014 playoff contender. Though hitter-friendly Rangers Ballpark partially o...

    Blog | December 23, 2013
  2. The Sizzlin' Stove: Dissecting Brian McCann's Signing and a Slew ...

    Jonah Keri

    A flurry of moves over the past few days has the hot stove firing earlier than usual this offseason. With the Prince Fielder–Ian Kinsler blockbuster swap already thoroughly examined, let's explore what these other trades and signings mean for t...

    Blog | November 25, 2013
  3. Why the Prince FielderIan Kinsler Megadeal Is a Smart Trade for ...

    Jonah Keri

    In the first blockbuster trade of this offseason, the Detroit Tigers sent Prince Fielder and $30 million to the Texas Rangers for Ian Kinsler. This deal makes a ton of sense — for both teams. Still, a one-for-one trade has rarely been so com...

    Blog | November 21, 2013
  4. About Last Night: Knicks Get George'd

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy clearing your name in the best place for levelheaded legal analysis: sports talk radio, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday: The Knicks failed to make a late lead stand up, as Paul George and the Pacers topped New...

    Blog | November 21, 2013
  5. About Last Night: Working Hard, Harvey Working

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy declaring that your rap career is one and done, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday: Matt Harvey dominated the Rockies, throwing a four-hit shutout as the Mets took down Colorado, 5-0. Harvey entered the postgame ...

    Blog | August 08, 2013
  6. Chris Davis and the Chase for Various Records

    Michael Baumann

    At any moment, Major League Baseball features a few star first basemen who are just big, through and through. Big shoulders, big arms, big down to the trunk and butt and legs. Not necessarily fat guys like Mo Vaughn and Prince Fielder, or even muscle...

    Blog | July 23, 2013
  7. Mike Trout Has No Idea Where He Is and Other Great Moments From t...

    Chris Ryan

    Last night, some MLB dudes did some yard work (total insider baseball term there) at the 2013 Home Run Derby. Yoenis Cespedes of the Oakland A's bested Bryce Harper in the final round, which means Harper has to serve as the Cuban slugger's personal b...

    Blog | July 16, 2013
  8. Please, Somebody, Beat the Tigers

    Michael Baumann

    Sportswriters love telling people how unbiased sportswriters are, and a big part of that is rooting for stories, not individual teams. That's pretty obvious. It's much easier and much more fun to write about an unusual defensive play, or a no-hitter,...

    Blog | May 06, 2013
  9. The New Springfield Nine

    Jonah Keri

    The baseball analytics revolution has helped us answer many questions that might have seemed unknowable before. We can now measure not only a pitcher's velocity but also the exact horizontal and vertical break on his pitches, the precise coordinates ...

    Blog | March 06, 2013
  10. The Reds' Embarrassment of Riches Problem

    Jonah Keri

    Todd Frazier has reached base in 22 straight games. He's hitting .294/.354/.554, making him a top-25 hitter in his rookie season. In the past 30 days, only Buster Posey, Albert Pujols, Prince Fielder, and teammate Ryan Ludwick have put up bigger numb...

    Blog | August 30, 2012
  11. Roster Doctor Mailbag!

    Jonah Keri

    Mailbag time! If you've got a question for a future fantasy baseball post, e-mail grantlandfantasy@gmail.com, or do as these fine folks did by tweeting questions to me here: @jonahkeri. What is the general potential of Matt Harvey? Could he be the...

    Blog | August 23, 2012
  12. Rankonia: The Triangle Power Rankings

    Chris Ryan

    1. Hope Solo: God Forgives, Hope Don't The USWNT goalkeeper was warned this week by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency for testing positive for something called Canrenone, which I may or may have not had at Olive Garden last night, incidentally. She was ba...

    Blog | July 11, 2012
  13. About Last Night: A Royal Slugfest

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Monday. Prince Fielder hit a record-tying 12 final-round home runs to win his second Home Run Derby and join Ken Griffey Jr. as the only player with multiple title...

    Blog | July 10, 2012
  14. Brandon Inge Shall Be Released

    Anna Clark

    Brandon Inge has been released from the Tigers, and Detroit imploded. My god, has there ever been an average player who inspired so much deranged passion? Inge's jerseys rival Justin Verlander's in ubiquity. I am not kidding you. And yet he is booed ...

    Blog | April 27, 2012
  15. 2012 MLB Season Preview: Detroit Tigers

    Jonah Keri

    Victor Martinez out for the year with a knee injury? No problem when you have an owner who desperately wants to win a World Series and will spend whatever it takes to try and make it happen. The Tigers dropped $214 million on Prince Fielder, more tha...

    Blog | February 22, 2012
  16. 2012 MLB Season Preview: Milwaukee Brewers

    Jonah Keri

    Prince Fielder's gone. Ryan Braun might be gone for 50 games, pending his appeal of a suspension for taking a banned substance. Take that much pop out of any lineup, and you've got a team destined for meaningless baseball by August, right? In this ca...

    Blog | February 21, 2012